End-User Presentation - Wilson D’Souza, Senior Vice President, End User Computing, Enterprise Infrastructure, Fidelity Investments
Wilson D’Souza is Senior Vice President, End User Computing within the Enterprise Infrastructure division of Fidelity Investments. EUC is responsible for all client support, end user platforms, messaging, directory, e-compliance, collaboration platforms and IT user experience.
He comes to Fidelity from MIT where he was Director of Infrastructure Software Development & Architecture “ISDA” and Client Support Services “CSS” organizations. He also founded MIT’s Kerberos Consortium and served on its board.
Prior to joining MIT, he served as Director in the architecture and engineering group at Merrill Lynch. Prior to Merrill Lynch, he has held a variety of management and technical positions at Pepsi Cola International, Emirates Airlines and various technology companies in India.
He has a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communications from Karnataka University, India. He lives in Lexington, MA with his wife and 2 sons.
Keynote - Terrence Cosgrove, Research Director, Mobile and Client Computing, Gartner
Terrence Cosgrove is a Research Director at Gartner, where he is part of the Mobile and Client Computing group. He covers the management and support of end-user computing, including client and mobile device management, desktop virtualization, application virtualization, and IT operations. He previously worked at Smith Barney as a Research Associate analyzing investment opportunities in technology companies.
Dan Grady, Business Intelligence Systems Engineer for the Eastern Area, Information Builders
Dan is an experienced corporate speaker at large events around the world. He also devotes much of his time to working with customers and prospects on creating and demonstrating BI solutions that showcase how Information Builders technologies can be applied to real world business problems. Dan has been working with BI solutions in many capacities both technical and sales in his 15 years with Information Builders. Some of his specialties include mobile applications, predictive analytics and extensive dashboard design. He is a graduate of St. Joseph’s College and the University of Dayton, and currently resides in the NY City area
David McNeely, Director of Product Management, Centrify
David McNeely is a Director of Product Management at Centrify, and works with customers to drive the roadmap for Centrify's award-winning Identity and Access Management solutions. David has worked in the Identity and Access management market for over 16 years holding various Product Marketing and Management positions at ActiveIdentity, AOL, iPlanet and Netscape. At Netscape and iPlanet he was the Director of Product Management for the Directory and Security product line where he first promoted the concept of a centralized Directory for all identity and access management.
David D. DeLorenzo, Associate Director – Managed Services and UC&C Mobility, Verizon Enterprise Solutions
David D. DeLorenzo is currently an Associate Director for Managed Services and UC&C Mobility in Verizon’s Enterprise Solutions Group, a newly formed global business unit of Verizon Communications. In this role David is responsible for a UC&C Managed Services portfolio for Cisco, Avaya, and other partners, as well as the UC&C Mobility applications and products.
David was formerly a Senior Product Manager in Avaya’s Global Communications Solutions (GCS) organization, responsible for next generation UC&C products. While at Avaya he also held positions as a Senior Product Manager for Avaya’s 9600 Series IP Telephones and many of their endpoint products and soft clients. David has additional experience as a Program and Development Manager for Avaya’s devices portfolio, and most recently managed outsourced global ODM development projects related to this business.
Reza Nabavi, Director of Mobile Product Marketing, Accellion
Nabavi brings more than 15 years of experience in marketing consumer mobile application and messaging platform products. In his current role as Director of Product Marketing for Accellion, Inc., he focuses on competitive analysis and positioning of Accellion Mobile Apps and the secure, mobile file sharing solution in the enterprise content mobility market segment.
Prior to Accellion, he led UI and OS platform marketing for Symbian and NOKIA in North America. Nabavi’s foundation as a successful marketer in the mobile industry began at Sun Microsystems where, during his 10 year tenure, he led senior industry marketing, market development and product marketing roles. Key products and markets Nabavi was responsible for include mobile messaging value-added services, wireless data services segment, and J2ME platform for mobile devices. Nabavi has an MBA from USC Marshall School of Business and is a regular speaker at mobile industry trade events.
Jeff Schick, Vice President of Social Software, IBM
Jeff Schick has been with IBM since 1988 and has held various executive roles in both development and the field. Jeff is currently the Vice President of Social Software and has overall responsibility for collaboration software including Messaging, Unified Communications, Social Software and Office Productivity solutions. He is responsible for delivering these solutions so they may be deployed in the cloud as well as on premises Jeff is the creator of IBM’s social software, IBM Connections. IBM Connections is the the #1 social networking software for the enterprise and used by governments and businesses around the world.
Jeff also serves on the Advisory Board of the Film Foundation as the technology advisor. The Film Foundation is focused on the preservation of film and the education of visual arts in schools around the world . The Film Foundation is an organization that Martin Scorsese chairs and whose Board Directors also includes Steven Speilberg, George Lucas, Clint Eastwood and other esteemed Directors.
Sarah Carter, VP of Marketing, Actiance
At 17 Sarah joined the workforce as a taxi driver and remembers her roots well, so you can expect an interesting tour through the ins and outs of Social Networking and Web 2.0. Anecdotes and customer stories are of course inevitable, (and gratuities are expected). It took a stint with IBM, a software developer in Canada before she moved to the UK IT security market some (ahem) 12 years ago, where she joined the management team of a UK security integrator, floated the company on AIM, acquired others and then sold it.
Having spent four years working with Actiance customers and partners throughout Europe and Asia, Sarah recently relocated to HQ in California. Sarah works with FINRA, IIROC, the FSA and SEBI and runs the social engagement team at Actiance. She works with Actiance clients on best practice social media and collaboration strategies in Europe and the USA and regularly speaks on the topic on both continents.