Speakers

Guest Keynote Speakers

Ze Frank

Ze Frank

Executive Vice President of Video at Buzzfeed.com, Internet Celebrity, Entrepreneur and Viral Media Consultant

Ze Frank is one of the most influential online entertainers, turning out one online hit after another for years. He brings audiences an experience they will never forget, a truly entertaining and yet insightful look at how technology and creativity intersect, especially in web design, marketing and new forms of media. Ze has unique experience doing new media design and marketing for important customers, helping them understand how to create contagious and viral media & how to leverage social media.

Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson, Ph.D.

A renowned leader in education and creativity, and bestselling author of “The Element”

Sir Ken Robinson, PhD is an internationally recognized leader in the development of education, creativity and innovation. He is also one of the world’s leading speakers with a profound impact on audiences everywhere. The videos of his famous 2006 and 2010 talks to the prestigious TED Conference have been seen by an estimated 200 million people in over 150 countries. His book The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything is a New York Times best seller

Gartner Keynote Speakers

Betsy Burton

Betsy Burton, Vice President and Distinguished Analyst

Business Outcome–Driven Enterprise Architecture: A Quantum Leap to Delivering Value

The next wave of enterprise architecture (EA) is here, and the focus has shifted to business outcomes. Enterprise architects must become pragmatic change agents to deliver real value to the organization. Currently, EA is drowning in complexity of the problems, but what are required are simple, elegant solutions. Developing a narrow focus on target business outcomes becomes the key to EA success.

Daryl Plummer

Daryl Plummer, Managing VP & Gartner Fellow

Closing Keynote: Setting the Right Priorities for Generating Real World Nexus Value

As the Nexus of cloud, social, mobile, and information continues to dominate strategic discussions, IT leaders are under pressure to successfully juggle multiple new technologies and application priorities. This presentation will highlight lessons learned, best practices, and concepts that carry the Nexus into a brighter future for IT.

Opening Keynote: Making the Nexus Real

The forces of the nexus have changed the basic definition of an application. Application professionals need to take action and make mobile, social, cloud and big data real in their own enterprise. Move from thinking about these forces to actually being the underpinning of new kinds of systems that drive your strategy. We will highlight leading-edge systems that are being deployed now. Where are the real opportunities? What are the best practices?

Jeff Schulman
Daryl C. Plummer
Don Scheibenreif

Gartner Keynote: Technology Trailblazers Panel - The Shifting Balance of Power in IT

The Nexus of Forces comprise four disruptive trends that are significantly changing the balance of power in the IT industry. It is the combination and intersection of these forces that opens the door to radical vendor innovation and disruption. This Gartner analyst-moderated panel includes vendors that are poised to influence and be influenced by the future of the nexus.

David Mitchell Smith
Yefim Natis
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Gartner Analysts

Ross Altman
Van L. Baker
Danny Brian
Betsy Burton
David W. Cearley
Mark Driver
Jim Duggan
Ian Finley
Ted Friedman
Dennis Gaughan
Matthew Hotle
Sean Kenefick
Kirk Knoernschild
Ramon Krikken
Andy Kyte
Benoit J. Lheureux
Avivah Litan
Neil MacDonald
Paolo Malinverno
Anne Thomas Manes
Thomas E. Murphy
Jim Murphy
Yefim V. Natis
Massimo Pezzini
Daryl C. Plummer
Brian Prentice
Don Scheibenreif
Jeff Schulman
W. Roy Schulte
Mei Selvage
David Mitchell Smith
Bill Swanton
Jess Thompson
Ray Valdes
Dale Vecchio
Nathan Wilson

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