KTech: Cybersecurity in the Cloud Lunch & Learn

Join Knoxville Technology Council for a lunch and learn about cybersecurity in the cloud. A panel of experts from Avertium, Checkpoint, InfoSystems, Oak Ridge National Lab, and Proofpoint will answer your questions about the top security issues for doing business in the cloud.

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Featured Panelists

  • Adam Forester, Checkpoint
  • Stacy Prowell, ORNL
  • Jeff Sparks, Proofpoint
  • Nick Sweet, Avertium
  • Chad Waddell, InfoSystems


11:15 a.m. – Registration & Networking

11:30 a.m. – Lunch Begins

11:40 a.m. – Welcome & Panel

1:30 p.m. – Event Wrap-up

About Knoxville Technology Council:

The Knoxville Technology Council connects, develops, promotes, and advocates for the technology industry in the Greater Knoxville region. We believe the technology industry is essential for our community to thrive. KTech unites the region’s technology leaders and empowers businesses and entrepreneurs through networks, events, resources, and more. We are advancing Knoxville as a technology hub and center of innovation.

Data Analytics Lunch & Learn

Innov865 Panel Discussion: “Doing Data Right”

PYA Analytics, Avrio Analytics, and NewsBreak Media are joining forces to sponsor a data analytics workshop during Innov865 Week. Join some of the finest “Data Analytics Unicorns” in East Tennessee, as Innov865 welcomes a panel of some of Knoxville’s leading experts and thought leaders who are best at “Doing Data Right.”

Confirmed Panelists include:

  • Guru Kora, Research Scientist, PYA Analytics
  • James Horey, Founder & CEO, Reviewbox
  • Ken Cavagnolo, Principal Data Scientist, Pilot Flying J
  • Julie Ferrara, Asst. Department Head, Business Analytics & Statistics Department, UT Haslam College of Business

The micro event, set as a lunch and learn, will be held from Noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday, September 22, in the Mill Room at Cherokee Mills, 2240 Sutherland Avenue. There is no registration fee, but pre-registration is required.

Join in on the lively discussion as our panelists explore the East Tennessee data analytics scene and offer their perspectives on the challenges associated with the emergence of new tools and architecture that support the demand for real-time, scalable data analytics. What is coming next in the future of data analytics? Is East Tennessee prepared for this next wave of innovation? Are we attracting and retaining the best talent that analytics can find in support of innovation?

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