Technology is radically re-shaping today’s workforce. How can companies tap into the unprecedented opportunities for transformation without putting their critical information at risk? BoxWorks 2015 is about reconciling this tension and channeling it into innovation. Join us to shape how tomorrow works.
Aaron Levie is Chief Executive Officer, Cofounder and Chairman at Box, which he launched in 2005 with CFO and cofounder, Dylan Smith. He is the visionary behind Box’s product and platform strategy, which focuses on incorporating the best of secure content collaboration with an intuitive user experience suited to the way people work today. Aaron leads Box in its mission to transform the way people and businesses work so they can achieve their greatest ambitions. He has served as a member of Box’s board of directors since April 2005.
Aaron attended the University of Southern California from 2003 to 2005 before leaving to found Box.
John Chambers is Chairman and CEO of Cisco. Since January 1995, when he assumed the role of CEO, Chambers has grown the company from US$1.2 billion in annual revenues to $47 billion in fiscal year 2014. He has received numerous awards for his leadership including being name as one of Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” and one of “America’s Best Leaders” by US News & World Report. Chambers has been widely recognized for his and Cisco’s philanthropic leadership, receiving the first-ever Clinton Global Citizen Award from former U.S. President Bill Clinton, and a two-time recipient of the U.S. State Department’s top corporate social responsibility award from Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Dr. Ed Catmull is co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios and president of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, and Disneytoon Studios. For over twenty-five years, Pixar has dominated the world of animation, producing fourteen consecutive #1 box office hits, which have grossed more than $8.7 billion at the worldwide box office to date, and won thirty Academy Awards®.
His book Creativity, Inc.—co-written with journalist Amy Wallace and years in the making—is a distillation of the ideas and management principles Ed has used to develop a creative culture. A book for managers who want to lead their employees to new heights, it also grants readers an all-access trip into the nerve center of Pixar Animation Studios—into the meetings, postmortems, and “Braintrust” sessions where some of the most successful films in history have been made.
Dr. Catmull has been honored with five Academy Awards®, including the Gordon E. Sawyer Award, for his lifetime of technical contributions and leadership in the field of computer graphics for the motion picture industry. Dr. Catmull earned B.S. degrees in computer science and physics and a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Utah. In 2005, the University of Utah presented him with an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Engineering.
Kevin Mandia is the President of FireEye, a global cyber security company that protects organizations from cyber attacks. FireEye’s customers include over 200 of the Fortune 500 and major government organizations around the world. As President, Kevin helps organizations prepare for and respond to cyber attacks. Prior to serving as FireEye’s President, Kevin founded Mandiant Corporation and served as CEO for 10 years. As CEO, Kevin grew a profitable, self-funded organization to approximately 500 employees and over $100M in revenue. FireEye acquired Mandiant for approximately $1 billion. Prior, Kevin served as a director in the security consulting divisions of Sytex (Lockheed Martin) and Foundstone (McAfee).
Jamie Miller is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for GE. In this role, she is driving GE’s global Information Technology strategy, services and operations, and aggressively delivering innovative and transformational solutions for GE, its customers and employees. She previously served in the role of Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. She joined GE in April 2008. Prior to joining GE, Ms. Miller served as the Senior Vice President and Controller of WellPoint, Inc., managing investor relations, controllership, financial planning and analysis, tax and financial systems for the company and was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Jamie graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Cindy Elkins is the Vice President, IT Americas, at Genentech. She led a 100% transformation of all commercial IT systems, emphasizing employee-centric, cloud and mobile technologies, while materially reducing the investment needed to support the growing pipeline. Her teams are responsible for 36,000 users and deliver 90%+ end user support satisfaction. She is also the IT leader for Genentech’s Healthcare IT efforts. In 2014 Cindy was named to Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders and to the Board of Directors of Weight Watchers International. Cindy also served as VP and GM of Supplier Solutions at Ariba. She also was a transformational leader at ATP, Aspect Communications, VeriFone.
Cindy is a graduate of UCLA in Applied Mathematics and earned an MBA from Santa Clara University.
John Herbert is the Executive Vice President, CIO for 20th Century Fox. His responsibilities include partnering with the executive team to define business strategies and identifying technology enablement opportunities across the studio. In addition, he serves in a dual CIO capacity responsible for Fox Group IT shared services, supporting multiple divisions across the Fox organization. Before assuming the CIO role, Herbert served as Vice President, IT Worldwide Home Entertainment. He has been involved in defining the strategy and technology to service and distribute content through both traditional and digital distribution channels.
Michael Kingston has an extensive background in global technology management with 25 years of experience in the retail, consumer products and luxury goods industries. Presently, Kingston serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer for The Neiman Marcus Group. Prior to joining Neiman Marcus, he served as EVP, Transformation and Technology at ANN Inc., where he led a several strategic initiatives aimed at driving growth and efficiency across all channels of business. Prior to joining Ann Inc., Kingston led global application development and implementation for Coach Inc. Prior to that, he spent eight years at Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, where he spearheaded the creation of an enterprise wide shared services model in North America and Asia-Pacific.
Whitney Bouck is Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and General Manager of Enterprise at Box. In her current role, Whitney runs Box's global marketing organization, overseeing all product marketing, CIO relations, customer acquisition, analyst relations, and communication programs. She is also responsible for establishing Box’s Enterprise business strategy to engage with today's largest organizations. Prior to Box, Whitney spent 15 years with Documentum and then EMC (via acquisition) and held a variety of positions, including Worldwide Vice President of Product Marketing, General Manager of two of the organization's most important product lines, and, most recently, Chief Marketing Officer of the Information Intelligence division at EMC. Previously, Whitney held a variety of technology and leadership roles at both Sybase and Oracle.
Whitney received her B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Claremont McKenna College.
Dylan Smith is Chief Financial Officer and Cofounder at Box, where he leads investor relations and all aspects of Box financial operations. He has been instrumental in Box's growth and development and is responsible for building the company’s business and finance infrastructure. Prior to Box, Dylan spent his time earning Box's seed funding through various entrepreneurial endeavors. He has served as a member of Box’s board of directors since April 2005.
Dylan holds a B.A. in Economics from Duke University.
Dan Levin is Box’s President and Chief Operating Officer, and is a member of Box’s board of directors. Previously, Dan served as an advisor to various technology start-ups, including Box. Dan also held various executive roles at Intuit Inc., a business and financial management solutions company, including Vice President and General Manager of Healthcare and Senior Vice President and General Manager of Intuit’s Small Business Group.
Dan holds a B.A. in the independent concentration of Applications of Computer Graphics to Statistical Data Analysis from Princeton University.
Chris Yeh is Senior Vice President of Product and Platform at Box, where he is responsible for Box’s product management, platform strategy, partner ecosystem development and third-party innovation. Chris joined Box from Yahoo!, where he was the product lead for Yahoo! Groups, Delicious and other community products. Chris was also formerly the head of the Yahoo! Developer Network (YDN), the company's third-party developer program. Prior to Yahoo!, Chris served as the Vice President of Marketing at Tacit Software, acquired by Oracle in 2008, Vice President of Product Management at Blue Martini Software, and a principal at strategy consulting firm Mercer Management Consulting. A long time ago, Chris was employee 9999 at Oracle.
Chris holds a M.B.A. from Wharton and a B.S. in Computer Science.
BoxWorks is about empowering IT leaders to take control of their technology destiny. Businesses in every industry are under incredible pressure to empower all-new ways of working, while ensuring that critical information is protected. At BoxWorks, hear from leading CIOs and technology visionaries about how to harness the potential of cloud and mobile computing to produce more productive workforces and lasting competitive advantage. Network with your peers and get into the “nuts and bolts” of the Box content collaboration platform. Join us at BoxWorks this September to shape how tomorrow works.
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- In world of vendor fairs masquerading as conferences, BoxWorks stands uniquely as an event where you can learn from leaders in technology, product and innovation while surrounded by people who are building incredible companies across the globe. Every year BoxWorks speaks to the themes of the challenges and opportunities facing high growth companies and delivers tangible ideas that will inform your company's technology roadmap for years into the future. BoxWorks is a rare opportunity to be surrounded by the people, businesses and products that are building the future.
- Attending BoxWorks keeps our team up-to-date on new features so we’re always using Box to the fullest. Box is the only service we’ve rolled out that employees are literally telling me they love. At Birkenstock, we love Box!
- BoxWorks is THE event that shows how to maximize the awesome power of Box with insight from industry leaders and customers.
- 93% of attendees surveyed said that attending BoxWorks gave them more tools to increase worker efficiency, while 96% said they learned about a new tool or technology that benefited their company.
- BoxWorks was fantastic! It gave me incredible insight in the up and coming wonderfulness at Box, while able to connect with other Box users and the amazing Boxers!
- BoxWorks 2014 provided [the] most practical information this year. Looking forward to the upgrades especially metadata and automations.
- Content was applicable to everyone. There were breakout sessions that was geared toward all levels and even gave end users an opportunity to learn new things.
VENUE and HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS
BoxWorks 2015 will be held at the Moscone Convention Center, in the heart of San Francisco. Check-in and event sessions will be located in the North Hall. All hotel accommodations will be available through the registration process. Enjoy the reduced rates at any of the centrally located hotels – starting at $285.
o Intercontinental San Francisco
o Marriott Marquis San Francisco
o Park Central (formerly Westin)
o W San Francisco
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