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At Interop, we nurture every aspect of your career by offering content across all key technologies and stages of your career. Experience collaboration and innovation with the industry’s most thought after leaders. Be sure to check back often as we’re adding sessions and speakers weekly!

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Monday | 9:00 am

Cybersecurity Crash Course by Dark Reading - Day 1

Moderators: Tim Wilson  (Editor-in-Chief, Dark Reading), Sara Peters  (Senior Editor, Dark Reading)

Pass Type: All Access, Trainings

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Security

Deep Dive Packet Analysis Using Wireshark

Speaker: Mike Pennacchi  (Owner, Network Protocol Specialists, LLC)

Pass Type: All Access, Trainings

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

DevOps Foundation® Certification - Day 1

Moderator: Jayne Groll  (CEO, DevOps Institute)

Pass Type: All Access, Trainings

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: DevOps

IT Leadership Summit - Day 1

Pass Type: All Access, Trainings

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Leadership

Network Automation Summit by Network to Code - Day 1

Moderator: Jason Edelman  (Founder/CPO, Network to Code)

Pass Type: All Access, Trainings

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Offensive Security Operations: Introduction to Red and Purple Teams

Speaker: John Sawyer  (Director of Services, Red Team, IOActive, Inc.)

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Security

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Foundation℠ Certification - Day 1

Speaker: Jayne Groll  (CEO, DevOps Institute)

Pass Type: All Access, Trainings

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: DevOps

The Technical Leader’s Guide to Rapid Cloud Adoption

Speaker: Ed Horley  (Co-founder and CEO, Hexabuild)

Pass Type: All Access, Trainings

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Wireless Summit

Speaker: Drew Lentz  (Solutions Architect, Frontera Consulting)

Pass Type: All Access, Trainings

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Monday | 1:30 pm

Choosing Your SD-WAN Provider

Speaker: Dr. Jim Metzler  (VP, Ashton, Metzler & Associates)

Pass Type: All Access, Trainings

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Couch to Cloud-Native: How to Successfully Evolve from IaaS to Cloud-Native Architectures

Speaker: Eric Wright  (Technology Evangelist, Turbonomic)

Pass Type: All Access, Trainings

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Tuesday | 9:00 am

Cloud Automation Fast Track with HashiCorp Terraform and Red Hat Ansible

Speaker: Eric Wright  (Technology Evangelist, Turbonomic)

Pass Type: All Access, Trainings

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Cybersecurity Crash Course by Dark Reading - Day 2

Moderators: Tim Wilson  (Editor-in-Chief, Dark Reading), Sara Peters  (Senior Editor, Dark Reading)

Pass Type: All Access, Trainings

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Security

DevOps Foundation® Certification - Day 2

Moderator: Jayne Groll  (CEO, DevOps Institute)

Pass Type: All Access, Trainings

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: DevOps

IT Leadership Summit - Day 2

Pass Type: All Access, Trainings

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Leadership

Network Automation Summit by Network to Code - Day 2

Moderator: Jason Edelman  (Founder/CPO, Network to Code)

Pass Type: All Access, Trainings

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) Foundation℠ Certification - Day 2

Speaker: Jayne Groll  (CEO, DevOps Institute)

Pass Type: All Access, Trainings

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: DevOps

Tuesday | 1:30 pm

Migrating From IaaS to Containers

Speaker: Eric Wright  (Technology Evangelist, Turbonomic)

Pass Type: All Access, Trainings

Event Type: Trainings

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

To Be Scheduled Conference Sessions Wed/Thurs

AI, Automation, and the Future of IT

Speakers: Samir Saluja  (CEO, Deriveone), Kathy Visser-May  (SVP, SAP)

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Data & AI

An Open Approach to Collaboration in the Multi-cloud Era

Speaker: Curtis Peterson  (SVP, Cloud Operations, Ring Central)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Workplace Experience

Are You Really Ready for Serverless?

Speaker: Micah Adams  (Lead Consultant for SRE and Ops, Test Double)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Back to the Future With 10Mb/s Ethernet Again

Speaker: Peter Jones  (Distinguished Engineer, Cisco Systems)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Bridging the IT Talent Gap

Speakers: Leslie Deutsch  (Practice Director, Learning Solutions, TEKsystems), Damien Howard  (Executive Vice President, Social Ventures, Per Scholas)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Leadership

Building the Case for an SRE

Speaker: Eric Zielinski  (Director, Cloud Solutions, Nationwide)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: DevOps

Cloud Optimization Under Uncertainty

Speaker: Amélie Koran  (Senior Technology Advocate, Splunk)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Considerations and Best Practices when Building Your Hybrid Multicloud Strategy

Speakers: Joe Cropper  (Senior Technical Staff Member, Power Systems, IBM), Marcel Mitran  (CTO, IBM LinuxONE)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Destination Colocation: Off-Premises & Cloud Compatible

Speaker: Kirk Killian  (President, Partners National Mission Critical Facilities)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Devops Pizza Shop: Introducing Devops Fundamentals Through Visualization and Real-World Scenarios

Speaker: Tyler Auerbeck  (Site Reliability Engineer, Red Hat)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: DevOps

Digital Transformation Through GitOps and Infrastructure as Code

Speaker: Autumn Rudolph  (Manager GTM Solutions, Cisco)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Ditch Your Physical Desktops! Transform Your Business With Public Cloud Desktops.

Speakers: Brad Peterson  (VP of Marketing, Workspot), Andy Knauf  (CIO, Mead & Hunt), Israel Sumano  (Senior Director of IT Infrastructure, Southland Industries)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Don’t Forget Wi-Fi

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Ensuring SD-WAN is Enterprise-Ready

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Extending Zero Trust to the Cloud: Real World Challenges and Benefits

Speaker: Robert LaMagna-Reiter  (Chief Information Security Officer, FNTS)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Security

How IT Delivers Business Value From Machine Data Analytics

Speaker: Andi Mann  (Chief Technology Advocate, Splunk)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Data & AI

How Not to Use Containers: A Guided Tour

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: DevOps

How to Immunize Your Organization From Ransomware Without an Army

Speaker: Srinivas Mukkamala  (CEO, RiskSense)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Security

IT Automation - Getting Started and Best Practices

Speaker: Vicky Rose  (Executive IT Architect, IBM)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Automation/IT Management

IT Excellence and Digital Transformation

Speaker: Roy Atkinson  (Group Principal Analyst, HDI and ICMI, Informa Tech)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Leadership

Keeping Up with Security – Secure Software Development Life-cycle

Speaker: Priyanka Pant  (Vice President Software Engineering, Mastercard)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Security

Keynotes Wed/Thurs

Pass Type: All Access, Conference, Trainings

Event Type: Keynote

Linking Data Silos to Fuel Context-Driven Productivity

Speaker: Kevin Harbauer  (Chief Technology Officer, Ephesoft)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Data & AI

Living on the Edge

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Machine Learning in a Hurry

Speaker: Yung Chou  (Azure Support Engineer, Microsoft)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Data & AI

Optimizing Your Cloud: Performance, Security and Beyond

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Our Cloud Journey Migrating a Legacy Reporting Application to AWS

Speaker: Bill Schneider  (Sr. Principal Engineer, Optum)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

Reaching the AI Summit: The Definitive Playbook for Setting Up Your AI Organization

Speaker: Justin Nguyen  (Practice Leader - Data Science, Sense Corp)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Data & AI

Ready, Set, Go: Assessing Your Cloud Maturity Level

Speaker: Elysia Lock  (Solutions Architect, Flux7, an NTT Data Company)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

SecureTheVillage.org: Turning People and Organizations into Cyber Guardians

Speakers: George Usi  (CEO, Omnistruct Inc), Stan Stahl, Phd  (President, Citadel Information Group Inc), Carmen Marsh  (CEO, Inteligenca), Jordan Fisher  (Co-founder and Managing Partner, XPAN Law Group)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Security

Simulating Real-Time Cloud Misconfiguration Attacks to Improve Cloud Security

Speaker: Josh Stella  (Co-Founder & CTO, Fugue)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Security

Solving the Last Mile Challenges of Operations Noise With AIOps

Speaker: Guy Fighel  (General Manager of AIOps & GVP of Product Engineering, New Relic)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Leadership

Team Collaboration: The Pivotal Platform for Productivity

Speaker: Tim Banting  (Senior Principal Analyst, Workspace Services)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Workplace Experience

The Day Big Data Died

Speaker: Jennifer Prendki  (CEO, Alectio)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Data & AI

The New Enterprise Compute Eco-system

Speaker: Cliff Grossner, Ph.D.  (Senior Director Research & Technology Fellow, Omdia | Informa Tech)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

The New Metrics of Automation

Speaker: JP Morgenthal  (VP & CTO for the Americas, Automation Anywhere)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Automation/IT Management

The Release Night is an Anti-Pattern

Speaker: Dave Karow  (Continuous Delivery Evangelist, Split Software)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: DevOps

The Rise of SaaSOps

Speaker: David Politis  (Founder, BetterCloud)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Leadership

The True Cost of Automation: What to Expect in Your Journey

Speaker: Elliott Castillo  (Solutions Architect, Apstra)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Automation/IT Management

Using Neuroscience For DevOps

Speaker: Helen Beal  (Chief Ambassador, DevOps Institute)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: DevOps

What Does Networking Circa 2022 Look Like?

Moderator: Jim Metzler  (VP, Ashton, Metzler & Associates)

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

What Goes Where? Cloud, On-Premises and Colocation Paths

Speaker: Kirk Killian  (President, Partners National Mission Critical Facilities)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Cloud Environments

When Remote Work is the Only Work

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Workplace Experience

Wireless: Where are We Now? Where are We Going?

Speaker: Drew Lentz  (Solutions Architect, Frontera Consulting)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure

Wrangling and Defending Against the Risks of Unmanaged IoT Devices

Speakers: David Pearson  (Principal Threat Researcher, Awake Security), Eric Poynton  (Lead Network Threat Hunter, Awake Security)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Security

Zero-Trust Networking - Security Driven Network Architecture

Speaker: Gert Vanderstraeten  (Principal Service Engineer, Microsoft)

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Event Type: Session

Track/Topic: Networks & Infrastructure