Agenda

8:00am

Breakfast and Registration

9:00am

Chair’s Opening

  • Wendy Kearns, Partner and Co-Chair Fintech Practice, Davis Wright Tremaine

9:15am

Opening Keynote: Creating a Future Ready Workforce

  • Wendy White, VP, Marketing for Egencia, Expedia – P

9:45am

Panel: The De-”Bro”ing of Entrepreneurship, New Creators in the Cloud

  • Nadia Shouraboura, Co-Founder/CEO, Anko – P

10:15am

Networking Break

10:45am

Identity & Access Management: Our Password Free Future

  • Karishma Mehta, CISO, BB&T

11:30am

Interactive Working Groups – Identity Driven Workforce Initiatives, What works and
what is lip-service?

  • Carol Weaver, VP, IT Security Programs, Toyota Financial Services – P

12:30pm

Luncheon

1:30pm

Panel: Opening Doors to Open Source

  • Kay Williams, Principal Program Manager, Azure Office of the CTO, Microsoft

2:15pm

Panel: A Customer-Centric Approach to Cloud Technology

  • Nara Kasbergen, Full Stack Web Developer, NPR

2:45pm

Networking Break

3:15pm

Presentation: Cloud Based AI and ML

  • Alessya Labzhinova, CTO in Residence, Allen Institute for AI – P

3:45pm

Conquering the Matthew Effect: How to Build Recognition that Counts

  • Samantha Carow, Engineering Manager, Web Infra Team, Reddit

4:25pm

Closing Keynote: Technology Cultures That Are Global, Diverse, and Empathetic
Andrea is passionate about changing the culture of technology. Silicon Valley has exported a toxic “bro” culture based on a stereotype of success modeled around “five guys and a white board.” Her mission while speaking is to empower typically oppressed and overlooked groups to thrive in the new world.

  • Andrea Breanna, Founder & CEO, RebelMouse

4:55pm

Closing Remarks

  • Wendy Kearns, Partner and Co-Chair Fintech Practice, Davis Wright Tremaine

5:00pm

Reception

6:00pm

End of Day