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Dive into virtual reality, content creation, gaming and other best-in-class Dell technology. Join us for interactive experiences and entertainment while connecting and collaborating with disruptive leaders and innovators across a wide range of industries.
Benjamin Von Wong
Session | Social Good ARTivists: Using Craft to Power Cause
Sunday, March 10 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Benjamin Von Wong is a viral campaign creator focused on supporting social and environmental causes. He creates images that people think are photoshopped to educate and inspire. His work has been featured numerous times on Buzzfeed, Gizmodo, Mashable and the Huffington Post to name a few. Some of his greatest projects include, placing a Mermaid on 10,000 plastic bottles, which has over 30 million views. His most successful fundraising video to date has raised over $2 million. He is currently looking to work with corporations that have a Triple Bottom Line.
President and CEO of the Aspen Institute
Session | Trailblazers
Sunday, March 10 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Walter Isaacson, former CNN chairman and CEO, is your guide through the narratives and nuances of Trailblazers. The acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller "The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution" is also the president of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies organization.
David Wexler (aka Strangeloop)
Artist, director & visualist
Gaming Kick-off Party
Thursday, March 15 | 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
David Wexler ( aka Strangeloop ) is an artist, director, and visualist. Best known for his work designing and performing live-visual shows for musicians like Flying Lotus, Skrillex, Erykah Badu, Bonobo, and The Weeknd. Wexler is the grandson of Academy Award winning cinematographer Haskell Wexler, and the son of Academy Award winning sound-mixer Jeff Wexler. David's short films have been selections at the Telluride Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, and the Amsterdam Film Experience and received the American Movie Classics Young Filmmaker award when he was 15. He is a member of Flying Lotus's Brainfeeder label, co-founder of Strangeloop Studios, Art Director for TheWaveVR, and co-founder of the audio-visual think-tank Teaching Machine.
Award-winning director, producer, editor and entrepreneur
ONDI TIMONER has won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival twice –
for her 2004 documentary DIG!, about the collision of art & commerce through the
star-crossed rivalry between two bands, and WE LIVE IN PUBLIC (2009) a dark
vision of the Internet. Both films were acquired by the MoMA NY for their
permanent collection. Her other award-winning features include The Nature of the
Beast (1994), Join Us (2007), COOL IT (2010) & BRAND: A Second Coming (2015).
Most recent career achievement awards include: The Rogue Award (Ashland Film
Festival 2015), The No Limits Award (Sarasota Film Society 2015), The Auteur
Award (Kodak 2017), the Maverick Award (The Audience Awards 2017.)
In March 2017, she completed JUNGLETOWN , a 10-hour documentary tv series
which premiered on VICELAND to critical acclaim. She is continuing to direct the
feature-length documentary which follows the building of “the world’s most
sustainable modern town” through the eyes of the young adults who move to the
Panamanian jungle to combat climate disaster.
Timoner has produced & hosted BYOD (Bring Your Own Doc) the only doc talk
show in the world, with over 250 episodes covering 350 films since 2011. She's the
Founder/CEA (Chief Exec Artist) of A TOTAL DISRUPTION an online network
dedicated to telling the stories of creators who use technology to change the way we
live. Timoner has released 2 masterclasses for filmmakers on ATD: Lean Content - a
10-part series she co-hosts & co-wrote with best-selling author Eric Ries & “How to
Make a Great Documentary (In My Opinion)." Ondi's TEDxKC talk is "When Genius
and Insanity Hold Hands."
President, Global Enterprise Sales & Customer Operations, Dell EMC
Session: From Zero to Cloud
3.12 | 1PM–3:30PM
Bill Scannell is President, Global Enterprise Sales & Customer Operations, Dell EMC, leading the global go-to-market organization serving enterprise customers. In this role, he leads the Dell EMC sales teams to deliver innovative and practical technology solutions to large enterprises and public institutions worldwide.
Chief Financial Officer, Dell
Session: Introducing Next Gen Server Tech
3.12 | 3:30PM–6PM
In this role, Tom is responsible for all aspects of the company's finance function including accounting, financial planning and analysis, tax, treasury, investor relations and corporate strategy. Prior to being CFO of Dell, he was vice president of corporate finance, controller and chief accounting officer with responsibility for global accounting, tax, treasury and investor relations, as well as global financial services.
General Counsel, Dell
Session: Modern Infrastructure: Converged Systems
3.13 | 9:30AM–2PM
Rich joined Dell in 1999 and has served in critical leadership roles throughout the legal department. He served as a vice president of legal, supporting our businesses in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region before moving to Singapore in 2008 as vice president of legal for the Asia-Pacific and Japan region. He returned to the United States in 2010 to serve as vice president of legal for the North America and Latin America regions.
Session: WMware HCI Powered by VMware vScan
3.13 | 3PM–4:30PM
Marius is President and CCO of Dell EMC. He is responsible for the global go-to-market organization, delivering innovative and practical solutions to commercial customers, and has responsibility for Dell channel partners, as well as public and federal institutions worldwide. Prior to this role, Marius served as CCO and president of Dell’s Enterprise Solutions Group.
CIO, Dell & Chief Operating officer, Dell EMC
Session: Final Presentation
3.13 | 4:30PM–tPM
Rory P. Read is Chief Integration Officer of Dell, responsible for leading the combination of Dell and EMC to create the leading end-to-end technology company capable of delivering unmatched solutions to customers worldwide. In this capacity, he oversees the integration of Dell and EMC, sets the strategy and leads the cross-functional teams which are managing due diligence and integration planning.
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