Houston Dining Experience: Digital Disruption at Citycentre
Date & Time
October 24, 2018
6:00PM - 8:00PM
Sal y Pimienta
818 Town and Country Blvd #105 Houston, TX, 77024
October 24, 2018
Join Levvel and Red Hat at Citycentre’s Sal y Pimienta restaurant for a night of incredible dining and thought leadership provided by industry experts in digital disruption. Companies that manage mission-critical software deployed in the field have unique operational requirements but can still benefit from the tools used to power digital disruption. You’ll learn about the process, tools, and culture required to help you be more successful as you consider digital transformation and best practices if you’ve already started. We’ll cover how to earn organizational buy-in, navigate challenges and pitfalls, discuss the wide-scale benefits of DevOps, and much more. Attendees will take home a $100 gift card to the restaraunt.
Attendees of This Event Will Learn About:
- Digital transformation disruption: more than just tools
- Getting started with DevOps transformation and getting the most out of your efforts
- Legacy modernization; moving mainframe code to containers
- The benefits of infrastructure automation and management
- Earning buy-in and much more
Who Should Attend?
If you are looking to understand more about the intersection of process, organizations, and tools necessary to remain relevant and competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape, you can’t miss this.
- 5:30 PM: Check in
- 6:00 PM: Welcome/Event Overview
- 6:10 PM: First course; shrimp and avocado salad with radicchio
- 6:20 PM: Digital disruption—not getting left behind in a fast-paced reality
- 6:40 PM: Second course; filet mignon with truffle butter
- 6:50 PM: Getting started with DevOps: Legacy modernization, mainframe code, and containerization 101
- 7:10 PM: Third course; chaja dessert with peaches
- 7:20 PM: The benefits of infrastructure automation for organizations with custom software in the field
- 7:40 PM: Networking and happy hour
Due to limited seating and high demand, spots are limited. Register by October 23 to reserve your seat.
Chris Hart is a co-founder and CEO of Levvel. He has more than 15 years of technology leadership experience and has led software development, infrastructure, and QA organizations at multiple Fortune 100 companies. In addition to his enterprise experience, Chris has helped start or grow multiple early-stage technology companies. In the five years before starting Levvel, Chris was focused on financial technology solutions in the consumer, commercial and wealth management space. His technical expertise and enterprise-scale, global program management background helps Levvel’s clients transform their businesses.
Srinivas "CJ" Coimbatore
DevOps Practice Lead, Levvel
Srinivas “CJ” Coimbatore has over two decades of experience in diverse disciplines such as sales, marketing, software development, architecture and delivery, and has worked with teams in all of the major geographies. He is an effective change agent and is very interested in collaborating with teams that are involved in transforming their process through DevOps. In his spare time, he follows Formula 1 racing teams, rides his motorcycle, and—along with his friends—helps raise money for children with health challenges and for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, Make-a-Wish Foundation, and Angels Among Us. He hopes to eventually spend more time teaching math and science to children.
Senior Solutions Architect, Levvel
Tarun is a Senior Solutions Architect at Levvel, where he provides solutions for customers ranging from startups to Fortune 100. He has 15+ years of experience executing and delivering software solutions with an excellent understanding of the overall SDLC, system architectures, best practices, and Agile methodologies. Highly results oriented with strong technical and leadership skills, Tarun specializes in leading and mentoring client teams to drive digital transformation using a variety of technology, tools, and processes to facilitate DevOps. He is passionate about the cloud, container platforms and microservices, and driving their adoption. Prior to joining Levvel, Tarun was at Red Hat for six years where he delivered a variety of technology solutions including application middleware and integration solutions, and automation and Cloud technologies.
Chief Technology Strategist, Red Hat
I have 25+ years of experience in the IT industry selling, delivering and managing enterprise solutions for global enterprises. As the Chief Technology Strategist for the Central Region at Red Hat, I work with the executive leadership of enterprises to innovatively drive digital transformation with a healthy blend of emerging solutions and a DevOps mindset. I also provide thought leadership on various concepts including Cloud, Big Data, Analytics, and the Internet of Things (IoT) through multiple channels including industry conferences, executive round tables as well as customer-specific executive briefing sessions.