TECHTalks – Jacksonville

Wednesday, February 26th | 8:00am – 1:00pm | Jessie Ball duPont Center, Jacksonville, FL

Get Inspired by the Future of Technology

Explore the excitement, opportunity, and vision for next-generation technologies in Jacksonville, FL


We’re bringing the Jacksonville technology community together for a series of short, powerful talks around artificial intelligence, cloud computing, machine learning, digital transformation and more.   

Talk with our experts, network with industry peers, and learn more about how you can adopt these innovative and emerging technologies in your everyday work.

Event Location

Jessie Ball duPont Center
40 E Adams St,
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Who Should Attend?

Anyone invested in learning more about how technology is enabling innovation and transformation in their local community. TECHTalks is a great educational and networking opportunity for senior executives, CIO’s, CTO’s, cloud architects, industry experts and even students interested in learning more about these new innovative ideas. 

At TECHTalks You’ll Learn:

  • Which technologies to watch, invest in, or ignore 
  • Strategies enterprises are using to adapt, innovate, and grow 
  • How technology leaders in your community are approaching innovation 
  • What you need to do to remain ahead of the technology curve 

Breakfast, Lunch, and Refreshments Provided

Attendees can enjoy complimentary breakfast and refreshments throughout the morning. Stick around for a networking lunch to conclude the event and the opportunity to win some great prizes! 


Tim Fitzgerald

Chief Data Officer, TIAA Bank

TECHTalks Topic: Managing Customer Data in a Digital-First World

Tim serves as a Senior Vice President and Chief Data Officer for TIAA Bank.  Tim has over 25 years of experience in the field of technology and the financial services industry. Previously, Tim spent 13 years at Capital One Financial Services where he held a number of senior positions managing Enterprise Data Service, Customer Data Management, US Card Data Warehouse.

Dustin Potter

Senior Cloud Solutions Architect, EagleDream Technologies

TECHTalks Topic: The Art of the Possible: Application Modernization

Dustin deals with infrastructure and operations, with a strong background in application development. He enjoys tackling problems of reliability/resilience and system maintainability. Dustin is a certified AWS Solutions Architect, as well as a AWS DevOps Engineer.

Melissa Fulmore-Hardwick

Vice President of IT Enterprise Applications, Acosta Sales & Marketing

TECHTalks Topic: Enterprise Digital Transformation

Regarded as one of the First Coast’s most prolific technology leaders, Melissa Fulmore-Hardwick has dedicated her more than 20-year career to merging innovative technology solutions with collaboration-based leadership. Her initiatives have skyrocketed operational efficiency, reduced the IT footprint and bridged exciting technologies with operational objectives.

Juliet Negrete-Anderson

Founder and COO, OnPay Solutions

Women’s Leadership Panel Participant

Julie founded OnPay Solutions in 2009 and serves as Chief Operating Officer. She is a creative and innovative leader with experience creating and managing strategic plans, budgets and business operations. When asked, she is most proud of the 100% client satisfaction rating maintained at OnPay Solutions. Julie has more than 25 years of leadership experience and was recently honored by the Jacksonville Business Journal as a 2019 TECH Leader in our community and was the Jacksonville Chamber’s Professional Woman of the Year in 2018.

Dr. Wendy Norfleet

CEO, Norfleet Integrated Solutions

Women’s Leadership Panel Participant

Wendy Norfleet is the CEO and founder of Norfleet Integrated Solutions (NIS). NIS specializes in developing and delivering technical training, leadership development and career coaching. Prior to NIS, Dr. Norfleet served as college-wide Academic Dean of Information Technology for Florida State College at Jacksonville from 2010 – 2016. Prior to higher education, Wendy contributed over 18 years in the Information Technology industry holding such positions as Director of Information Technology working in the bank, health and automotive industries.

Amy Warner

Sr Director, IT Business Operations, Acosta Sales & Marketing

Women’s Leadership Panel Participant

Amy has worked in both the Health Insurance and Consumer Packaged Goods industries implementing technology solutions. Throughout her 25 year career, she has served in many roles across the solution delivery lifecycle. She currently directs and oversees the Technology Program Management portfolio at Acosta Sales and Marketing to ensure IT programs and projects meet the organization goals and requirements.