CITE Conf. and Expo SF 2013
CITE 2013 Speakers


CITE 2013 speakers + moderators


Judy Batenburg
VP, IT Infrastructure & Operations
Starz Entertainment

Judy is currently Vice President of IT Infrastructure and Operations for Starz Entertainment. She is responsible for managing the corporate and web facing infrastructure, which includes the web infrastructure, network (WAN/LAN & wireless), systems, storage and telecommunications. She is also responsible for the Service Desk/Help Desk, Desktop architecture and engineering, and IT Procurement. Judy has given numerous industry presentations on managing global infrastructures, and was recently selected as a Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader for 2013.

Lawrence Coburn
Co-Founder and CEO

Lawrence Coburn is the CEO and co-founder of DoubleDutch, a company that is embracing mobile and social to transform the event landscape. After starting DoubleDutch in January 2011, Lawrence has grown to be a recognized thought leader in the mobile space and in the event industry. He has spoken at many conferences including Enterprise Marketing Summit, BizBash Ideafest, Dreamforce, Ventureshift, Enterprise 2.0, Mobile Connect, ITEXPO, Appnation, mNext Forum, CTIA Enterprise & Applications, Gartner Symposium, >play Conference, and the Mobile Enterprise Summit. Lawrence is also the geolocation editor for The Next Web, and is a mentor at IO Ventures, a San Francisco based incubator.

Steve Damadeo
IT Operations Manager
Festo Corporation

With over 12 years in the industry, Steve Damadeo possesses both theoretical know-how and hands-on experience in all areas of client and infrastructure management, serving in Helpdesk, Desktop Support, DataCenter design, training and management capacities. For the past six years, Steve has served as IT Operations Manager at Festo Corporation, a leading world-wide supplier of automation technology and the performance leader in industrial training and education programs. Steve’s team is responsible for all information technology related services supporting approximately 2,000 employees in its North and South American organizations, including helpdesk services, client computing, mobility, datacenter design and management, enterprise backups, unified communications and collaboration platforms, networking and telecommunications systems. CITE Conference spotlight interview with Steve Damadeo: A year ago, this IT manager was testing iPads. Now he's bullish on Windows 8. By Matt Rosoff, CITEworld editorial director

Jim Ginsburgh
Research Associate
Leading Edge Forum

Jim Ginsburgh, based in the US, is a Research Associate for CSC’s Leading Edge Forum, a global research and advisory programme that explores new thinking and develops next practice roadmaps that address the major challenges at the intersection of business, IT and management. Jim's areas of expertise include leadership of a large IT organization and global business enterprise architecture. After a distinguished 36 year career with BP, Jim is now providing IT consulting services through his affiliation with

Paul Gustafson
Director, IT Customer Services
Domtar Paper Co., LLC

Paul Gustafson has been in IT support since the days when the only model on the desktop was something called an XT and hard drives were a new innovation. He has spent half of his career in services companies and the other half in manufacturing companies where he has established support practices for all varieties of end users from plant floor workers to executives, from call centers to VIP's. Currently he is the Director of IT Customer Services at Domtar Paper Company, the leading manufacturer of uncoated free sheet paper in North America, with responsibility for mobility, technical field support, service desk, end user computing services, IT support processes and support tools.

Gary Hamel
Consultant, Author and Management Educator

The Wall Street Journal recently ranked Gary Hamel as the world’s most influential business thinker, and Fortune magazine has called him “the world’s leading expert on business strategy.” Hamel’s landmark books, which have been translated into more than 20 languages, include Competing for the Future, Leading the Revolution and The Future of Management (selected by as the best business book of the year). His latest book, What Matters Now, was published in 2012. Over the past 20 years, Hamel has authored 17 articles for the Harvard Business Review and is the most reprinted author in the publication’s history. Since 1983, Hamel has been on the faculty of the London Business School. As a consultant and management educator, Hamel has worked for companies as diverse as General Electric, Time Warner, Nestle, Shell, Best Buy, Procter & Gamble, 3M, IBM and Microsoft. His pioneering concepts such as “strategic intent,” “core competence,” “industry revolution,” and “management innovation” have changed the practice of management in companies around the world. Currently, Hamel is leading a pioneering effort to reinvent management by harnessing the power of open innovation. The Management Innovation Exchange (MIX) is an online community where the world’s most progressive business leaders share their ideas on how to build organizations that are fit for the future and fit for human beings. Hamel is a Fellow of the World Economic Forum and the Strategic Management Society.

Marie Hattar
Vice President, Global Marketing Planning and Programs

As vice president for Go-to-Market Planning and Programs, Marie Hattar leads a team that develops marketing strategies and plans to accelerate customer, influencer and partner adoption of Cisco’s product, solution, services and Capital portfolios. Hattar has more than 18 years of industry experience and has served in a variety of leadership roles within Cisco, including enterprise, vertical and CXO marketing, as well as product and services marketing for switching, routing, mobility, security, policy and management, and applications. She is recognized as an industry expert in data communications, convergence, and security, and has been instrumental in building security and network architectures for leading Fortune 500 companies. Prior to Cisco, Hattar worked at Nortel Networks, Alteon WebSystems, and Shasta Networks in senior marketing positions. She previously chaired the prestigious Broadband Content Delivery Forum and is co-author of “IP Services at the Network Edge” published by Addison-Wesley.

Kevin Jones
Consulting Social & Organizational Strategist
NASA's Marshall and Goddard Space Flight Centers

For over a decade, Kevin D. Jones has helped organizations upgrade the way they work so they can thrive in the modern economy. He does this by identifying and helping to change management mindsets and practices that were good for the Industrial Revolution, but damaging today. He also discovers toxic cultural and communication patterns which squelch the very characteristics that would propel the company to the top. To accomplish this he uses tools from management innovation, collaborative technologies, human performance methodologies and more. His blog, videos and other information can be found at

Deborah Juhnke
Director of Information Management Consulting
Husch Blackwell LLP

Deborah Juhnke is a Certified Records Manager and assists clients on Information Governance initiatives, including developing file plans, retention scheduling, information asset mapping, and legacy data management. She serves as a liaison between legal, IT and business functions and helps clients implement records retention schedules; review records and information management, social media, privacy, and security policies; and examine the use of SharePoint 2010 for records management. Ms. Juhnke is a frequent author and speaker at ARMA International, AIIM, SCCE, and other conferences. CITE Conference spotlight interview with Deborah Juhnke:The huge BYOD risk that you're probably ignoring. By Matt Rosoff, CITEworld editorial director

Brian Katz
Director, Mobility Engineering, Global Infrastructure Services

Brian is currently a director at Sanofi where he heads the mobility industrialization and engineering group. In his current role, he is managing mobile initiatives to enable the organization to move forward in the mobile space, which includes mobilizing the salesforce, handling BYOD initiatives, and enabling new devices and form factors for success. He has over 20 years experience in managing and implementing IT processes. He started his career working with a multi-national New York financial company as an email architect, designing and maintainingtheir email and communications systems which also involved supporting theirmobile computing platforms. He later moved to Sanofi where he led the x86/Microsoft server group for many years before moving into his current position.

John Mancini
President and CEO

John Mancini is president and CEO of AIIM (Association for Information and Image Management) global community of information professionals. A frequent speaker and author of six e-book titles including “#OccupyIT – A Technology Manifesto for Cloud, Mobile and Social Era,” John is passionate about the transformational challenges and opportunities facing business and an advocate for the new generation of experts who are driving the future of information management. You can follow him at @jmancini77.

Nathan McBride
Vice President, IT & Chief Cloud Architect
AMAG Pharmaceuticals

Nathan McBride currently serves as the Vice President of IT at AMAG Pharmaceuticals, a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes therapeutic and diagnostic iron oxide nanoparticles. He has lead the company’s cloud efforts to increase collaboration and reduce costs and has decreased his budget by almost 60% in three years by embracing an enterprise wide SaaS/Cloud based architecture. Nathan has been profiled in numerous leading industry magazines such as ComputerWorld and NetworkWorld and has been a featured speaker at numerous Cloud-related conferences. Nathan has been a leader in Biopharmaceutical IT since 1998 having worked at both TKT (now Shire Pharmaceuticals) and Cubist Pharmaceuticals. In his spare time he is an ultra-marathoner.
CITE Conference spotlight interview with Nathan McBride: The critical catalyst that let this drug company go 100% cloud. By Matt Rosoff, CITEworld editorial director

Doug Neal
Research Fellow
Leading Edge Forum - Executive Programme

Doug Neal, based in the US, is a Research Fellow for CSC’s Leading Edge Forum, a global research and advisory programme that explores new thinking and develops next practice roadmaps that address the major challenges at the intersection of business, IT and management.

Doug is responsible for research into Consumerization and the Employee. His focus is on the intersection of strategy, business operations and technology. Doug co-authored the book The Networked Supply Chain: Applying Breakthrough BPM Technology to Meet Relentless Customer Demands. Doug’s point of view on consumer privacy was published in Wilson Quarterly, the journal of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Tom Petrocelli
Industry Analyst

Tom Petrocelli is an experienced marketing, technology, and business executive with 29 years in the computer technology industry. He was most recently the Senior Analyst, Social Enterprise at Enterprise Strategy Group where he covered social collaboration, social media, and the impact of social, mobile, and cloud on the software industry. Tom is the author of the book Data Protection and Information Lifecycle Management as well as many articles and two blogs dealing with technology and business.

Prior to ESG, Tom was the senior vice president of enterprise software at, where he was responsible for the InnovationQ software business. Previously, Tom was president of Technology Alignment Partners, and earlier at Entrada Networks, he served as the VP and GM of the company’s Rixon Networks division and as the VP of business development.

Brandon Porco
Chief Technology & Solutions Architect
Northrop Grumman

Brandon Porco is a 13-year veteran of Northrop Grumman, a premiere aerospace and defense organization headquartered in Falls Church, VA. Brandon has served in numerous roles related to technology, including ERP and data center operations. He most recently served as the network operations manager for the company. Currently, he serves as the IT Solutions CTO for Northrop Grumman's Technical Services and Information Systems sectors. CITE Conference spotlight interview with Brandon Porco: IT must act like a fast-moving startup.
By Matt Rosoff, CITEworld editorial director

Leo P. Rohlinger
Executive Director
AT&T Mobility Solutions Services

Leo Rohlinger manages the Deployment of mobile solutions for AT&T’s Mobility Solutions Services Group. His team deploys solutions that includes but is not limited to; infrastructure, infrastructure applications, mobile platforms and large scale device deployments. Mr. Rohlinger has consulted for both public and private clients across diverse market segments including; telecommunications, high-tech, energy, start-ups, financial services, education and government. Mr. Rohlinger has been a speaker at a variety of industry events and authored technical and business papers on mobile solutions and strategy. Mr. Rohlinger has taught, designed and facilitated internal and external IT related training and education seminars.

Sanjib Sahoo
Chief Technology Officer

As CTO, Sanjib directs all aspects of information technology for optionMONSTER Holdings’ online retail brokerage,, and its financial media site, He has been with OptionMONSTER Holdings since it was founded in 2006 and has masterminded their innovative, award winning brokerage technology platform, tradeMONSTER that is rated as best options trading platform by Barron’s. He is also the visionary architect of tradeMONSTER patent pending mobile app that was ranked best in the financial industry in just few weeks of its launch. Recently, Sanjib was awarded the 2013 CIO of the Year by the Executives' Club of Chicago, AITP and SIM.

Bill Schlough
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
San Francisco Giants

Bill Schlough currently serves as Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer of the San Francisco Giants and Chairman of the Board of the San Jose Giants. Under Schlough's leadership, the Giants have been universally recognized as one of the most innovative teams in sports. The organization has enhanced the fan experience through an array of cutting-edge technologies, including the "Double Play Ticket Window," universal gift cards, contactless payment systems, "SplashTix," pervasive Hi-Definition displays, "Digital Dugout" and the first 100% wireless venue in professional sports. Schlough’s IT team has also implemented numerous revolutionary systems that helped bring World Series titles to the Bay Area in two of the past three years.

Ted Shelton
Managing Director, Social Enterprise Strategy
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC)

Ted Shelton, managing director, PwC Advisory, leads a social business consulting team targeting the consumer, retail, and high-tech industries. An active blogger and industry thought leader, Ted shows corporations how they can better utilize social media and mobile technologies to manage and improve their brands and grow revenues. Ted has over 20 years experience working in product development, marketing, and as a senior executive within both private and public companies. He is a frequent speaker and the author of Business Models for the Social Mobile Cloud (Wiley).

Tom Soderstrom
Chief Technology Officer, Office of the CIO
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Tom serves as the IT Chief Technology Officer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where his mission is to identify and infuse new IT technologies into JPL’s environment. He has led a collaborative, practical, and hands-on approach with JPL and industry to investigate emerging industry IT technology trends that matter especially to JPL, NASA, and large enterprises. He is also leading adoption of the relevant emerging technologies at JPL . Some of these include extreme collaboration, social networking, mobility, cyber security, green IT, IT Consumerization, visualization, big data, and Cloud computing. In short, enabling working with anyone from anywhere on any data and using any device.

Rickey Tang
VP, Chief Architect, CTO, Information Technology
Wellpoint, Inc.

Rickey Tang is Vice President/Chief Architect/Chief Technology Officer for WellPoint, Inc., where he leads the Chief Technology office. His responsibilities include:governance, technology innovation, architecture and setting the strategic direction for technologies and applications at WellPoint. Rickey joined WellPoint in 2008 and brings over 28 years of experience in the IT community with HealthCare, Retail, Manufacturing, Services and Software companies. Prior to joining WellPoint, Rickey was Senior Architect Manager of the Frameworks and Services organization at Aetna. Rickey also managed enterprise architecture,frameworks and services teams as, Second Vice President, MassMutual Financial Group and, Assistant VP of IT at CIGNA.


John Gallant
Senior Vice President and Chief Content Officer
IDG Enterprise, Publishers of CIO, CSO, Computerworld, Network World and InfoWorld

John Gallant brings more than 25 years’ of editorial and technology experience to his role as Senior Vice President and Chief Content Officer of IDG Enterprise. In this role, Gallant oversees the editorial leadership at CIO, CSO, Computerworld, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World to set content strategy and ensure that the brands continue to serve their respective audiences with the best products and services in the industry. Gallant also helps drive IDG Enterprise's strategic efforts around social media and social media marketing.

Gallant, one of Network World’s founders, was formerly president and editorial director for the company. He has been named by Technology Marketing magazine as one of the most influential people in computer journalism, and was cited as one of the “most visionary editors-in-chief” by Press Access. Gallant was also cited as Best Conference Host by Conferenza for his role as Executive Producer for the Vortex conference. Gallant’s expertise in covering the technology industry has been tapped by top-tier media outlets, including CNN, CNNfn, CNBC, NPR, and Bloomberg. He often hosts roundtable discussions on technology and other topics for a wide variety of organizations. Gallant also co-chairs the executive committee of the Boston College Technology Council.

Matt Rosoff
Editorial Director

Matt Rosoff is the editorial director of CITEworld. He comes from Business Insider, where he established the company's West Coast bureau, initiated enterprise technology coverage with the launch of SAI Enterprise, and helped direct the new BI Intelligence research service. Prior to joining Business Insider in 2010, Matt was an analyst at Directions on Microsoft for 10 years and blogged about digital music for He got his start in 1995 as a writer and editor at He's also a musician (electric bass) and the father of two children who (luckily) take after his beautiful wife.