What to Expect During the 4th-Annual Solutions Review BUDR Insight Jam on December 13

What to Expect During the 4th-Annual Solutions Review BUDR Insight Jam on December 13

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A schedule of events for Solutions Review’s 2022 BUDR Insight Jam, a community web event for enterprise technologists. This year’s event theme is Challenges and Opportunities in Cloud Data Protection, Enterprise Backup, and Disaster Recovery.

What is the BUDR Insight Jam?

The BUDR Insight Jam is a data protection community web event. Solutions Review editors are bringing the best and brightest minds in the industry together for a one-day social media gathering. Participants will include industry analysts, experts, influencers, practitioners, and software solution providers under the hashtag #BUDRInsightJam.

This year Solutions Review is doubling down on its popular Expert Panel segments to meet the demand for what its editors do best; bring industry experts together to publish the web’s leading content for enterprise technologists.

Join the largest data protection software buyer and practitioner community

Solutions Review Backup, Recovery & Storage is the largest software buyer and practitioner community on the web. Our Universe of Influence reach is more than 7 million business and IT decision-makers, as well as C-suite and other top management professionals. Our readers primarily use us as an enterprise technology news source and trusted resource for solving some of their most complex problems.

Our collection of vendor-agnostic buyer’s resources help backup and disaster recovery buyers and practitioners during the research and discovery phase of a buying cycle. This critical stage of information gathering is where buyers narrow down the field of solution providers to a short-list they plan to engage. The mission of Solutions Review is to make it easier for buyers of BUDR software to connect with the best providers.

Event Details

Uncover insights personalized to your interests. From analysts to IT and the Public Sector, there is sure to be something for everyone. Solutions Review editors will be breaking the web event into three main tracks so you can find the insights that are best for you:

8:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Advice for backup, disaster recovery, and data protection software buyers featuring 16 expert insights

11:00 AM: Executive Roundtable: Challenges and Opportunities in Cloud Data Protection featuring panel moderator Chris Marshall and Doug Neumann on LinkedIn and YouTube

Moderator: Chris Marshall, Verified Backups LLC

Chris Marshall has been developing data-driven solutions for companies of all sizes for 30 years. He specializes in automating workflows, saving companies time and payroll expenses. He started Verified Backups two years ago to address the issues around backup failure due to a lack of testing. Chris has lived in St. Louis his whole life and is happily married with 5 adult children and one grandson.

Doug Neumann, Arpio

Doug Neumann is the founder and CEO of Arpio, where his team is building the next generation of disaster recovery solutions focused on the needs of cloud-based workloads.  Prior to Arpio, Doug served stints at Microsoft and Bandwidth where he led the development and operations of SaaS solutions running on the Azure and AWS clouds.

Adrian Moir, Quest Software

Adrian Moir is the Senior Product Manager and Technology Strategist for Quest Software and has a background in electrical; and electronic engineering. In recent years, Adrian has been working within the Information and Systems Management business at Quest with a focus on Data Protection products, driving the technology portfolio strategy and working as a product evangelist.

Claude Mandy, Symmetry Systems

Claude Mandy is the Chief Evangelist of Data Security at Symmetry Systems, encouraging customers to better understand and protect data objects, identities, and applications in a hybrid cloud environment. Prior to Symmetry, Mandy was a Senior Director Analyst at the analyst firm Gartner responsible for covering a variety of topics across security, risk management, and privacy.

William Bush, Catalogic

William is passionate about all things tech and has been working in the IT industry now for over 15 years. During that time, William has developed and delivered cloud-native, virtualisation, storage, big data and data protection services and solutions to over 200 SMB and enterprise organisations worldwide. Outside of work, William is a family man with a wife and three children.

Chris Plescia, Aware

Chris Plescia is the Chief Technology Evangelist at Aware, where he helps customers optimize collaboration environments, minimize compliance and security risk, and capture employee insights. Recognized as a forward-thinking people leader and transformation agent with over 33 years of experience, Chris is known for his energy and ability to move organizations forward via technical innovation.

12:00 PM: Executive Roundtable: The State of Data Privacy: Tools and Practice – featuring panel moderator David Loshin on LinkedIn and YouTube

Moderator: David Loshin, Knowledge Integrity, Inc.

David Loshin

Recognized worldwide as an information management thought leader, David has popularized best practices for business intelligence, data governance, performance computing, master data management, predictive analytics, and data quality. David is a monthly columnist for TechTarget and is a frequent presenter at The Data Warehousing Institute World Conferences, Enterprise Data World, the Data Governance and Information Quality conferences, as well as web-based seminars.

Saimon Michelson, CTERA

Saimon Michelson is Chief Architect at CTERA. He has a BSc in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University, magna cum laude. He is a recognized expert in the relationships between cloud, storage, and information security. Saimon is experienced in Python, Java web (JS, HTML, CSS) and mobile development, as well as Unix and Linux Shell Scripting. He has experience with operating systems Windows, Linux, and Solaris.

Dan Benjamin, Dig Security

Dan Benjamin is the co-founder and CEO of Dig Security. With over a decade of industry experience in both startups and corporates, Dan has led tech teams, built and maintained solutions that supported massive scale, sold solutions to enterprise customers of all sizes, designed products in various industries, and raised funds from high-profile investors.

Sophie Stalla-Bourdillion, Immuta

Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon is Senior Privacy Counsel and Legal Engineer at Immuta, where she works on analyzing and developing solutions to support smart data governance and risk assessment within data analytics environments. Sophie is also a Professor in Information Technology Law & Data Governance at the University of Southampton, where she co-directs the Web Science Institute and conducts interdisciplinary research in the fields of privacy, data protection, data sharing, and data governance.

Justin Beals, Strike Graph

Justin BealsJustin is the Co-Founder & CEO of Strike Graph, a security compliance company, which he incubated at Madrona Venture Labs in early 2020. As a serial entrepreneur with expertise in AI, cybersecurity and governance, he started Strike Graph to eliminate the confusion related to cybersecurity audit and certification processes. He likes making arcane cybersecurity standards plain and simple to achieve.

Subbiah Sundaram, HYCU

Subbiah SundaramSubbiah Sundaram is the SVP, Products at HYCU. Subbiah spearheads product management, alliances, sales engineering, and customer success with more than 20 years of experience delivering best-in-class multi- and hybrid-cloud data protection and on-premises solutions. A Kellogg Management School MBA graduate, Subbiah has worked with leading companies such as EMC, NetApp, Veritas, BMC, CA, and DataGravity.

12:30 PM – 4:30 PM: Best practices segment for data storage and business continuity practitioners featuring 16 expert insights

1:00 PM: Executive Roundtable: The Evolution of Enterprise Data Storage: Past, Present, and Future – featuring panel moderator Demetrius Malbrough on LinkedIn and YouTube

Moderator: Demetrius Malbrough, Data Protection Gumbo

Demetrius Malbrough

Demetrius Malbrough has accumulated a “gumbo” of experience throughout his 22+ year tech career and is passionate about being an influencer and marketing thought leader in the Backup & Recovery industry. He is the founder of the Data Protection Gumbo podcast, creator of the Backup & Recovery Professionals LinkedIn group, and currently seeking a Technical Evangelist or Technical Marketing position.

Eric Herzog, Infinidat

Prior to joining Infinidat, Herzog was CMO and VP of Global Storage Channels at IBM Storage Solutions, where he was responsible for worldwide product marketing and management for IBM’s storage systems, software-defined storage, hyperconverged infrastructure, and global storage channels. Herzog’s executive leadership experience also includes: CMO and Senior VP of Alliances for all-flash storage provider Violin Memory.

Doron Youngerwood, Continuity Software

Doron is an avid storage and backup security advocate. Alongside continuous research of storage security, threat landscape, and market maturity analysis, he is also engaged in writing, public speaking, and information exchanged with global enterprises. Doron bridges the worlds of storage and security, spending time educating CISOs and information security practitioners on the importance of storage, backup and data protection and running the flagship video series, CISO Point of View.

Ahsan Siddiqui, Arcserve

Ahsan Siddiqui is the Director of Product Management at Arcserve. He’s been in the industry for 17 years, working with partners and customers globally to deliver products & solutions to manage, protect and recover data workloads. Having started his career as a Certified Ethical Hacker & an IT/Security administrator, Ahsan has spent a long time in the data protection industry supporting, building, implementing, and planning solutions for disaster recovery.

Subbiah Sundaram, HYCU

Subbiah SundaramSubbiah Sundaram is the SVP, Products at HYCU. Subbiah spearheads product management, alliances, sales engineering, and customer success with more than 20 years of experience delivering best-in-class multi- and hybrid-cloud data protection and on-premises solutions. A Kellogg Management School MBA graduate, Subbiah has worked with leading companies such as EMC, NetApp, Veritas, BMC, CA, and DataGravity.

Justin Emerson, Pure Storage

Justin Emerson is a Technical Evangelist at Pure Storage focused on the FlashBlade product portfolio. He joined Pure in 2020 as a FlashBlade Data Architect for the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to that, he worked at storage-focused reseller partners for more than a decade. Justin focuses on delivering compelling narratives around how FlashBlade is unique to the industry.

2:00 PM: Executive Roundtable: Data Access vs. Compliance and the Future of Cloud Data protection – featuring panel moderator Demetrius Malbrough and Mark Diamond on LinkedIn and YouTube

Moderator: Demetrius Malbrough, Data Protection Gumbo

Demetrius Malbrough

Demetrius Malbrough has accumulated a “gumbo” of experience throughout his 22+ year tech career and is passionate about being an influencer and marketing thought leader in the Backup & Recovery industry. He is the founder of the Data Protection Gumbo podcast, creator of the Backup & Recovery Professionals LinkedIn group, and currently seeking a Technical Evangelist or Technical Marketing position.

Mark Diamond, Contoural

Mark DiamondMark Diamond is CEO of Contoural, the largest independent provider of Records & Information Management and Litigation Readiness Consulting Services. He is also Founder and program administrator of the Association of Corporate Counsel Data Steward program, the industry-leading law firm and legal service provider information security assessment, benchmark and accreditation program.

Ajay Patel, Immuta

Ajay Patel is the Growth Product Manager for Immuta. He is a data leader with a robust technology and business background. Ajay has extensive experience building large scale and efficient products, systems, teams, and processes for growth and optimization. Before Immuta, Ajay spent eight years at EDB.

Ben Herzberg, Satori

Ben Herzberg: Ben is an experienced hacker, developer and book author. Ben is experienced in endpoint security, behavioral analytics, application security, and data security. Ben filled roles such as the CTO of Cynet, and Director of threat research at Imperva. Ben is the Chief Scientist for Satori, streamlining data access and security with DataSecOps.

Dave Bermingham, SIOS Technology

Dave Bermingham is Director of Customer Success at SIOS Technology. He is recognized within the technology community as a high-availability expert and has been honored to be elected a Microsoft MVP for the past 12 years: 6 years as a Cluster MVP and 6 years as a Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP. Dave holds numerous technical certifications and has more than thirty years of IT experience.

Rob Peterson, Infrascale

Rob Peterson is the CEO of Infrascale. Prior to joining Infrascale, Rob was a General Partner at private investment firm Route 66, and managed credit-focused private investments, including structured debt and forward purchase commitments, and private equity. Rob holds a BS in Accounting and International Finance from American University and an MBA from the University of Maryland College Park.

4:30 PM – 8:30 PM: Industry trends and predictions for 2023 featuring expert insights

Why Participate?

Wondering what’s in it for you? Join us for the BUDR Insight Jam to get advice on data management and analytics software buying, best practices for piloting new and emerging technologies, and find out what the future will bring. It’s also going to be a top-notch networking event featuring many of the foremost thought leaders in the field.

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What: The 4th-annual Solutions Review BUDR Insight Jam

When: Tuesday, December 13, 2022 from 8:30 AM to 8:30 PM Eastern

Where: Twitter (using the hashtag #BUDRInsightJam), YouTube, LinkedIn

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