Menlo Park, CA | August 23, 2017
Aimee "Cat" Catalano
Aimee Catalano leads corporate marketing (global digital, web, brand, creative, strategic events and programs, integrated marketing) and global partner marketing at Pure Storage. Her nearly 20 years of high-tech marketing experience spans large and small companies and most recently prior to Pure, Aimee spent seven years at Citrix where we she was the Vice President of Global Alliance Marketing.
Sham recently joined Satellite Healthcare as their CIO, with oversight over the IT, engineering and security functions. He previously served as the CIO of CallidusCloud for over 12 years, where he held varying responsibilities over corporate IT, SaaS operations, security & compliance and facilities organizations, worldwide. As a passionate strategic business partner, Sham enhanced business efficiencies through smart technology adoption in alignment with key business objectives. Specifically, he supported customer-facing SaaS operations and was able to improve customers’ performance from 50-300% while introducing processing predictability and reducing unplanned outages.
A proven thought leader and influential IT professional with over 19 years of experience, Aaron Gette has worked with Startups and Fortune 500 companies in the Bay Area, delivering CIO and CTO level leadership. Aaron’s ability to build and manage high functioning teams has led to the successful growth of companies, converting traditional IT infrastructure into revenue generating powerhouses. Aaron is effectively redefining the culture of IT and delivering a business minded IT team to drive The Bay Club's growth into new mass affluent markets.
Kash Hathi is the Director of Network and Security for PayPal's Global Corporate Network. He joined PayPal (then owned by eBay) in 2003 to lead IT and Site Operations, and also worked at eBay where he led Enterprise Applications. Prior to PayPal and eBay, Kash spent over 10 years at large enterprises like Visa deploying payment solutions and @Home Network deploying internet solutions and large-scale storage and network solutions. Kash excels at leading change, developing high-performing teams and solving complex business challenges without losing focus on voice of the customer.
Lynn Lucas is Chief Marketing Officer at Veritas. She leads the global marketing organization and is responsible for all aspects including the customer experience, corporate positioning and communications, brand and digital strategy, orchestrated demand generation, and regional marketing. Prior to Veritas she served as Chief Marketing Officer of Good Technology.
Jag Randhawa is a technology executive, venture capital advisor, professional speaker and award-winning author of the book “The Bright Idea Box.” Jag serves as the Vice President and CTO at CAMICO Mutual Insurance, where he developed the internationally acclaimed MASTER Innovation program to increase employee engagement and foster a culture of innovation. Jag frequently speaks on the topics of innovation, leadership and employee engagement. Prior to joining CAMICO, Jag worked as an engineer and consultant helping several Fortune 500 develop new and innovative software solutions.
Bill Schlough serves as Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer of the San Francisco Giants and Chairman of the San Jose Giants. Since Schlough's arrival in 1999, the Giants have been recognized as one of the most innovative teams in sports, playing a pioneering role in the world of Virtual Reality, HD video, mobile content, ticketing and payment systems. Schlough’s team has also implemented numerous proprietary analytic tools that helped secure three World Series titles over five years.
SVP Sales, IDG
Julie Ekstrom has shaped business development strategy and excelled in media sales for more than 15 years, primarily in tech media. As Senior Vice President, Sales at IDG, Ekstrom brings her media strategy expertise to the benefit of technology marketers in the development of converged marketing campaigns across IDG's premium media brands and across channels. Ekstrom is seen as a resource and sought after speaker for other events and customers on issues surrounding media, marketing and technology.