April 29, 2018 to May 1, 2018
Orlando, FL

2018 Resources

International Vendor Training
MES Keynote: 5 IT Trends Driving Change In Midmarket
Mike Cisek, Research Director, IT Operations, Gartner

MES Tech Symposium: Security Transformation Requires a Security Fabric
James Cabe, Systems Engineer, Fortinet

MES Keynote: Strategic Happiness - Building A Culture Of Trust And Positivity
Amy Blankson, Award Winning Author and Co-Founder, GoodThink
Vendor Breakfast & Gartner Midmarket Overview
Bill Jones, SVP, GM, Events, The Channel Company
Mike Cisek, Research Director, IT Operations, Gartner

MES Keynote: Preparing People For Technological Change
Chris Laping, Founder, People Before Things

MES Executive Keynote: Accelerating Business with Cloud, Automation, and AI
Jorge Maestre, Sr. Technologist and Strategist for Worldwide Storage, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

MES Tech Symposium: The Power of Your People: How to Rally Your Organization Against Phishing
Todd O'Boyle, Director of Product Management, WatchGuard

MES Keynote: How Being Brief Can Make A Bigger Impact
Charley Thornton, Principal, Partner and Senior Facilitator, The Brief Lab

MES Tech Symposium: Escape Your Average Networking
Shawn Lucas, Director, Product Solutions Architecture, Ruckus Networks

Executive Session III: How Transformational Leaders Build A Winning Culture
Joe Bassani, Managing Director, UTC Partners

Executive Session II: The Great Midmarket Cloud Debate
Joe Mariano, Senior Research Analyst, Gartner

Executive Session I: Aligning IoT Ambitions With Capabilities In The Midmarket
Robert Rhame, Research Director, Gartner

Session I: Achieving Maximum Velocity with Composable Infrastructure
Jason White, Chief Technologist, Hybrid I.T. Division, HPE

Session II: The Future of the Digital Workplace
OJ Nguyen, Systems Engineering Manager, HPE Aruba
MES Keynote: Leadership Vision For The Midmarket CIO
Mike Cisek, Research Director, IT Operations, Gartner
Vivek Swaminatha, Research Director, Gartner

MES Tech Symposium: The Security Threat 2.0
Stephen Nardone, Director, Security Practice, Connection

Executive Session III: Peer Perspectives On Monitoring The IT Budget
Vennard Wright, CIO, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
Aaron Geiger, CTO, ARCO National Construction
Doug Pontious, BI Analytics Executive, Amerisure
Mary Wyderski, Senior Director, Information Technology, DSC Logistics

Executive Session I: Taking A Pragmatic Approach To Security
Neil Wynne, Senior Research Analyst, Gartner
Executive Session II: Positional Versus Influential Authority
Niel Nickolaisen, CTO/CIO, OC Tanner

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