WITI Strategist
Newsletter  •  May 13, 2015

  In This Issue

WITI Wealth
WITI Hackathon
WITI Women
WITI Summit
WITI Webinars
WITI Partner Events
WITI Social Media

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Johnson & Johnson

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  WITI Network Events

May 14 - Boston
Unique Speed Networking Event
May 18 - South Florida
Cyber Security and Social Media
May 19 - Orlando
Wine and Unwind Networking Event
May 20 - Sacramento
Wine & Unwind - Sponsored by Deloitte
June 16 - San Diego
Building a Great Technical Team
June 17 - Boston
WITI Boston Wine, Dine and Unwind
June 18 - Orange County
CIO Panel: Innovating to bend the value curve of IT
July 23 - Orange County
Emerging Technologies
August 18 - San Diego
CIO Women: Rising to the Top of the IT Stack

More Network Events

  WITI Partner Events

TiECon 2015
May 15, 2015
Santa Clara, California
Maker Faire Bay Area
May 16-17, 2015
San Mateo, California
MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
May 20, 2015
Cambridge, Massachusetts
What your IT Staff Wants to Know and is Afraid to Ask
May 21, 2015
Newton, Massachusetts
EOP'S STEM Diversity Career Expo Washington, DC
May 29, 2015
Washington, District of Columbia

More Partner Events

  WITI Member Discounts

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Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90064

  WITI 2015 Summit

BREAKING NEWS: Hall Of Fame Winners for 2015 have been announced. For more info, click here.

Early VIP Registration $895.00 ($795.00 for Members) $995 Reg Price. $1295 at door.

And when you register today, receive a 1 year WITI Membership! For more info or to register

Keynote Speakers Include

  • Patricia Arquette - Actor, Humanitarian
  • Tiffani Bova - Vice President And Distinguished Analyst, Gartner
  • Linda Bernardi - Chief Innovation Officer/Cloud & Internet of Things, IBM
  • Sandy Carter - General Manager/Cloud Ecosystem & Developers, And Social Business Evangelist, IBM
  • John Bates - Founder & CEO Executive, Speaking Success
  • Jennifer Brace - User Experience Engineering Supervisor, Ford Motor Company
  • Maria Olson - Vice President, Global Alliances, Netapp
  • Eddie Pate - VP Culture, Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion, Avanade
  • Susan Pignataro, GM/Customer Experience Solutions Group, Cisco Systems
  • Rebecca Scholl, SVP, Strategy & Marketing/High Tech, Xerox Corporation
  • Candace Worley, Senior Vice President & GM/Endpoint Security, McAfee, Inc.
  • Click Here for complete list of speakers

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      WITI Wealth

    The 4 Most Common Causes of Cash Flow Challenges (and what to do about them)
    by David Finkel

    Before you rush out and simply try to sell your way out of a cash flow crisis, take a moment review the 4 most common causes of cash flow challenges -- the first three have nothing to do with sales.


      WITI Virtual Hackathon

    IBM and WITI have partnered together for the first ever WITI Hackathon! This will be an international code-a-thon where developers, scientists, students, entrepreneurs and educators gather to build applications, software, hardware, data visualization and platform solutions focused on Internet of Things and wearables.

    Registration open until 5/25. Projects must be submitted by the 5/27 deadline.

    Register Now!

    Don't Miss Today's WITI Hackathon Webinar!

      WITI Women

    An interview with Betty LaMarr: Founder and President of EmpowHer Institute
    by Kara M. Zone

    Betty LaMarr, President and Founder of the non-profit organization, EmpowHer, has a rich voice, filled with charm, humility, passion and wisdom.


      WITI Webinars

    Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It
    Presenter: Dorie Clark  |  Thursday, June 11, 2015
    12-1PM PT (3-4PM ET)

    Too many people believe that if they keep their heads down and work hard, they will be lauded as experts on the merits of their work.

      This Webinar is FREE for WITI Members! Details!

      Join WITI @ TiEcon

    TiEcon 2015
    May 15, 2015  |  Santa Clara, CA

    TiEcon is where the world's wealth connects with technology stealth to create an energizing environment for start-ups to take off. The largest global gathering of entrepreneurship, it brings together Silicon Valley's diverse, dynamic, and expert ecosystem to ignite and display disruptive technology innovation.

    WITI members who register before April 30th can get up to 65% off the normal ticket price. Please call (408-465-0313) or email Sonali to register for the conference.

      Join WITI @ Maker Faire

    Maker Faire Bay Area
    May 16-17, 2015  |  San Mateo, CA

    Maker Faire, the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth, celebrates its 10th Annual event in the Bay Area. This event marks an important milestone in the Maker Movement and the shift in how we see ourselves and move about the world: we are all makers, changing the way we learn, create, and see the future.

    Visitors of all ages love Maker Faire and engage in a multitude of activities, such as learning how to solder, participating in the drone flying competition, screen printing a T-shirt, building and racing a $500 electric car, learning how to design a window hydroponics garden, printing 3D robotic parts and so much more! Buy tickets and get more information at www.makerfaire.com

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