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Agenda | Channel Partners Virtual 2021

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Mar 02 Tuesday | 10:50 am

Channel Partners Welcome

Speakers: Bobby DeMarzo  (Channel Partners), Kelly Danziger  (Channel Partners), Craig Galbraith  (Channel Partners)

Session Type: Keynote

Mar 02 Tuesday | 11:00 am

From the Edge – Control. Alt. Compete.

Speaker: Janet Schijns  (JS Group)

Session Type: Keynote

Mar 02 Tuesday | 11:20 am

Debate 2021: Are Marketplaces an Opportunity or Risk for the Channel?

Speakers: Jay McBain  (Forrester), George Leith  (Vendasta), Juan Fernandez  (ImageNet Consulting), Ryan Walsh  (Pax8), Lincoln Lincoln  (CloudBlue)

Session Type: Keynote Panel

The Evolution of IoT & AI: What Partners Need to Know

Speaker: Stephen DiFranco  (IoT Advisory Group)

Session Type: Conference Session

Mar 02 Tuesday | 12:00 pm

Fastball with Poly: Expand Your UC Market Reach with Poly

Speaker: Chris Thorson  (Poly)

Session Type: Fastball

Mar 02 Tuesday | 12:05 pm

Fastball with VMware: VMware Delivers a Cloud-First Security Architecture with SASE

Speaker: Rohan Naggi  (VMware SD-WAN)

Session Type: Fastball

Mar 02 Tuesday | 12:10 pm

It's (Past) Time for a Business Plan with Erick Simpson

Speaker: Erick Simpson  (ErickSimpson.com)

Session Type: Conference Session

Safeguard Data in Motion for the Business of Tomorrow (and Today)

Speakers: Robin Miller  (IOTSSA), Brian Sherman  (IOTSSA), Chris DesRosiers  (TechData), Kumar Vishwanathan  (Privafy)

Session Type: Conference Session

Mar 02 Tuesday | 12:30 pm

Now or Never! Why 2021 Is the Last Chance to Shift to MRR

Speaker: Nancy Sabino  (SabinoCompTech)

Session Type: Conference Session

Mar 02 Tuesday | 12:40 pm

The Autonomous Enterprise

Speakers: Chris MacFarland  (Masergy), Ian Kieninger  (Avant), Chris Werpy  (PlanetOne), Adam Edwards  (Telarus)

Session Type: Conference Session

Mar 02 Tuesday | 12:50 pm

Back to Work, Not Back to Normal: Rethinking Business Models

Speaker: Sammy Kinlaw  (Tech Data)

Session Type: Conference Session

Mar 02 Tuesday | 1:00 pm

Channel Partner Peer Perspectives: Home Automation and IoT

Speakers: Mike Bloomfield  (Tekie Geek), Rich Freeman  (ChannelPro)

Session Type: Conference Session

Dell Expert Network: Resources to Grow and Scale Your MSP Business

Speaker: Alicia Bowling  (Dell Expert Network)

Session Type: Conference Session

Mar 02 Tuesday | 1:10 pm

On Topic Session Lumen: How Edge Will Break the Monolith

Speaker: Bryn Norton  (Lumen Technologies)

Session Type: On Topic Session

On Topic Session with Intelisys: Monetize the E-Commerce Revolution through Contact Center

Speaker: Mike Wolfington  (Intelisys)

Session Type: On Topic Session

Mar 02 Tuesday | 1:25 pm

Channel Partner Peer Perspectives: Access Control

Speakers: Corey Kirkendoll  (5K Technical Services), Rich Freeman  (ChannelPro)

Session Type: Conference Session

VIP Session with AVANT: Accelerating the Velocity of Technology

Speaker: Drew Lydecker  (AVANT)

Session Type: VIP Session

Mar 02 Tuesday | 1:45 pm

Channel Partner Peer Perspectives: Video Surveillance

Speakers: Luis Alvarez  (Alvarez Technology Group), Rich Freeman  (ChannelPro)

Session Type: Conference Session

Channel Partners Gives Back

Session Type: Conference Session

Mar 02 Tuesday | 2:05 pm

Channel Trends and How to Leverage Them

Speakers: Chris Jones  (AT&T Alliance Channel & ACC Business), Rick Chapes  (AT&T Partner Exchange)

Session Type: Keynote

IoT Solutions Partners Can Deploy Today

Speaker: Stephen DiFranco  (IoT Advisory Group)

Session Type: Conference Session

Mar 02 Tuesday | 2:25 pm

Go Inside the Channel Partners Thunderdome: Security

Speakers: Kevin McDonald  (Alvaka Networks), Mark Palmer  (Granite), Lynn Weddle  (RedLegg), Nadir Merchant  (IT Glue), Andrew Harris  (Lumen)

Session Type: Thunderdome

Mar 02 Tuesday | 3:05 pm

VIP Session with 8x8: Lights, Camera...Lead Gen! Generate Leads from Anywhere with 8x8

Speaker: Tina Smith  (8x8)

Session Type: VIP Session

VIP Session with Fusion Connect: What You Need to Know About the New Hybrid Workplace Model

Speaker: Brian Crotty  (Fusion Connect)

Session Type: VIP Session

Mar 02 Tuesday | 3:25 pm

If You Had a Second Chance

Speakers: Bobby DeMarzo  (Channel Partners), Brandon Vancleeve  (Pine Cove Consulting), Bryon Beilman  (iuvo Technologies)

Session Type: Conference Session

Marketing Mistakes You're Making & How to Fix Them

Speakers: Mayka Rosales-Peterson  (Telesystem), Maggie Miller  (Tanium), Andra Hedden  (Marketopia), Amy Bailey  (Telarus)

Session Type: Conference Session

Mar 02 Tuesday | 3:55 pm

On Topic Session Star2Star: Building A Successful Channel Partnership

Speaker: Mick Miralis  (Star2Star)

Session Type: On Topic Session

On Topic Session with RingCentral: Redefining Work From Anywhere for 2021

Speaker: Amir Hameed  (RingCentral)

Session Type: On Topic Session

Mar 02 Tuesday | 4:10 pm

On Topic Session Jenne: ACO, Your Retirement Plan

Speaker: Deb Forney  (Jenne Inc.)

Session Type: On Topic Session

VIP Session with Webroot: 2021 Predictions

Speaker: Joe Cerrone  (Webroot, an OpenText Company)

Session Type: VIP Session

Mar 02 Tuesday | 4:30 pm

Happy Hour Magic Show Experience Sponsored by Iron Mountain Data Centers

Session Type: Networking

Mar 03 Wednesday | 10:55 am

Channel Partners Welcome: Day 2

Speakers: Bobby DeMarzo  (Channel Partners), Craig Galbraith  (Channel Partners)

Session Type: Keynote

Mar 03 Wednesday | 11:00 am

NOW is the time for the Channel!

Speaker: Pat Watkins  (T-Mobile for Business)

Session Type: Keynote

Mar 03 Wednesday | 11:20 am

Debate 2021: Is 5G a Market-Maker or a Myth?

Speakers: Craig Galbraith  (Channel Partners), Phillip Walker  (Network Solutions Provider), Nermin Mohamed  (Wind River), Max Silber  (MetTel), Ian Khan  (Futuracy)

Session Type: Keynote Panel

Mar 03 Wednesday | 12:00 pm

Fastball with SYNNEX: UCC, Cloud Communication and Collaboration Program & Updates

Speaker: Wayne Landt  (SYNNEX Corporation)

Session Type: Fastball

Mar 03 Wednesday | 12:05 pm

Fastball with Adtran: Bringing The World Together

Speaker: Patrick Foster  (ADTRAN)

Session Type: Fastball

Mar 03 Wednesday | 12:10 pm

An Honest Conversation About How Channel Partners and Vendors Need to Work Together to Win

Speakers: Dave Dyson  (Eclipse Telecom), Heather Harlos  (Bitdefender), Amber Bardon  (Parasol Alliance), Rob Rae  (Datto)

Session Type: Conference Session

Emotional IQ: How to Measure Customer Emotion through Mobile Feedback

Speaker: Robi Ganguly  (Apptentive)

Session Type: Conference Session

Mar 03 Wednesday | 12:40 pm

The Multi-Cloud Business Imperative

Speaker: John McKenna  (expedient)

Session Type: Conference Session

Mar 03 Wednesday | 1:10 pm

On Topic Session with CircleCI: Why 1M+ Developers Choose CircleCI to Deliver Quality Code with Confidence

Speaker: Chris Black  (CircleCI)

Session Type: On Topic Session

On Topic Session with Tech Data: Tech Data IoT

Speaker: Andrea Miner  (Tech Data, North America)

Session Type: On Topic Session

Mar 03 Wednesday | 1:25 pm

Diversity & Inclusion Meetup

Speakers: Bobby DeMarzo  (Channel Partners), Kelli McMillan  (Five9), Mayka Rosales-Peterson  (Telesystem), Kris Blackmon  (JS Group)

Session Type: Networking

VIP Session with Huntress: Protect Your Commissions - Stop Ransomware Before it Starts

Speaker: Jeremy Young  (Huntress)

Session Type: VIP Session

Mar 03 Wednesday | 1:45 pm

Channel Partners Gives Back

Session Type: Session

Mar 03 Wednesday | 2:05 pm

"Hey, you're on Mute" ...The Operate from Anywhere Opportunity

Speaker: John DeLozier  (8x8)

Session Type: Keynote

Mar 03 Wednesday | 2:25 pm

Hybrid Cloud Deep Dive

Speakers: Chance Irvine  (Percipio Partners), Jim Demetrius  (TBI, Inc.), Jared Stanley  (Digital Realty)

Session Type: Thunderdome

Mar 03 Wednesday | 2:55 pm

Fastball with GetWireless: Putting the Value in Distribution for Channel Partners

Speaker: Brian Taney  (GetWireless)

Session Type: Fastball

Mar 03 Wednesday | 3:00 pm

Fastball with Cox Business: More Than Just a Connectivity Provider

Speaker: John Muscarella  (Cox Business)

Session Type: Fastball

Mar 03 Wednesday | 3:05 pm

VIP Session with Intelisys: The Transformation of the Channel

Speaker: Mark Morgan  (Intelisys)

Session Type: VIP Session

VIP Session with Nextiva: Change your Conversation Because the Conversation has Changed

Speaker: Cathryn Valladares  (Nextiva)

Session Type: VIP Session

Mar 03 Wednesday | 3:25 pm

Demystifying Private LTE/5G's Role for the Channel

Speaker: Mehmet Yavuz  (Celona)

Session Type: Conference Session

The Importance of Creating a Successful DE&I Strategy

Speakers: Kelli McMillan  (Five9), Rowan Trollope  (Five9), Genefa Murphy  (Five9)

Session Type: Conference Session

Mar 03 Wednesday | 3:55 pm

On Topic Session with LogMeIn: Meeting the Demands of the New Remote Workforce

Speaker: Mike Sharp  (LogMeIn)

Session Type: On Topic Session

Mar 03 Wednesday | 4:10 pm

Channel Futures MSP 501: Market Outlook & Perspectives

Speakers: Allison Francis  (Channel Futures), Tom Bowles  (ALLTEK SERVICES), Joe McCartney

Session Type: Conference Session

VIP Session with Lumen: Security on the Edge

Speaker: Chris Smith  (Lumen Technologies)

Session Type: VIP Session

Mar 03 Wednesday | 4:30 pm

Celebrating The NextGen 101 Awards, an MSP 501 List

Speakers: Allison Francis  (Channel Futures), Craig Galbraith  (Channel Partners)

Session Type: Awards

Channel Partners Circle of Excellence – 2020 in Review

Speakers: Bobby DeMarzo  (Channel Partners), Amy Bailey  (Telarus), Will Harvey  (AT&T Business), Marcela Gonzalez  (Vonage), Tina Smith  (8x8), Lucas Chaya del Pino  (Dell Technologies)

Session Type: Awards

Channel Partners Excellence in Digital Services Awards

Speakers: Craig Galbraith  (Channel Partners), James Anderson  (Channel Partners)

Session Type: Awards

Mar 04 Thursday | 10:55 am

Channel Partners Welcome: Day 3

Speakers: Bobby DeMarzo  (Channel Partners), Kelly Danziger  (Channel Partners)

Session Type: Keynote

Mar 04 Thursday | 11:00 am

Financials Are Scary. Get Over It

Speaker: Tracy Pound  (MaximITy Limited)

Session Type: Keynote

Mar 04 Thursday | 11:20 am

Meet the Channel Influencers

Speakers: Bobby DeMarzo  (Channel Partners), Scott Barlow  (Sophos), Heather Murray  (Tech Data), Jay McBain  (Forrester)

Session Type: Keynote

Mar 04 Thursday | 11:50 am

Investing Through the Lens of History: A Fiduciary's Role Amid a Crisis

Speakers: Will Huston  (Bay Street Capital Holdings), Ekenna Anya-Gafu  (Bay Street Capital Holdings)

Session Type: Keynote

Mar 04 Thursday | 12:15 pm

Fastball with PCCW Global: Console Connect NaaS Digital Platform Update

Speaker: Michael Glynn  (Console Connect by PCCW Global)

Session Type: Fastball

Mar 04 Thursday | 12:20 pm

Fastball with Spectrum Enterprise: Spectrum Partner Program: Paving a New Path Forward

Speaker: Michelle Kadlacek  (Spectrum Enterprise)

Session Type: Fastball

Mar 04 Thursday | 12:30 pm

The Four Big Questions for Partners in 2021 - Answered!

Speaker: Jeff Winnett  (RingCentral)

Session Type: Keynote

Mar 04 Thursday | 12:50 pm

2021 Is the Year of Social Selling

Speaker: Andra Hedden  (Marketopia)

Session Type: Conference Session

Build Your Channel Ecosystem With AI and ML

Speaker: Harbinder Khera  (Mindmatrix)

Session Type: Conference Session

Mar 04 Thursday | 1:20 pm

VIP Session with Appgate: Become a Zero Trust Hero for Your Customers

Speakers: Tina Gravel  (Appgate), Al Perales  (Austin Lighthouse), Jo Peterson  (Clarify 360)

Session Type: VIP Session

VIP Session with Datto: A Deep Dive into the MSP Landscape

Speaker: Michael DePalma  (Datto, Inc.)

Session Type: VIP Session

Mar 04 Thursday | 1:40 pm

On Topic Session with IT Glue: Mastering The Art of Process: MSP Best Practices Unleashed

Speaker: Travis Brittain  (IT Glue)

Session Type: On Topic Session

Mar 04 Thursday | 1:55 pm

VIP Session with Vonage: How to Slam Dunk a CCaaS Sale

Speakers: Jim Regan  (Vonage), Mark Stackpoole  (GTS Direct)

Session Type: VIP Session

Mar 04 Thursday | 2:15 pm

The MSP Market: Anything but Business as Usual

Speakers: Bobby DeMarzo  (Channel Partners), Chris Wiser  (7 Figure MSP), Gary Pica  (TruMethods)

Session Type: Keynote

Mar 04 Thursday | 2:35 pm

Business in the Matrix: The Digitization of Channel

Speaker: Kris Blackmon  (JS Group)

Session Type: Keynote

Mar 04 Thursday | 3:05 pm

Second City Improv Comedy Event

Session Type: Networking