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Leadership through Change

Tuesday, September 21, 2010
5PM to 7PM

In this economy and in this world marketplace, change is becoming more of the norm. Changes in leadership and technology can be some of the most daunting and upsetting to employees and customers, and can be disruptive to the normal course of business. These changes are experienced with reorganizations, acquisitions, and government leadership transitions. As an example, Oracle has acquired more than 54 companies in the past 6 years including their most recent acquisition, Sun Microsystems. Each company brought with it a unique culture, a complete suite of information technology tools and infrastructure, and employees who were nervous about the changes in their lives and workplace. With humor and candor, Peter Doolan, Chief Technology Officer for Oracle’s Public Sector, will talk about how one can thrive in the midst of change, both personally and professionally. After a brief presentation, Peter will moderate a panel made up of technology executives who have lead or are leading their organizations through significant changes. They will share best practices and lessons learned in “Leadership through Change”. Our panelists are:

Dale Jablonsky, Assistant Executive Officer, CalPERS Information Technology Services Branch

Sarah Jackson, Vice President, Public Sector Applications, Oracle

Gina Tomlinson, Chief Technology Officer, Department of Technology, City and County of San Francisco

Members - Please Note - We are offering the membership special. Each member can bring guests for the same member fee. Please send the name of your guests to me. My contact information is found in the "Contact Us" section of this posting.

About Our Speaker(s)

Peter Doolan is Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Oracle Public Sector. His organization includes the technical and business applications team that support Oracle's sales to government customers in the United States and Canada. The product and industry experts on his staff help public sector organizations exploit information by designing and building comprehensive information management solutions. Many of their innovations have become part of the Oracle product line and are used by Oracle's customers throughout the world.

Mr. Doolan is also a spokesperson for Oracle on technical and industry issues. His ability to describe sophisticated concepts in accessible language makes him invaluable as he represents Oracle at conferences and in the media.

Event Date and Venue

This event will be held from 5PM to 7PM on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at:

    400 Q Street, West Building, 2nd Floor Atrium
    Sacramento, California 95814

The CalPERS garage entrance is on Q Street, between 4th and 5th.


5:00pm - Networking (Includes appetizers, wine, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages)
5:30pm - Program begins
7:00pm - Adjourn


Pre-registration for this event is closed and on-site registrations will not be accepted.

About Our Sponsor(s)

Contact Us

For more info regarding registration or event details, please contact Cindy Edwards ([email protected]).

For more details about pre-registration, contact Tech Support.