Networking & IT Innovation
Soho House Series | New York City, NY
Ludlow House, The Velvet Room
Sean D. Mack is the former CIO and CISO at Wiley. Sean is a visionary technology executive with extensive experience in DevOps, security, cloud, infrastructure, enterprise applications, development, and program management. Sean has led global teams across a wide range of companies from large financial companies like Experian to innovative tech companies like Etsy.
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TechTalk events are a great way to improve your business connections and expand your professional network. Not only do you have a chance to network with your tech peers at top venues like Soho House, but you’ll get the latest information on mission-critical technology from the top companies in their sector.
Networking & Cocktails at Soho House
Join us for your chance to finally visit the exclusive Soho House in your city. These exclusive members-only clubs throughout the world are known for playing host to celebrities, executives, artists and the jet set crowd – and notorious for the difficulty in gaining access. Soho House lounges and event spaces are designed for the ultimate in luxury networking, created around the concept of fostering professional connections in a convivial and intimate environment.
The evening begins with craft cocktails, passed hors d'oeuvres, and mingling with your technology peers. The event format includes presentations and discussion on emerging and cutting edge technology – the information you need to level up your career and collaborate with the top minds in technology from your area.
Soho House events have limited seats and are confirmed on an approval basis. Register today to increase your approval odds.
Ludlow House, The Velvet Room, 139 Ludlow St New York NY 10002
|Check-in, Open Bar & Networking
Networking, Hors D'oeuvres & Open Bar
|6:30 pm - 6:45 pm
|Introductions from Keynote and Sponsors
Salad and Apps served family style
|6:30 pm - 6:45 pm
|Speaker Presentation - Sean D. Mack
|Talk Abstract: Technology Leadership Evolution: Dr...awing Insights from Brazilian Jiu-JitsuThe world is changing rapidly and technology leadership must change too. If we do not change and grow as leaders our businesses and our careers will stagnate.Sean D. Mack is a visionary and innovative technology leader with a history of driving global business strategy and transformation. In this insightful talk, Sean shares profound lessons he has learned about leadership. Some of those lessons have come from his work leading large, globally distributed technology teams, some have come from his mentors, and some have come from unexpected sources, including his passion for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.In addition to being a technology leader, Sean has practiced martial arts for much of his life with a recent focus on the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Beyond enhancing skill and maintaining physical fitness, this martial art has provided a wellspring of valuable leadership lessons.This presentation delves into leadership lessons from a career of technology leadership and time on the mat. Through research and story Sean explores the essence of modern technology leadership and the skills you need to drive successful technology transformation.Key TakeawaysUnderstand the pivotal technology shifts that necessitate a new approach to leadership.Learn about the key characteristics of modern technology leadership,Extract valuable insights from diverse facets of life to enhance the approach to leading global technology teams.
|6:45 pm - 7:00 pm
|Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) secures the largest enterp...rise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network—today and into the future. Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud, or mobile environments. Fortinet ranks number one in the most security appliances shipped worldwide and more than 500,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses. Learn More https://www.fortinet.com/corporate/about-us/about-us
|7:00 pm - 7:15 pm
|BigCommerce’s mission is to help our customers sel...l more at every stage of growth, from small startups, to mid-market businesses, to large enterprises. As a leading Open SaaS solution, BigCommerce empowers merchants to build, innovate and grow their businesses online. Simply put, we focus on being the best commerce platform so our customers can focus on what matters most: growing their businesses.Learn more about our growing industry-wide recognition.
|7:15 pm - 7:30 pm
|Rimini Street, Inc. is a global provider of enterp...rise software products and services, the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products and a Salesforce partner. The company offers premium, ultra-responsive and integrated application management and support services that enable enterprise software licensees to save significant costs, free up resources for innovation and achieve better business outcomes. More than 2,000 global Fortune 500, midmarket, public sector and other organizations from a broad range of industries rely on Rimini Street as their trusted application enterprise software products and services provider.
|7:30 pm - 7:45 pm
|PagerDuty’s Operations Cloud™ empowers businesses ...worldwide to deliver always-on digital experiences at scale securely. To make this happen, we’re focused on helping teams automate incident response and day-to-day operations wherever and whenever possible, and accelerate getting critical work done.
|7:45 pm - 8:00 pm
|Nasuni is a leading file data services company tha...t helps organizations create a secure, file data cloud for digital transformation, global growth, and information insight. The Nasuni File Data Platform is a cloud-native suite of services offering user productivity, business continuity, data intelligence, cloud choice, and simplified global infrastructure. The platform and its add-on services replace traditional file infrastructure, including Network-Attached Storage (NAS), back-up, and DR, with a cloud-scale solution. By consolidating file data in easily expandable cloud object storage from Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, and others, Nasuni becomes the cloud-native replacement for traditional NAS and file server infrastructure
|8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
|8:45 pm - 9:00 pm
|Networking & Open Bar & Raffles
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