What to Expect

BraveIT is an interactive, thought leadership and networking event designed for the modern IT professional.

2020 Speakers




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

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Archived Sessions

The agenda was designed to help the modern IT leader navigate and understand emerging technologies and how they are impacting IT business strategies. Speakers from Forrester, VMware, Dell Technologies, Nutanix and many others took the stage.

About the BraveIT Award

A peer nominated award to an individual who has exemplified bravery through the utilization of technology for the benefit of others.

Voting for the 2020 award is now closed.

2020 Venue

Virtual Platform Powered by ON24

Interactive Talks. Virtual Exhibitor Booths. Resource Center.

“BraveIT offers IT professionals options on how to think outside the box and shift their way of how they currently consume IT.”

Joe DeSantis, Unitas Global

“I had the pleasure of meeting so many exceptional individuals that are on the frontlines of IT transformation. The panels and guest speakers were informative, engaging and exciting.”

Oisin Willis, CTO, Hügg Technology Inc.

“BraveIT offers value in bringint IT professionals together to raise awareness on key focus areas that are impacting all industries.”

Anglea Mak, JP Morgan Chase

“The one thing that strikes me about BraveIT is the energy and passion of the folks who attend.”

David Sangster, COO Nutanix

“The session I enjoyed the most was the Digital Transformation session. I thought it was fascinating and very honest, that the panelists were very direct and candid about their experiences and their willingness to change.”

Jeff Sieracki, Senior Director, Product Management at CenturyLink

“These types of conferences are so important for customers [IT professionals] to come to… We get so bogged down with what we’re doing on a day-to-day basis that this [the conference] really gives companies an opportunity to see what else is out there to help solve their current problems.”

Caroline Seymour, Director, Product Marketing at Zerto

“BraveIT gives you the opportunity to learn and network with world class experienced tech leaders, and most notably, BraveIT recognizes the leaders that are inspiring everyone around them with professional and personal accomplishments.”

Brian Fischer, GTT

“TierPoint certainly knows how to educate both their trusted advisors and customers alike. BraveIT was full of interesting things to see and hear.”

Cheryl Dawn Hacker, AVANT

“I really enjoy and learn a lot from the hosted panel discussions as they offer a diverse perspective from subject matter experts in IT, cloud, and beyond. My favorites were based on the hot topics like remote working, and cyber security.

Brian Fischer, GTT