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2020 Event Talks

2020 Event Recap

September 16, 2020

Virtual Conference

Wednesday 9/16
7:30 AM
What‘s Your Cyber IQ?
Feat. Major General Brett Williams (Ret.)
8:00 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
TierPoint Chairman and CEO, Jerry Kent
8:05 AM
Tom Gruber, Co-Founder of Siri
9:15 AM
The Dramatic Acceleration to Multi-Cloud
State of Cloud in 2021 & Beyond
9:55 AM
Security 2020: Zero Trust in a Remote Landscape
Feat. Forrester Analyst, Chase Cunningham
10:35 AM
The Pivot for Now
IT Peers Share COVID-19 Stories
11:25 AM
Enabling a Remote Workforce
Fireside Chat with Nutanix
12:00 PM
Live with Fabio Viviani
Italian Cooking Demo
Thursday 9/17
11:30 AM
Welcome & Housekeeping
Welcome Back to BraveIT, Day 2!
11:40 AM
How to Survive the Pandemic Recession
Forrester, Service Now, and Newmark Knight Frank
12:15 PM
Empowering Businesses to Thrive in a Multi-Cloud World
Fireside Chat with Dell Technologies
12:45 PM
Towards a Fearless Future: a Tech 2025 News Roundtable
A Frank Discussion on Today‘s Tech News
1:20 PM
AI Applications for your Business Have Arrived
How to get started with AI for your business
1:55 PM
Psychology & Fear in Security Decision Making
Feat. Paul Mazzucco
2:45 PM
Deliver on Your Hybrid Cloud Strategy with Confidence
Fireside Chat with VMware
3:15 PM
BraveIT Award Ceremony
3:30 PM
Dan Doctoroff, CEO of Sidewalk Labs
4:30 PM
Digital Deception
Interactive Magic Experience

About the Event

BraveIT 2020, a virtual event held September 16-17, was the third in a series of annual shows designed to help IT professionals make sense of technology advancements in AI, cybersecurity, and blockchain, as well as business drivers like cloud migration, disaster recovery, digital transformation, and data security.

Hosted and powered by TierPoint, a data center and managed services provider, BraveIT 2020 drew hundreds of IT managers, analysts, CIOs, CTOs, engineers and product managers. Attendees shared ideas and advice on IT security, emerging technologies, business continuity and the future of data centers. The two-day event featured panel discussions, workshops, peer-to-peer sessions and talks by top IT executives and analysts from leading organizations such as Dell, VMWare, Forrester and many others.

Shannon Orr of Avant and A Silver Lining Foundation
2020 Brave IT Award Winner

Shannon Orr

Avant National Channel Manager

Shannon is one of many IT role models who contribute their time and energy to improve the IT “quality of life” in their communities.