Egnyte Customer Summit

September 10 – 11, 2019

San Francisco, CA

Why attend

Transformational IT shifts don’t happen alone. Join distinguished peers, industry luminaries, and product experts at the 2019 Egnyte Customer Summit to learn how leading businesses are transforming their digital strategies with Egnyte. You’ll gain actionable insights for accelerating work no matter how or where work happens and get a view into the shifts in security, governance and compliance, happening today.

Register

Expand your community

Connect with hundreds of fellow Egnyte champions to share wins, challenges, and best practices. Bring your online discussions to an in–person forum. Shift your thinking—no subject is off limits.

Be in-the-know

Be the first to hear about the latest product features, integrations, and company initiatives. You might shift from someone who knows something about Egnyte to being the smartest one in the room. How cool is that?

Gain inspiration

By meeting your peers, industry experts, listening to the keynote speakers and participating in breakout sessions you will shift from knowledge to actionable insight.

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Agenda

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September 10th, 2019

  • 8:00
  • Registration & Breakfast
    Industry
  • 9:00
  • Opening and Welcome
    Vineet Jain, CEO / Founder, Egnyte; Rajesh Ram, CCO / Founder, Egnyte
    Great Room 1 & 2
  • 9:15
  • Opening Keynote: Data is the Currency of our lives, this is how you protect it
    Eric O'Neill, Best-selling author, Security expert, Former FBI Operative, and subject of Universal Studios’ film, Breach
    Great Room 1 & 2
  • 10:15
  • Break
  • 10:30
  • Product Roadmap
    Greg Neustaetter, VP of Products, Egnyte
    Sean Puttergill, VP of Products, Egnyte
    Great Room 1 & 2
  • 12:00
  • Lunch
    Industry & Social Terrace
  • 3:30
  • Egnyte Ecosystem
    Ronen Vengosh, VP Platform and Ecosystem, Egnyte
    Great Room 1 & 2
  • 4:30
  • Egnyte Expo / Partner Happy Hour
    Social Terrace
  • 7:00
  • Evening Reception
    Hotel Via Rooftop

September 11th, 2019

  • 8:00
  • Breakfast
    Industry
  • 9:00
  • Customer Panel: Achieving Maximum ROI with Egnyte
    Aaron Froberg, Director Business Value; Marti Smith, Director Business Process Improvement, Brasfield & Gorrie; Dave Nish, VP of Technology, GP Bullhound; Vimal Thomas, CIO, Yamaha
    Great Room 1 & 2
  • 10:00
  • The Cloud-First Approach to Sustainable Data Governance
    Jeff Sizemore, VP Governance & Compliance, Egnyte
    Great Room 1 & 2
  • 10:45
  • Break
  • 12:00
  • Lunch
    Industry & Social Terrace
  • 1:30
  • Closing Keynote: Reach for the Stars
    Scott D. Altman, former NASA Astronaut & veteran of four space shuttle missions
    Great Room 1 & 2
  • 2:30
  • Closing Remarks

The agenda is subject to change, check back often for updates.

Breakout Sessions

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September 10th, 2019

  • 1:30 - 2:15
  • How to Adapt and Profit in a Rapidly Evolving Industry Construction
    Great Room 1 & 2 Presenters: Mark Mandarelli, President & CIO, Sprig Electric; Stan Singh, Director of Production Management, Raken; Satyam Verma, Strategic Partnerships, Pype; Eric Cleveland, IT Manager Jobsite Services at Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC; Mike Yatteau, Sr. Product Manager, Construction, Egnyte Sometimes it feels like if we blink, we might be too late. Virtually overnight, the construction sector has gone from strings and tape measures, to 3D models and field layout solutions. Discover how Egnyte is keeping its clients up to speed in one of the world’s fastest-growing technology markets. Hear from a panel of your peers and Egnyte partners on how to keep your business reaching for the Cloud.
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  • 1:30 - 2:15
  • How data strategy evolves from emerging biotech to enterprise pharma Life Sciences
    Workroom 1 Presenters: Andrew LeBeau, Associate VP, Biologics Marketing, Dotmatics; Robert Kuhn, Senior Information Technology Manager, Retrophin; Jeff Reed, Senior Director of IT, Informatics and Data Management at Rheos Medicines; Alok Tayi, Ph.D., VP of Life Sciences, Egnyte The life sciences industry is changing rapidly. New trends, like R&D externalization, cloud computing, and cybersecurity, have simultaneously created opportunities and challenges in extracting value from data in drug development. In this panel, we will explore how companies are addressing the dynamic landscape of data-related issues, and further study their strategies for converting data assets into next generation medicines.
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  • 1:30 - 2:15
  • 15 ways to maintain your Egnyte Domain for Secure Use Egnyte University
    Workroom 2 Presenters: Kathleen Hunt, Curriculum Developer at Egnyte Data loss incidents are on the rise, and it’s crucial to learn how to protect yourself. We’ll teach you how to properly use features like Groups, permissions, link sharing options, and more to keep your data safe while still giving your users the ability to share and collaborate.
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  • 1:30 - 2:15
  • How MSP’s can Grow Business by Understanding Client Data and Reducing Risk MSP
    Workroom 3 Presenter: Steve Rutkovitz, Founder and CEO at Choice Cybersecurity With the increasing amount of sensitive data flowing into businesses today, the frequency of security breaches is on the rise. As more and more regulatory compliances are enacted, it has become vital to understand client data. For over 20 years, Steve Rutkovitz has remained a MSP industry professional, helping MSP's and MSSP’s learn how to look at client data workflows to keep them protected from the bad guys. Knowing how to identify opportunities to provide security services to help clients stay protected and meet compliance, is just the first step. His 3 step repeatable proven process: Assess, Address, Maintain aids in putting the best practices necessary in place to navigate the road to security and compliance. Join us to hear how you can capitalize on providing next level security and compliance services.
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  • 2:30 - 3:15
  • Before the Breach: How a Proactive Data Governance Program Can Mitigate or Prevent a Breach Data Governance & Compliance
    Workroom 2 Presenters: Thaddeus Mielnicki, Director, Governance and Compliance at Egnyte; Sean Weppner, Chief Strategy Officer, Nisos; Jeff Sizemore, VP Governance & Compliance, Egnyte; Sean Puttergill, VP of Products, Egnyte This breakout session will look at breach prevention and what can be done to govern data so that the effects of a potential breach are prevented or mitigated. It will explore how the Egnyte platform can help our customers maintain an organized and transparent data repository. Panel experts will use their knowledge of handling these events pre and post breach to educate customers on the current threat landscape.
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  • 2:30 - 3:15
  • Egnyte for Financial Services - Keeping up with ever changing regulation Financial Services
    Workroom 1 Presenters: Jack Burback, Deputy CISO, Wintrust; Kristen Haught, Security & Compliance BDM, Financial Services, Amazon; Brittany Carambio, Product Marketing Manager, Egnyte Engaging your existing customers, finding better ways to further serve them and ultimately attracting new clients is top of mind in financial services. For most organizations, their customer portals are the first and main point of interaction. Learn about how Egnyte is helping clients accelerate their digital capabilities while providing an enhanced user experience and greater visibility and control over their content.
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  • 2:30 - 3:15
  • A deep dive into the latest features in Egnyte Egnyte University
    Great Room 1 & 2 Presenters: Greg Neustaetter, Vice President of Product; Kathleen Hunt, Curriculum Developer, Egnyte We’ll introduce you to some new features we’ve recently released to ensure you’re up to date on all of our improvements. Then, we’ll teach you how to use these features and how to implement them within your organization so all of your users can get the most out of Egnyte.
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  • 2:30 - 3:15
  • Answers in the Room MSP
    Workroom 3 Presenters: Austin Garner, VP, Egnyte; Caitlyn Cicotte-Dorr, Partner Account Manager; Noel Jimenez, Partner Account Manager Egnyte has made a tremendous effort across the last 5 years to redefine our channel strategy. With that we've more than quadrupled resources and team coverage for the MSP Channel specifically. We've also massively overhauled our reseller dashboard to make it easier for our partners to start offering Egnyte to their customer base. But now we'd like to hear from you. Please join us for our first ever "Answers in the Room" - breakout session where we hope to continue our program improvement efforts by enriching our strategy with feedback directly from the partners that make such a huge impact on our business.
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September 11th, 2019

  • 11 - 12:00
  • CCPA and the Changing Landscape of Data Governance in the U.S Data Governance & Compliance
    Workroom 2 Presenters: Thaddeus Mielnicki, Director, Governance and Compliance at Egnyte; Jeff Sizemore, VP Governance & Compliance, Egnyte; Sean Puttergill, VP of Products, Egnyte; Kris Lahiri, Co-Founder, Chief Security Officer at Egnyte This session will look at the California Consumer Protection Act and what is necessary for organizations to prepare and be compliant when the law goes into effect. It will delve into how other states are looking at the changing paradigm between security and privacy in the post GDPR world, and how the Egnyte platform was built to handle multiple compliance demands across our customers data repositories.
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  • 11 - 12:00
  • Partner Panel: Autodesk + Egnyte Construction
    Great Room 1 & 2 Presenters: James Cook, Head of Partnerships and Strategic Alliances, Plangrid; Jared Coelho, Industry Manager - Construction Technology, Autodesk, Hari Krishnan, Director of Products, Egnyte Autodesk and Egnyte partnership always focused on delivering the best experience for our customers. This only increased with Autodesk’s latest acquisition in the construction field. Representative of Autodesk, PlanGrid and Egnyte will talk about our existing, mutual solutions, announce new ones, and will discuss our roadmap.
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  • 11 - 12:00
  • Customer Panel: How 3 companies successfully onboarded their teams to Egnyte Egnyte University
    Workroom 3 Presenters: Kathleen Hunt, Curriculum Developer at Egnyte; Tea Ward, Knowledge Management Lead, MSI - a TetraTech company; Peter Haley, Director, Operations at Gordon Brothers Hear from customers across different industries that have successfully executed an onboarding plan. You’ll also learn about general best practices that all companies can implement to make the process as seamless as possible.
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  • 11 - 12:00
  • Market Intelligence Session: Trends in IT Security MSP
    Workroom 1 Presenters: Comptia, Gary Bixler, Founder and Principal Consultant, Bixler Enterprises As technology becomes a critical component for digital organizations, security becomes an even higher priority. Most companies know that security is important, but they aren't sure which steps to take as they change their IT approach. This market intelligence session, based on CompTIA's latest research describes the three areas that every business should focus on: the new technology that is needed, the new processes that must be adopted, and the education that must be given to end users.
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Speakers

More exciting speakers to be announced!

FAQs

  • What is included in my conference registration?

    1 1/2 - day conference and meals (breakfast and lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday), and reception on Tuesday provided by Egnyte. Attendees are responsible for hotel, travel and any additional expenses during the conference.

  • When should I arrive and when should I depart?

    The conference begins early Tuesday morning, September 10 with registration and breakfast beginning at 8am and the first keynote at 9am. For most travelers coming from out-of-state we recommend arriving Monday evening, September 9th. The conference will conclude at 2:30PM PST on Wednesday, September 11th to give attendees the opportunity to travel home Wednesday evening if necessary. Egnyte has reserved a first-come first-served room block at the W San Francisco for Monday-Wednesday nights.

  • Is there a registration fee?

    No. Registration is complimentary on behalf of Egnyte.

  • Where is the Customer Summit located?

  • How do I book a hotel room?

    Egnyte has provided a room block with a special rate at W San Francisco Hotel. Please click this link to reserve your hotel room. Space is limited so please book early.

    Book room here: Egnyte Customer Summit

    Attendees may also contact The W Central Reservations Office, 1.877.787.3447, at any time to reserve their rooms.  In order to confirm the group rate, it is important for guests to identify themselves as attendees of the Egnyte Customer Summit event.  The deadline for the group rate is August 19, 2019.

  • Will special meals be provided?

    Yes, please specify any dietary restrictions when you register.

  • I’m interested in becoming an exhibitor, who do I contact?

    Please send an email to events@egnyte.com

  • If I have any questions about the Customer Summit, who do I contact?

    Please send an email to events@egnyte.com