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9 MAY 2024 - ON AN ONLINE DEVICE NEAR YOU
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The Enterprise Architecture Show
 
Co-Host Partner
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ABOUT

The challenge for Enterprise Architects is continually evolving - organisations are becoming more reliant on technology to deliver competitive advantage, but how can this be delivered in a way that enables innovation?

 

switchON will showcase how the future of enterprise architecture depends on the ability to engage across the organisation - from an ivory tower to an empowered community.

Pushing Boundaries
We do not sit on the fence at switchON - speakers are encouraged to address the most difficult questions, by sharing experiences & getting involved in the discussion you can shape the future too
Cutting Edge Content
Our promise to you is top class content, speakers & discussions - all presentations are specially created for switchON, putting you at the forefront of change & to leave you inspired for the future.
Unlocking Value
EA’s can harness the knowledge locked up within the organisation, balancing control with adaptability to drive innovation & change across the business. Join us & get connected at switchON
Building Influence
Are you struggling to gain influence in your organisation? Frustrated that stakeholders won’t buy in? You’re not alone! switchON brings together like minds to provide ideas & tools on how to build your influence

What’s switchON all about??

Who should attend

 
 

>  CIO's

>  Vice President IT 

>  Head of Enterprise Architecture

>  Head of Cloud Architecture

>  Head of Data Architecture

>  Head of IT/Business Applications 

>  Head of IT

>  Enterprise Architect

>  Head of Process Management

>  Cloud Architect 

>  Data Architect

>  Business Architect

Become a Speaker

Are you Interested in speaking at one of our switchON events?

Submit your speaker proposal, stating the event and the topic for the presentation, we'll be in touch shortly!

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Speakers

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Anu Pakala

Sr Director - Engineering Sol.

Northwestern Mutual

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Erik Rynearson

Customer Success Lead

ValueBlue

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Jeff Dekelver

Lead Enterprise Architect

American Family Insurance

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Pradeep Batchu

Director Enterprise Architecture

CNA Insurance

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Ruchi Batra

SVP, Director of Software Eng

U. S. Bank

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Brian Chambers

Director of Enterprise Architecture

Chick-Fil-A Corporate

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Geeta Pyne

Chief Architect

TIAA

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Julianna Javor

Sr Director, Tech - Strat. & Arch.

Advantage Solutions

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Raj Vayyavur

Director of Enterprise Architecture

Public Consulting Group

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Seth Lippincott

Senior Product Marketing

LeanIX

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Dawit Lessanu

Executive Director of EA

Estée Lauder Companies

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Greg Robleski

Director Enterprise Architecture

University of California

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Kamau Washington

Senior Enterprise Architect

Georgia-Pacific LLC

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Rameshwar Balanagu

Chief Enterprise Architect

UNFI

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Shubhashree Thekahally

Sr Enterprise Architect

Koniag

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Dhivya Dhayakar

Principal Enterprise Architect

Equinix

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Herb Pegg

Account Manager

ValueBlue

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Neelam Mohanty

Principal Enterprise Architect

Northwestern Mutual

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Roger Stoffers

Enterprise Architect

De Volksbank

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Srikanth Edula

Chief Enterprise Architect

PointClickCare

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More speakers to be confirmed soon

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AGENDA

The schedule is based on the Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (US & Canada) Timezone

09:55
Opening Remarks
Philip Bell, Director, Sofa Summits
10:00
Strategies for Realizing Composable Organizations - Sustainable Adaptability of Enterprises is a Common but Challenging Goal
Roger Stoffers, Enterprise Architect, De Volksbank
10:25
Horizontal & Vertical alignment in Innovation - Merging BMC & Architecture
Herb Pegg, Account Manager & Erik Rynearson, Customer Success Lead, ValueBlue
10:55
Leveraging ChatGPT for Efficient Product Delivery: From Specs to Code - The Capabilities & Limits of AI in Streamlining Product Delivery
Pradeep Batchu, Director Enterprise Architecture, CNA Insurance
11:20
Why Application Rationalization is Critical to Accelerate Organizational Growth
Seth Lippincott, Senior Product Marketing Manager, LeanIX
11:45
Exhibition & One 2 One Networking
- Take a virtual walk through our online exhibition - find some inspiration
- One 2 One Meetings with Sponsors, Exhibitors & Peers
12:25
Actionable Enterprise Architecture: Bridging the Gap between Strategy & Execution in an Agile World
Julianna Javor, Senior Director, Technology - Strategy & Architecture, Advantage Solutions
12:50
Architecture strategy for Harmonization of Enterprise LLM Applications, AI Co-pilots & Chatbots
Dhivya Dhayakar, Principal Enterprise Architect, Equinix
13:15
Governance Beyond the Boardroom: Engaging Stakeholders in Enterprise Architecture Decision-Making
Kamau Washington, Senior Enterprise Architect, Georgia-Pacific LLC
13:15
Breaking Free from Legacy Drag: How to Overcome Legacy Challenges in Today's Tech Ecosystem
Jeff Dekelver, Lead Enterprise Architect, American Family Insurance
13:40
Exhibition & One 2 One Networking
- Take a virtual walk through our online exhibition - find some inspiration
- One 2 One Meetings with Sponsors, Exhibitors & Peers
14:20
EA for the Modern, Digital Business - Connecting the Dots to Enable Transformation & Change
Raj Vayyavur, Director of Enterprise Architecture, Public Consulting Group
14:20
ESG-Driven Transformation: Leveraging Enterprise Architecture for Social Responsibility
Rameshwar Balanagu, Chief Enterprise Architect, UNFI
14:45
Enterprise Architecture for Business Transformation - Enabling Personnel, Process & Technology Changes
Srikanth Edula, Chief Enterprise Architect, PointClickCare
15:10
Building Influence - Creating EA Collaboration within a University Setting - Engagement, Dialogue & Joint Decision Making
Greg Robleski, Director Enterprise Architecture, University of California
15:35
Exhibition & One 2 One Networking
- Take a virtual walk through our online exhibition - find some inspiration
- One 2 One Meetings with Sponsors, Exhibitors & Peers
16:15
Architecting Resilience: Navigating Complex Ecosystems in Times of Continual Business Transformation
- Neelam Mohanty, Principal Enterprise Architect, Northwestern Mutual
- Shubhashree Thekahally, Sr Enterprise Architect, Koniag Government Services
- Rameshwar Balanagu, Chief Enterprise Architect, UNFI

Moderator - Seth Lippincott, Senior Product Marketing Manager, LeanIX
16:15
Harmonising People, Processes & Technology: Strategies for Achieving Seamless Enterprise Integration
- Dawit Lessanu, Executive Director of EA, Estée Lauder Companies
- Anu Pakala, Sr Director - Engineering Solutions Delivery, Northwestern Mutual
- Ruchi Batra, SVP, Director of Software Engineering, U. S. Bank

Moderator - Geeta Pyne, Chief Architect, TIAA
17:00
Closing Remarks
Philip Bell, Director, Sofa Summits

Registration Options

IT and Digital Transformation Practitioners

For those working in Data, IT and AI at end user companies

$80

%  Early Bird Ticket until 9 April $80 after the date

%  Access to SwitchOn Summit

 

%  One 2 One Speed Networking

%  Private and Public Chat

%  Virtual Exhibition

Vendor & Solution
Providers

For employees of technology providers, software or consultancy services

$499

%  Access to SwitchOn Summit

 

%  One 2 One Speed Networking

%  Private and Public Chat

%  Virtual Exhibition

* Sofa Summits reserves the rights to cancel the registration if the registration conditions are not met or the registration details are false. 

Sponsors

Co-Host Partner
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Sponsorship

Our virtual conferences look & feel like the real thing - complete with speaker sessions & an exhibition hall. But you don't have to leave your computer to display your products & services, chat with attendees & generate high-volume, targeted leads. No flights, no hotels, no expensive booth setup - no hassle.

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