Speakers

Byron Deeter
Partner | Bessemer Venture Partners

Byron Deeter is a leading investor in SaaS and Cloud. He’s authored iconic laws on the state of cloud computing, and works closely with many of the best founders in the cloud and mobile worlds. To date, fourteen of Byron’s investments are valued above one $1 billion, including eight IPOs and counting.

Eric Christopher
Co-founder & CEO | Zylo

Eric Christopher is the co-founder and CEO of Zylo. After 15 years working at some of the world’s top software companies - ExactTarget, Salesforce, Shoutlet and Sprout Social, Eric knew there had to be a better way to manage SaaS. He founded Zylo in 2016 to help organizations discover, optimize, and govern their SaaS applications.

Cory Wheeler
Co-founder & Chief Customer Officer | Zylo

Cory Wheeler is Zylo’s Chief Customer Officer. With more than 15 years of experience in finance and procurement, Cory’s mission is to help Zylo customers achieve SaaS Management success and drive business outcomes. Cory and his team help companies of all sizes effectively discover, optimize and govern their SaaS with Zylo’s platform and services. 

Renée Turco
Technology Asset Manager | AbbVie

Renée Turco is a Technology Asset Manager at AbbVie. Her career includes more than 25 years of experience in a variety of IT roles including Software Asset Management, Sourcing & Procurement, and Vendor Management. Driven by resilience and adaptability, she takes pride in being a trusted advisor for clients.

Leah Tubb
Program Manager, IT Strategy and Business Operations | Atlassian

Leah Tubb is a Program Manager for Atlassian’s IT Strategy and Business Operations team. In this role, she provides IT leadership with a holistic view of programs and investments – including Atlassian’s 99% cloud-native SaaS portfolio. Leah followed a non-traditional IT path, beginning with a B.S. in Materials Engineering from Cal Poly.

Harry D. Moseley
Global Chief Information Officer | Zoom

Harry Moseley brings to Zoom a blend of transformational leadership, disruptive innovation, and corporate growth strategies. He has been inducted into CIO Magazine's Hall of Fame, recognized as one of the world's top 100 CIOs by Computerworld, and honored by Irish Magazine (twice) as one of its Annual Wall Street 50. Harry previously served as the CIO/CTO for KPMG US, Blackstone, Credit Suisse, UBS Americas and is a graduate from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

Mark Settle
Author of Truth from the Valley, A Practical Primer on IT Management for the Next Decade| Seven Time CIO

Mark Settle is a seven time CIO, three time CIO 100 award winner and two time book author. His most recent book is “Truth from the Valley, A Practical Primer on IT Management for the Next Decade”. Settle serves on the advisory boards of several venture capital firms and multiple startup companies. Seven members of his prior management teams are currently sitting CIOs within publicly traded companies.

Chris Asing
Head of Business Technologies | Redis

Chris is a business and technology leader bringing resilience and scale to organizations. His teams led business technology and workplace design, build, operations and sustainability efforts globally at Anaplan and ServiceNow, pre-to-post IPO and over $1B in annual recurring revenue. Chris serves as Redis’ VP and Head of Information Technology.

Agenda

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM (EDT)
 
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM (EDT)

SaaS growth is skyrocketing as we witness historically high rates of digital transformation. Join Cloud luminary and originator of the Cloud 100 Byron Deeter as he shares why SaaS is the future of software and a business imperative for companies to stay relevant today and competitive for years to come.

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM (EDT)

Understanding benchmarks across B2B SaaS solutions is imperative for CIOs, IT Managers, and Procurement professionals to better select, optimize, and manage their growing investments in SaaS. With more than $7B in SaaS spending under management, Zylo has the most comprehensive set of data on SaaS application licensing, usage, and growth. This database powers the industry’s only data-based report on the state of SaaS, the SaaS Management Index. 

Join Zylo CEO Eric Christopher as he shares top insights from Zylo's annual SaaS Management Index report. Eric will share this year’s findings, along with trends on how SaaS management has evolved over the past four years and predictions for what’s next.

1:15 PM - 1:45 PM (EDT)

Adobe is known for its cloud-forward, progressive stance, yet, like most organizations, struggled with gaining visibility into their scattered SaaS investments.  In this session, you’ll learn how they built a mature, state-of-the-art SaaS Management system of record, tying SAM and SaaS into a single dashboard for optimization, rationalization, and tracking. 

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM (EDT)

With SaaS spending projected to top $120 billion in 2021, SaaS Management has emerged as one of the hottest career paths in enterprise technology. Our panelists for this session have taken various paths to reach success in their current roles. Whether you are a solo practioner or building a solid team of SaaS Management professionals, this session will offer concrete examples you can follow to advance your own career.

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
How do you ensure data integrity and control shadow IT while enabling business units and employees to access the SaaS solutions they need? When it comes to SaaS governance, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. This session will explore the pros and cons of the two schools of thought, to help you understand which is best for your organization.
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EDT)
 
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM (EDT)

Join your peers for a persona-based Birds of a Feather session! Together, we will uncover what you need to know to take SaaS management to the next level in your organization.

Join your peers for a persona-based Birds of a Feather session! Together, we will uncover what you need to know to take SaaS management to the next level in your organization.

Join your peers for a persona-based Birds of a Feather session! Together, we will uncover what you need to know to take SaaS management to the next level in your organization.

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM (EDT)
 
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM (EDT)
 

...and many more sessions and speakers to come!