Second Annual Trends in Data and Security Event

Disclosure: I’m a FountainBlue Program Adviser.


FountainBlue’s annual trends in data security and storage event will feature the latest advances in technologies and business processes in the storage and security space. We will feature a corporate panel, speaking on its strategic direction and innovations, and an entrepreneur panel, featuring some up-and-coming technology in the storage and security space.


FountainBlue’s Second Annual Trends in Data and Security Event

Date & time: Friday, May 27, 2011, from 8:30 until 11:30 a.m.
Location: EMC, 2831 Mission College Boulevard, Santa Clara
Cost: Register by May 25 at noon: $32 members, $42 partners, $52 general
Late and On-Site Registration: $52 for members, $62 for non-members

Members and Prospective Members can register at
Registration Link:

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Audience: Entrepreneurs, Intrapreneurs and Investors only. No service providers please.


8:30    Registration and Networking
9:00   Welcomes and Thank Yous
9:15   Today’s Storage and Technology Innovations: An Update on What’s New and What’s Coming

Facilitator Sheri Osborn, MineSeeker
Panelist Sheryl Chamberlain, Senior Director, Strategic Alliances, EMC
Panelist Gerhard Eschelbeck, CTO, WebRoot
Panelist Nasrin Rezai, Senior Director, Information Security, Cisco
Panelist Prasenjit Sarkar, Research Staff Member and Master Inventor, IBM Almaden Research Center
Panelist from VMWare, to be confirmed

10:15  Morning Break
10:30  Entrepreneurial Storage and Security Solutions

Facilitator Sandy Orlando, VP Marketing, IP Infusion
Panelist Tyler Bengston, Director of Product Management, IronKey (secure thumb drives)
Panelist Anthony Gioeli, EVP, Sales and Marketing, PanTerra Networks (cloud-based SaaS services)
Panelist Andrés Kohn, Vice President of Technology for Proofpoint (secure e-mailing and archiving)
Panelist Ryo Koyama, CEO, YOICS (remote computer and network management)
Panelist from IronKey to be confirmed (secure thumb drives)
Panelist from WatchDox to be confirmed (secure file storage)

11:30  Adjourn and Further Networking until 12:00

About FountainBlue’s High Tech Entrepreneurs’ Forum

FountainBlue’s High Tech Entrepreneurs’ Forum was launched in March 2006 and provides ongoing networking and program benefits for 40-150 entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and investors across Silicon Valley and beyond.

For this series, we run an annual high-tech funding trends panel in January, an annual cloud and security event in May, an annual virtual worlds conference in September and a bimonthly business analytics series, culminating in an annual business analytics trends event in December. Each event will feature either one or two panels of entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and investors speaking on challenges and opportunities, providing advice for information to all.

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