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Event: Technical Symposium

Date: October 29 , 2012

Location: Santa Clara Convention Center, 
5001 Great America Parkway,
Santa Clara, CA 95054 

Time: 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Monday) 

Technical Symposium (1:00PM-8:00PM )
1:00PM-2:00PM Registration & Networking
2:00PM-2:30PM Keynote Speaker : Scott Collison (Vice President Business Development, Salesforce)
Topic : Doing Deals in the Cloud Ecosystem
Room : Great America JX
2:30PM-3:00PM Keynote Speaker : Bipul Sinha (Partner, Lightspeed Partners)
Topic: The enterprise trifecta: Data, Security, and Mobility. Which combination are you playing?
Room : Great America JX
3:00PM- 3:05PM Break
3:05PM- 4:00PM Big Data Track :
Topic : Big Data : from Big Picture to Reality
Speaker: Al Shipp (CEO, 3VR)
Room : Great America JX
Big Data Track :
Topic : An Introduction to NoSQL and Couchbase
Speaker: Dipti Borkar (Director, Product Management, Couchbase)
Room : Great America M.R.3
Mobile Track
Topic: First it was BYOD and now comes BYOC - How to get ready for this transition?
R.P.Singh (CEO, DocSync.Net)
Room : Great America M.R.1
Mobile Track
Mobile Security
Ajay Mishra (Chief Customer Officer, Mobileiron)
Room : Great America M.R.1
Cloud Computing Track
Application (Java, .net etc.) performance Monitoring
Speaker: Manoj Acharya (Director of Architecture, Appdynamics)
Room : Great America K
Mobile Track
Topic: BYOD: Is enterprise security at odds with user experience?
Speaker: Naeem Zafar (Co-founder & CEO, Bitzer Mobile Inc)
Room : Great America M.R.2
4:00PM-4:05PM Break
4:05PM - 5:00PM Mobile Track
Topic :
Why is security so important in Mobile World?
Speaker: Vishal Gupta (CEO, Seclore)
Room : Great America K
Entrepreneurship Track
Topic: Story about that one guy we should care about -- consumer
Speaker: Kushagra Shrivastava (Product Marketing Manager, Google)
Room : Great America M.R.1
Developer Track
Topic: Designing and managing a mega service for Billion users
Speaker: Suresh Babu (Partner Test Manager, Microsoft Corporation)
Room: Great America M.R.3
CIO Track: Panel Discussion
Topic: Emerging Technologies and their impact on the CIO function:
Venky Rangachari (CIO, Thomson Reuters)
Tim White (CIO, L.N. Curtis & Sons)
Joe Cardenas (VP & CIO, Pacific Compensation Insurance)
Lee Penning (CIO, Collabworks)
Rajib Arjun (Management Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP) - Moderator
Room : Great America JX
5:00PM-5:05PM Break
5:05PM-6:00PM Cloud Computing Track :
Topic: Cloud Telecom: How the New Infrastructure Paradigm is Changing how We Communicate
Speaker: Darren Schreiber (CEO, 2600HZ)
Room : Great America M.R.1

Mobile Track
Topic: Mobile Education: What Enterprise Can Learn From New Trends in Mobile Learning, Collaboration, and Administration
Speaker: Sudhir Kulkarni (Managing Partner, Sourcebits)
Room : Great America M.R.2

Mobile Track
Topic :
Examples and Implementations of Mobile 3D Augmented Reality
Speaker: Yosun Chang (CTO, Areality3D)
Room : Great America M.R.2
Big Data Track
Topic: Future Technology Directions in the IT Industry
Speaker: Prabhat Andleigh (Professional Services Turnaround specialist, Infosys)
Room : Great America K
Entrepreneurship Track
VC Panel Discussion
Topic: How should one evaluate if an idea can be a viable business?
Speakers: Rupam Shrivastava (SVP, ePlanet Capital)
Yuri G. Rabinovich (Co-Founder and General Partner, Monthly Ventures)
Deepak Jeevankumar (VC, General Catalyst Partners)
Rahm Shastry (CEO, Polaris Design Systems)
Rao Surapaneni (Principal Engineering Manager, Microsoft) - Moderator
Room : Great America JX
6:00PM-6:15PM Socialize Over Food
6:15PM-6:45PM Analyst Keynote: Anil Vasudeva (President & Chief Analyst, IMEX Research)
Topic: State of the Industry – Big Data Infrastructure
Room : Great America JX
6:45PM-7:15PM Keynote Speaker : Jack Norris (VP Marketing, Mapr Technologies)
Topic: Thinking Big with Hadoop
Room : Great America JX
7:15PM-7:45PM Keynote Speaker : Muddu Sudhakar (VP and GM Cloud and Big Data Analytics)
Topic : Big Data & Cloud Analytics - Revolutionary Approach to Instant Intelligence
Room : Great America JX
7:45PM-8:15PM Keynote Speaker: Martin Hack (President, CEO & Co-Founder, Skytree Corporation)
Topic: Why Machine Learning is the Right Approach to Big Data Analytics
Room : Great America JX
8:15PM - 8:30PM Networking


Event Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

  • Ebay

Gold Sponsor

  • Infosys

Silver Sponsors

  • Microsoft
  • Sony
  • IBM

Participating Companies

  • Google
  • Couchbase
  • MapR
  • Paypal
  • TechMahindra
  • Scopus Consulting Group Inc
  • Sphata Systems
  • Seclore
  • 3VR


  • Tuxedo cat software, team
  • NewzSocial
  • Syfx Tekworks
  • Vilynx
  • Appception
  • Gushcloud
  • Pintrips
  • PapayaMobile
  • mutu
  • Verbble
  • TotalCoach
  • SportYourself, Inc
  • Rendewoo
  • Semibase Inc
  • Offerbus
  • Bitzer Mobile
  • Visual Stager
  • Streetline, Inc.
  • Penxy
  • Somroli Systems
  • AMP Tech
  • Posidex
  • eGrabber Inc
  • 2600hz
  • Cooliris
  • AppDynamics Inc
  • NextVerb, Inc.
  • freemoneytone
  • Reliable Coders