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Panel: Answering Your Real Life Enterprise Challenges

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A stimulating discussion answering your enterprise challenges. Each panelist has extensive industry area expertise so consider this an opportunity to gather free advice from the Drupal brains trust.

The panel will be preceded by lightning talks by the panelists.

Meet the Moderator

Jeff Walpole, CEO and Co-Founder at Phase2 Technology

CEO and co-founder Jeff Walpole leads strategy and firm development efforts for Phase2. Jeff has been instrumental in recruiting and managing staff, the acquisition of new clients, overseeing client engagements and leading process improvement since co-founding the company in 2001. Jeff serves as a strategist for many of our key clients in a variety of areas of expertise from management issues to web strategy and open source software development.

Jeff brings 18 years of information technology, software and consulting industry experience to managing the firm and advising clients. Before starting Phase2 in 2001, Jeff worked for the web development company Olympus Group where he served as a member of the company's management team in charge of program areas focused on custom web software development for sports and technology clients. Jeff has also worked at several local software companies including 4 years with the systems integration firm SRA International.

Jeff holds a Masters in Business Administration, with a concentration in the Management of Global Information Technology, from the Kogod School of Business at American University and a Bachelors degree from Tulane University in Political Science. Jeff is highly active in local and national technology groups including the Drupal community, where he serves on the Board of the Drupal Association.

Meet the Panelists

Olivia March, Project Management Technical Lead and Assistant Director at the Australian Energy Regulator

Ms. March has a passion for problem solving, capacity building and equity of access to information.
I have driven the development and on time delivery of several PHP based government websites and web projects.
My degree in Computer Science, research experience in Software agents and Natural language processing and 21 years programming experience provides a strong technical foundation in quickly learning how new sectors work, analysing, identifying and understanding business and technical constrains and defining business needs technically and algorithmically.
I have six years experience in content management systems in tertiary institutions and the public sector and have a focus in value for public money, competition, community supported technology and application of the right tool for the job.
Eight years teaching Information systems, Computer science, Software engineering, Engineering system design and Actuarial programming at the University of Melbourne provides a strong foundation for effective communication of complex technical solutions within, and external to, an organisation, and for building capacity within the team.

Specialties: Project Management, Teaching, Procurement, Algorithmic design, Business analysis, Capacity building, Programming, Web development, Web management, Technical and user documentation, Training course development, Accessibility, Stakeholder engagement and Content management.

Felipe Rubim, Chief Architect at Ci&T

As Chief Architect, Felipe manages the technical delivery of Ci&T's Digital Marketing Offering to large and global Enterprises, which includes Ci&T's primary offerings on application development, support and mobile services - focusing on Web Content Management Systems (WCMS) - such as Drupal.

With Ci&T since 2004, Felipe has worked as a Developer, Technical Leader and Solutions Architect. He brings 11 years of software development experience ranging from custom transactional applications in the HealthCare, Financial and Media sectors with a specialization on Digital Marketing for Global Pharmaceutical companies in the past 5 years, having worked with a few different CMS and an emphasis on Drupal, where he joined several teams at Ci&t for building different types of Digital Marketing websites for such organizations.

Felipe serves as Ci&T Drupal and CMS Services Technical Manager, stimulating and supporting internal and external initiatives that help Ci&T achieve it's customers business goals, also connected to Drupal global and wide growth and adoption.

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