Digital Transformation: Making Businesses Digital Natives
Join digital transformation leaders from Levvel, CNN, CloudBees, and more for a presentation and panel discussion on why companies like Blockbuster and Borders failed, and why it matters to a bank, insurance company, FinTech startup, energy company, healthcare organization, or other big enterprise in 2018.
Date & Time
April 25, 2018
3:30PM - 5:30PM
Centergy One Building
75 5th St NW #2100 Atlanta, GA 30308
April 25, 2018
Attendees of This Event Will Learn About:
Learn why companies like Blockbuster and Borders failed and why it matters to your business in 2018. The answers is only partly related to technology, but critical to remaining relevant as more businesses struggle to become digital natives.
The reality is that people, process, culture, and technology all play important roles. Come out to see industry leaders discuss how these factors play a part in every company’s success—or failure—and learn about some tools that can help you be more successful as you consider digital transformation.
Join us for a happy hour and networking period after the discussion.
Who Should Attend?
If you’re a leader in Application Development, IT Operations, or Product Management and are looking to understand more about the intersection of process, organizations, and tools necessary to remain relevant and competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape, you need to be here!
Our panelists will discuss:
- How do “being Agile” and “doing DevOps” intersect?
- What are the key capabilities that have enabled your organization to respond to customers’ needs more quickly?
- What tools help enable organizations to be more nimble and achieve their business objectives?
- How do these initiatives relate to IT cost efficiency? How are some companies seem able to do more with less?
- Microservices is the latest buzzword—are microservices really critical to success? For organizations and use cases that are a good fit for microservices, what are the foundational capabilities that are necessary to be successful?
- What role does Platform-as-a-Service play in the Agile and DevOps story? How does a PaaS relate to containers and container orchestration?
- Painting the landscape for me of PaaS and container management. Why would an organization choose something like open-source Kubernetes, Docker Enterprise, or Red Hat OpenShift? What should someone thinking about these tools make sure they are considering?
Chris Hart is a co-founder and CTO of Levvel. He has more than 15 years of technology leadership experience and has led software development, infrastructure, and QA organizations at multiple Fortune 100 companies. In addition to his enterprise experience, Chris has helped start or grow multiple early-stage technology companies. In the five years before starting Levvel, Chris was focused on financial technology solutions in the consumer, commercial and wealth management space. His technical expertise and enterprise-scale, global program management background helps Levvel’s clients transform their businesses.
Louise Wasilewski is CEO of Acivilate, a social enterprise providing rehabilitation software to criminal justice agencies. Wasilewski has spent twenty-five years in technology innovation introducing streaming TV and operating secure cloud-based services. Her experience includes KPMG Consulting, and operational and technical responsibilities at Cox Communications. Wasilewski held sales, marketing, business development and product management roles at various technology vendors including four startups, such as N2Broadband, acquired by Tandberg Television for $120m.
Louise Wasilewski is a member of the DeKalb County Reentry and Recidivism Steering Committee in metro Atlanta, the Greater Gwinnett Reentry Alliance, the Emerging Technology Committee of the Integrated Justice Information Systems Institute and the National Criminal Justice Association.
DevOps Solutions Architect, CloudBees
David Schott has over 10 years of Java development experience with a focus on Application Design, Cloud Architecture, and CI/CD Automation. He specializes in all things Jenkins and DevOps while also aligning CloudBees solutions to customer use-cases. David enjoys experimenting with new technologies, most recently in the Docker and Container Orchestration space.
Robin has over fifteen years of experience building and launching financial solutions to consumers and businesses. Prior to RoadSync, Robin has held leadership roles at FleetCor, alternative payment provider Revolution Money (sold to Amex in 2010), and Capital One. Robin started her career in management consulting at Charles River Associates and has her MBA from Harvard Business School.