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Firms must accelerate digital transformation efforts or become digital prey

How to Become a 'Digital Predator' not 'Digital Prey'

According to Forrester Research, every business will become either a digital predator or digital prey by 2020. To avoid demise, organizations must rapidly create new sources of value in their end-to-end customer experiences. True digital predators also must break down information and process silos and extend digital transformation initiatives to empower employees with the digital resources needed to win, serve, and retain customers.

In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Thomas DeMeo, VP of Product Management and General Manager of the Alfresco One product line, will discuss how:

  1. Firms must accelerate digital transformation efforts or become digital prey.
  2. IT leaders need to overhaul their firms' legacy business applications to meet ambitious digital goals.
  3. Content and process silos impede contextual awareness in core business processes.
  4. Platforms that merge content and process to provide context can help firms become digital predators.

Speaker Bio
Thomas DeMeo is Vice President of Product Management and General Manager of the Alfresco One product line. With a mix of early start-up and global corporate experience, he has focused his 23-year career in product roles with Silicon Valley icons including Adobe, HP and Citrix. With deep leadership and product management experience, he has contributed and led teams responsible for industry-leading product lines that each generated over $1B annually.

Most recently Thomas served as Senior Director of Product Management at Citrix and focused on helping enterprises deliver apps and data across private, public and hybrid cloud infrastructure. While at HP, he focused on integrated commerce and accessing apps and data across PC and mobile devices.

Thomas spent 7 years at Adobe and led the Creative Suite product teams responsible for product integration, file and metadata management and delivered key interfaces into a range of content management systems, like Alfresco. He earned an MBA from San Jose State University and has an engineering undergraduate degree from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, Massachusetts.

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All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades.

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Track 1: Enterprise Cloud & Digital Transformation
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Track 3: Internet of Things & Cloud
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Track 7: Enterprise IoT & IIoT
Track 8: IoT Developer
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There are over 120 breakout sessions in all, with Keynotes, General Sessions, and Power Panels adding to three days of incredibly rich presentations and content.

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