6.NOV.2017 | 8:00am-6:00pm MALVERN, PA

The Philly ‘burbs premier innovative business technology conference

Empowering Local Innovation

TECH360 is delivered by the following organizations:

What is

TECH360 is the Philly ‘burbs’ premier innovative business technology conference – an annual full day tech experience featuring tech education, leadership and innovation. Join the area’s top companies, IT professionals, project leaders and managers to discuss how to best leverage the latest technology in today’s business climate.


You Will Meet

Thought leaders

Top Tech employers

Industry innovators

Tech entrepreneurs

Tech service providers/investors


You Will Learn

Sector landscape and trends

Cyber security defense updates

Tech growth and innovation

Tech startup news and products

Coding/application updates

Lessons promoting career and job development


You Will Engage

Keynote speakers

Panel discussions

Networking sessions

Innovative tech startup pitches

Exhibitor demos

Meet Our Speakers

Eric Barnes

H.R. Information Systems Manager @ Wawa

Joe Berner

Scrum Master/Manager @ Cerner

Darin Bielby

Managing Director, Information Security @ Navigant Consulting, Inc

Michael Bruemmer

VP, Consumer Protection @ Experian

John Buhl

Principal, Technology Transformation @ Vanguard

Leah Fox

EVP Technology and Services Delivery @ LoanLogics, Inc.

Annalicia Geeter

Senior Consultant @ Navigate

Mark Greisiger

President @ NetDiligence

Sassan Hejazi

Director, Technology Solutions Group @ Kreischer Miller

Alan Hutto

Senior User Experience Designer @ Cerner Corporation

Wayne Kimmel

Managing Partner @ SeventySix Capital

Austin Morris, Jr.

CEO @ Morris Risk Management LLC

Alexandria Murphy

Attorney @ Mullen Coughlin LLC

Luke Olenoski

Head of Identity and Access Management @ Vanguard

Chad Ostrowski

Software Engineer @ Citrusbyte

Jim Prendergast

Partner @ Mullen Coughlin, LLC

Elizabeth D. Sigety, Esq.

Partner @ FoxRothschild 

Dave Snyder

Chief Information Security Leader Business Technology Services @ Independence Blue Cross

Tom Sprows

Software Engineering Manager @ HomeNet

Ben Stone

Supervisory Special Agent @ FBI

Jim Thomas

President and CTO @ IPR International

Lisa Van Ess

Director of People @ Navigate and TECH360 Committee Chair

Charlie Villare

Manager, ICA-ATF, Agile Coach, PMP, CSM @ Cerner

Kip Wetzel

Principal @ Navigate

What attendees from last year said


8:00am - 8:15am


Registration & Breakfast

8:15am - 8:30am


Welcome and Opening

James Nemes, D.Sc. – Chancellor, Chief Academic Officer, Penn State Great Valley 
Marybeth DiVincenzo – Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC) 
Leah Fox – EVP Technology and Services Delivery, LoanLogics, Vice-Chair, ITAG 

8:30am - 9:30am



Mobilizing Your Business: Navigating the Digital Evolution
Eric Barnes, Senior Manager of IT Engineering, Wawa

9:30am - 9:35am


Review of Event Day Schedule

9:35am - 9:45am

All Rooms


9:45am - 10:35am

Auditorium, Room A, Room B

Break Out Session #1

– A Non-Technical Intro to Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies, Chad Ostrowski, Software Engineer, Citrusbyte

Room A
– How Might We…? A Primer on Design Thinking and Innovation – Kip Wetzel, Principal, Navigate and Annalicia Geeter, Senior Consultant, Navigate

Room B
– Why Little Data Is Really Big, Mike Welsh, Chief Creative Officer, Mobiquity

10:35am - 10:45am

All Rooms


10:45am - 11:35am

Auditorium, Room A, Room B

Break Out Session #2

– Creating Business Value at Start-up Speed, John Buhl, Principal, Technology Transformation, Vanguard

Room A
– Cost in the Cloud: Designing for the Dollar Dimension, Tom Sprows, Software Engineering Manager, HomeNet Automotive

Room B
– Success Begins and Remains with the Core – Charlie Villare and Joe Berner, Managers, Revenue Cycle Development, Cerner Corporation

11:35am - 12:20pm



12:20pm - 1:20pm


Global Cybersecurity Issues and Trends

Hear from our national panel of experts about the most relevant global issues and trends in cybersecurity. 

Jim Prendergast , Founding Partner, Mullen Coughlin LLC 
Alexandria Murphy, Attorney, Mullen Coughlin LLC 
Michael Bruemmer, VP, Consumer Protection, Experian 
Mark Greisiger, President, NetDiligence 
Dave Snyder, Chief Information Security Leader, Independence Blue Cross 

Austin Morris, Jr., President, Morris Risk Management LLC

1:20pm - 2:20pm


Innovation Keynote

Introduction: Elizabeth D. Sigety, Esq., Partner, FoxRothschild

Wayne Kimmel, Managing Partner, SeventySix Capital

2:20pm - 2:50pm


Innovation Showcase

Introduction: Elizabeth D. Sigety, Esq., Partner, FoxRothschild

2:50pm - 3:00pm



3:00pm - 3:10pm

All Rooms


3:10pm - 4:00pm

Auditorium, Room A, Room B

Break Out Session #3

– Cybersecurity Solutions: There are no easy solutions to cybersecurity. Hear from our expert panel about best practices in cybersecurity and asset protection 

Darin Bielby, Managing Director, Information Security, Navigant Consulting, Inc. 
Ron Schlecht, Managing Partner, BTB Security 
Luke Olenoski, Head of Identity and Access Management, The Vanguard Group 
Jim Thomas, President & CTO, IPR International 

Austin Morris, Jr., President, Morris Risk Management LLC 

Room A 
– Tech Savvy Manager, Sassan Hejazi, Director, Technology Solutions Group, Kreischer Miller 

Room B 
– Pressing Escape: What Escape Rooms Can Teach Us About The Enterprise Software User Experience, Alan Hutto, Senior User Experience Designer, Cerner Corporation


4:00pm - 4:10pm

All Rooms


4:10pm - 5:10pm


FBI Special Agent - Trends in Cyber Crime

5:10pm - 5:15pm



Lisa Van Ess 
Director of People, Navigate, ITAG Board Member, TECH360 Planning Committee Chair

5:15pm - 6:00pm



Check out the photos from last year

Event Information


Penn State Great Valley Campus

30 E Swedesford Rd

Malvern, PA 19355



October 16th 2017


8:00am – 6:00pm

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