Panel: Digital Transformation—Making Businesses "Digital Natives"
Join digital transformation leaders from Levvel, Red Hat, AvidXchange, and Wells Fargo for a presentation and panel discussion on why companies like Blockbuster and Borders failed, and why it matters to a bank, insurance company, FinTech startup, energy company, healthcare organization, or other big enterprise in 2017.
Date & Time
December 07, 2017
3:30PM - 5:30PM
1210 AvidXchange Lane Charlotte, NC 28206
December 07, 2017
Attendees of This Event Will Learn About
Learn why companies like Blockbuster and Borders failed and why it matters to your business in 2017. The answers is only partly related to technology, but critical to remaining relevant as more businesses struggle to become digital natives.
The reality is that people, process, culture, and technology all play important roles. Come out to see industry leaders discuss how these factors play a part in every company’s success—or failure—and learn about some tools that can help you be more successful as you consider digital transformation.
Join us for a happy hour and networking period after the discussion.
Who Should Attend?
If you’re a leader in Application Development, IT Operations, or Product Management and 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 need to be here!
Our panelists will discuss:
- How does “being Agile” and “doing DevOps” intersect?
- What are the key capabilities that have enabled your organization to respond to customers’ needs more quickly?
- What tools help enable organizations to be more nimble and achieve their business objectives?
- How do these initiatives relate to IT cost efficiency? How are some companies seem able to do more with less?
- Microservices is the latest buzzword—are microservices really critical to success? For organizations and use cases that are a good fit for microservices, what are the foundational capabilities that are necessary to be successful?
- What role does Platform-as-a-Service play in the Agile and DevOps story? How does a PaaS relate to containers and container orchestration?
- Painting the landscape for me of PaaS and container management. Why would an organization choose something like open-source Kubernetes, Docker Enterprise, or Red Hat OpenShift? What should someone thinking about these tools make sure they are considering?
Chris Hart is a co-founder and CTO 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.
With over 10 years of technical and management consulting experience, Josh has a deep understanding of how aligning business strategy and technology helps businesses succeed. He has successfully delivered innovative solutions to Fortune 100 companies in the Healthcare, Insurance, Investment & Personal Banking, Logistics, and Medical Device industries. Josh began his career at Amentra, which was acquired by Red Hat in 2008, where he served as a Senior Consultant. He earned his M.B.A from North Carolina State University with concentrations in Innovation Management, Services Management & Management Consulting, and Marketing Management. Josh brings a passion for helping Levvel’s clients innovate and transform how they operate.
Head of Digital Product Development, Wells Fargo Advisors
Paresh Mutha is the Head of Digital Product Development and Customer Experience for Wells Fargo Advisors Direct and Full Service Business, as well as their Direct/Digital Investing Business. He comes to Wells Fargo Advisors from Capital One where he was the Head of Digital Product Management leading the digital product, analytics, and customer experience for Card Partnerships. He led the agile transformation from waterfall development and leveraged empathy research & user centered design practices as a standard to get “closer” to the customer. Prior to joining Card Partnerships, he ran Business Development for Capital One Labs, where he explored new products, technologies, and emerging business models through strategic alliances with investors, universities, and startups.
Senior Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat
Marty is a results-oriented executive with 16 years of experience leading product management and marketing teams in high-tech and software-as-a-service (SaaS) start-ups. He’s had repeated success building, launching, and marketing innovative products that lead the market and drive revenue. Marty has a proven ability to define strategic initiatives, build and manage high performing teams, and execute to achieve results.