The  2015 OnX Believe main stage keynote addresses will  provide compelling insight into the ideas, concepts, and emerging trends that are setting the stage for a major shift in the IT landscape.

Your Host for OnX Believe 2015

DarrinRose

Darrin Rose

The host of Match Game, Darrin Rose is also known as Bill the bartender on the CBC sitcom Mr. D, and he has appeared twice on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS. He has been called “one of the hottest comedians in Canada” by GQ magazine.

Darrin is a five-time performer at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal and  won a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Live Performance for his appearance on Just for Laughs in 2014. His show was selected Best of the Fest at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival and his half-hour CTV comedy special was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance in a Variety or Comedy Series. He was a regular on MuchMusic’s hit show Video On Trial.

Rose has made audiences howl in Las Vegas, Hong Kong, Singapore, England, Ireland and across Canada. He is a regular at the Comedy & Magic Club in Los Angeles, where he lives.

 


OnX Main Stage

 

StephenHarris

Stephen Harris

Director, Technology Solutions and Professional Services, OnX Atlantic Canada

Stephen has an extensive business and technology background, coupled with over 20 years of experience in strategic technology planning and technical architecture design of large, complex IT infrastructures. Stephen has been involved in designing and delivering projects with large enterprise customers in Canada, the United States and Europe; assisting in developing enterprise-wide technology blueprint and implementation strategies. He has been one of the key developers of the OnX Cloud Consulting service offerings and has pioneered work in the development of various Cloud Maturity Models in Canada.

Stephen sits on several key advisory boards nationally, including the Shared Services Canada – Architecture Framework Advisory Council (AFAC), which sets the technology direction for the Government of Canada. He also speaks regularly at industry events as a subject matter expert on Cloud technologies, governance and privacy.

Chris

Chris Sator

Chief Technology Officer, Hybrid Cloud Solutions; OnX Enterprise Solutions

Chris Sator is an information technology strategist and leader with over 25 years of cross industry experience including client, outsourcer, consultant, VAR and vendor.  He has worked to empower many organizations in transforming their traditional approaches in technology consumption and aligning it with valued business outcomes. His track record of helping organizations to achieve significant financial savings, enable business improvements and operational efficiencies while dealing with growth, scalability, availability, security and recoverability challenges is notable.

As CTO of Hybrid Cloud Solutions at OnX, Chris provides leadership and direction on cloud based technologies, architecture, standards, service catalogs, pricing and go to market strategy across the Managed and Professional Services portfolios.

ChrisJackson

Chris Jackson

Vice President, Client Development, Momentum Digital Solutions

Chris Jackson has crafted a distinct identity as a mobile and digital business technologist in both North America and Europe by leading digital transformation programs in public sector, banking, retail, and media/entertainment organizations.

With calculated innovation and data-driven methodologies that advance and transform business, Chris cuts through the digital noise to focus on right fit solutions that have quick impact for organizations such as Transport Canada, American Express, Mercedes Benz and Vodafone.  As the Vice President of Client Development for OnX’s Digital Services group, Momentum Digital Solutions, Chris provides leadership and direction on digital  road-mapping, technology selection, mobile workforce, ECM, portal and collaboration solutions.


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Steve Shaw

Converged Systems Chief Strategist; Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Co

Steve is the Converged Systems Chief Strategist with Hewlett-Packard Canada’s Enterprise Group. He has over 34 years of experience in the computer industry.

Steve has held a number of positions at Hewlett-Packard. Prior to his current role, he was the Business Critical Systems (BCS) Chief Technologist. He has also held the roles of Business Development Manager for BCS Canada as well as the Solutions and Services Marketing Manager responsible for enterprise systems, solutions and services in the Canadian market. Before that he was the HP Educational Services Manager for over six years.

Steve works with a team of professionals in Canada as well as at HP divisions and external partners to develop and deploy enterprise solutions across Canada. He also supports the HP Canadian sales force and partners to deliver strategic solutions and presentations to key enterprise customers on topics including converged infrastructure and systems, enterprise computing, converged cloud, and utility computing. Steve is a Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) and graduated from the Computer Engineering Technology program at Conestoga College, Kitchener, Ontario. He is also a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario with a Diploma in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics. Steve is a member of the Conference Board of Canada’s Council of Information Technology Executives (CITE). He has been a guest speaker on a variety of topics at various industry seminars, user groups as well as speaking at educational institutions. Steve can be reached at: steve.shaw@hp.com