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The InformationWeek News Desk returns this week, bringing you video coverage of the Interop ITX conference, and broadcasting live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Watch the live stream right here, Wednesday, May 17 and Thursday, May 18, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time.
The News Desk will feature interviews with conference speakers and sponsors about industry challenges and solutions, as well as discussions with some InformationWeek IT Excellence Awards finalists about the IT innovations they’ve rolled out within their organizations.
Here is the list of guests, in order (subject to change):
WEDNESDAY, MAY 17
·Brenda Horn, VP of IT and CIO for Enterprise Computing Solutions, Arrow Electronics
·Chris Wolf, CTO of global field and industry at VMware
·Scott Duplantis, global IT director of server, storage and datacenter operations for ConocoPhillips
·Kamal Natarajan, divisional chief information officer and vice-president, Allstate Roadside Services Technology
·Ofer Amitai, CEO, Portnox
·Kevin Mandia, CEO, FireEye
·Rich Thompson, director of sales engineering, Cylance
·Rob Hiltbrand, director of technology, The Liberty Group
·Kathryn Goldman, director, KRG Consulting Ltd.
·Rob Duhart, DCS Security, Control and Automation Lead, Data Supply Chain, EEIT, Ford Motor Company
·Pierre DeBois, founder, Zimana Analytics, and blogger, All Analytics
·Juliet Okafor, chairwoman, International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals
·Shawn Zandi, principal network architect, LinkedIn
·Mike Leibovitz, director of product strategy, Extreme Networks
Bookmark this page and return here Wednesday, May 17 at 2 p.m. Eastern.
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