Tech Leaders Tackle Biggest IT Challenges of 2016 at Trace3 EVOLVE

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Techleaders-326x128 Tech Leaders Tackle Biggest IT Challenges of 2016 at Trace3 EVOLVETrace3, a pioneer in digital business transformation, today released its speaking lineup for the company’s annual technology leadership event, Evolve, which will take place at the Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa in Las Vegas on Jan. 27-28, 2016.

The event will host over 700 attendees including top ranking CIOs, IT leaders from the Fortune 500, Silicon Valley VCs, industry analysts, business press and renowned authors, who will offer insights on the most significant trends and challenges in IT for 2016. The show will conclude with a gala dinner event to honor the top CIOs of the year at the annual Trace3 Outlier Awards ceremony. The Outlier Award recognizes CIOs who consistently deliver dynamic innovation and outstanding leadership in the field of information technology.

Highlights of the EVOLVE Agenda Include:

What are CIO’s priorities for 2016 by Julie Eckstrom, (formerly CIO Magazine)
Helping IT Leaders find their Essential Purpose in 2016 by Greg McKeown, New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
What is the business of the CIO in 2016 — the age of cloud services? by Dr. Katy Ring, 451 research Director of Cloud & IT Services
2016 Investment Priorities for Venture Capitalists by Tom Frangione, Chief Operating Officer of Greylock Partners
Developing your 2016 Product Rapidly by Hayes Drumwright, CEO of POPin
Making wise 2016 IT spending decisions by Niel Nickolaisen, author and the creator of the IT Decision Matrix
The Event will close with the first 2016 Appearance of Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak who is currently Chief Scientist at Primary Data. Wozniak will be joined in conversation by NetApp co- founder Dave Hitz. The two Silicon Valley Legends will be taking questions from the IT leaders in attendance.

The event will also offer numerous breakout sessions covering topics such as Dev Ops, The Internet of Things, Big Data, Composable Infrastructure and the latest Disruptive Data Center Technology arriving in 2016.

“We are honored to host such an impressive group of technology innovators at our annual conference this year,” said Chad Cardenas, President and Chief Innovation Officer of Trace3. “Our goal is to offer our clients insights on how to embrace technology innovation in order to drive positive change within an organization and achieve greater levels of success in 2016.”


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