WITX

April 14, 2015
Growing the IT Community in Southeast North Carolina

About WITX

Registration

Keynotes

Don Burton

Don Burton

is the Managing Director of the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, powered by TechStars. Don has a background that includes time as a Consultant at McKinsey and Company, an M & A Associate at Goldman Sachs and Director of Business Development for the Walt Disney, Disney Education Group.

Mark McDowell

Mark McDowell

is an engineer, entrepreneur and investor. Mark is the co-founder of Acta Wireless, an investment firm focused on early stage companies that use wireless technology to disrupt the media, advertising, payments and education industries.

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Learning eXchanges

Seven different workshops / panels / presentations to increase your IT skills.
Topics include:
  • Application Lifecycle Management for Force.com

  • How Big Data is Changing the Face of Modern Business and IT

  • Becoming the Aspirin solution for Industry Problems

  • Designing Websites for every device: Responsive Design

  • The NEW CTO

  • Software as a Service - The Business

  • SQL Tuning for Software Developers

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Exhibitors

Over 30 exhibitors from UNCW, TekMountain, CIE and local industry.

Students, Faculty and Staff from UNCW

UNCW
tekMountain
CIE
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Ignite

Ignite Logo

What is Ignite? Ignite is a geek event in over 100 cities worldwide. At the events Ignite presenters share their personal and professional passions, using 20 slides that auto-advance every 15 seconds for a total of just five minutes

Presenters Include:
  • Emilyanne Atkinson, Castle Branch
  • John Berry, IBM
  • John Flisher, eGroup
  • Jessica Lagoy, EMC
  • Matt Magne, SAS
  • Peter Robichau, Category 3 Partners
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Sponsors

Special thanks to the UNCW Cameron School of Business, Information Systems and Operations Management Department and the Computer Science Department for their support. WITX is underwritten by Castle Branch/TekMountain and other sponsors.

Castle Branch
Other sponsors include:

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Schedule

Tuesday, April 14 - Computer Information Systems Building, UNCW Campus

  • 1:30 p.m. - Keynote Presentations
    • Don Burton
    • Mark McDowell
  • 3:00 p.m. - Learning eXchanges
    • The NEW CTO
    • Software as a Service (SaaS) - The Business
    • SQL Tuning for Software Developers
  • 4:00 p.m. - Learning eXchanges
    • Application Lifecycle Management for Force.com
    • Becoming the Aspirin solution for Industry Problems
    • Big Data and Transformational Services
    • Designing Websites for every device: Responsive Design

  • 4:15 p.m. - Exhibits Open
  • 5:15 p.m. - Ignite