Dallas Executive Dinner: Powering Business Transformation with AI

June 25th, 2019 •  Pappas Bros Steakhouse

SINC invites you to the upcoming Dallas IT Leaders Dinner on June 25th, 2019 at Pappas Bros which is located at 10477 Lombardy Lane, Dallas, Texas 75220.

The goal of the dinner will be to foster great relationships among new peers in the Dallas technology community, all while enjoying education, open discussion on progressing strategy and delicious food and wine.

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Arrival (Refreshments available)

Session Begins

The session leader will engage the audience for brief introductions and discuss the format and key take aways from the guided interactive conversation and dinner discussion.

Open Forum Discussion

Speakers –

Niall Wall, Senior Vice President Business Development, Channel & Emerging Business

Jamie Young Perlman, Vice President & General Manager, IBM Partnership and System Integrators

Unlocking Content with AI to Power Business Transformation

Most CIOs today understand that digital transformation initiatives can help streamline business process, boost efficiency, increase competitiveness, and, broadly, help them become disruptive organizations over the long term. However, many pacesetting companies are struggling to manage the exponential explosion of 80% unstructured data, as well as the heightened compliance and security demands associated with starting their AI journey.

Fortunately, new solutions that tap artificial intelligence (AI) are able to extract ‘hidden’ insights from unstructured data that is unique to your business, while also helping to automate many of the labor intensive processes used to classify, organize, and analyze unstructured content.

Until recently, simply locating unstructured data has been a source of great frustration for managers and employees alike. Taking the next steps to analyze or leverage this unstructured data into gain competitive advantage has proven even more challenging.

Now, a combination of sophisticated Cloud Content Management services and cutting-edge AI technologies from Box and IBM is unlocking the untapped potential of unstructured data enhancing your operations, predicting outcomes and automating decisions. IBM and Box are reimagining business processes; AI infused customer onboarding processes, improved employee productivity, contract lifecycle management and digital claims processing are just examples of how AI can enhance your business and drive differentiation.  The resulting benefits are already beginning to complement and supercharge the many digital transformation efforts already underway.

Dinner service by Pappas Bros


Register to Attend

At Pappas Bros. Steakhouse, we put immeasurable care into everything we do, all to provide our Guests a dining experience like no other. The principles we operate on have long been instilled in this family-run business. They’re what H.D. Pappas brought with him to the New World in 1897: a passion for quality food and service, careful attention to detail, and a determination to treat every person that walks through the door as a welcome Guest.o.

Niall Wall, Senior Vice President Business Development, Channel & Emerging Business

Niall Wall is Senior Vice President of Business Development and Platform Sales. He is responsible for the company’s overall partnership strategy and global revenue generating relationships. Prior to joining Box, Niall held several senior leadership roles at Symantec, including Vice President and General Manager of the Norton cloud business unit, Vice President of the Data Protection Group and VP of Business Development and Alliances.

Niall holds a M.A. and B.A. from the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Jamie Young Perlman, Vice President & General Manager, IBM Partnership and System Integrators

Jamie Young Perlman is Vice President and General Manager of the IBM | Box Partnership and SI Partners at Box, Inc.

Previously, Jamie was VP of Business Development and International Expansion at Box, responsible for Box’s international expansion roadmap, as well as some of its most strategic partnerships including those with IBM, Microsoft, Google, Apple, AT&T, NTT, Telstra, and Telefonica. Jamie joined Box as its 61st employee and has been with the company for almost a decade.

Prior to Box, Jamie held senior go-to-market roles at a number of technology companies, including: the world’s largest community for sharing presentations, LinkedIn SlideShare (acquired by LinkedIn for $119M in 2012), and SNOCAP, Shawn Fanning’s (founder of Napster) and Ron Conway’s (SV Angel) post-Napster digital music venture. Before entering tech, Jamie spent over a decade in the music industry.

He has also been an advisor to a number of Silicon Valley start-ups, including: BranchOut (acquired by Hearst Media in 2012), Urbantag (acquired by Tagged in 2011), TeamPay, and VectorCare.

Jamie holds an MBA from USC’s Marshall School of Business and a bachelor’s degree with a major in Spanish and a minor in Art History from Colby College.  

Toby Cappello, Data and AI, Vice President Expert Labs, IBM

Toby Cappello is the Vice President of Business Development for Expert Labs within IBM’s Data and AI business. In this executive leadership role, Toby is responsible for engaging our customers and partners and help them develop their success roadmap for their journey through the AI Ladder. This ensures our customer know how to Collect, Organize, Analyze and Infuse our Data and AI offerings into their data and business operations. Done correctly our customers will unlock previously unattainable value from their Data Assets and Business Processes. Toby has focused on working with Customers to drive business value through enablement and building competencies around transformational and disruptive technologies. He has done this by aligning people, processes and technology ensuring organizations are prepared to realize value from technology investments and business transformation.