ElevateIT: San Antonio Technology Summit 2020

Grand Hyatt - Lone Star Ballroom
September 3, 2020
600 E Market St San Antonio, TX 78205

Disruptive Innovation in Technology

Join us for the ElevateIT: San Antonio Technology Summit and learn from Industry Experts leading disruption. We know that with ever changing markets and technologies, it is imperative that organizations can adapt with speed and skill. There must be a shift in IT strategies to ensure that the right steps are taken to power the global digital transformation. The ElevateIT: San Antonio Technology Summit is designed with your goals in mind, and we are excited to connect you with local experts and resources to assist with your IT & Security needs. Join us for a full day of Peer-to-Peer Networking, Educational Presentations, and 50+ vendors to evaluate. Be sure to attend to be eligible for Vendor Giveaways, Door Prizes and a $2500 Pre-Paid Visa Grand Prize.

Keynote Speaker Craig Hopkins
CIO, City fo San Antonio

Craig Hopkins
City of San Antonio
A “Smart City” is not just about "Smart Device" technology, it’s about enabling passionate and engaged people with an innovative attitude.

We are servant leaders, solving real problems for ALL our residents:

  • Improving customer service and the resident experience for all city services
  • Engaging the entire community in problem definition, co-creation, and problem solving
  • Making services more efficient and effective so employees can improve serve more residents
  • Leveraging data to determine appropriate solutions and assess performance

We lead by designing the intersection of digital technologies, disruptive innovation, urban environment planning, human-centered design, entrepreneurial co-creation, new telecommunications infrastructure, and predictive analytics into solutions that improve the quality of life for everyone.

Title: Designing a Connected, Inclusive and Engaged Community

Tech Theater I | 8am - 9am

THE ElevateIT

ElevateIT inspires and empowers idea creation through a disruptive transformational culture by attracting the finest speakers and vendors imparting solid strategies able to quickly be implemented within Enterprises and Start-Ups alike.

We strive to bring together the ever-changing multi-facets of the Technology Industry in a fun, safe and informative atmosphere and feel fortunate to have good friends, good partners and a priceless reputation with our industry community. See what we mean for yourself by watching our summit videos.

View our most recent 2019 Houston Event below to see whats in store for 2020!

Gold Sponsors

Protecting corporate networks, cloud and virtualized environments, IoT and industrial control systems, Darktrace autonomously detects and fights back against emerging cyber-threats across the enterprise.
Code42 is the leader in data loss protection. Native to the cloud, the Code42 Next-Gen Data Loss Protection solution rapidly detects insider threats, helps satisfy regulatory compliance requirements and speeds incident response – all without lengthy deployments, complex policy management or blocking user productivity. Because the solution collects and indexes every version of every file, it offe .... rs total visibility and recovery of data – wherever it lives and moves. Security, IT and compliance professionals can protect endpoint and cloud data from loss, leak and theft while maintaining an open and collaborative culture for employees. Backed by security best practices and control requirements, Code42 Next-Gen Data Loss Protection preserves files for compliance and can be configured for GDPR, HIPAA, PCI and other regulatory frameworks.
Unitrends increases uptime, productivity and confidence in a world in which IT professionals must do more with less. Unitrends leverages high-availability hardware and software engineering, cloud economics, enterprise power with consumer-grade design, and customer-obsessed support to natively provide all-in-one enterprise backup and continuity. The result is a “one throat to choke” set of offe .... rings that allow our customers to focus on their business rather than backup.

Breakfast Sessions
7:30 am - 8:00 am VIP Room Breakfast Included

The Dallas/Fort Worth Technology Prayer Breakfast was created to connect the Technology Leaders in North Texas to the convictions and passions they share with so many others here in the Metroplex. It’s also a time that we can share our faith with coworkers by inviting them to come and enjoy a great breakfast and the speaker we have handpicked for this day. We are a volunteer led organization, an .... d will be at the ElevateIT: Houston Technology Summit to share our message over breakfast with the attendees of the event.

Lunch & Learn Sponsors

Lastline’s Network Detection and Response platform detects and contains sophisticated threats before they disrupt your business, on premises and in the cloud. We offer the industry’s most accurate detection of threats entering and operating within your network, unmatched visibility across the complete attack chain and automated remediation.

Breakout Presentation Sponsors

For more than 25 years, APCON has consistently delivered smart, stable and scalable technology solutions that provide an unparalleled level of confidence to organizations seeking total visibility and security of physical, private and public cloud networks. With customers around the world, APCON provides adaptable and flexible solutions to organizations ranging from midsize companies to Fortune 100 .... enterprises. APCON assures superior network monitoring while supporting traffic analysis and streamlined network management and security.
Through the industry-leading Concierge Security™ Team, Arctic Wolf provides the 24x7 managed cybersecurity protection IT-constrained companies need to keep their valuable business data safe. Personal, predictable protection – it’s the Arctic Wolf difference.
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, is a leading provider of next-generation networking solutions for enterprises of all sizes worldwide. The company delivers IT solutions that empower organizations to serve the latest generation of mobile-savvy users who rely on cloud-based business apps for every aspect of their work and personal lives.
Barracuda’s first spam and virus firewall product became the world's most widely-deployed solution for on-premises email security. Today, we continue to offer easy, comprehensive and affordable solutions for email protection, data protection and network and application security. More than 150,000 global customers put their trust in Barracuda to help safeguard their employees, data and applicatio .... ns.
AI-based security is a powerful force multiplier. BlackBerry Cylance focuses the power of artificial intelligence on autonomous security decision making that is designed to stay ahead of attackers—years ahead. Our native AI solutions deliver the threat prevention, detection, and response capabilities security teams need to maximize their own expertise with better insight —and in turn drive bet .... ter informed strategic security decisions.
DataCore software gives IT departments the essential ingredients for digital transformation: dramatic performance improvements, highly available data, and maximum efficiency.
Datrium is on a mission to simplify the multi-cloud data lifecycle. Our platform provides you with unprecedented speed, agility and efficiency by converging the data lifecycle across on-prem and hyperscalar clouds in a single, secure platform.
ExaGrid provides intelligent hyperconverged storage for backup, a unique Landing Zone, and scale-out architecture. ExaGrid’s landing zone provides for the fastest backups, restores, and instant VM recoveries. Its scale-out architecture includes full appliances in a scale-out system and ensures a fixed-length backup window as data grows, eliminating expensive forklift upgrades.
Extreme Networks builds software-driven solutions from the enterprise edge to the cloud that are agile, adaptive, and secure to enable digital transformation. Our services and support are rated #1 in the industry because we respond swiftly to ensure customer and partner success. We call this the Customer-Driven Networking(tm).
IronEdge is an IT services company that gives clients an EDGE by managing their technology experience. For complex, multi-site clients that value IT, we provide enterprise-class Managed Services, Professional Services and Business Intelligence and Automation Services.
Okta is the Identity Standard. The Okta Identity Cloud is an independent and neutral platform that securely connects the right people to the right technologies at the right time.
Zerto helps customers accelerate IT transformation by eliminating the risk and complexity of modernization and cloud adoption. By replacing multiple legacy solutions with a single IT Resilience Platform™, Zerto combines disaster recovery, backup and cloud mobility in a simple, converged platform.

Event Agenda
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C-Suite Forum
CIO v. CISO - Comparing Operational Goal Against Contrasting Cyber Security Concerns

Ken Piddington
US Silica Company

Moderator: Robin Austin
Collier Group

Mike Davis

Happy Hour Reception Sponsors

Jazz Networks simplifies insider threat detection and breach prevention. The platform automates employee training the instant they make a mistake, applies policies while data is in motion to prevent data loss, and provides the fastest threat hunting and forensic capabilities for investigations.

Conference Exhibitors

Advisory Board

Bob Collier
Bob Collier
Director of IT
John Hagee Ministries
Christopher Grimm
Christopher Grimm
VP/General Manager
Unlimitech Dental IT Services
Cory Stephens
Cory Stephens
Enterprise Engagement Director
NSS Labs
Eric DeVries
Eric DeVries
Senior Director of IT Services
BioBridge Global
Felix Salinas Jr
Felix Salinas Jr
Director of Information Technology
Northwest Vista College - Alamo Colleges
Gary Trautmann
Gary Trautmann
Information Systems Security Manager
Air Force
Ian Wright
Ian Wright
VP of Infrastructure & Operations
James Bradley
James Bradley
Chief Information Officer
Trinity University
Jeff Reich
Jeff Reich
Co-Founder, COO & CRO
LexAlign PBC
Kenneth J. Thompson
Kenneth J. Thompson
Chief Information Technology Officer
San Antonio Independent School District
Kevin Berman
Kevin Berman
AVP, IT Business Management Office
Argo Group International Holdings
Martha Gamez
Martha Gamez
Texas Facilities Commission
Michelle Juarez
Michelle Juarez
VP Business Systems
SWBC Mortgage
Pete Self
Pete Self
Director of IT Security & Compliance
Richard Nietubicz
Richard Nietubicz
IT Audit, Data Privacy, Data Governance, Information Security
Roman Medina Jr.
Roman Medina Jr.
Jefferson Bank
Steve Young
Steve Young
VP of Technology & Innovation
VIA Metropolitan Transit

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