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September 2019
New York City
2018 Recap & Save the Date

Keynote

Daniela Rus, the MIT professor
and Roboticist

Learn

Learning tracks dedicated to security and business continuity

Network

Wide variety of IT Professionals and industry thought leaders

Interactive Exhibits

Test drive new technology

Workshops

Not just another panel session

World Class Speakers

Tech leaders who guide and inspire

Guided Tours

TierPoint's enterprise-class data center at Polk Street 

Cocktail Reception

Unwind with a drink, hors d'oeuvres and entertainment

 

Who Should Attend

BraveIT honors the IT professional by providing the knowledge and network needed to face ever-changing challenges that come with innovations in technology.
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IT Managers, Engineers & Analysts
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IT Leaders & Decision Makers (CTOs, CIOs)
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Tech & Product Management Leaders
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Telecom, Carrier & Network Providers
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IT Infrastructure & Cloud Technology Partners

The 2018 Speakers

Tech leaders and IT Peers who are here to give you insights on how to best navigate issues with data security, data storage, and disaster recovery, as well as a glimpse into new technologies, regulations, and user trends that affect IT organizations.
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Dr. Daniela Rus

Director of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT

 

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Sam Sharma

Sr Partner Development Manager

Microsoft Corp

 

 

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Naveen Chhabra

Forrester Senior Analyst Serving Infrastructure & Operations Professionals 

 

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Maryann Byrdak

Chief Information Officer

Potbelly Sandwich Shops

 

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Michael Rogers

Author, Futurist


 

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Prof. Andrew J. Hacker

Founder and CEO

Thought Network

 

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Chris Crosby

CEO
Compass Datacenters

 

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Wade Holmes

Director of Technical Cloud Product Management

VMware

 

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Carl Herberger

VP Security Solutions
Radware

 

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Paul Mazzucco

Chief Security Officer
TierPoint

 

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Andy Stewart

Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer

TierPoint

 

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Rob Carter

Senior Vice President

Solutions Engineering

TierPoint

 

 

 

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Charles Osborn

Vice President of Enterprise Technologies

Enable Midstream Partners

 

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Jonathan A. Beckham

Counsel Attorney

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

 

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Rohit Tandon

Founder and CEO
Chainworks

                                                                                             

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Suzanne Magee

Co-Founder/Chief Evangelist Officer

Bandura Systems

 

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Michael Estevez

Managing Director, Public Affairs & Crisis

Burson Cohn & Wolfe

 

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Jennifer Rathburn

Partner

Foley & Lardner LLP

 

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Mark Carl

Chief Executive Officer

ControlScan

 

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Scott Hogle

Director, Network and Infrastructure

Spire Energy

 

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Chad Root

Director, Managed Services

Ready Computing, Inc.

 

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Caroline Seymour

Director, Product Marketing

Zerto

 

2018 Agenda

A half-day packed full of learning, networking, and fun.
11:30 AM Registration, Lunch & Networking Grab your name tag, lunch, and meet some people!
12:30 PM Kickoff & Opening Remarks Find your seat in the big room
12:45 PM Track 1: The Business of IT Future IT trends, disaster recovery, Microsoft, and stories from IT peers Track 2: Security Hackers, DDoS, Blockchain, AI, and shrinking budgets
4:40 PM BraveIT Award Acknowledging Bravery in IT
5:30 PM Cocktail Reception and Entertainment Grab a drink, have a bite, and network
Full Agenda

BraveIT Award

Voting is now closed.
Thank you to everyone who nominated a candidate, and who cast a ballot for one of the exceptional finalists. We are tallying the results, and will recognize the winners--individuals who have made contributions of IT knowledge and/or resources to help advance a worthy cause--on stage at BraveIT. The winner takes home a $10,000 donation to the non-profit of their choosing.

2018 Sponsors and Exhibitors

Thank you to all of our sponsors and exhibitors.
View 2018 Sponsor & Exhibitor Details