Cloud Platform Conference 2019

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The Westin Milwaukee

550 North Van Buren Street

Milwaukee, WI 53202

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The Cloud Platform Conference (CPC) is a unique conference that fosters collaboration in the tech community around cloud platforms and leadership in Wisconsin. Our focus is to enable organizations in Wisconsin to share and promote their cloud transformation journeys, strategies, and best practices with others.

The format will combine keynote presentations, breakout sessions, panel discussions, and open space formats. This conference is a leader-driven event to share the latest developments and emerging applications and to collaborate, network, partner, and shape the cloud ecosystem together. We will have breakfast, lunch, and happy hour food and beverages served throughout the day.

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What to Expect:


7:30AM: Breakfast & Registration

8:15AM: Keynote Presentation

9AM – Noon: Breakout sessions

Noon – 1PM: Lunch and Case Study Presentation

1:30 – 2:30PM: Panel Discussions

2:45 – 4:15PM: Open Spaces & Mini Breakouts

4:30 – 6PM: Happy Hour

Who to Expect:


Amit Phandis of GE Healthcare - Chief Digital Officer

Chuck Dudley of Northwestern Mutual - VP of Cloud and DevOps


Matt Frye of CUNA Mutual - Solution Architect


  • Himanshu Rao, Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft, Azure - Title: Move Your Most Critical Enterprice Elephant to the Cloud and Fill Your pockets: Power of SAP on Azure
  • Frank Migacz, Cloud Services Technical Specialist at Microsoft, Azure - Title: Modern Applications Approaches: Containers Clusters vs Serverless
  • Ashish Talati, Cloud Architect at Microsoft, Azure - Title: Driving A.I. to Customers Interactions
  • Zlatan Dzinic, Enterprise Solution Architect at AWS – Title: Public Cloud Explained
  • Jesse Burgess, Solutions Architect at AWS – Title: Running .NET Applications on AWS
  • Brian Lewis, Solutions Architect at AWS – Title: Running your Applications for Less on Serverless
  • Todd Huber, Chief Technology Officer at Milwaukee County – Title: Cloud Platform Adoption for Government
  • Sree Pillai, Senior Director at Regal Beloit – Title: Cloud at Customer
  • Subbu Ramanathan, Senior Manager of IT at Brady Corporation – Title: Smarter Cloud through A.I.
  • Scott Broten, Senior Solutions Architect & Anu Mandava, Application Architecture Practice Leader at CUNA Mutual – Title: One Company’s Story for Cloud Adoption
  • Troy Fluegee, Senior Engineer - HashiCorp – Title: AWS Security – Prevent, Detect, Respond
  • Matt Vandenbush, VP of IT and Software Engineering at Brady Corporation – Title: Shifting Development to the Cloud - It's about Culture
  • Scott Sorensen, Manager at Docker - Title: How "Containerization" can accelerate your jounrey to the cloud... and save you millions in the process
  • Abhinay Pachhapur, Director of Software Engineering at GE Healthcare - Title: Will anounce shortly..
  • Bryan Coller, Director at NVISIA - Title: API's in the Cloud
  • Mark Panthofer, VP of Technology at NVISIA - Title: Kubernetes - The What, Why and How
  • New Relic Representative - Topic: TBD
  • Naveen VK, Director at NVISIA - Title: TBD
  • Josh Werner, Integration Lead at Bader Rutter - Title: How Serverless Can Maximize Cost Savings


  • Sidd Kuckreja, Director- Technology Business Transformation at CUNA Mutual
  • Mark Waltz, Director of IT at Infinity Healthcare
  • Tyler Rudkin, Vice President of Enterprise Architecture at HSA Bank
  • Damini Dhawal, Applications Manager at American Family


  • Steve Hannan, CIO – Landmark Credit Union
  • George Frick, Principal Architect - NVISIA
  • Barb Vandenberg, Fellow – NVISIA


  • Clark Sell, THAT Conference


  • Open space will include architects and leaders to have open Q&A and whiteboarding from companies like Azure, AWS, NVISIA-Docker, NVISIA-Kubernetes, Hashicorp, among others..

  • Q&A/Whiteboarding to include from Microsoft: Ashish Talati, Himanshu Rao, Frank Migacz, Brian Keyes, Sohail Zakaria, David Peterson
  • Q&A/Whiteborading to include from NVISIA: Mark Panthofer, Nick Schultz(Docker)


Sponsor & Host:NVISIA

  • New Relic, Northwestern Mutual, Brooksource, Docker, Hashicorp/Terraform, Adelman Travel Systems, MongoDB, Gordon Flesch
If you're interested in sponsoring please reach out.

Who should Attend:

  • CIOs and COO's
  • IT & Software VP's Directors and Managers
  • Technical Managers
  • Infrastructure Leaders
  • Architects and Software Developers

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The Westin Milwaukee

550 North Van Buren Street

Milwaukee, WI 53202

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