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Cloud Migration Considerations and Guidelines

July 1, 2015

Enterprise organizations are leveraging Cloud Computing to lower costs, reduce complexity, deploy rapidly, and access the latest technology. It’s important to consider security, loss of control, integration and availability requirements by application workload. What, if any, Cloud Computing Solution is right for you? Please join us at our EvoNexus Cloud Computing SIG on July 1st where we will uncover Cloud Migration Considerations and Guidelines with an exciting executive panel including local technology leaders.



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Senior Director of Information Security & Risk Management, Qualcomm

Since 2000, Joshua served as the head of global information security and risk management organization. Davis and his team are responsible for overall management, leadership, and accountability of information security and other technology risks across all of the company’s diverse business operations. Davis also contributes to related areas such as product security, physical security, and government solutions.

Davis holds a MS in Information Security Assurance from Carnegie Mellon University and several security and privacy related certifications. As the 2005 and 2006 President of the ISSA San Diego chapter, Davis grew chapter funding by 600% and helped establish a chapter sponsored college scholarship for underprivileged students of information security in San Diego. Davis is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and has contributed to several recent publications from CSA and ISACA.

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Gary Hayslip

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Deputy Director & Chief Information Security Officer, City of San Diego

As Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the City of San Diego, Gary advises the City of San Diego’s executive leadership consisting of Mayoral, City Council, and 40+ city departments and agencies on protecting city government information resources. Gary oversees citywide cyber security strategy and the enterprise cyber security program, operations, compliance and risk assessment services. His mission includes creating a “risk aware” culture that places high value on securing city information resources and protecting personal information entrusted to the City of San Diego. Gary is involved in the cybersecurity and technology start-up community in San Diego where he the Co-Chairman for Cybertech, the parent organization that houses the Cyber incubator Cyberhive and the Internet of Things incubator iHive. He also serves on the board of Brier & Thorn International, a cloud based Managed Security Services Company. He is an active member of ISSA, ISACA, OWASP, INFRAGARD, and holds numerous professional certifications including: CISSP, CISA, and CRISC. He holds a BS in Information Systems Management, Masters in Business Administration, and has over 25 years of experience in Information Security, Enterprise Risk Management, and Threat Mitigation.

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Tom Tuchcsher

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Senior Director of IT Systems and Infrastructure, National University

Thomas Tuchscher oversees the IT program for National University which has 65 locations and thousands of students.  Although responsible for applications and infrastructure that serve the university, Tom also is a thought leader in security, BYOD, and “Big Data” analytics.  Thomas recently served on the SDUSD i2L committee that oversaw the creation of sport digital age learning environments and, in the future, interactive classrooms for the San Diego Unified School District.

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Kevin Johnson

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President, Fortitude Technology

Kevin Johnson is responsible for the strategic and day to day management of Fortitude Technology.  Fortitude Technology is a San Diego based Cloud Computing company that focuses on delivering high availability, scalability, security and performance solutions.  We have customers across North America and provide compute environments for companies ranging in size from 1 user to 10’s of thousands or users.  Our customers sales volumes range from $0 to multiple billions.  Kevin has guided Fortitude’s growth from a disaster recovery company to a cloud delivery company for a diverse and fast moving customer base. Kevin is also a key executive in a startup cloud based B2B data transaction processing company servicing trading partners across the globe.

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VP IT, CIO, Point Loma Credit Union

Matt Mower is Vice President/CIO for Point Loma Credit Union located in San Diego, California.  Matt has a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Master of Business Administration.  His experience in technology spans over 25 years with a broad industry background including service, financial, manufacturing, and communications companies.  He is also a member of ISSA, AITP, SIM, and the CIO Roundtable of San Diego.



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Jim Matteo

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CEO, Bird Rock Systems

Jim Matteo founded Bird Rock Systems in April of 2004. Bird Rock Systems provides computer products, training, and services to enterprise, higher education, and government organizations. Bird Rock Systems has been recognized the past 5 years  for fast growth by the San Diego Business Journal, INC and CRN publications. Jim was previously Director of Sales at Evolv Technologies and Regional Sales Manager at IKON Technology Services. Jim holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems and Management from Manhattan College.


Wednesday, July 1, 2015

5:30PM Registration/Networking/Refreshments
6:00PM Program Begins
7:30PM Program Ends





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Mintz Levin
3580 Carmel Mountain Road, #300
San Diego, CA 92130

Pre-Registration: (Please pre-register by noon on 6/30/15)
$10.00 – EvoNexus Sponsor
$20.00 – Non-Sponsor
FREE – Mentor Sponsor

$20.00 – EvoNexus Sponsor
$30.00 – Non-Sponsor
FREE – Mentor Sponsor

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July 1, 2015
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