Sea SIM Members Holiday Party
SeaSIM will host current members for an evening of renewing old acquaintances and building new connections. Bring your plus one to make the party merrier!
Members attend free of charge along with one complimentary guest
Wednesday, December 14th 6:00—9:00 p.m.
at the Seattle Yacht Club 1807 E. Hamlin St.
Seattle, WA 98112
Enjoy an evening of conversation, hors d’oeuvres, dessert,
and drinks with friends before the holidays
Free parking available.
November 16, 2016
Go Behind the Scenes of Finding & Growing IT Talent
5:30 - 8:30 PM
SEATTLE YACHT CLUB
Members - $39 |Non-Members - $89 |Member & Guest - $108
Agenda:5:30 - 6:45 PM Networking & Buffet Dinner
6:45 - 8:30 PM Panel Discussion
Panelists share an unedited look at hiring trends, what senior business leaders really seek in IT leaders, the skills you need to climb upward and development tools to keep your current team engaged and happily employed. Meet them below!
October 19, 2016
Tony Bozzuti will share his leadership “Butterfly Collection” - lessons learned & stories from his technology experiences in the financial services, bio-research, and high tech industries.
Speaker: Tony Bozzuti
Tony Bozzuti is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at F5 Networks and is responsible for information technology strategy, applications, cybersecurity and infrastructure. Tony joined F5 in October, 2014, from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, where he was instrumental in establishing international clinics and research facilities, as well as pioneering genomic data warehousing and personalized medicine initiatives.
Tony’s other leadership roles included CIO of the Commercial Banking Division at JPMorgan Chase (through its acquisition of Washington Mutual), Vice President of Corporate Technology at GE Capital Insurance, where he obtained a Six Sigma Master Black Belt in Process Improvement from GE’s Quality and Leadership training program, as well as, Vice President and Manager of Financial Management Information Services at Signet Bank in Virginia.
Tony obtained a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management Information Systems from the University of Connecticut, where he also earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, concentrating in Finance.
Outside of F5, Tony serves as Board President for Neighborcare Community Health Center in Seattle.
Thank you to our October Dinner Sponsor: SoftwareONE
- Erik Rasmussen, Cyber Practice Leader for Kroll’s Cyber Security and Investigations practice
- Timothy Wallach, FBI Supervisory Special Agent who leads the Cyber Task Force in the Seattle Field Office
- Vanessa Pegueros, VP and CISO for DocuSign
- Jake Bernstein, attorney at Newman Du Wors
- Moderator: Dan Richman, reporter for GeekWire
Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
How to Attract and Retain Top Talent
Speaker: David Niu, Founder and CEO of TINYpulse
May 18, 2016
at the Washington State Convention Center
Click here to view the 2016 Agenda
Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
Winning in a Technology Retail Landscape: And Delighting Readers Along the Way
Speakers: Mike Ward CEO and Prasad Gopalkrishnan CMO of ThriftBooks.com
Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
The Microservices Era Begins!
Speaker: Matt McIlwain, Managing Director at Madrona Venture Group
Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
Geek's Guide to Seattle: Sources of Innovation
Speaker: Todd Bishop, Co-founder and Editor of GeekWire
Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
Digital Transformation: Re-imagining the Enterprise and Role of IT
Speaker: Chandan Sharma
Wednesday, November 18th
Past The Big Data Hype: Actually Understanding and Profiting From Big Data
Speaker: Michael Kauffman - technology strategist, attorney and founder of Big Nimble
Wednesday, October 21st
Leading Sustainable Change
Speaker: Paul Yost, Associate Professor, Seattle Pacific University, and President & Founder, Yost & Associates, Inc.
September 21, 2015
The 22nd Annual Golf Tournament
at The Golf Club at Newcastle
June 17, 2015
Big Data, Machine Learning and Psychology: Reduce Risk of Leaks & Modify Employee Behavior
Olav Opedal, Principal IT Enterprise Architect at Microsoft
5:30--8:30pm, Dinner Event
Seattle Yacht Club
Wednesday, May 20th
2015 Seattle Technology Leadership Summit
The Convention Center at 8th & Pike St in Seattle
Our speakers and panelists included:
Matt McIlwain, Managing Director of Madrona Venture Group
Larry Quinlan, Deloitte Global CIO
Jim Noble, The Advisory Council International
Pauly Comtois, VP of Operations, Hearst Business Media
Brad Schick, CTO and VP Engineering at Skytap
Chris Van Liew, Weyerhaeuser CIO Weyerhaeuser
John Hughes, Interim CIO, Leadership Coach and Author
Carl Ray, Sr. Principal Director of Solutions at Oracle
Katie Plowman, VP of Veterinary Systems at Trupanion
Craig Susen, CTO at Trupanion
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Business Model Innovation in Commerce and Real Estate -
The Hottest Sectors in the Seattle Economy
Speaker: Dr. Kamal Jain, cofounder of Ameripact, and affiliated full professor of Computer Science at University of Washington
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
StrataCore and Seattle SIM Presented:
Cloud Smack Down 2015 - Video of Presentation
- Wayson Vannatta (Infospace/Blucora): Moved from traditional Colo to Public Cloud
- Paul Farrell (Big Fish Games): Moved from Public Cloud to Hybrid Hosted Private Cloud
- Mark Schilemann (Moz): Moved out of the Public Cloud into Colo
at Big Picture Theater (beneath El Caucho) 2505 1st Ave., Seattle
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Migrating Applications to The Cloud; Security and Compliance Considerations
Speaker: Norm Barber
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Public vs Private vs Hybrid Cloud infrastructure –
Which One or None?
Speaker: Jesse Proudman, Founder and CTO, Bluebox
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
If the Solution is Enterprise Architecture, What is the Problem?
Speaker: Nick Malik, Enterprise Strategy Architect, Microsoft
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The IT Transformation Journey
Ken Piddington, CIO, MRE Consulting
View presentation slides
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
An Evening with John Thompson
Speaker: John Thompson is the CEO of Virtual Instruments and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Microsoft
View presentation slides
Monday, August 25, 2014
21st Annual Seattle SIM Golf Tournament
Bear Creek Country Club
Photos from the Tournament
June 12, 2014
Seattle SIM Leadership Workshop
Master the "How" of High Performance
Museum of Flight
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