Exclusive In-person Event

Google Next on the Road

October 11, 2022

Hosted by F5, Inc. 

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Event Details:

DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, October 11, 2022 | 08:30AM-12:00PM PT
LOCATION: F5 Tower - 21st Floor | 801 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104


We are pleased to host Google Next on the Road at the F5 tower.  This half-day event will feature presentations from the F5 executive team along with viewing of the Google Next keynote session.  Discover how and why application security and optimization is important for apps moving to or built natively in the cloud. 

Reserve your seat today by registering for this exclusive event.  Space is limited.

8:30-9:00am Welcome Breakfast and Registration
9:00-10:00am Google NEXT Keynote - Thomas Kurian, CEO Google Cloud with Jim Farley, CEO Ford and Kevin Mandia, CEO Mandiant
10:00-10:30am F5 Session: A force for change, IT Shifts needed for digital transformation (Geng Lin, CEO)
10:30-11:00am F5 Session: F5 leaders share how to secure, simplify, and innovate your digital transformation
11:00-12:00pm Networking Lunch




Session #1 10-10:30am PT

Title: A force for change, IT shifts needed for digital transformation
Abstract:  F5 CTO Geng Lin provides a vision and framework for modernizing enterprise IT to successfully navigate becoming a digital business. Current architecture lacks key elements—such as agility, scale, security, and observability—businesses need to capitalize on technological shifts and to protect against the growing sophistication of cybercriminals. Understand how to modernize IT for a Digital-First World.

Geng Lin, EVP and CTO, F5

Session #2 10:30-11am PT

Title:  F5 leaders share how to secure, simplify, and innovate your digital transformation
Abstract: As organizations make strategy & planning decisions to improve the customer experience, transform the business, & differentiate through their application portfolios, IT wrestles with ever growing security needs, how to modernize infrastructure & application architectures, & reduce complexity.  F5 leaders discuss common struggles with supporting legacy application, multi-cloud environments, enabling modern applications while ensuring applications & APIs are secure everywhere. 

Ralph Klerekoper, VP Sales Strategy & Programs, F5 – Facilitator
Kara Sprague, EVP and GM, App Delivery & Enterprise Product Operations, F5
Eric Douglas, VP of Engineering, Head of Product and CTO, NGINX (Part of F5)
Dan Woods, Global Head of Intelligence (F5)

Networking Lunch 11:00am – 12:00pm PT

Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch, network with fellow attendees and take in the view of the Puget Sound from the F5 Tower.