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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

Billy Hollis

Billy Hollis

Тeam leader at Next Version Systems

Billy Hollis is an internationally known generalist in software design and architecture. He has authored or co-authored over a dozen books, including some of the earliest books published on .NET.

Billy Hollis is an internationally known generalist in software design and architecture. He has authored or co-authored over a dozen books, including some of the earliest books published on .NET. He’s a long-time speaker at major tech conferences, with over 400 sessions on software development, IT practices, and UX design. He leads a team of world-class multi-platform developers at Next Version Systems, where the team creates and implements trailblazing UX designs for companies from Fortune 100 down to medium-sized technology companies.  

Billy has also created video courses for Pluralsight and LinkedIn Learning. His latest course on LinkedIn is on how to interview software developers.

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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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Katie Canty

Katie Canty

Vice President, Café Systems, Panera Bread

Katie Canty joined Panera Bread in October 2008 as a Technical Analyst within the Information Technology team. Throughout the years, she has held various roles within the technology organization, and today, Katie is responsible for all cafe and associate-facing technology initiatives at Panera.

Throughout Katie’s tenure at Panera, there has been a fundamental transformation of the IT function, influencing how the company operates today. Over the years, Katie has been instrumental in the migration of the majority of Panera’s enterprise and cafe systems, transforming how technology enables the cafes and how Panera engages with its associates.

Prior to joining Panera, Katie worked for SBC/AT&T. During her 3+ years at SBC/AT&T, her responsibilities were focused on the technical design of the eCommerce platform. She was instrumental in the development of new rapid deployment processes which decreased time to market for new products/services by more than 80%.

Katie earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Truman State University and a Master of Music in Violin Performance from Webster University.

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Ravi Shrivastava

Ravi Shrivastava

Managing Director, S&P Global

Ravi Shrivastava is Managing Director at S&P Global. As Head of Product for Global Markets and Brokerage, Research, Sales and Trading – SaaS Platform Businesses, Ravi facilitates raising of debt and equity capital in the primary markets, serving the largest buy side and sell side financial institutions globally.

Ravi is a seasoned business and technology executive, having held leadership roles at IHS Markit, Bank of America, Chicago Board of Options Exchange and Byzan Systems.

Ravi is passionate about applying design and systems thinking to software development and operates at the intersection of product, technology and business. He is a big evangelist for interop and composability.

Ravi has an MBA in Finance from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering from Shivaji University in India.

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Henrich Snajder

Henrich Snajder

Head of Information Security, Orange Slovakia

Henrich Snajder has more than 20 years of experience in Telecommunications and IT infrastructure. As Head of Information Security at Orange Slovakia, he drives critical security projects such as the implementation of a Security Operational Center, IT and Telecommunication Infrastructure security monitoring and automated incident response. Henrich has spoken at events and is a press spokesperson for Orange.

Henrich Snajder has over two decades of experience in the operation, engineering and security fields. As a C-CISO and CEH certified Head of Information Security in Orange Slovakia, one of the largest mobile and internet service providers in the EMEA region, he is overseeing the overall security of critical services. Currently, he is taking full responsibility for incident detection, response automation program and entire Security Operation Center (SOC) engineering and development.

During his tenure at Orange, Henrich was behind the development of DDoS protection, mobile and fixed broadband cyberfilter on DNS for a group.  Additionally, he is part of the corporate community as a Telecom Security Expert, where he defines and sponsors corporate security strategy, programs and projects for cyber security defense and B2B/B2C security services and products development.

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The Westin Boston Seaport District

425 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210

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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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