This July, join CWO: Digital, Rackspace and VMware for our exclusive virtual format, where you’ll be part of an evening like no other. From the comfort of your own home, prepare to take part in industry-leading conversations with executives and C-suite peers exploring how to integrate and achieve multi-cloud success. Under the guidance of one of only 395* Masters of Wine, you’ll also enjoy a virtual wine tasting – with real wines delivered straight to your door.
At this exclusive virtual event, discover why it’s essential to modernize your legacy applications and data centres, implementing a multi-cloud approach that works for you. Learn why you need to get rid of old processes, replacing them with cost-effective solutions that increase agility and focus on the core of your business. You’ll also hear how to customize your cloud, ensuring it continually adapts to fit your entire cloud life-cycle.
Two industry guest speakers (Jeff DeVerter, CTO at Rackspace & Amanda Blevins, Senior Director and Chief Technologist, Office of the CTO at VMware) will discuss why it’s important to innovate now to future-proof your business for multi-cloud success, unveiling the best practices for accelerating your cloud journey. Ultimately, putting you in the best position to ensure business continuity despite an ever-changing marketplace.
Alongside the thought-provoking business insight from leaders in cloud and transformation, you’ll have an opportunity to network virtually, connecting with C-suite peers and discussing how to overcome challenges and equip your enterprise with cloud. The evening will end with some light-hearted competition, as one lucky guest will be crowned the enviable title of Chief Wine Officer.
Business continues and so must interactive events such as this. We hope you can join virtually, to join your peers in exploring and contributing to the future of work.
Chief Technology Officer, Rackspace Technology
Jeff has 25 years of experience in the IT field with 10 of those being at Rackspace.
Jeff is a proven strategic leader who has helped companies like American Express, Ralph Lauren, and Thompson Reuters create and execute against a multi-year digital transformation strategy.
During his time at Rackspace, Jeff launched and managed many of the products and services Rackspace offer today, as well being involved in M&A activities to support them.
Senior Director and Chief Technologist, Office of the CTO, VMware
Amanda has been in the IT field for over 25 years in various infrastructure operations and architecture roles throughout her career. She joined VMware as a Sr. Systems Engineer in 2010. She became VMware’s first female Principal Systems Engineer a few years later. As VMware’s first and only female Chief Technologist, she leverages her experience and network to drive awareness and equality for women and all underrepresented people in technology fields. Most importantly, Amanda believes in “Doing the Right Thing”.
This exclusive experience is open to just 15 Central US senior IT and cloud leaders working in the most forward-thinking companies in the country.
It is the perfect opportunity to meet and network with peers from your industry, all while learning about an innovative cloud solution from Rackspace.
Register now to secure your place.
Rackspace is the number one provider of IT-as-a-Service in today’s multi-cloud world. They deliver certified expertise and integrated managed services across public and private clouds, as well as managed hosting and enterprise applications.
VMware virtualises computing, from the data centre to the cloud to mobile devices, to help their customers be more agile, responsive, and profitable.
This is an east coast focused event, however unfortunately due to licensing laws we cannot ship wine to the following states: Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana, South Dakota and Utah.
Master of Wine
Our premium event series is all about mixing business with pleasure. This virtual event brings together high-level business discussions and networking. We also nicely blend the virtual and physical spaces, inviting guests to sample the finest wines from home, guided by the best wine-tasters in the world.
But it doesn’t stop there – you’ll also get to take part in light competition to put your newfound wine knowledge to the test. Join us to take part in our wine expert’s wine-related competition to see if you can win the title of Chief Wine Officer.
In 2013 Amy achieved the title of Master of Wine, becoming one of only thirteen women in the United States to achieve this remarkable goal. She also works for Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant with her husband, co-owner of Black Sheep Finds, selling their wines in southern California. Amy is also a partner at Wine Ring, the leader in personalization software in the wine and spirits industry.