Wednesday, May 9 | Day 2
Prepare to embark on a fascinating journey through digital transformation. We have designed a content-rich executive track that packs cutting-edge IT leadership and strategy into a half-day power session. Nutanix has partnered with The Wall Street Journal to create a compelling, edifying agenda for IT executives.
7:15am - 8:00am
Join us for a quick breakfast and network with your peers before we shuttle you to the opening keynote.
08:30am - 10:00am
Time to pull back the curtain and unveil what’s next for Nutanix.
EXECUTIVE POWER SESSION
10:30am - 2:00pm
New waves of disruptive technologies are giving IT leaders new opportunities to provide strategic value to their firms. In this track, you can dive into business strategies and technology trends delivered by industry experts and luminaries keeping laser-focus on your long-term plans. Inder Sidhu, EVP, Global Customer Success, will guide you through this 3 hour power session. Topics include:
10:40 - 11:10 Decoding the Future: IoT, Blockchain, the Cloud...how should you approach these and other new technologies? Get a broader perspective on how these game-changers factor into the future of IT. Share your concerns, challenges, and ideas in this interactive session, and hear the stories of CIOs that are implementing strategies now.
11:10 - 11:30 Sarah Robb O'Hagan: Executive, activist and entreprenuer, Sarah Robb O'Hagan, CEO of Flywheel Sports will talk to the group about her experience leading and growing brands and how to develop the potential within you.
11:45 - 12:30 Ask Me Anything: Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey is joined by other Nutanix Senior executives for a closed door, no-holds-barred Q&A.
1:15 - 1:45 Innovation vs Invention: Technical invention is at the center of nearly every organization’s digital transformation strategy—and at the center of the agenda of most IT leaders. How can business leaders focus on moving beyond innovation to invention while ensuring visibility and control? What does it take to reach your invention goals? In this session, our speakers will provide an insider’s view of the challenges on the road to invention, and real answers about what it takes to get there.
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Afternoon Keynote: Learn what it means to be a daring leader with New York Times best-selling author Dr. Brené Brown.
7:30pm - 10:30pm
.NEXT Mardi Gras World: Unwind after a day of sessions and immerse yourself in a quintessentially New Orleans celebration! Enjoy food, beverages, and a vast array of entertainment you'll still be talking about on the plane ride home.