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Overview

The 15th Annual Arizona Technology Summit will be held on September 12th, 2024 at the Phoenix Convention Center (100 N 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004) from 7am-4pm.

This B2B conference is targeted for the Technology and Security community.  Attendees consist of IT/IS Executives and Direct reports across all verticals within the state of Arizona interested in Networking, Researching/Learning, Career Advancement, and Purchasing. Attend the Arizona Technology Summit to get the right tools and make vital connections to best prepare your company for the broad spectrum of ever-changing technology trends.

Governing Body Members

Chris Alejandro
Head of Compliance
Apriva

David Bear
IT Manager
Heritage Academy

Jason Beckmann
VP, Consumer Technology
Wells Fargo

Jason Bickford
Application Development Senior Manager
Evernorth Health Services

Tom Catchings
CIO
Matrix Medical Network

Debbie Christofferson
Info Security Consultant
Sapphire-Security Services LLC

Laura Claytor
AVP, Enterprise Architect
Western Alliance Bank

Lanita Collette
Deputy CIO, CISO
University of Arizona

Gabe Gabaldon
Global Head of Information Technology
Nikola Corporation

Brian Grayek
IT and Cybersecurity Director
REDW

Ron Hardin
VP of IT
WorldatWork

Kevin Haskew
Founder
Haskew & Associates

Jim Haskin
CIO
Flex Technology Group

Leo J. Hauguel
Founder
Sonoran Desert Security Users Group

John Havener
CTO
Arizona Energy Partners, LLC

Gary A. Heller
CIO
Arizona Dept of Environmental Quality

Joe Hennessey
CIO
St. Mary’s Food Bank

Dan Hurley
CTO
Professional Health Care Network

Bipin Jayaraj
CIO
Make-a-Wish Foundation Arizona

Brian Johnson
Technology Advisor
Independent Company

Mark Koan
CIO
Maricopa Community Colleges

Dave Lesser
VP of IT
GPS Insight

Mike Lettman
CISO
State of Arizona

Bianca Lochner
CIO
City of Scottsdale

Brad Lontz
SVP of IT and CIO
CopperPoint Insurance Companies

Mike Madsen
President and CEO
Honeywell Aerospace

Margaret Marchese
Vice President, Head of Technical Support Customer Care
talech, a U.S. Bank company

Chad Palmer
IT Director
Dignity Health

Lynne Pizzini
Director of Security Governance and Assurance
Tri Counties Bank

Steven Porter
Technology Executive
Independent Company

Sasan Poureetezadi
CTO
Gilbert Arizona

Neal Puff
Ambassador
Arizona Technology Summit

Kevin Rhode
CIO
District Medical Group

Mannie Romero
Vice President of Product Security
Early Warning

Kevin Sauer
Partner
Fortium Partners

Ronald Schott
Executive Emeritus
Arizona Technology Council

David Schultze
CIO
Netelegant.com

Jason Simpson
VP
Choice Hotels International

J.R. Sloan
CIO
State of Arizona

David L. Stevens
Chief Strategic Advisor-SLED
World Wide Technology

Kelly Summers
Senior VP of IT and CIO
Maricopa Integrated Health System

Shannon T. Wilson
Vice President - Information Technology
University of Phoenix

Sponsors

We would like to thank all of our sponsors for being a part of this year's Arizona Technology Summit. From being a sponsor, you will be recognized for the education and mission your company contributes to our tradeshow, panels, and sessions. Many of our sponsors have been a part of our annual summit for many years and we are proud to support them. See below for a list of our present and past sponsors.

Diamond Sponsors

https://www.paloaltonetworks.com

Palo Alto Networks is the world’s cybersecurity leader. We innovate to outpace cyberthreats, so organizations can embrace technology with confidence. We provide next-gen cybersecurity to thousands of customers globally, across all sectors. Our best-in-class cybersecurity platforms and services are backed by industry-leading threat intelligence and strengthened by state-of-the-art automation. Whether deploying our products to enable the Zero Trust Enterprise, responding to a security incident, or partnering to deliver better security outcomes through a world-class partner ecosystem, we’re committed to helping ensure each day is safer than the one before. It’s what makes us the cybersecurity partner of choice. For more information, visit www.paloaltonetworks.com.

https://www.unitrends.com

Unitrends Unified BCDR enables our customers with a platform to address the challenges of today with a complete and agile solution designed to backup, secure, and recover all workloads. The platform encompasses protection for traditional data center infrastructure as well as cloud-based workloads, SaaS data, and the data being generated on endpoint devices such as laptops and remote PCs. Purposeful integrations with security tools provide end-to-end protection against cybercrime and human error, inject automation and artificial intelligence to simplify complex systems and provide a unified experience with visibility across a complete backup infrastructure.

Gold Sponsors

https://fastly.com

Fastly is a powerful edge cloud platform, helping leading brands deliver the best online experiences possible to end users. Fastly strategically moves data and applications closer to end users to improve site performance, enhance security, and empower your innovation at global scale. So, whether you’re preparing for events like Black Friday, the championship game, or simply ensuring your site is fast and secure — Fastly can help you exceed your goals. Together, we’re building the modern, trustworthy internet. By leveraging Fastly’s edge compute technology, you’ll empower your internal teams to meet rising customer expectations and focus on what matters most: your core business. Fastly operates at the forefront of technology so you can stay ahead of the competition and drive your business into the future.

https://insight.com

As the leading Solutions Integrator, Insight combines the power of people and technology to address your biggest opportunities — from improving the client experience and increasing efficiency to growing revenue. We have decades of experience making IT infrastructure more efficient, manageable and responsive to business needs. With our deep expertise and end-to-end capabilities, we’ll help you navigate complex IT challenges and achieve your most ambitious goals. Insight is excited to attend the Arizona Technology Summit with our partner Hitachi Vantara, an Arrow company. Hitachi promotes digital transformation of business systems and social infrastructure to help realize a sustainable society.

https://stellar.tech

    • Stellar provides their customers with VMware cloud and Rapid 7 security services, paving the way for enhanced cloud operations and fortified defenses. They are distinguished as a VMware Cloud Verified entity, VMware Horizon Cloud Certified, Veeam Gold Cloud Connect Partner, Palo Alto Cloud Service Provider, and Rapid 7 Service Provider. They offer a comprehensive suite spanning IaaS, BaaS, DRaaS, DaaS, Detection & Response, and Vulnerability Management with Remediation services. They serve customers ranging from global enterprises and small-to-midsize businesses to critical infrastructure, industrial organizations, and the public sector.

 

Happy Hour Sponsor

https://rubrik.com

Rubrik, the Zero Trust Data Security Company™, delivers data security and operational resilience for enterprises. Rubrik’s big idea is to provide data security and data protection on a single platform, including: Zero Trust Data Protection, ransomware investigation, incident containment, sensitive data discovery, and orchestrated application recovery.

https://tech-gofer.com

Since 2007, Tech-Gofer has revolutionized the search and fulfilment of technology solutions. Our award-winning processes and resources help IT leaders design the best solutions and engage the right vendors more efficiently, while maximizing the likelihood for successful deployment and support - all at no cost to your organization.

Beverage Sponsor

https://milestonetech.com

An HPE Gold/HPI Platinum partner and woman-owned business headquartered in Castle Rock, CO, Milestone is a global IT procurement experience curator and solution provider. We specialize in enterprise and cloud services, hardware refresh and e-solution development and deployment. Relationship-focused and solution-driven, we give customers and partners unrivaled end-to-end solutions that integrate into their business processes—every time. Our expert team is comprised of solution engineers, procurement professionals, product creators and financial way-makers. We build innovative technologies and strategies that make life easier for customers—customized for one but globalized to many.

https://sterling.com

Sterling is an award-winning technology solutions provider specializing in Digital Workspace, Modern Infrastructure, Connectivity, Security, Cloud, and Services. Representing over 1,800 product lines and digital brands, with top-level certifications from the industry’s best manufacturers. Sterling delivers a transformative IT experience that is ethical, consistent, transparent, and predictable.

Eat and Learn Sponsors

https://cyberfox.com

CyberFOX is a global cybersecurity solutions provider focused on identity access management (IAM) for IT professionals. Our two flagship products – Password Boss for password management and AutoElevate for privilege access management – supply two critical elements of a comprehensive IAM security strategy. This ability to monitor, manage and mitigate risks by controlling user access to critical information ensures organizations can tighten security defenses for themselves and their end-users. Built for the unique needs of today’s IT professionals, CyberFOX solutions simplify and improve the end-user experience by providing affordable, practicable security. To learn more about how CyberFOX helps protect businesses in more than 175 countries, visit www.cyberfox.com.

https://fortinet.com

Fortinet provides network and content security, as well as secure access products that share intelligence and work together to form a cooperative fabric. Our security fabric combines Security Processors, an intuitive operating system, and applied threat intelligence to give you better visibility and control-while providing easier administration.

https://ironbow.com

Iron Bow Technologies is a leading IT solutions provider dedicated to successfully transforming clients' technology investments into robust business capabilities across the government, commercial, education, and healthcare markets. Our technical expertise, global reach, and strategic partnerships empower clients to implement the latest cutting-edge technology to support mission-critical objectives.

https://lumu.io

Lumu is focused on helping organizations illuminate threats and isolate confirmed instances of compromise. Applying principles of continuous compromise assessment, Lumu has built a powerful closed-loop, self-learning solution that helps security teams accelerate compromise detection, gain real-time visibility across their infrastructure, and close the breach detection gap from months to minutes.

https://sentinel.com

For over 40 years, Sentinel Technologies has been a local fixture in Arizona as a trusted partner with over 450 engineers in cyber security, data center, cloud, collaboration, and consulting. Our diverse portfolio provides both tailored in-house and vendor solutions. Our mature managed infrastructure and security services offering helps our customers focus on their core business while providing 24/7 support. Our award-winning managed security brand ( SOC, MSSP), Fortis by Sentinel, safeguards our customers against ever evolving modern threats and hazards.

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https://cpl.thalesgroup.com

Thales is the worldwide leader in data protection, providing everything an organization needs to protect and manage its data, identities and intellectual property – through encryption, advanced key management, tokenization, and authentication and access management. Whether it’s securing the cloud, digital payments, blockchain or the Internet of Things, security professionals around the globe rely on Thales to confidently accelerate their organization’s digital transformation.

https://tpx.com

TPx is a leading managed services provider, redefining the way enterprises grow, compete and communicate. Offering a full suite of managed IT, unified communications, network connectivity and security services, TPx has the experience and know-how to solve even the most complicated IT challenges. TPx’s team of experts help businesses simplify operations, optimize networks, improve productivity, reduce costs and keep environments secure. TPx makes IT easy.

Silver Sponsors

https://anm.com

At ANM, we believe understanding your business is just as important as understanding technology. That’s why we always keep your end goals in mind and work closely alongside you to achieve them. Our team takes pride in providing engineering excellence and quality customer service with a local focus. We specialize in the fastest-growing areas of IT, including enterprise networking, cloud, remote workforce solutions, collaboration, security, cabling, and audio visual.

https://arista.com

Arista Networks is an industry leader in data-driven, client to cloud networking for large data center, campus and routing environments. Arista’s award-winning platforms deliver availability, agility, automation, analytics and security through an advanced network operating stack.

https://catonetworks.com

Cato provides the world’s most robust single-vendor SASE platform, converging Cato SD-WAN and a complete cloud-native security service edge, Cato SSE 360, including Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA), Secure Web Gateway (SWG), Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), and Firewall as a Service (FWaaS) into a global cloud service. Cato. Ready for Whatever’s Next.

https://cisco.com

Cisco Secure powers security resilience, enabling organizations to protect the integrity of their business amidst unpredictable threats or change. With Cisco Secure, organizations see across the multi-env IT, anticipate what's next, take the right action, close security gaps, and get better every day to ensure the success of institutional-wide resilience investments.

https://pixel.google/business

"Simply put, our vision is to build a more helpful Google for everyone, no matter who you are, where you live, or what you’re hoping to accomplish.” Pixel for Business. Empowering businesses to reimagine work. With its advanced security features, long-term software support, and seamless collaboration capabilities, Pixel for Business can help your business stay productive and secure.

https://IT-Partners.com

Our goal is to help you move forward faster, leveraging the value you get from your IT infrastructure investments. We think about how to architect in the right cloud platform for each of your IT services. When doing that, we also think about the most simplified way to deliver a singular architecture that maximizes flexibility and minimizes cost.

https://megaplanit.com

MegaplanIT excels in Cybersecurity & Compliance, offering 48+ advanced services to strengthen data, networks, and systems. Tailoring solutions for all business sizes, our decade-long global expertise drives innovative, customized approaches that reduce risk and expedite compliance. Our comprehensive services provide a unified view, simplifying protection and amplifying value. Count on us as your trusted partner for confident, across-the-board delivery.

https://novawatch.com

Novawatch simplifies cybersecurity, offering operational clarity and control. Monitor digital assets, devices, and applications seamlessly. A comprehensive range of services, including Fully Hosted SIEM, MXDR, Managed Cloud Security, and numerous additional solutions. Swiftly identify and neutralize threats with expert guidance. Elevate security across your organization, ensuring robust protection and streamlined operations for businesses of all sizes.

https://nutanix.com

Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software, offering organizations a single platform for running apps and data across clouds. With Nutanix, companies can reduce complexity and simplify operations, freeing them to focus on their business outcomes. Building on its legacy as the pioneer of hyperconverged infrastructure, Nutanix is trusted by companies worldwide to power hybrid multicloud environments consistently, simply, and cost-effectively.

https://onespan.com

OneSpan, The Digital Agreements Security Company, helps organizations accelerate digital transformations with secure, compliant, and refreshingly easy customer agreements and transaction experiences. OneSpan is trusted by global blue-chip enterprises, including more than 60% of the world’s largest 100 banks, and processes millions of digital agreements and billions of transactions annually. For more information, go to www.onespan.com.

https://orca.security

Orca Security is the pioneer of agentless cloud security that is trusted by hundreds of enterprises globally. Orca makes cloud security possible for enterprises moving to and scaling in the cloud with its patented SideScanning™ technology and Unified Data Model. The Orca Cloud Security Platform delivers the world's most comprehensive coverage and visibility of risks across the cloud. With continuous first-to-market innovations and expertise, the Orca Platform ensures security teams quickly identify and remediate risks to keep their businesses secure.

https://professionalintegrations.com

Professional Integrations business objectives are to help companies deploy their applications to their users more efficiently, provide them with a realistic disaster recovery/business continuity strategy, and increase the overall efficiency of managing their IT organization. Our team has been providing these solutions to hundreds of clients for over 20 years which brings valuable experience to our clients in their effort to continually streamline their IT environment and prepare for the future.

https://quest.com

Quest creates software solutions that make the benefits of new technology real in an increasingly complex IT landscape. From database and systems management, to Active Directory and Microsoft 365 migration and management, and cybersecurity resilience, Quest helps customers solve their next IT challenge now. Quest Software. Where next meets now.

https://ruckusnetworks.com

RUCKUS® Networks builds and delivers purpose-driven networks that perform in the tough, unique environments of the industries we serve. Leveraging network assurance and enterprise-wide automation driven by AI and machine learning (ML), we empower our customers to deliver exceptional experiences for every employee, guest, customer, student and resident who counts on those networks to connect with their digital lives.

https://skyboxsecurity.com

Skybox delivers continuous exposure management for the modern hybrid enterprise. From attack surface visibility and vulnerability management to network security and policy management, Skybox manages your exposure risk across the hybrid attack surface. With Skybox, security teams can now focus on the most strategic business initiatives while ensuring enterprises remain protected.

https://sophos.com

Sophos is a worldwide leader and innovator of advanced cybersecurity solutions, including Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and incident response services and a broad portfolio of endpoint, network, email, and cloud security technologies that help organizations defeat cyberattacks. As one of the largest pure-play cybersecurity providers, Sophos defends more than 500,000 organizations and more than 100 million users globally from active adversaries, ransomware, phishing, malware, and more.

https://threatlocker.com

ThreatLocker® is a global cybersecurity leader, providing enterprise-level cybersecurity tools to improve the security of servers and endpoints. ThreatLocker’s combined Application Whitelisting, Ringfencing™, Storage Control and Privileged Access Management solutions are leading the cybersecurity market towards a more secure approach of blocking unknown application vulnerabilities. To learn more about ThreatLocker visit: www.threatlocker.com

https://vastdata.com

VAST Data is the data platform software company for the AI era. Accelerating time-to-insight for workload-intensive applications, the VAST Data Platform delivers scalable performance, radically simple data management and enhanced productivity.

https://zadara.com

Since 2011, Zadara’s Cloud Platform (ZCP) simplifies operational complexity through automated end-to-end infrastructure provisioning of compute, storage and network resources. Backed by an industry-best NPS rating of 71, Zadara Edge Cloud users are supported by Zadara’s team of battle-tested cloud experts and backed by our 100% SLA guarantee. With solutions available on-premises and through cloud and colocation providers, Zadara’s turnkey hardware/software, combined with its pay-only-for-what-you-use model, helps companies gain agility without sacrificing the features and functionality that enterprise IT teams demand. Zadara operates worldwide, including clouds in hundreds of data centers at public- and private-cloud partners, with an expert team that provides follow-the-sun services and support and is the official cloud supplier of Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN in the Formula One world championship. Zadara is headquartered in Irvine, California with locations in Cirencester (UK), Tokyo, Tel Aviv, Yokneam (Israel), Bangalore and Brazil.

https://zscaler.com

Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS) accelerates digital transformation so customers can be more agile, efficient, resilient, and secure. The Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange™ platform protects thousands of customers from cyberattacks and data loss by securely connecting users, devices, and applications in any location. Distributed across more than 150 data centers globally, the SSE-based Zero Trust Exchange™ is the world’s largest in-line cloud security platform.

Presentation Sponsors

https://acronis.com

Acronis provides superior cyber protection for data, applications, and systems with innovative next-generation antivirus, backup, disaster recovery and endpoint protection management solutions powered by AI. To learn more, visit https://www.acronis.com/en-us/

https://arcticwolf.com

Arctic Wolf® is a global leader in security operations, delivering the first cloud-native security operations platform to end cyber risk. Powered by threat telemetry spanning endpoint, network, and cloud sources, the Arctic Wolf® Security Operations Cloud ingests and analyzes more than 1.9 trillion security events a week across the globe, enabling critical outcomes for most security use cases and optimizing customers’ disparate security solutions.

https://c1sttech.com

C1st Technologies is a leading Information Technology solutions provider based in Denver, Colorado where C1st stands for Customer First! As a Microsoft Certified Solutions Provider for Office 365 and Azure, we offer comprehensive and tailored solutions that optimize productivity and streamline business operations. Our expertise extends beyond software solutions, as we also provide managed networking and security services, ensuring robust and reliable connectivity while safeguarding valuable data. Additionally, our capabilities encompass IT hardware and software procurement, enabling us to deliver end-to-end solutions that meet our clients' specific needs. With our extensive knowledge and experience, C1st Technologies stands out in the marketplace as a trusted partner, dedicated to empowering businesses with cutting-edge technology solutions.

https://checkpoint.com

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is a leading provider of cyber security solutions to corporate enterprises and governments globally. Check Point Infinity´s portfolio of solutions protects enterprises and public organisations from 5th generation cyber-attacks with an industry leading catch rate of malware, ransomware, and other threats. Infinity comprises four core pillars delivering uncompromised security and generation V threat prevention across enterprise environments: Check Point Harmony, for remote users; Check Point CloudGuard, to automatically secure clouds; and Check Point Quantum, to protect network perimeters and datacenters, all controlled by the industry’s most comprehensive, intuitive unified security management; Check Point Horizon, a prevention-first security operations suite.

https://business.comcast.com

Comcast Business keeps businesses ready for what’s next with powerful connectivity, advanced cybersecurity solutions, and the right people at your side. From the carrier that built the nation's largest Gig-speed network, we bring you insights, updates, and the latest offers on business data, video, voice, connectivity (Internet, Ethernet, SDN/ SD-WAN), and other technology solutions.

https://cradlepoint.com

IT Professionals rely on Cradlepoint and its Cellular Intelligence to build a reliable, secure network for fixed and temporary sites, vehicles, IoT devices, and remote employees — anywhere. A pioneer in Wireless WAN, Cradlepoint offers advanced 4G and 5G routers and adapters — controlled through Cradlepoint NetCloudTM.

https://darktrace.com

Darktrace (DARK:L), a global leader in cyber security AI, delivers world-class technology that protects over 5,000 customers worldwide from advanced threats, including ransomware and cloud and SaaS attacks. The company’s fundamentally different approach applies Self-Learning AI to enable machines to understand the business in order to autonomously defend it. Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, the company has 1,500 employees and over 30 offices worldwide. Darktrace was named one of TIME magazine’s ‘Most Influential Companies’ for 2021.

https://elastic.co

Elastic enables public sector organizations to transform massive amounts of information into actionable, mission-critical insights through a unified, scalable, and flexible data platform built on the power of AI. By democratizing data access and findability, the Elasticsearch platform provides a foundation for real-time situational awareness, cybersecurity, application and infrastructure monitoring, and more.

 

https://ens-az.com

Incorporated in Arizona in 2001, Enterprise Networks Solutions (“ENS”) has continued to grow our customer base as a Best-in-Class Value Added Reseller. Best-in-Class meaning that in each technology vertical (e.g. Ethernet networks, Wireless, Network Security, Cloud Security, VoIP, SAN, Virtualization, e-Mail Security, SOC and Automation) ENS vets and delivers these Best-in-Class solutions to our client base.

 

https://ens-az.com

For more than 30 years we have been here helping to watch over and protect progress. Over a billion users worldwide rely upon ESET’s solutions to stay secure from increasingly sophisticated digital threats. ESET´s award-winning IT security software and services provide protection in over 200 countries and territories worldwide, with its software localized into more than 30 languages.

 

https://expedient.com

Expedient is a data center and cloud services provider offering infrastructure as a service (IaaS). Ranked as one of the Top 3 managed services providers worldwide on Channel Futures'​ MSP 501 list, Expedient’s converged solutions enable clients to focus on strategic business innovation, while the Expedient team handles operation of the information technology needed to support it.

 

https://extremenetworks.com

We made a name for ourselves more than 20 years ago offering the most comprehensive, high-performance network access and switching products. Today, our worldwide customers are leveraging the combined power of Extreme to take their networks to the next level. So, if you still think “hardware” when you hear "Extreme," it's time to think again.

 

https://arubanetworks.com

HPE Aruba Networking, is the global leader in secure, intelligent edge-to-cloud networking solutions for State & Local Government that use AI to automate the network, while harnessing data to drive powerful business outcomes. Aruba takes a cloud-native approach to helping citizen, staff and guest meet their connectivity, security, and financial requirements across campus, branch, data center, and remote worker environments, covering all aspects of wired, wireless LAN, and wide area networking (WAN).

 

https://juniper.net

Juniper Networks challenges the inherent complexity that comes with networking in the multicloud era. We do this with products, solutions and services that transform the way people connect, work and live. We simplify the process of transitioning to a secure and automated multicloud environment to enable secure, scalable, AI-driven networks that connect the world.

https://nasuni.com

Nasuni® is a file services platform built for the cloud, powered by the world’s only global file system, UniFS®. Nasuni consolidates Network Attached Storage (NAS) and file server silos in cloud storage, delivering infinite scale, built-in backup, global file sharing, and local file server performance, all at half the cost of traditional file infrastructures.

https://netskope.com

Netskope, a global cybersecurity leader, is redefining cloud, data, and network security. The Netskope Intelligent Security Service Edge (SSE) platform secures people, devices, and data anywhere they go.

https://onestepsecureit.com

One Step Secure IT protects businesses from the threats they know and the ones they don’t. After all, security is in our name. We work together with companies to identify their cybersecurity risks and develop strategies for a more secure future.

https://phoenixnap.com

phoenixNAP® is a global IT services provider offering progressive Infrastructure-as-a-Service solutions from locations worldwide. Our bare metal server, cloud, hardware leasing and colocation options are built to meet the evolving technology demands businesses require without sacrificing performance. Scalable OpEx solutions to support with the systems and staff to assist; phoenixNAP global IT services.

 

https://sada.com

SADA is a market leader in professional services and an award-winning solutions provider of Google Cloud. Since 2000, SADA has been committed to helping customers in healthcare, media, entertainment, retail, manufacturing, and the public sector solve their most complex challenges so they can focus on achieving their boldest ambitions. With offices in North America, India, and Armenia providing sales and customer support teams, SADA is positioned to meet customers where they are in their digital transformation journey. SADA is a 5x Google Cloud Partner of the Year award winner with 10 Google Cloud Specializations and a proven track record of offering customers best-in-class service. SADA is a 15x honoree of the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies and has been named to Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces four years in a row.

 

https://tenable.com

Tenable® is the Exposure Management company. Approximately 43,000 organizations around the globe rely on Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk. Tenable extended its expertise in vulnerabilities to deliver the world’s first platform to see and secure any digital asset on any computing platform. Learn more at tenable.com.

 


Arizona Technology Summit Agenda

Thursday, September 12th 2024

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Main Stage

LIVE Hack: See How Cyber Gangs Get Into Systems

Rob Allen, Chief Product Officer - ThreatLocker
Sponsored by: ThreatLocker


9:00 - 10:00 AM

Tech Theater I

Experience-First Networks with AI Ops and Insights

Ron Davis, Vice President of Sales - Juniper Networks

Michael Rutigliano, Senior Systems Engineer - Cradlepoint
Sponsored by: Juniper Networks


9:00 - 10:00 AM

Tech Theater II

Best Practices For Strengthening Your Data Security & Cyber Resiliency

Mike Bottomley, Senior Sales Engineer - Cohesity
Sponsored by: Cohesity
Seminar Giveaway: Lego Darth Vader Set


9:00 - 10:00 AM

Security Theater I

The State of Cybersecurity: 2023 Threat Report

Adam Marrè , Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) - Arctic Wolf
Sponsored by: Arctic Wolf


9:00 - 10:00 AM

Security Theater II

How AI Can Think Like an Attacker

Connor Scheffler, Senior Cyber Security Specialist - Darktrace
Sponsored by: Darktrace


9:00 - 10:00 AM

Security Theater III

Generative AI Strategies to Securely Achieve Objectives, Manage Risk, and Maximize Innovation

Mike Manrod, CISO - Grand Canyon Education

Matt Clark, Sr. Solutions Engineer - Netskope
Sponsored by: Netskope


10:00 - 11:00 AM

Exhibit Hall

Networking / Tour Exhibits


11:00 - 12:00 PM

Main Stage

Insight's Device Lifecycle Services

Christi Mazotas, Sr. Manager of Services - Insight
Sponsored by: Insight

Seminar Giveaway: $500 Amazon Gift Card


11:00 - 12:00 PM

Tech Theater I

Best-in-Class Ransomware Recovery Practices: Restore Any Number of Files From Any Location in Minutes

John Capello, Strategy and Field CTO Vice Presdient - Nasuni
Sponsored by: Nasuni
Seminar Giveaway: Yeti Cooler


11:00 - 12:00 PM

Tech Theater II

Unified Approach to SASE, The Right Tools Matter

Jason Anderson, Sr. Channel Sales Systems Engineer, SASE - HPE Aruba Networking
Sponsored by: HPE Aruba Networking


11:00 - 12:00 PM

Security Theater I

Build an Incident Response Plan to Fight AI-Enabled Cyber Threats

Steve Brining, Cybersecurity Evangelist - Acronis
Sponsored by: Acronis


11:00 - 12:00 PM

Security Theater II

How Do You Secure ANY-ANY-NOW?
• ANY Device
• ANY Location
• Access To Corporate Resources NOW

Grant Asplund, Growth Technologies Evangelist - Check Point Software
Sponsored by: Check Point Software
Seminar Giveaway: $100 Amazon Gift Card


11:00 - 11:30 AM

11:30 - 12:00 PM

Security Theater III

4th Generation Data Centers with Aruba and AMD Pensando

Steven Tanti, Consulting Systems Engineer - AMD Pensando

 

SentinelOne: EndPoint Protection

Stuart Avery, Senior Security Engineer – SentinelOne
Sponsored by: Enterprise Networks Solutions and SentinelOne

Seminar Giveaway: Cooler Bag


11:00 - 12:00 PM

VIP Theater

GAI: Only as Strong as the Data it's Trained On

Shane Scholes, Senior Public Sector Solutions Architect, Elastic
Sponsored by: Elastic
Seminar Giveaway: Google Home Speaker


12:00 - 1:00 PM

Main Stage

Bringing DevSecOps to Cloud Security(Lunch Included)

Julian Quintana, Senior Sales Engineer - Fastly
Sponsored by: Fastly and AWS

Seminar Giveaway: Yeti Hopper Flip 12 Soft Cooler


12:00 - 1:00 PM

Tech Theater I

Best of Both Worlds: Privileged Access Management (Lunch Included)

Mark Sokol, Vice President - CyberFOX
Sponsored by: CyberFOX


12:00 - 1:00 PM

Tech Theater II

PQC Readiness: It Takes a Village (Lunch Included)

Blair Canavan, Director Alliances, PQC Portfolio - Thales Group
Sponsored by: Thales Group


12:00 - 1:00 PM

Security Theater I

Panel Discussion: The Urgency of an Adaptive Network Ecosystem (Lunch Included)

Panelists: Franz Chavez, Vice President Solutions Engineering - Masergy | Chris Dunkeson, Vice President Field Operations - Comcast Business | Leigh Branston, Sr. Director of Operations- Comcast Business
Moderated By: Jason Tirrell, Director Enterprise Sales - Comcast Business
Sponsored by: Comcast Business
Seminar Giveaway: LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon Building Set


12:00 - 1:00 PM

Security Theater II

How to Implement an Effective Threat Hunting Practice (Lunch Included)

Jeffrey Wheat, CTO - Lumu Technologies
Sponsored by: Lumu Technologies


12:00 - 1:00 PM

Security Theater III

You Inherited an Identity Mess, Now What? (Lunch Included)

Michael Soule, National Director of Enterprise Architecture & Innovation - Sentinel Technologies
Sponsored by: Sentinel Technologies


12:00 - 1:00 PM

VIP Theater

Converting Chaos Into Order During A Cyber Battle (Lunch Included)

John McGloughlin, CEO/Founder - Guardsight
Sponsored by: Iron Bow Technologies


1:00 - 2:00 PM

Main Stage

Be the Hunter, Not the Hunted: Proactive Security Strategies

Wayne Johnson, CEO - Stellar Technologies
Sponsored by: Stellar Technologies


1:00 - 2:00 PM

Tech Theater I

Maximizing Your Cloud ROI: How to Grow Your Business by Optimizing Your Cloud Strategy

Donovan Brady, Director of Solutions Architecture - Logicworks
Sponsored by: Cox Business


1:00 - 2:00 PM

Tech Theater II

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Security Theater I

Where in the World is Extreme Networks? Learn How ZTNA Can Ensure You are Securely Connected Anywhere, Anytime

Jerry Yarborough, Senior Account Executive - Extreme Networks

Shawn Mall, Solutions Engineer - Extreme Networks
Sponsored by: Extreme Networks


1:00 - 2:00 PM

Security Theater II

Discover Your Business's Cybersecurity Score with a Certified Security Expert

Tim Derrickson, Director of IT & Security - One Step Secure IT
Sponsored by: One Step Secure IT

Seminar Giveaway: Free Cybersecurity Risk Assessment for Businesses


1:00 - 2:00 PM

Security Theater III

The Silent Scream of Every Network, the Horror that is Active Directory

Tim Oroszi, Enterprise Security Engineer - Tenable
Sponsored by: Tenable


1:00 - 2:00 PM

VIP Theater

CISO Forum - Stepping Beyond the Hype: A Practical Look at AI Strategies for Security and Technology Teams

Mike Manrod, Chief Information Security Officer – Grand Canyon Education


2:00 - 3:00 PM

Main Stage

Manage Your Unmanaged Cloud with Xpanse and Prisma Cloud

Jitesh Mhatre, Sr. Solutions Architect - Prisma Cloud

Madhuresh Anur, Sr. Product Manager - Cortex

Sponsored by: Palo Alto Networks


2:00 - 2:45 PM

Exhibit Hall

Networking / Tour Exhibits


2:45 - 3:00 PM

Exhibit Room

Vendor Prize Giveaways


3:00 - 4:00 PM

Main Stage

Panel Discussion: How Return-to-Office is Impacting Culture, Talent, & Retention

Moderator: Jason Bickford, Application Development Sr. Manager - Evernorth Health Services

Panelists: Joe Hennessey, CIO - St. Mary’s Food Bank | Sobhan Paul, Sr. Assistant Vice President - Clairvoyant (an EXL Company) | Sean Azhadi CIO & Executive Technology Leader - Constellation Computing | Shannon T. Wilson, Vice President – Information Technology, University of Phoenix


3:00 - 4:00 PM

Tech Theater I

Beyond Chatbots Concise Metrics from Complex Unstructured Data with Google GenerativeAI

Simon Margolis, Associate CTO - SADA
Sponsored by: SADA
Seminar Giveaway: Jabra Evolve 75 SE-UC Stereo Headset


3:00 - 4:00 PM

Tech Theater II

Google to Your Network, Unparalleled Visibility into Your Network

Philip Campeau, Global System Engineering Manager - WireX Systems
Sponsored by: WireX Systems
Seminar Giveaway: Sonos Speaker


4:00 PM

Main Stage

Vacation Giveaway & Conference Wrap-Up


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