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    Rocky Mountain
    Technology Summit


    Strategically Accelerating our Businesses through IT and Security

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    Attend our tradeshow for a chance to win
    All of our attendees can get the chance to win a free trip & other giveaways!


The 6th Annual Rocky Mountain Technology Summit will be held on May 22nd, 2024 at the Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center (15500 E 40th Avenue, Denver, CO 80239) from 8am-4pm.

The theme for this year's event is “Strategically Accelerating our Businesses through IT and Security." This B-B event is targeted for the Technology and Security community.  Attendees consist of IT/IS Executives and Direct reports across all verticals within the state of Colorado interested in Networking, Researching/Learning, Career Advancement, and Purchasing. Attend the Rocky Mountain 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

Scott Ackerman
VP of IT
ADVODA Technology Solutions

Dev Ashish
Chief Technology & Center Operations Officer
ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers

JP Batra
Blue River International, Inc.

Joanne Castendyk
Independent Consultant

Duc Chu
Chief Technology & Innovation Officer
Holland & Hart LLP

Brian Corcoran
SANS Institute

Joshua Foltz

Kiran Garimella
CTO & Chief Scientist

James Gaulke
Regis University

Kenny Hollis
Director of IT
DoD Platform One

Paula Kautzmann
Colorado Access

Brandon Kelliher
Great Plains Health

Jason L'Odense
Global Medical Response

Marie Langhorn
Chief of Staff, Office of the CIO
Zayo Group

Curtis Letson
SR Director, Information Security Officer

Scott Magerfleisch
Executive Advisor
Info-Tech Research Group

Eddie Mize
VP & Chief Security Officer
The Pinnacle Group Companies

Chris Pfisterer
Board of Directors
The Lucky Foundation

Mark Pray
Independent Consultant

Christopher Riley

Jerrod Roth
Colorado Statewide Internet Portal Authority

Timothy Roundy

Jamie Vernon
Independent Consultant

Ed Ziehm
Director Systems Engineering
Clarest Health


We would like to thank our all of our sponsors for being a part of this year's Rocky Mountain 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.

Gold Sponsors


Delinea is a leading provider of Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions for the modern, hybrid enterprise. The Delinea Platform seamlessly extends PAM by providing authorization for all identities, controlling access to an organization’s most critical hybrid cloud infrastructure and sensitive data to help reduce risk, ensure compliance, and simplify security. Delinea removes complexity and defines the boundaries of access for thousands of customers worldwide. Our customers range from small businesses to the world's largest financial institutions, intelligence agencies, and critical infrastructure companies.

Lunch & Learn Sponsors


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.


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.

Silver Sponsors


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.


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.


NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ: NTCT) protects the connected world from cyberattacks and performance disruptions through advanced network detection and response and pervasive network visibility. Powered by our pioneering deep packet inspection at scale, we serve the world's largest enterprises, service providers, and public sector organizations. Learn more at www.netscout.com or follow @NETSCOUT on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.


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.

Presentation Sponsors


Cohesity radically simplifies data management. Easily protect, manage, and derive value from data -- across the data center, edge, and cloud. Utilize a suite of services, consolidated on one multicloud data platform, and eliminate mass data fragmentation. Cohesity can be delivered as a service, self-managed, or provided by a Cohesity-powered partner.


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.


Darktrace, a global leader in cyber security AI, delivers world-class technology that protects over 6,800 customers worldwide from advanced threats, including ransomware and cloud and SaaS attacks. Darktrace’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 Group has more than 2,000 employees worldwide. Darktrace was named one of TIME magazine’s ‘Most Influential Companies’ for 2021.


Rocky Mountain Technology Summit Agenda

Wednesday, May 22nd 2024

11:00 - 11:30 AM

Exhibit Hall

Networking / Tour Exhibits

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Main Stage

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

Panelists: Franz Chavez, Vice President Solutions Engineering - Masergy | Joe Austin, Vice President Solutions Architecture - Comcast Business | Carlos Johnson, Sr. Director Sales Engineering - Comcast Business
Moderated By: Justin Sessions, Sr. Director Enterprise Sales - Comcast Business
Sponsored by: Comcast Business

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Tech Theater

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

Danielle Kostadinovich, Director - CyberFOX
Sponsored by: CyberFOX

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

VIP Theater

12:30 - 1:30 PM

Main Stage

Securing Colorado - What the State of Colorado is Doing to Raise the Water-Level for Cybersecurity in Colorado

Craig Hurter, Deputy CISO - State of Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology

12:30 - 1:30 PM

Tech Theater

How AI Can Think Like An Attacker

Jeff Cornelius, Ph.D. EVP, Cyber-Physical Security Solutions - Darktrace
Sponsored by: Darktrace

1:30 - 2:00 PM

Exhibit Hall

Networking / Tour Exhibits

1:45 - 2:00 PM

Exhibit Hall

Vendor Giveaways

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Main Stage

Panel Discussion: Resignations, Recruitment & Retention - The Three “R’s” of Attracting, Retaining, and Inspiring the Workforce

Panelists: Michael Gregg, CISO - State of North Dakota | Craig Hurter, Deputy CISO - State of Colorado OIT | JP Batra, CIO/CTO - Blue River International

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Tech Theater

Modern Security Fundamentals: How to Implement Zero Trust Principles with Microsoft Solutions

Sajeel Akram, Microsoft Solution Architect - C1st Technologies
Sponsored by: C1st Technologies

3:00 PM

Main Stage

Vacation Giveaway & Conference Wrap-Up



Supporting Sponsors