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TECHTALKS SOUTHEAST

JUNE 8TH-JUNE 12TH | 1:00PM-3:00PM | VIRTUAL EVENT

THE SOUTHEAST REGION’S FIRST VIRTUAL MULTI-DAY TECH CONFERENCE

Explore the excitement, opportunity, and vision for next-generation technologies from the comfort of your own home.

EVENT DETAILS

​We’re bringing the Southeast U.S. technology community together from afar for a virtual series of short, powerful talks around artificial intelligence, cloud computing, machine learning, digital transformation and more featuring keynote speakers from:

  • Jacksonville, FL
  • West Palm Beach, FL
  • Tampa, FL
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Nashville, TN
  • Atlanta, GA
Conference Theme: Modernize Your Business for the Future Learn how to future-proof your business and transform your organization using next-generation technologies.

EVENT LOCATION

Virtual Event

Here's a sneak peek at what's in store...

INTERESTED IN SPEAKING?

We’re on the lookout for forward-thinking, innovative, and inspirational speakers to add to this year’s program. Follow the link below to apply to be a TECHTalks Southeast Speaker!

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.

GRAB SOME LUNCH! IT’S ON US!

The first 50 registrants can enjoy complimentary lunch on us! Register today to be the first 50 attendees to receive a free lunch voucher.

Meet Our Speakers

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George Whitaker

DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION SECURITY AND CLOUD ARCHITECTURE, PGA OF AMERICA

TECHTalks Topic: Remote: Next Level Digital Transformation

George Whitaker has 20 years of experience in the Technology space. His passions revolve around his daughters, soccer, continuous improvement, and technology. His background spans traditional IT, Digital Transformations, DevOps transformations, E-Commerce, ERP, and AWS.

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.

Mark McNasby

FOUNDER AND CEO, IVY.AI

TECHTalks Topic: AI in Ed Tech - How a Simple Idea Solved a Complex Problem

Mark McNasby is the CEO and co-founder of Ivy.ai, a technology company that provides conversational, state-of-the-art Chatbots and AI-powered solutions. Mark was also the co-founder and CEO of OptimalResume.com, an online resume builder used by over 700 colleges and universities. After spending over a decade innovating new technology for Higher Education, Mark became an industry leader in Ed Tech. 

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Pete Tseronis

FOUNDER AND CEO, DOTS AND BRIDGES FORMER CTO, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

TECHTalks Topic: Connecting Dots, Building Bridges, and Catalyzing Transformation

An accomplished entrepreneur, business executive, and cybersecurity strategist with 27+ years leading myriad Cabinet-level and commercial entities, Pete maintains a passion for collaborating with government, industry, investor, and academic ecosystems to unearth and stimulate transformative innovation while increasing private-sector commercialization.

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Patrick nAVARRO

EXECUTIVE VP, HEAD OF CLOUD, FRANK RECRUITMENT GROUP

TECHTalks Topic: TBA

Patrick Navarro is the founder and EVP of Jefferson Frank. He has spent the last 4 years working within the AWS ecosystem building out Jefferson Frank’s presence on a global basis.  Pat also has 9 years of niche technology resource planning and strategy and has led many teams to success.   Pat serves as a speaker and SME on all AWS panels for Jefferson Frank. 

Keisha James

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VP OF COMMERCIAL DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY, GE POWER

TECHTalks Topic: The Future of CRM: How to Empower Your Team to Think Strategically About How they Serve their Customer

With more than 21 years of cross-functional leadership experience in the areas of Information Technology, Digital Technology, Operations, Sourcing and Quality, Keisha has been serving as the VP, Commercial Digital Technology of GE Power since 2013.

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Brien Blandford

PARTNER SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT, AMAZON WEB SERVICES

TECHTalks Topic: Working Within the Data Lake

Brien supports AWS partners on behalf of customers. A mechanical engineer by training, he brings experience with data analytics for industrial applications, IoT systems, and edge device management.

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ANTHONY MORGANTE

PARTNER SOLUTIONS LEADER, AMAZON WEB SERVICES

TECHTalks Topic: Right Size Your IT Infrastructure and Outsize Your Business​

With over 20 years of exemplary leadership in business development and enterprise sales, forged upon a strong technical and business foundation, Anthony, a recent addition to AWS just shy of 2 years, leads a North America team of Partner Sales Managers focused on Microsoft Workloads and Cloud Native technologies. 

DUSTIN POTTER

SENIOR CLOUD SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT, EAGLEDREAM TECHNOLOGIES

TECHTalks Topic: How to Get the Most Out of Your Cloud Transformation

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.

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Scott Weber

VP OF CLOUD SOLUTIONS, EAGLEDREAM TECHNOLOGIES

TECHTalks Topic: The Art of the Possible: Demystifying AI and Machine Learning

With over 20 years of experience in IT, Research, and Cloud Computing, Scott bring a passion for innovation, architecture, and emerging patterns. As Vice President of Cloud Solutions, he leads EagleDream’s cloud consulting services, spanning application development, security and operations. He is one of 30 APN Ambassadors in North America.

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