When: Thu February 28, 2013 7:30 am
Organization: New England Technology Sales Executives Association
Location: Newton Marriott, 2345 Commonwealth Ave, Newton, MA
Today's Chief Information Officers are innovation architects—setting a company's business strategy, determining mission-critical data, and harnessing technology for success. Join NETSEA for an executive breakfast with leading CIOs who will share their perspectives on technology sales and key trends such as big data, cloud, mobile computing and social media.
In this session, sponsored by Ripplefly, our speakers will cover:
Sales executives, bring your CIOs to this NETSEA event for valuable networking and insights.
Sue Bergamo – CIO
the Chief Information Officer, Sue brings her leadership and broad
technology experience to Net Atlantic and is focused on the growth of
the company through its application and service offerings.
to joining Net Atlantic, Sue held the position of CIO at BTE Consulting
and was the CIO for two of Aramark’s apparel companies, Galls and
Wearguard-Crest. She has also held positions as the head of enterprise
data management and business intelligence at the Staples Corporation and
as the head of enterprise application development for CVS/pharmacy.
has an AS in Computer Science from Tunxis College and a BS in Business
Administration from Post University. Sue is a member of the CIO
Executive Council and Society for Information Management (SIM).
Bill Brown – CIO
Brown is Veracode’s Chief Information Officer and SVP of IT/SaaS
Operations and is responsible for making IT, Systems Engineering, and
Operations a strategic asset in scaling Veracode’s SaaS platform. In
2010, Bill was recognized as a Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader, an
award that recognizes outstanding technology professionals who have
successfully aligned technology with overall business goals to advance
their company’s critical IT initiatives.
to joining Veracode, Bill was CIO at Avid where he and his team
provided operational support for Avid's cloud offerings as well as
maintained the continued alignment of information systems and business
strategies to ensure the highest level of operational effectiveness.
Before Avid, Bill was at Iron Mountain where he served in several senior
leadership roles, including CIO, and he has more than 25 years of
management experience in information technology, operations/logistics
and electronic commerce.
was a co-founder and executive vice president of PCs Compleat, a PC
retailer/distributor acquired by CompUSA and has also held senior
management positions at PC Connection, Send.com, JWP/Businessland and
Bill holds a MBA from Babson College and a Bachelor's Degree in mathematics from Bridgewater State College.
Bill Scudder – Vice President and CIO
joined Sonus in 2008 as Vice President and Chief Information Officer to
drive technology innovation and transform how Sonus communicates and
collaborates by using its own solutions internally.
determined technology leader, Bill is an expert at organizational
transformation and has extensively leveraged Cloud-based/SaaS solutions
for efficiency and time-to-value advantage.
Prior to joining Sonus, Bill held positions as Senior Director at EMC, leading IT for its RSA Security Division after its acquisition and effecting the organizational and IT integration of the two companies, while also implementing a new CRM solution, Salesforce.com. From 2000-2006, he held senior IT positions at RSA Security, leading a number of large systems implementations. He held executive positions at Smith & Nephew, a $2B global manufacturer of medical devices and consumer healthcare products from 1992 until 2000.
was named “2011 CIO of the Year” by the Massachusetts Technology
Leadership and firmly believes in continually learning and evolving your
“personal toolset.” Like US President Theodore Roosevelt, his personal
style is to “speak softly and carry a big stick.”
Irwin Weiss – Vice President and CIO
is CIO at Aspen Technology and is responsible for global IT strategy,
applications architecture, operations, governance and security.
successful technology executive, Irwin has significant experience
achieving business process effectiveness and innovation through
implementation of global ERP, CRM and HR systems in both cloud-based
SaaS and traditional on-premise models. He has demonstrated ability to
deliver business analytics, global network operations excellence and
Prior to Aspen, Irwin was CIO at Akamai and he helped lead the company's meteoric growth by providing the vision and leadership to drive business efficiencies, scale and superior customer service through a comprehensive information and technology architecture. He also drove the role of IT being an early adopter of the company's own technology to support sales and product development.
graduate of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Irwin
also held positions as: VP of Information Technology at Marcam
Solutions; Director of MIS at Viewlogic Systems; and Director of
Applications Development at The Faxon Company.
Scott Devens – Sr. Vice President, Global Sales
Scott Devens is a cross-functional expert with over 25 years success in senior executive leadership roles covering sales, services, marketing, engineering and finance. Currently, he leads the global sales efforts at Courion Corporation, a leader in identity and access management (IAM) solutions. Previously, Scott was Vice President and General Manager of the Application Integration Division at Talend. Prior to Talend, he was responsible for leading global sales at Progress Software and IONA Technologies. Scott also held various senior management roles in sales and finance with EMC and Data General. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bryant University and a Masters in Business Administration from Nichols College.
Join us for a great morning of networking with CIOs, Sales VPs and other thought leaders.
|7:30 - 8:15 a.m.||Registration, breakfast, networking, sponsors tables|
|8:15 - 8:25 a.m.||Opening remarks, Scott Devens (NETSEA Chair)|
|8:25 - 8:35 a.m.||Guest speakers introductions|
|8:35 - 9:45 a.m.||Q&A panel session|
|9:45 - 10:00 a.m.||Networking, sponsors tables|