March 11-12, 2024 in Seattle
April 29-30, 2024 in Portland
June 10-11, 2024 in Seattle
August 5-6, 2024 in Portland
September 16-17, 2024 in Seattle
October 28-29, 2024 in Portland
Fred Pond has more than 40 years of experience in business and technology in the Pacific Northwest, with 25 years managing teams and technology as CIO for SSA Marine/Tideworks Technology, The Schnitzer Group of Companies, North Pacific Group and Co-lumbia Sportswear. He has also participated and led advisory boards including the Port-land SIM chapter, the CIO Forum of the Technology Association of Oregon (TAO), Quest JD Edwards Global User Group, and the Operations and Technology major at the Pamplin School of Business at the University of Portland. He continues to be actively involved with business and technology through his work on advisory boards and consulting.
Butch Leonardson has 30 years of experience in IT, ranging from strategic consulting and large-scale systems implementation to senior leadership positions at Accenture, Seattle’s Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, and BECU – where for 15 years he was SVP and CIO. He has served as Chair of the Board of Regents for his alma mater – Seattle University – and has been involved with the Albers School of Business and the Center for Leadership Formation Advisory Board. He is a past Board Member at Franciscan Highline Medical Center and the Technology Advisory Council for the Seattle Foundation. He is also an appointed member of the Washington State Governor’s Technology Services Board.
Sessions 1, 3 and 5 will be held at the Washington Athletic Club, located in downtown Seattle, WA on 6th Avenue. Sessions 2, 4, and 6 are being held in Portland, OR at the Kempton RiverPlace Hotel.
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