Speakers

Raffi Jamgotchian
author, “On Thin Ice”; President
Triada Networks

Bio coming soon! 

Vistasp M. Karbhari
Former President; Current Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

University of Texas at Arlington

A visionary leader and accomplished scholar, Vistasp M. Karbhari took office in June 2013 as the eighth president of The University of Texas at Arlington. He is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and the Department of Civil Engineering. As president, he is committed to advancing UT Arlington’s national and international profile while strengthening excellence in research and teaching and ensuring the success of the University’s 38,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Since his arrival, UTA has significantly enhanced its reputation and has received significant accolades for research, teaching, outreach and access. 

Scott Midkiff
Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Virginia Tech

Scott Midkiff serves as the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer for Virginia Tech. In this role, he has overall responsibility for the university’s information technology strategies, services, and infrastructure in areas including networking and telecommunications, advanced research computing, technology-enhanced teaching and learning, email and collaboration tools, enterprise systems, identity services, and IT security. Dr. Midkiff is also a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech. 

Bob Zapotocky
Senior Principal Architect, Global Public Sector
AT&T

Bio coming soon!