The Orchestration & Automation (O&A) Working Group is identifying tools that extend orchestration and automation across on- and off-prem deployments into hybrid/multi-cloud environments. During 2021, the O&A Working Group developed the playbook for IT organizations to orchestrate and automate infrastructure across multi-cloud environments. In this session, you’ll see demonstrations of what is possible today and hear how to operationalize infrastructure automation for scale.
Brian is a Network and Cloud Architect at McKesson, one of the oldest and largest healthcare companies in the US and currently operating in 16 countries. He is responsible for linking the needs of their businesses with infrastructure technology so they may serve their customers. This includes architecting and designing networks for McKesson’s global backbone, regional WAN’s, distribution centers, offices, clinics, and pharmacies, in addition to our private and public cloud environments. Areas of recent focus include SD-WAN, multi-cloud public cloud enablement, security for McKesson’s Operational Technology environments, and planning and implementation of our global network organization.
Michael Haugh brings over twenty-five years of experience and leads Product Marketing at Gluware. Prior to Gluware, Michael was VP of Product Management at ClearPath Networks. He has previously held roles in System Engineering, Product Management, and Marketing at Ixia and Spirent. Michael also worked at IBM Global Services and AT&T in Network Operations, Network Engineering and as a Design Engineer. Michael, Cisco CCIE #4334, AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner and holds a B.S. in Engineering from Southern Illinois University.
Dave Hegenbarth is Vice President of System Engineering at Pliant.io. In this role, Dave is responsible for driving innovation and ensuring the successful execution of the company’s technical vision of low-code/no-code automation. Dave brings over 25 years of experience working in the computer software industry. Previously, Dave held leadership roles at Cisco Systems, Riverbed Technologies, and SevOne.
Dave’s passion for new technologies and the people who embrace them has driven his career in IT Infrastructure Automation & Orchestration, Professional Services, Network Performance Management, Data Center, Software as a Service (SaaS), and Pre-Sales Engineering.
Dale Smith heads Orchestral’s revenue operations team. He is responsible for ensuring Orchestral delivers extraordinary customer experiences throughout the lifecycle of customer engagement.