Registration

Schedule

We are constantly updating the schedule with new
speakers and events. Check back soon.

Wednesday, May 17th - Evolve Day 1

11:00am

Client and Partner Registration

Bacchus Registration

11:00am

Lunch

Roman Ballroom

1:00pm

Tyler Beecher, CEO of Trace3 - Evolve 2017 Kick-Off – The Opportunity we have as Technology Leaders Tyler believes that all possibilities live in technology. He’ll discuss the REAL NEEDLE movers CIO’s see in the industry.  1. People who know how to leverage data are the ones who will steer the ship.  2. Emerging Technology to Solve Age old problems. 3. Digital transformation projects tend to fail not due to technology, but because of human nature that may include sunk cost bias, learned helplessness, turf wars and others.  It’s not enough to rearchitect IT but to rearchitect the business.

Palace Ballroom

1:40pm

Paul DePodesta, CSO for the Cleveland Browns - The Mastermind behind MoneyBall is using Data to redefine the way the NFL builds championships.Depodesta’s approach to using Analytics to drive results in the MLB may be the most publicly known use case for the benefit of using data to optimize an age old system per Tylers’ description above.  Paul will Challenge the audience to rethink their current business models by asking the naive question. “If we weren’t already doing it this way, Is this the way we would start?”

Palace Ballroom

2:40pm

Break

Pallace Ballroom Foyer

3:00pm

Chad Cardenas, President of Trace3 - CIO Panel: 3 Ways I've Aligned IT to the Business

3:30pm

George Kurtz, Author of Best-Selling Security Book, Hacking Exposed - Whatever Business you think you're in, you're in the Security Business.All Businesses are Digital Businesses and as a result Security is top of mind at the highest levels of all organizations.  A Security stance is urgent but IT leaders are unclear about the real risks surrounding IOT, Machine Learning and The Cloud.  George will reveal who is targeting you and why, what do they want and most importantly how to stop them.

Palace Ballroom

4:10pm

Hayes Drumwright, Author, Co-Founder & CEO POPin - Critical Conversations for Business Success

Palace Ballroom

5:00pm

VIP Lounge - Come and meet our partners! Cocktail reception and entertainment.

Palace Pre-Function 2

Thursday, May 18th - Evolve Day 2

7:30am

Breakfast

Roman Ballroom

8:45am

Chad Cardenas, President of Trace3 - The Rate of Change Just Changed

Palace Ballroom

9:15am

Robert Scoble and Shel Israel - How Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence Will Change EverythingThe First Transformation was using text characters to talk directly to computers. The Second Transformation was the mouse/ computer interaction popularized by Apple known as GUI. The Third Transformation is the advent of mobile phones - we are currently living in the 3rd. The Fourth Transformation is when we put away the phones and wear glasses that will do EVERYTHING the phone does and so much more.  It opens the door to viewing the real world with an enhanced overlay of information and or entertainment.  Of course this will change almost everything as we know it.  Join Robert and Shel as they give a series of examples of the industries that will change and why.

Palace Ballroom

10:00am

Break

Palace Ballroom Foyer

10:15am

Mark Campbell, VP of Innovation Research Trace3 - Cutting Through the Chaos

Palace Ballroom

10:45am

Gene Kim, Author and Founder of IT Revolution - Top DevOps Enterprise Adoption Patterns: A Fifteen-Year Study of High Performing IT OrganizationsGene is widely regarded as the expert on DevOps through his research, customer consulting opportunities, and the 3 books he co-authored on the topic.  Learn about how to resolve the core conflicts businesses experience, how to respond quickly to urgent business needs and provide stable, secure and predictable IT services. He’ll outline how successful technology companies like Etsy, Netflix, Facebook, Amazon, Twitter, and Google transformed their IT practices to implement effective change control.

Palace Ballroom

11:30am

Pitch Your Tech in 5 Minutes or Less

Palace Ballroom

12:00pm

Lunch

Roman Ballroom

1:00pm

IOT Strategy: What you need to consider - John Rossman author of the Amazon way of IOT and Rich Hillebrecht CIO & CISO at Riverbed will reveal the key opportunities created by IoT as well as walk you through the technology chain to pull it off.

Florentine 1 & 2

1:00pm

How Technology is Disrupting your Org. Chart - Funding for a Technical, Operational or Business investment all get approved by the same person understanding the lens a CFO looks through can help unlock your project. Hosted by Trace3 Research Principal Katherine Johnson and HPE's Transformative Strategist Deborah Anthony.

Florentine 3 & 4

1:50pm

If VR is the New Reality for business – What are we going to do with all that Data? - VR, AR and MR will be part of my business – What’s coming and how do I start the conversation with business leaders? DATA MATTERS - Message to IT Leaders: The Ones who know how to leverage Data Steer the ship that is the business. Hosted by Robert Scoble (The 4th Transformation) and NetApp Co-Founder Dave Hitz.

Florentine 1 & 2

1:50pm

The Anatomy of a Breach - Recent high profile Data breaches have reminded us that Security isn't always where it needs to be. Most CIO's don't know how long it takes for Hackers to plan or how quickly data can be stolen. Hear Dimitri McKay CISSP and Trace3’s VP of Security, Tony Olzak explain how technology like Machine Learning and organization changes are key tools to utilize in your security practice.

Florentine 3 & 4

2:40pm

Cloud Operating Model - Understanding the Future of Multi-Cloud - Multi-cloud is well agreed up on as the future reality of IT service delivery, but being able to leverage common technologies continues to be challenging. Changing perspective away from understanding cloud as a thing or a place to a model of operations helps align your service delivery strategically rather than tactically, but what is happening in the industry to make it more fungible? Join Steve O’Brien Trace3’s VP of Innovation and Dell/EMCs Enterprise Technologist Matt Rokis as they discuss a couple of approaches that are coming to market.

Florentine 1 & 2

2:40pm

Surviving a DevOps Transformation - To avoid extinction, Man has partnered with automation to build a DevOps solution and why not? It looks so easy…But DevOps is a Marathon and needs to be treated as such. Your people need to be prepared for the long haul and ready for a little failure along the way. Join DevOps Handbook Co-Author John Willis as he shows you what the finish line looks like and common pitfalls to avoid.

Florentine 3 & 4

3:30pm

AI is Affecting your Business, How do you Embrace it? - The term A.I. has gotten a bad rap mostly because it was overhyped early on. The truth as we know it now is Artificial Intelligence is providing revolutionary optimization for many businesses. Please join Nvidia Deep Learning Lead Andrea de Souza.

Florentine 1 & 2

3:30pm

Cloud Scale Challenges?...google it! - Join speaker Miles Ward - Director of Solution Engineering at Google Cloud as he discusses the challenges of building and maintaining applications and services used by billions of people daily. Hear all about what engineering is needed for your kids to watch YouTube, send billions of pictures on SnapChat every 24-hours, and the infrastructure demands of Pokemon Go.

Florentine 3 & 4

6:00pm

Outlier Reception

Palace Ballroom

6:30pm

Outlier Dinner & Award Ceremony

Palace Ballroom

8:30pm

Celebration at Drai's Nightclub w/ Host Mike Tyson

Drai's Nightclub

Friday, May 19th - Partners Only

8:00am

Breakfast

Roman Ballroom 3 & 4

9:00am

Partner Only Session - Staying Power: Next vs. Now - Tyler Beecher, CEO of Trace3

Roman Ballroom 3 & 4

11:00am

Evolve Conclusion - Departure to Airport

Buses parked at Caesars Entrance

Evolve conference passes are on sale now.

May 17th - May 19th

Any questions about Evolve? Just ask.