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John Willis

Sr. Director Global Transformation Office, Red Hat

Manan Shah

Head of Product Management, Alkira

Smriti Talwar

Architect, Engineer, Leader, Master Inventor, IBM

Michael D'Aniello

Engineering Manager, Carbon Black, Inc.

Craig Williams

CIO, Ciena

Jay Chaudhry

CEO, Zscaler

Adam Hughes

Chief Software Architect, Sylabs Inc.

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CIO, Caliber Home Loans

Chris Zanelli

Associate Partner, Citihub Digital

John Blaho

Director of Product Marketing, Catchpoint

Phil Venables

Board Member, CISO, Goldman Sachs

Shannon Lietz

Director, Intuit

Amir Khan

President, CEO and Founder, Alkira

Preetha Vijayakumar

VP Enterprise Network & Communications Services FedEx

Christopher Liljenstolpe

Chief Architect, Cloud, Cisco

James Wickett

Head of Research, Verica

Sam Gambarin

Executive Director - Application and Analytics Cloud Development Platforms, Kaiser Permanente

Jeff Eckard

FS Cloud Leader, IBM

Steven Wood

Principal Engineer, Enterprise Architecture and Software Defined WAN, Cisco Systems

Kyle Scarmardo

Co-Founder, TechFugitives

Truman Boyes

SVP Infrastructure, MLB

Matthew Dittoe

VP, Gluware

Johna Till Johnson

CEO and Founder, Nemertes Research

Suzan Mahboob

Lead Programs Engineer, Blizzard Entertainment

Tolu Sodeinde

Director, Digital Transformation, Aveva

Andy de Clerck

CTO, Geode Services

Ernest Lefner IV

Co-Chair ONUG

Zhen Fan

Manager IT, FedEx

Peter Campbell

Cloud Architect, Cigna

Joseph Loomis

Automated Cloud Governance Project Manager, ONUG

Martin Casado

General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

Charles Greenaway

Customer CTO, BT Global

Rebecca Wooters

Chief Digital Officer, Signet Jewelers

Abby Kearns

CTO, Puppet

Helen Beal

Chief-Ambassador, DevOps Institute

Chitra Elango

Senior Director, Fannie Mae

Charlene O'Hanlon

Managing Editor, MediaOps

Rich Martin

Senior Technical Marketing Engineer, Itential

Russ Currie

VP, Enterprise Strategy, NetScout Systems

Jonny Noble

Lead Technical Marketing Engineer, Cisco Umbrella

Alex Henthorn-Iwane

VP of Marketing, Sinefa

Paul Savill

Senior Vice President, Core Network & Technology Solutions, Lumen Technologies

Daniel Conroy

Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Raytheon Technologies

Tsvi Gal

Head of Enterprise Technology Services (Infrastructure), Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Carlos Matos

Executive Director, Cybersecurity and Risk, JPMChase

Greg Ferro

Co-Founder, Packet Pushers Interactive LLC

Tim Van Herck

Director Technical Product Management, VMware

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Lane Patterson

Co-Founder, Investor & Board Member, EdgeUno, Inc.

Forrest Bennett (GSEC | CISSP)

Information Security Advisor, FedEx Services

Daniel Lawson

Managing Director, Verizon Business Group

John Rzeszotarski

SVP, Technology Infrastructure PNC

Jon Weg

CIO – Strategic Advisor

Liz Rice

VP Open Source Engineering, Aqua Security

Mark Tierney

Chief Content Officer, VOKAL Media Inc

Matt Hoag

Sr. Enterprise Architect, Koch Industries, Inc.

Nuno Ferreira

VP of Technology, Volterra

Linda Tai

Senior Vice President - Chief Architect, Fannie Mae

Brian Silverman

Sr. Architect, Network and Cloud Global Network and Cloud Adoption Programs, McKesson Technology

Shena Tharnish

VP, Cybersecurity Products, Comcast

Brian Deitch

Solutions Architect, Zscaler

Alec Pinkham

Director of Product Marketing, AppNeta

neal secher

SVP and Head of Networks and Data Center Modernization, State Street Corp.

Don Duet

CEO and Co-Founder, Concourse Labs

Jeff Gray

CEO, Gluware

Chris Wade

Co-Founder, CTO, Itential

Larry Biagini

Chief Technology Evangelist, Zscaler

Darrell Knight

Executive Vice President Global Accounts, FutureOn® Corporation

Rod Stuhlmuller

VP, Product Marketing, Aviatrix

Brian Price

CEO and Co-founder,

Subbu Allamaraju

Vice President, Expedia

Hasan Siraj

Head of Software Ecosystem, Broadcom

Mick Currey

Enterprise Cloud Architect, Fidelity

Yulia Duryea

Product Management Director, Comcast Business

Parantap Lahiri

VP, Network and Datacenter Engineering, ebay

Brian Promes

VP Product Marketing, SevOne

Brent Holden

VP and Global Field CTO, HashiCorp

Ann Johnson

Corporate Vice President, Cybersecurity Solutions Group, Microsoft

Serpil Bayraktar

Distinguished Engineer/Director, Cisco

Beth Pariseau

Senior News Writer, TechTarget

Jeremy Rossbach

Director, Product Marketing, DX NetOps, Broadcom

Ulrich Homann

Corporate Vice President, Microsoft

Ben Cooper

Senior Director of Corporate Innovation, Flex

Nimi Abili

CTO & Executive Director, Greater Offshore

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CIO and CISO, Wiley

Michael Thomas Clark

Consulting Architect, Renaissance Tech & Media

Jennifer Rexford

Chair of Computer Science, Princeton University

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Fellow, Dell EMC

Rosalind Radcliffe

Distinguished Engineer, Chief Architect for DevOps for Enterprise Systems, IBM

Janice MacDonald

VP of IT Product Management, Fidelity Investments

Kit Colbert

VP & CTO, Cloud Platform BU, VMware

Nick Lippis

Chairman, ONUG

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