Cloud Conventions



Wednesday, March 9th

Thursday, March 10th

9:00 AM EST - Educational Session

What is SD WAN and should I know or care about it
Ken LaMere, Ecessa Corporation
Almost every technology publication has written over the last 6 months includes an article about SD WAN. Learn why industry experts are predicting that the enterprise WAN is about to change forever. Understand why enterprises are demanding SD WAN and how the carriers and cloud providers are looking to compete and or leverage this new technology. That battle has already begun learn how to get start by preparing today. Register »

10:30 AM EST - Educational Session

eHarmony – Telecom & IT
Jack Knocke, The VAR Advisor
There is much talk about IT and Telecom technologies converging and some successes with Agents and IT Solution Providers building relationships to exploit the technology opportunity. Register »

12:00 PM EST - Keynote

Fireside Chat with Paul Berberian, CEO Sphero
Paul Berberian, Sphero
In 2010, Paul Berberian became the CEO of a small company in Boulder, Colorado called Sphero. The entire world changed for Sphero in July 2014 when the company joined the Disney Accelerator so it could gain access to Disney executives interested in adding new products to their portfolio. Register »

1:30 PM EST - Educational Session

Successful Growth Through Acquisitions
Don Hutchins, Fusion
The communications and technology space has been extremely active with companies selling, buying and merging. Join Don Hutchins, CEO of Fusion, as he relates his experiences in navigating the waters of the communications/technology M&A landscape. Register »

3:00 PM EST - Educational Session

The Tips and Tricks for 'Socializing' YOUR Social Media
Jenny Ruttman, XO
In this webinar, you'll learn the tips and tricks to help you 'socialize' yourself as a thought leader in just minutes a day. Consistency is king but you don't need a full-time guru to promote yourself! Join Jenny Ruttman, Partner Channel Marketing at XO, for the low-down on becoming a social leader in no time. Register »

4:00 PM EST - Panel Discussion

Finding, Developing & Maximizing Mentors, Advisors & Coaches
Carolyn Bradfield, Convey Services
Hilary Gadda, TelePacific
Julie Dzubay, Integra
Rebecca Rozen, Sales Enabled

No matter what type of business you have, or how long you have been around, having others to advise and help you along the way can mean all the difference in accelerating your success. We've assembled a panel of experts from the Women in the Channel to discuss how to find just the right advisor, to understand the role they should play in your business, and to maximize their value to your company. Register »