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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.

 




 

Recent Events:

 

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

Technology Leadership Lessons

 

Abstract:
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


Wednesday, September 21, 2016
 
Battling Against Data Breaches:
Prevent & Survive a Breach without Becoming the Next Headline

  • 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

Panelists:

  • 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 S
olution 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 Cree
k Country Club

Photos from the Tournament

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Thursday June 12, 2014
Seattle SIM Leadership Workshop
The Diamond Performance® Framework

Master the "How" of High Performance
Museum of Flight


 

 

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