3rd Annual F5 Government Technology Symposium 2014

Application Strategy to Future-Proof Your Investments



With the 3rd Annual F5 Government Technology Symposium less than a month away, we are excited to announce Michael Rau, Vice President of Collaboration Systems and Solutions, Cisco, and Jill Singer, former CIO of the National Reconnaissance Office, as keynoter speakers, as well as John Gillroy, Director of Business Development at BLT & Host, Federal Tech Talk on Federal News Radio, as our panel session moderator.

Mark your calendar for this annual event for government IT leaders and practitioners. Our dynamic agenda will cover the hottest topics in IT, from cybersecurity, mobility, cloud, and application delivery. You'll discover how F5 Synthesis, a new F5 architectural model, supports all your applications and makes them SDN ready. Come hear expert keynotes, learn new strategies for application delivery, and network with your peers in the public sector.


Morning Keynote:

Michael Rau,
Vice President of Collaboration Systems and Solutions, Cisco

In this role, Mike is responsible for the delivery of Voice, Video, and Web Collaboration offerings to Cisco's global market of customers. Mike has been with Cisco for 18 years and has been in this role since July of 2013.

Previous to this, he served as Vice President of Global Enterprise Smart Solutions. In this role, Mike was responsible for taking market in requirements and developing solutions that are taken to market with Cisco's Smart Solutions process. A Smart Solution combines the best of Cisco and its partners to increase the business value of the technology and services offered.

Prior to this role Mike served as the Vice President, CTO for the Borderless Network Architecture. In this role, Mike is responsible for working with customers, partners, and internally at Cisco to shape the future direction of the network and how it delivers business value to customers and partners.

Read Mike's full bio on our website.


Lunch Keynote:

Jill Singer,
Federal Chief Information Officer Emeritus

Ms. Jill Tummler Singer recently completed 27 years of federal service and is now the Chief Executive Officer of Tummler Singer Associates, LLC, and a partner at Deep Water Point. She advises clients on transformation, strategy, leadership, and technology.

As a federal employee, she was the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), the Deputy CIO for the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Director of the Diplomatic Telecommunications Service for the Department of State. She held industry positions with Science Applications International Corporation, Inc. (SAIC), GE Aerospace, and IBM.

Read Jill's full bio on our website.


Panel Session Moderator:

John Gilroy,
Director of Business Development at BLT & Host, Federal Tech Talk on Federal News Radio

John Gilroy is a well-known voice of technology in the Washington, D.C. area. His notoriety began in 1991 when he became the original "Computer Guy" on WAMU 88.5 FM, National Public Radio in the nation's capital. The popular monthly banter has continued until today. By the mid 1990's he was writing a weekly column for the Washington Post called "Ask the Computer Guy." The weekly column continued for a decade. In 2007 Federal News Radio asked John to create a weekly interview program called "Federal Tech Talk." John has interviewed 534 guests and has become a staple for technology information for the national capital area.

Read John's full bio on our website.



Plus, experienced engineers will showcase a Demo Lab for hands on experience with F5's latest technology advancements!

Questions? Contact me.
Nathan Mueller
The F5 Government Team at
Carahsoft Technology Corp.
703-871-8521 (Direct)
877-95-F5GOV (Toll-Free)
nathan.mueller@carahsoft.com
www.carahsoft.com/f5

Interested but cannot attend at this time? Sign up or contact me for future access to the archived presentations.

Register Now!

Date Thursday, May 8, 2014
Time 9:30am - 3:00pm Eastern
Location The Newseum
Knight Conference Center
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
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Michael Rau
Michael Rau,
Vice President of Collaboration Systems and Solutions, Cisco

Jill Singer
Jill Singer,
Federal Chief Information Officer Emeritus

John Gilroy
John Gilroy,
Director of Business Development at BLT & Host, Federal Tech Talk on Federal News Radio



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