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September 11-14, 2022 | Boston, MA

Progress360

The event for Developers, DevOps and IT Security Professionals

Join us for Progress360, a multi-dimensional event designed to empower attendees like you with the information, products and personal connections you need to conquer today’s business challenges and build for tomorrow.

Whether a front-line developer, IT operations or security professional or an executive decision maker, you’ll leave Progress360 energized and armed with actionable takeaways which you can apply to your own business to drive faster cycles of innovation, fuel momentum and accelerate your path to success.

The Progress360 Conference Offers You:

  • Thoughtful content presented by industry experts to put trends in a larger context
  • Actionable tips, products and practices to energize your business
  • Audience-specific tracks so you can tailor your experience to your specific interests
  • Proven insights to help you achieve speed and agility without compromising security
  • Trusted perspectives so you can separate bankable trends from industry hype
  • Practical ways for you to balance reliable results and optimized efficiency

Featured Speakers

Jason Pontin

Jason Pontin

Partner at DCVC

Join internationally known futurist and technology writer, Jason Pontin, as he explores how we can best tap into the awesome power of technology to solve problems that really matter.

Jason Pontin is a Partner at DCVC, the world’s leading deep technology venture capital firm, where he funds and supports companies that solve urgent global challenges in energy, health, agriculture, manufacturing, space, and other sectors using emerging technologies and breakthrough science.

He was the first investor in DCVC-backed Totus Medicines, where he is founding board member, and in Menten.AI. Before joining DCVC, he was a senior partner and senior advisor at Flagship Pioneering, where he worked with the enterprise’s therapeutics and agriculture companies.

Jason is an internationally known futurist and technology writer. From 2004 to 2017, he was CEO and editor in chief of MIT Technology Review At MIT, he founded MIT Solve, the Institute’s open innovation platform, which deploys capital and other resources towards solutions to grand challenges, and chaired the MIT Enterprise Forum, the Institute’s global entrepreneurial community. From 1996 to 2002, he was the editor of Red Herring magazine, often called “the bible of the dot.com boom.”

He has written for a wide range of publications: a column for the New York Times, and articles for many other newspapers and magazines, including The Economist, The Financial Times, The Boston Globe, and The Believer. He still writes, mostly for WIRED. At TED 2013, he delivered a Talk, “Can technology solve our big problems?” which has been seen more than 1.6 million times.

Jason was raised in Berkeley and on a farm on the North Coast of California, where his family raised game birds for restaurants in the Bay Area. He was educated in the United Kingdom at Keble College, Oxford University, where he was awarded a B.A. and M.A in humanities fields completely unrelated to his investment interests.

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Heather McGowan

Heather McGowan

Keynote Speaker | Author | Future of Work Expert

Heather E. McGowan is an internationally known speaker, writer, and advisor. She prepares leaders to most-effectively react to rapid and disruptive changes in education, work, and society.

Acclaimed future-of-work strategist, speaker and author, Heather McGowan, will be the honored keynote for the Progress360 Executive Forum. Once called an “oasis” of future of work insights by the New York Times, Heather prepares Fortune 500 leaders to effectively prepare for disruptive change in education, work and society. Heather will bring her deeply researched insights to the Forum, drawing on her academic work at the Rhode Island School of Design, Becker College and Jefferson University and her writings for publications like Forbes.

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Brenda Darden Wilkerson

Brenda Darden Wilkerson

President and CEO AnitaB.org

Brenda Darden Wilkerson is a pioneering thought leader and an advocate for access, opportunity, and social justice for underrepresented communities in technology.

We are pleased to welcome Brenda Darden Wilkerson to Progress360 as the featured guest for our Corporate Social Responsibility Celebration. Brenda is a pioneering thought leader and an advocate for access, opportunity and social justice for underrepresented communities in technology. She currently serves as the President and CEO of AnitaB.org, a global organization that connects, inspires and strives for greater equality for women and non-binary technologists in business, academia and government. Brenda also founded the original Computer Science for All program which built computer science classes into the curriculum for every student in the Chicago Public Schools system. Her successful program became the inspiration for the Obama administration’s national Computer Science for All initiative.

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The Premier Dev Conference

DevReach—the premier developer conference—is back, live and in-person. This year, attendees will be treated to 40+ technical sessions delivered by industry experts, epic Progress360 keynotes, access to the interactive unconference spaces and a really cool attendee party.

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Julia Lerman
Julie Lerman

Software Coach, Pluralsight Author, .NET & DDD

Emma Twersky
Emma Twerksy

Developer Relations Engineer @ Google

Adedwale Akinfaderin
Adedwale Akinfaderin

Data Scientist @ Amazo

Rachel Kang
Rachel Kang

Software Engineer @ Microsoft 

Layla-Porter
Layla Porter

Live Coder, Microsoft MVP, GitHub Star

Alisa Duncan
Alisa Duncan

Senior Developer Advocate at Okta

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JAY THODEN VAN VELZEN
Jay Thoden Van Velzen

Head of Security Operations, SAP

Brittany Woods
Brittany Woods

Manager, Server Automation, H&R Block

STEPHANIE LAINGEN
Stephanie Laingen

Software Engineer, TapHere!

An Exclusive Event for IT and Security Executives

The invitation-only Progress360 Executive Forum provides an opportunity for senior business, IT and security leaders to come together for a day-long series of peer discussions and thought leadership insights designed to inform and inspire better business outcomes.

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Key Speakers

Yogesh Gupta
Yogesh Gupta

Chief Executive Officer, Progress

Loren Jarrett
Loren Jarrett

Executive Vice President, General Manager, Progress

Sundar Subramanian
Sundar Subramanian

Executive Vice President, General Manager, Progress

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Venue

The Westin Boston Seaport District

425 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210

Make a reservation

To receive our discount rate at the hotel, please make your reservations by August 17, 2022

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The by-invitation-only Progress360 Executive Forum provides an opportunity for senior business, IT and security leaders to come together for a day-long series of peer discussions and thought leadership insights designed to inform and inspire better business outcomes.

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