COMPUTING EVERYWHERE

Meet the innovators and thinkers who are building infrastructure for the next decade.  At Structure 2016 you’ll hear the biggest names in cloud make predictions and forecasts about our future.


SPEAKERS

Vinod Khosla

Khosla Ventures

Raejeanne Skillern

Intel

Guido Appenzeller

VMware

Hamish Boland-Rudder

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)

Eric Brewer

Google

Bryan Cantrill

Joyent

Eric Chiu

HyTrust

Stephanie Condon

ZDNet

Lance Crosby

StackPath

Barb Darrow

Fortune Magazine

Ninad Desai

VMware

Sunil Dhaliwal

Amplify Partners

Emil Eifrem

Neo Technology

Jason Forrester

SnapRoute

Shishir Garg

Tata Communications

Nicole Hemsoth

The Next Platform

Creighton Hicks

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Stacey Higginbotham

SKT Labs

Jason Hiner

CBS Interactive

Scott Jenson

Google

Scott Johnston

Docker

Tom Krazit

GeekWire

Tobias Knaup

Mesosphere

Paula Long

DataGravity

Kyle MacDonald

The New Stack

Paul Madsen

Ping Identity

Ellen Rubin

ClearSky Data

Iain Thomson

The Register

Jay Parikh

Facebook

Jeetu Patel

Box

Joe Weinman

Joe Weinman

Jonathan Vanian

Fortune Magazine

Matt Weinberger

Business Insider

Matt Wood

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Mike Saparov

CoreOS

Naveen Rao

Intel

Peter Wagner

Wing Venture Capital

Sri Shivananda

PayPal

Bernd Verst

18F / GSA

Bob Worrall

Juniper Networks

Chris Satchell

Comcast

Clare Ryan

Structure Events

Dave Ohara

GreenM3

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Day 1 - Tuesday, November 8


8:10 AM

Registration & Breakfast

9:10 AM

Opening Remarks

Hosts:
Tom Krazit, Cloud Computing Editor, GeekWire
Clare Ryan, CEO, Structure Events

9:15 AM

Ten Companies, Ten Cloud Strategies

Leading companies have different approaches to the cloud: start private, migrate to public. Start public, stay public. Start public, migrate to owned facilities. Go hybrid or multi-cloud. Who's right and who's wrong? Why?
Speaker:
Joe Weinman, Author, "Cloudonomics" and "Digital Disciplines" , Joe Weinman

9:30 AM

An Inside Look At Google's Cloud Journey

Google promised this would be the year it got serious about the public cloud. Structure veteran and legendary Google engineer Urs Hölzle gives us an update on how things are going, and how Google is trying to make inroads against the competition with artificial intelligence and global expansion.
Speaker:
Urs Hölzle, Senior VP, Technical Infrastructure & Google Fellow, Google
Moderated By:
Nicole Hemsoth, Co-Founder, Co-Editor, The Next Platform

9:50 AM

Scaled By The Bell: AT&T's Quest For The Perfect Network

As one of the world's biggest network operators, AT&T has some unique challenges that force it to push the envelope. John Donovan will explain how AT&T is serving the next generation of customers with new technologies and unique approaches to networking innovation.
Speaker:
John Donovan, Chief Strategy Officer and Group President, Technology and Operations, AT&T
Moderated By:
Stacey Higginbotham, Editor, SKT Labs

10:10 AM

Reducing Latency To Improve Virtual Reality

If virtual reality is going to take off -- a future on which Facebook has staked a huge bet -- VR services will need to be provisioned over extremely low-latency networks. Jay Parikh, who is responsible for Facebook's world-class infrastructure, will detail the company's progress toward that goal and how those advances will play out in actual reality.
Speaker:
Jay Parikh, Head of Engineering and Infrastructure, Facebook
Moderated By:
Iain Thomson, Reporter, The Register

10:30 AM

Morning Break

Sponsored by Rackspace

10:45 AM

Structure Talk: Cloud-enabling Enterprise Applications – Virtustream Enterprise Cloud - Room 1

Most enterprises that have been in existence prior to cloud becoming mainstream still rely on traditional monolithic applications. Attend this presentation to learn about how cloud-native concepts have helped shift the paradigm in which enterprises applications are architected and managed. Hear about how traditional enterprise software can be cloud enabled.
Speaker:
Jake Echanove, Director, Solutions Architecture, Virtustream

11:30 AM

Building A One-Stop Shop For Business Software; But This Time, In The Cloud

Microsoft is shifting its product development strategy to create the next generation of enterprise software delivered via cloud services. Scott Guthrie of Microsoft will update us on Azure's progress against Amazon Web Services.
Speaker:
Scott Guthrie, EVP, Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Group, Microsoft
Moderated By:
Barb Darrow, Senior Writer, Fortune Magazine

11:50 AM

Accelerating The Promise of AI

The promise of AI is a safer, healthier and more productive world. However, making this a reality requires advancements in technologies and ecosystem capabilities. Get a closer look at the machine and deep learning domains, the challenges they face, and the applications they make possible. This talk gives us a glimpse into the complexities and the infrastructure needed to accelerate AI.
Speakers:
Naveen Rao, VP and GM, Artificial Intelligence Solutions, Intel
Raejeanne Skillern, VP Data Center Group and GM of the CSP Platform Group, Intel

12:10 PM

"Surthrival" Guide to the Perfect Digital Storm

IBM is bringing its Watson Cognitive platform together with its public cloud. Join in a discussion that will focus on how this cognitive cloud will allow customers to not only survive the perfect storm of Cloud, IoT and Big Data, but to thrive in it.
Speaker:
Mac Devine, IBM Fellow, Master Inventor, VP and CTO, Emerging Technology and Advanced Innovation, IBM
Moderated By:
Iain Thomson, Reporter, The Register

12:30 PM

Following The Money: How To Find The Next Generation of Cloud Computing Startups

What are the trends, emerging technologies, and scrappy startups that will help define the next generation of cloud computing? Our panel of expert enterprise computing VCs will explain.
Speakers:
Sunil Dhaliwal, Founder and General Partner, Amplify Partners
Creighton Hicks, Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Peter Wagner, Founding Partner, Wing Venture Capital
Moderated By:
Tom Krazit, Cloud Computing Editor, GeekWire

12:50 PM

Finding The Enterprise Computing Markets Of The Future

Last year at Structure, Vinod Khosla said, "startups discover where the new markets are." So, where are those new markets? And have investments in datacenter automation paid off?
Speaker:
Vinod Khosla, Founder, Khosla Ventures
Moderated By:
Jason Hiner, Global Editor in Chief, TechRepublic, CBS Interactive

1:10 PM

Lunch Break

Sponsored by Bugcrowd

1:25 PM

Structure Talk: Juniper Networks – Securing Your Entire Network. Everywhere. – Room 1

With latest DDoS attacks exploiting IOT firmware, onslaught of BYOD policies and proliferation of shadow IT SaaS usage, security can no longer be thought of as an edge perimeter and user authentication problem. Attend this workshop and learn about how to change your paradigm around IT Security by combatting the rapidly emerging threat trends with a Software Defined Secure Network that will allow for consistent security within your network and in the cloud, user and application mobility, enforcement at firewall and network layers and a complete security eco-system approach.
Speaker:
Srinivas Nimmagadda, Product Management Director, Juniper Networks

2:15 PM

Where Can I Find The Internet Of Things?

Plenty of people are excited by the idea that we will connect 50 billion devices to the internet. But as we start adding gear, it's becoming clear that we need some type of way to identify, authenticate and manage these devices. In this session, we figure out that first step. How do we even address the internet of things?
Speakers:
Scott Jenson, Product Strategy, Google
Paul Madsen, Senior Technical Architect, Ping Identity
Moderated By:
Stacey Higginbotham, Editor, SKT Labs

2:35 PM

What's Next For Docker?

In just two years, Docker has grown from a determined startup to an enterprise computing power broker. What comes next for the container company as rivals seek to siphon its momentum and container use becomes mainstream?
Speaker:
Scott Johnston, COO, Docker
Moderated By:
Tom Krazit, Cloud Computing Editor, GeekWire

2:55 PM

Re-architecting The Internet For The Modern World

The internet has been remarkably resilient all these years, even as we've thrown more and more demands upon its infrastructure that the early creators of the network could not have forseen. But if we were going to start again in 2016, we might do a few things differently. StackPath's Lance Crosby, a cloud veteran, and Artur Bergman, CEO of Fastly, have a few ideas regarding what a next-generation network should look like.
Speakers:
Artur Bergman, Founder, CEO, Fastly
Lance Crosby, CEO, Chairman, StackPath
Moderated By:
Barb Darrow, Senior Writer, Fortune Magazine

3:15 PM

Why India and Asia are the next big cloud markets

Cloud computing is surging around the world, but cloud computing in India & Asia is projected to hit explosive growth. A panel of cloud service providers will define the evolving market, how they are driving cloud adoption, and what government legislation is in play to give access to these emerging markets.
Speakers:
Ninad Desai, Director, Product Management, Cloud Services, VMware
Shishir Garg, Director Business Development, Tata Communications
Moderated By:
Dave Ohara, Founder, GreenM3

3:35 PM

How Three Developers Used Technology To Power The 400 Journalists Investigating The Panama Papers

The biggest leak in journalistic history was the result of intense work by the team of journalists and developers now known as the ICIJ. Learn how a small team of three developers supported more than 400 journalists during a year’s worth of investigative work by using open source technology for scanning and extracting text and metadata from the documents and graph databases that connected the people, companies and accounts revealed in the investigation.
Speakers:
Hamish Boland-Rudder, Online Editor, The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)
Emil Eifrem, Founder and CEO, Neo Technology
Moderated By:
Steven Rosenbush, Editor, CIO Journal

3:55 PM

Closing Day 1

Emcee:
Joe Weinman, Author, "Cloudonomics" and "Digital Disciplines" , Joe Weinman

Day 2 - Wednesday, November 9


9:00 AM

Registration

9:40 AM

Opening Day 2

Emcee:
Joe Weinman, Author, "Cloudonomics" and "Digital Disciplines" , Joe Weinman

9:45 AM

State of the Cloud

Speakers:
Bryan Cantrill, CTO, Joyent

10:05 AM

AWS' Plan For The Second Decade Of The Cloud Revolution

When you're king of the mountain, you can expect to attract a lot of attention. Matt Wood of Amazon Web Services will discuss how the cloud giant is planning for the future of the public cloud, and how trends like hybrid cloud and enhanced cloud services are affecting its product development decisions.
Speakers:
Matt Wood, General Manager, Product Strategy, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Moderated By:
Steven Rosenbush, Editor, CIO Journal

10:25 AM

How Does Juniper See the Network of the Future Evolving as Cloud Adoption Increases?

Advances in software-defined networking continue apace. How does Juniper see the network of the future evolving as cloud adoption increases?
Speakers:
Bob Worrall, SVP, Chief Information Officer, Juniper Networks
Moderated By:
Stephanie Condon, Reporter, ZDNet

10:45 AM

Containing The Containers

As more and more companies use containers at the heart of their software development process, tools for keeping those containers manageable are quickly becoming essential. What's the best way to manage your containers? Hear from the experts.
Speakers:
Eric Brewer, VP, Infrastructure, Google
Tobias Knaup, Co-Founder & CTO, Mesosphere
Mike Saparov, VP of Engineering, CoreOS
Moderated By:
Kyle MacDonald, Author, The New Stack

11:05 AM

Morning Break

Sponsored by Rackspace

11:30 AM

How cloud.gov Reduced Friction For Government Developers

The federal government has unique needs when it comes to software development. Learn how 18F - a special team within the government IT ranks - developed cloud.gov to enable rapid iteration on better services for the public.
Speakers:
Bernd Verst, Innovation Specialist, 18F / GSA

11:50 AM

Now That I Have All This Data, Where Do I Put It?

This panel will discuss the opportunity and complexity presented by the fact that there have never been so many options for storing data, especially as multicloud and hybrid cloud environments continue to grow. What makes the most sense for your company?
Speakers:
Eric Chiu, Co-Founder and President, HyTrust
Paula Long, CEO and Co-Founder, DataGravity
Ellen Rubin, CEO and Co-Founder, ClearSky Data
Moderated By:
Barb Darrow, Senior Writer, Fortune Magazine

12:10 PM

Living On The Edge: Why New Demands On Infrastructure Require New Approaches

The explosion of mobile computing and the opportunities presented by the coming of the nternet of things are putting new stresses on serving your users. Learn why edge computing is becoming crucial to ensuring a great user experience on those platforms.
Speakers:
Jason Forrester, Founder, CEO, SnapRoute
Moderated By:
Tom Krazit, Cloud Computing Editor, GeekWire

12:30 PM

Every Cloud Needs A Cop

With more and more critical services running in the cloud, protecting and securing that data from the criminal element is a massive undertaking. How is the FBI tracking that criminal activity while protecting its own cloud services?
Speakers:
Arlette Hart, CISO, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Moderated By:
Jason Hiner, Global Editor in Chief, TechRepublic, CBS Interactive

12:50 PM

Lunch Break

Sponsored by Bugcrowd

1:10 PM

Structure Talk: VMware – Simplify How You Build, Deploy and Manage Your Hybrid Cloud with VMware Cloud Foundation - Room 1

To respond to the ever increasing demand for faster innovation, organizations are looking to shift to a more agile, service-oriented IT model that leverages both private and public clouds. A successful hybrid cloud strategy requires a cloud infrastructure platform that is based on a software-defined architecture, delivers enterprise capabilities and establishes a common operational model across public and private. Customers are looking for solutions that help them get there faster and with an integrated approach. Attend this session to learn about how VMware Cloud Foundation provides unified SDDC platform for private and public cloud.
Speakers:
Alberto Farronato, Sr. Director, Integrated Systems, VMware

1:55 PM

Preparing For The Future Of Digital Business

The cloud revolution is upon us, but what's next for the future of enterprise businesses as digital disruption impacts their industry ? Jeetu Patel manages the Box Platform business looking for ways to re-imagine the employee and customer experience, digitize legacy workflows and deliver products and services in all new ways.
Speakers:
Jeetu Patel, Chief Product Officer, Box
Moderated By:
Matt Weinberger, Tech Reporter, Business Insider

2:15 PM

Keeping The Trains Running On Time With Cloud Software and AI

GE Digital provides cloud services to industrial internet customers and its products will likely appear at the center of our next-generation transportation networks. Seth Bodnar will explain what is required to provide such critically important real-time services, and how the rise of self-aware trains will change that equation.
Speakers:
Seth Bodnar, Chief Digital Officer, GE Transportation
Moderated By:
Jonathan Vanian, Writer, Fortune Magazine

2:35 PM

It's Not TV, It's The Future Of The Connected Home

Cable providers like Comcast aren't just piping Real Housewives into your living room any more; increasingly, they are providing home automation services and have ideas for much more.
Speakers:
Chris Satchell, EVP and Chief Product Officer, Comcast
Moderated By:
Stacey Higginbotham, Editor, SKT Labs

2:55 PM

FinTech In The Cloud

Fintech companies are beginning to recognize the inherent value cloud brings to achieving greater scale and speed. What is PayPal’s cloud strategy, how is it helping drive growth, and what criteria do financial services providers need to consider as they move to cloud?
Speakers:
Sri Shivananda, SVP, CTO, PayPal
Moderated By:
Stephanie Condon, Reporter, ZDNet

3:10 PM

Virtualization Within The Software-Defined Datacenter

VMware has thousands of customers running workloads across multiple clouds and on-premises hardware. How is the shift to public cloud affecting those customers, and how is the rise of the software-defined datacenter factoring into VMware's product roadmap?
Speakers:
Guido Appenzeller, Chief Technology Strategy Officer of Networking & Security, VMware
Moderated By:
Jonathan Vanian, Writer, Fortune Magazine

3:30 PM

Closing Remarks

Hosts:
Tom Krazit, Cloud Computing Editor, GeekWire
Clare Ryan, CEO, Structure Events