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Executive Track at Global Summit 2019

The Executive Track at InterSystems Global Summit 2019

New this year! Because so many executives at our applications partners are themselves technologists, we’ve created an “Executive Track” in the Solution Developers Conference, full of content designed to interest strategic leaders. You will have the flexibility to hear from your peers, strategize with InterSystems executives, AND learn about the technologies that will pave your way to a bright future. No special registration is required. Simply add these sessions to your schedule when you register for Global Summit 2019.

The Data Management and Analytics Landscape
Monday, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM, Tremont (1st floor)
Host: Joe Lichtenberg
Guest Speaker: David Menninger, SVP and Research
Director, Ventana Research
A leading analyst will present their latest findings on how organizations are leveraging key data management and analytics technologies to improve their businesses, gain market share, reduce costs, and streamline operations.

David Menninger brings over twenty-five years of experience to Ventana Research. Throughout his career, he has marketed and brought to market leading edge technologies for helping organizations analyze data to support a range of action-taking and decision-making processes.

Innovation in Financial Services
Monday, 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM, Tremont (1st floor)
Host: Joe Lichtenberg
A top global financial services organization will discuss how technology is being used to create innovation and competitive advantage in the high speed world of financial services.

AI and Machine Learning Roundtable
Monday, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM, Tremont (1st floor)
Moderator: Jacob Brown, Vice President, Mosaic Group
In this interactive session, we’ll explore successes, failures, challenges, and plans for using artificial intelligence and machine learning to drive customer value. Come share your experiences and aspirations and listen to real world applications from your colleagues.

Jacob Brown has led hundreds of qualitative and quantitative research studies on branding, positioning, messaging, satisfaction, pricing, segmentation, and product innovation.

Global Digital Transformation in Logistics
Monday, 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM, Tremont (1st floor)
Host: Joe Lichtenberg
Guest Speaker: Fabio Catassi, Global CTO, Mediterranean Shipping Company
Hear how a major logistics organization with worldwide operations is implementing their global digital transformation initiative. This session will cover processes, organizational issues, successes, challenges, and lessons learned.

Fabio Catassi has overall responsibility for technical advice on standards and systems used at MSC USA. In his capacity as CTO in the USA, he is responsible for network infrastructure including desktop and server operations as well as telecommunications, both data and voice. Born and raised in Italy, Fabio holds a degree in Classical Languages and Philosophy from San Giuseppe Calasanzio in Genoa.

Creating an “Innovation Lab”
Tuesday, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM, Tremont (1st floor)
Host: Joe Lichtenberg
Guest Speaker: David Birnbach, MIT Sloan School of Management
In every industry, established organizations and business models are being disrupted by fast moving startups. More and more organizations are learning how to incubate and nurture innovation and experimentation inside their four walls, without detracting from their mainstream business. Attend this session to hear how you can too.

David Birnbach is a lecturer on innovation and entrepreneurship at MIT Sloan School of Management, and implements and leads innovation labs with major international organizations. He holds a BS in mathematics from the University of Arizona and an MS in management of technology from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Innovating Within Large Organizations
Tuesday, 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM, Tremont (1st floor)
Host: Joe Lichtenberg
Guest Speaker: John Wolfgang PhD, Physicist in the Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital
This session presents a case study of a large organization that identified a need in their marketplace and filled it with the help of a technology partner. They will discuss identifying the opportunity, market overview and analysis, revenue analysis, the implementation process, results and lessons learned, and next steps.

Managing Internal Development in the Modern Era
Tuesday, 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM, Tremont (1st floor)
Host: Joe Lichtenberg
Guest Speaker: John Halamka, Chief Information Officer of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Chief Information Officer and Dean for Technology at Harvard Medical School
In a world where outsourcing is becoming commonplace, a hybrid approach to internal development has emerged, in which organizations buy what they can and build what they must. Attend this session to learn about best practices in today’s world, and how they have evolved over the past few years.

John D. Halamka, MD, MS is Chief Information Officer of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Chief Information Officer and Dean for Technology at Harvard Medical School, Chairman of the New England Health Electronic Data Interchange Network (NEHEN), CEO of MA-SHARE (the Regional Health Information Organization), Chair of the US Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP), and a practicing Emergency Physician.

Enabling the AI-Driven Business
Tuesday, 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM, Tremont (1st floor)
Presenter: Scott Gnau, Vice President, Data Platforms, InterSystems
So, you want to leverage AI to enhance your products and improve your business. What new technologies, people, and processes will you need? This session will highlight some practical considerations for building an AI-driven business.

Leveraging IoT to Create New Business Models
Wednesday, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM, Tremont (1st floor)
Host: Joe Lichtenberg
Guest Speaker: David Gahan, CEO, RxMx
Come hear about a fast growing young company that identified and is exploiting “white space” in a mature industry by combining IoT, real world evidence, clinical data, patient reported outcomes, providers, and pharmaceutical companies in a new and novel manner. Learn how they analyzed the opportunity, built and grew the company, and the pitfalls and pearls learned along the way.

As CEO of RxMx, David Gahan has spearheaded and overseen the rapid expansion of operations, ensuring RxMxwas able to capitalize on opportunities in both the US and European markets. He is now focused on growing the commercial success of RxMx programs to new markets, while ensuring an ever expanding number of employees thrive in the internationally collaborative culture that he has worked to cultivate.

Q&A with InterSystems Executives
Wednesday, 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM, Tremont (1st floor)
Moderator: Joe Lichtenberg, Director, Product Marketing – IRIS
Panelists: Jeff Fried, Director, Product Management – Data Platforms
Scott Gnau, Vice President, Data Platforms
Paul Grabscheid, Vice President, Strategic Planning
Matthew Nee, Vice President, North American Sales
John Paladino, Vice President, Client Services
Jim Rose, Vice President, Marketing
Don Woodlock, Vice President, HealthShare Platforms
Come and learn what’s new and have your questions answered by the InterSystems executive management team!

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