News | April 5, 2018

Ingram Micro Announces 2018 Cloud Summit Keynote Speakers And Programming

The 9th Annual Ingram Micro Cloud Summit Attracts the Attention of Technology Leaders and Partners from around the World; Spotlights the Infinite Possibilities, Ecosystem and Growth around Cloud #IMCS18

Ingram Micro Inc. recently announced the keynote speakers and programming for its 9th annual Ingram Micro Cloud Summit taking place April 30 to May 2 in Boca Raton, Fla.

Themed “infinite,” the 2018 Cloud Summit is set to explore the immeasurable possibilities, ecosystem, and growth Ingram Micro Cloud and the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace bring to technology partners around the world. Registration is open to Ingram Micro technology partners, service providers, industry analysts, press and prospects. The event is tracking to sell out within the next two weeks. Click here (http://ingrammicrocloudsummit.com/?utm_source=press) to preview the agenda and register.

Highlights include Special Guests, Keynotes, Targeted Tracks and Women in Technology Panel
Appealing to the interests of IT and telecom professionals, the three-day thought leadership, education and networking summit features a series of special guests and keynote speakers including:

  • Bill McDermott, CEO, SAP
  • Gavriella Schuster, Corporate VP, Commercial Partners Channels and Programs, Microsoft
  • Michelle Bailey, Group VP and General Manager, IDC
  • Phil Wilmington, vice chairman and co-president, Workday
  • Rodney Clark, VP, IoT and Mixed Reality Sales, Microsoft Corporation
  • Sanjay Poonen, COO, Customer Operations, VMware
  • Scott Sherman, EVP, Human Resources, Ingram Micro Inc.

Bold predictions, industry insights and actionable takeaways and announcements are expected from Ingram Micro Cloud’s executive leadership team including Nimesh Davé, EVP, Global Cloud; Richard Dufty, SVP, Global Platform Sales and Services; Renée Bergeron, SVP, Global Cloud and David J. Wippich, CTO and SVP, Global Cloud. The 2018 Ingram Micro Cloud Summit agenda also notes a partner-led panel on how to successfully sell and support Infrastructure-as-a-Service; six distinct education and thought leadership tracks; and an impressive Solutions Showcase featuring all the latest innovations, incentives and programs from today’s leading cloud providers and partners.

Adding more energy to the event, on Monday, April 30th, Ingram Micro is hosting two pre-event happenings including a high-profile, no filter “Women in Technology” panel at 1 pm. Moderated by Bergeron, the panel focuses in on the varied views of several different leaders including:

  • Dao Jensen, CEO, Kaizen
  • Eleanor Beaton, Women’s Leadership Mentor and Keynote Speaker
  • Gavriella Schuster, CVP, Commercial Partner Channels and Programs, Microsoft
  • Gina Mastantuono, CFO, Ingram Micro Inc.
  • Janet Schijns, EVP, Chief Merchant and Services Officer, Office Depot
  • Michelle Bailey, Group VP and General Manager, IDC

Immediately following Ingram Micro Cloud’s Women in Technology panel, Microsoft’s Schuster takes the mic to discuss the next wave of infinite possibilities heading toward Microsoft and Ingram Micro’s mutual technology partners.

“Cloud is fast becoming an extinction event for legacy businesses, pushing partners and providers to think differently, work smarter and help themselves, as well as the organizations they serve, realize the infinite potential cloud brings to the business and customer experience,” says Davé. “Industry leaders from the telecom and IT industries are coming together at the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit to share their views, listen, and inspire technology partners to create, lead and be the change.”

For more information engage Ingram Micro Cloud at cloudsummit@bcdme.com and follow the hashtag #IMCS18.

About Ingram Micro Cloud
At Ingram Micro Cloud , we view cloud not just as a single technology, but as a foundational platform to run and drive a whole new way of doing business. By leveraging our platforms and ecosystem, cloud service providers, telecom companies, resellers and enterprises can quickly transform and get up and running in the cloud within minutes, with little to no investment. Our portfolio includes vetted security, communication and collaboration, business applications, cloud management services and infrastructure solutions designed to help clients monetize and manage the entire lifecycle of cloud and digital services, infrastructure and IoT subscriptions. For more information, visit www.IngramMicroCloud.com.

About Ingram Micro Inc.
Ingram Micro helps businesses Realize the Promise of Technology . It delivers a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Deep expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions enables its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Unrivaled agility, deep market insights and the trust and dependability that come from decades of proven relationships, set Ingram Micro apart and ahead. For more information, visit www.ingrammicro.com.

SOURCE: Ingram Micro Inc.