ITAM Virtual Summit

STRIVE TO SCALE

APRIL 15 | 11 AM - 3PM EST

Join our interactive, half-day summit on information technology asset management (ITAM) trends and strategies! You'll take away actionable steps to help your organization optimize costs, improve business efficiency, and increase visibility across your entire software estate.

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Featured Speakers

Jim Ryan, President & CEO of Flexera

Jim Ryan

President and CEO

Flexera

 

Jim Ryan leads Flexera, a global, privately-held $400M+ software company headquartered outside of Chicago. In the five years since Jim Ryan has been CEO, Flexera has experienced dramatic revenue and EBITDA growth, led two ownership changes with private equity, and completed over a dozen M&A transactions. He has been instrumental in growing the company’s valuation by a factor of 15X+ to now nearly $3B. 

Rich Gibbons Rich Gibbons, Service Director, ITAM Review

Rich Gibbons

Service Director

ITAM Review

 

Rich Gibbons is the ITAM Services Director for ITAM Review and has been in IT for over 15 years as a reseller, a trainer, and an analyst. With a focus on the impact of cloud and future technologies on software licensing & ITAM, he enables organizations to solve challenges and embrace change by keeping them up to date and ready for the future. You can connect with him on LinkedIn here and sign up to his Microsoft newsletter here.

Becky Trevino

VP of Product Marketing & Operations

Snow Software

 

Becky Trevino serves as Vice President of Product Marketing and Operations at Snow Software where she is responsible for the commercial success of Snow's product portfolio. One of the highlights of Becky's role is working closely with innovative customers who are leveraging the power of the Snow platform to bring their asset data - software, hardware, SaaS, cloud - together to provide their organizations with technology intelligence. 

 

Alastair Pooley, CIO, Snow Software

Alastair Pooley

Chief Information Officer 

Snow Software

 

Alastair Pooley is the CIO at Snow, where he is responsible for global IT strategy and implementation. Before joining Snow, Alastair served as a Global VP of Infrastructure & Cloud Services at Sophos (LSE: SOPH) where he was instrumental in the development of Sophos Cloud and delivered services to 3000 employees and 100 million endpoint users. 

Stacy Case, FinOps Foundation

Stacy Case

Director of Operations 

FinOps Foundation

 

Stacy is the Director of Operations at the FinOps Foundation where she is heavily involved with the community focusing on education, engagement, and career advancement of FinOps members. She has spent the past 15+ years developing and running programs at a variety of technology companies of various sizes. You can connect with her on LinkedIn

Jaisson Mailloux, Cloud Services Practice Lead, SoftwareONE

Jaisson Mailloux

Cloud Services Practice Lead

SoftwareONE

 

Jaisson has 20+ years in the technology industry and has become a business owner for Azure, AWS and cloud management and tools.

 

Kevin Hooton, Service Lead - Asset Management, SoftwareONE

Kevin Hooton

NORAM Practice Lead - Software Asset Management

SoftwareONE

 

Mr. Hooton runs a consulting group for North America at SoftwareONE, specializing in software asset management (SAM) and software procurement. With over 25 years of experience helping clients increase revenues, lower costs and make smarter business decisions, his focus area is enabling clients to maximize the value of the software investments.

Dan Orthman, Professional Services Director, SoftwareONE

Dan Ortman

Professional Services Director

SoftwareONE

 

Dan has 20+ years in the technology industry, serving as CIO and Executive IT leadership for 12 of those years. He has become a SLM Professional Services Leader and NORAM Cross Portfolio Leader.

Why Attend

Discover and learn from industry experts how to increase automation and digitization in your organization through new ITAM and software asset management (SAM) technologies.


You will learn how to:

  • Structure your ITAM strategy to align with business goals
  • Set priorities for spending throughout the year
  • Allocate budget to drive digital transformation
  • Understand and implement a FinOps strategy
  • Move your organization beyond audits by recognizing publisher priorities

Agenda

11:00 AM | Welcome 

KEVIN HOOTON, NORTH AMERICA PRACTICE LEAD FOR SOFTWARE ASSET MANAGEMENT, SOFTWAREONE

 

11:05 AM | Maximizing the Value of Technology Investments

JIM RYAN, PRESIDENT AND CEO, FLEXERA

CIOs are continually challenged to deliver services at the lowest cost and risk. This session will focus on best practices to maximize business value of technology investments across On-Prem, SaaS, and Cloud. Learn how technology value optimization (TVO) enables organizations to deliver insights that fuel better-informed decisions as you shift to cloud, and enables proactive management of your cloud and on-premises environments.

 

11:50 AM | The Future of ITAM: Looking Back to Look Forward

KEVIN HOOTON, NORTH AMERICA PRACTICE LEAD FOR SOFTWARE ASSET MANAGEMENT, SOFTWAREONE

RICH GIBBONS, SERVICE DIRECTOR, ITAM REVIEW

Reflect on the changes that impacted the ITAM world in 2020 and what 5 trends to watch in 2021.

 

12:35 PM | Lunch Break

 

1:05 PM | Ensuring Stability, Efficiency & Resilience Today, Delivering a Growth Platform for Tomorrow

ALASTAIR POOLEY, CIO, SNOW SOFTWARE

BECKY TREVINO, VICE PRESIDENT OF PRODUCT MARKETING & OPERATIONS, SNOW SOFTWARE

Where CIOs and IT teams around the world have spent the past few months prioritizing stability, security and efficiency, as they provision a world of remote work, attention is now increasingly shifting to balancing these with essential foundations such as visibility, control and cost management on top of a renewed focus on growth and innovation

In this presentation, Snow Software’s CIO, Alastair Pooley, and VP of Product & Operations, Becky Trevino, will discuss how to gain true end-to-end visibility of your IT estate, which is essential for: 

  • Ensuring ongoing resilience and adaptability in a rapidly changing world
  • Optimizing IT spend to enable investment in vital growth initiatives, innovation and areas of hyper-focus such as sustainability
  • Mitigating risk in three significant areas (security, financial and reputation) when making decisions about technology spend
  • Staying one step ahead of looming vendor audits, and surges in SaaS and Cloud adoption, that could break the budget.

 

1:50 PM | What is FinOps? 

STACY CASE, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, FINOPS FOUNDATION

JAISSON MAILLOUX, CLOUD SERVICES PRACTICE LEAD, SOFTWAREONE

DAN ORTMAN, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES DIRECTOR, SOFTWAREONE

Cloud Financial Management: Bringing together every area of an organization to make informed decisions and drive business transformation.

 

2:35 PM | Where Do We Go From Here? Developing a "Strive to Scale" Strategy

KEVIN HOOTON, NORTH AMERICA PRACTICE LEAD FOR SOFTWARE ASSET MANAGEMENT, SOFTWAREONE

DAN ORTMAN, PROFESSIONAL SERVICES DIRECTOR, SOFTWAREONE

Incorporate key learnings from today's sessions and building a viable plan that aligns business priorities with ITAM industry trends.

 

3:00 PM | Session Wrap Up and Take Away's

KEVIN HOOTON, NORTH AMERICA PRACTICE LEAD FOR SOFTWARE ASSET MANAGEMENT, SOFTWAREONE

 

*All Times Eastern 

Thank You to All of Our Spring 2021 Sponsors!