FARMINGTON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Walker Group, one of New England’s leading technology services firms, today announced that information security experts from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and InfraGard will keynote its TechImpact Summit on October 7th in Farmington. FBI Special Agent Judy Eide is currently assigned to the Bureau’s New Haven Division Computer Crime squad and is also a coordinator of the Connecticut Chapter of InfraGard, while Mark Ramsey is the CISO for ASSA ABLOY – Americas and President of the Connecticut Chapter of InfraGard. In addition to the keynote presentations, the event will focus on three top trends in technology: Cybersecurity, Cloud/Hybrid Cloud and Hyperconvergence. TechImpact will feature over 30 of today’s most innovative technology companies, including RSA, Splunk, Zerto, Nutanix, Dell, EMC, Microsoft, VMWare, and Aruba Networks. With an expected attendance of over 300 people, it promises to be one of the region’s most comprehensive gatherings of technology leadership this year, complete with dynamic panel discussions, hands-on exposure to the latest technology and giveaways.
“We want this to be a must-attend event for anyone responsible for strategic technical decisions within their organization,” says Steven Bulmer, Walker’s vice president of professional services. “TechImpact is really a self-defining event based upon the intense interest and demand from our 400 clients, especially for information security services.”
TechImpact will run on October 7th from 9am to 4pm at the Farmington Marriott, located at 15 Farm Springs Road in Farmington, CT. The summit is complimentary for information technology professionals responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of all technology-related decisions throughout an organization.
The event will also be used to celebrate a $10,000 TechImpact Award, given in partnership with Hartford-based reSET, to a social entrepreneur in the technology space that has the potential to make a social or environmental impact.
“Combining the opportunity to learn about cutting-edge trends in technology with a celebration of what technology can do to help make the world a better place is a wonderful way to celebrate our commitment to our social enterprise model,” said Walker’s CEO, Kate Emery.
About The Walker Group
Since 1986, The Walker Group has helped hundreds of organizations achieve their goals through technology. Based in Farmington, CT, The Walker Group is proud to offer organizations a number of technology solutions including managed services, security services, infrastructure planning and design, and digital marketing solutions.