2021 is a planning year. It’s about being reflective on the decisions that were made during the pandemic and choosing which ones to operationalize. Many corporations will be exiting public cloud experiments, or proofs of concept, in 2021 and moving into production. This sums up 2021: it’s to get ready for 2022, the year of the great enterprise cloud scale up. But to scale you need to operationalize and automate. In this ONUG C-level roundtable learn what decisions made in 2020 will be operationalized to scale and how.
As a Managing Director in Accenture’s Boston Office, Theo helps to lead its Technology Strategy & Advisory Services across North America. Theo’s client work focuses on partnering with C-level executives on their digital transformation strategies including digital technology roadmaps for cloud migrations, re-imagining user experiences for the digital economy, architecting enterprise scale deployments of automation and machine learning solutions to drive operational excellence, and helping to lead disruptive management for blue chip companies. Theo works closely with clients to realize their bottom and topline goals through the strategic deployment of technology to drive new forms of economic and customer value.
Matt has been with Koch for over 20 years serving in various technology related roles. In his role as an Enterprise Architect, he has overseen significant technology transformation efforts such as the global SD-WAN deployment, improvement of bandwidth and internet access for hundreds of locations around the world, and developing and executing strategies for cloud on-ramps to support the broad move to adopt cloud services, modernize applications, and develop digital products and services across the enterprise.
Ernest co-founded ONUG with Nick Lippis after realizing that the user community needed to take control of their own destiny and expedite the network transformation. At the time he was VP of the Internetwork Engineering organization at Fidelity Investments and under his leadership Fidelity hosted the first ONUG in Boston in February 2013.
A 12-year veteran of Fidelity, Ernest was responsible for leading the team that engineered world class network, security, and application delivery services driving value to the customer beyond infrastructure management. Ernest also managed the Network and Voice service portfolio as well as Global Network Operations LAN/WAN teams and has held various technical and leadership roles.