Small Business East Conference 2020


1 Broadway

Everett, MA 02149 

Monday, April 27, 2020 - Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Encore Boston Harbor


Encore Boston Harbor, offers in Boston the finest luxury hotel resort accommodations, five-star dining, gaming, shopping and more. At every turn, impeccable service.  On every level, enchanting ambiance.  Indulge in the excitement of our stunning Boston casino. Immerse in the tranquility of our luxurious spa or our outdoor Harborwalk. Enjoy the amazing views from the elegantly appointed rooms.

Registration link is at the bottom of the page



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Data Center,

what does it mean?

Andrew Eccles

GM, Chief Technology Officer, Services at CDW 

He is general manager and chief technology officer of services for CDW. Eccles is responsible for advancing CDW’s U.S. integrated services strategy and leading the solutions and services strategy for CDW’s UK & international markets. He is focused on delivering cloud, mobility, security, collaboration and data center solutions with integrated CDW services.

Eccles is accredited with many technology providers, including Cisco, EMC, Microsoft, NetApp, VMware, Citrix and Amazon Web Services, with certifications ranging from development and design to architecture and engineering.


Small Business East 

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Infrastructure Management

in the Cloud Era

Sandeep Randhawa 

VP, SE America Nutanix

Sandeep is the Vice President of System Engineering for the Americas at Nutanix. He joined Nutanix in 2014 and has held different roles such as Channel Partner & OEM SE Manager, Hosted POC Cloud team and Sr. SE Dir for the Western US. Sandeep works closely with the Nutanix sales teams to provide strategic pre-sales technical direction and provides prospective on the value Nutanix brings to customers bottom-line whilst sharing the Nutanix vision. 

Prior to joining Nutanix, Sandeep held management roles at storage start-ups like LSI Logic, Tintri, Pernix Data and Data Domain (EMC) where he was an SE player/coach for over 10 years. Sandeep thrives on building teams that aim to be disruptors via integrity. Sandeep has over 20 years’ experience in the high-tech industry.


How Cloud

Adoption Enhances

Business Productivity

Roberto Martinez

Google Digital Coach 

Roberto is a native Angeleno with over 12 years of digital marketing, entrepreneurial, and management experience, founder and CEO of Braven Agency, a Digital Marketing Agency based out of Los Angeles. He has worked with multiple startup and small businesses varying from early stage to family owned. He is also a serial entrepreneur having launched multiple companies in the past decade.

Roberto has an extensive marketing and management experience working with Global Fortunate 500 companies, including Johnson & Johnson, Cisco, Hitachi, Hyatt, Humana and McDonald's. He has launched multiple products including mobile apps, SaaP products, and BI tools throughout his career. He is highly engaged within organization including Built LA, Univision, Stanford University, City of Los Angeles, Techstars - LA, and Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce were he services as an Entrepreneur-In-Residence for Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Cloud Data


Mark Settle

OKTA Chief Information Officer


He has led IT organizations that supported the global operations of Fortune 500 companies; maintained the R&D infrastructure required for software product development; and hosted customer-facing delivery systems for commercial products and services. He has received multiple industry awards and is a three time CIO 100 honoree.

Settle sits on the advisory boards of several Silicon Valley venture capital firms and pioneered the adoption of service management and cloud computing technologies within several large enterprises. He is the author of Truth from the Trenches: A Practical Guide to the Art of IT Management which will be released in the fall of 2016.  


Settle’s formal training is in the Geological Sciences. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from MIT and a PhD from Brown University. Settle is a former Air Force officer and NASA Program Scientist.


Bring IT & Programming Together for a Collaborative

Operating Model

Brad Quandt

Sr. Field Solutions Architect

in CDW’s Analytics Practice


Brad  Quandt is responsible for architecting analytics solutions including IT Operations Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Management, IoT Analytics,

and AI/Machine Learning.


Prior to his current role Brad worked

in a number of positions at CDW helping customers with Oracle Software,

IBM Software, Splunk, as well as emerging

data center technologies.


He holds a B.S. in Biology from Arizona State University and resides in Fort Myers, FL

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Monday, April 27th, 2020
12:00pm                        Registration at Encore Boston - Room 1

12:30pm -   1:30pm       Keynote - CDW SAMPLE 1 HERE

  1:30pm -   2:30pm       Keynote - CDW SAMPLE 2 HERE

  2:30pm -   3:00pm       Keynote - Close outs
  3:00pm -   5:00pm       Partner & Customer Event - Room 2

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020
  7:00am -   8:00am       Welcome Breakfast - Room 1

  8:00am -   9:00am       Keynote - CDW SAMPLE 1 HERE

  9:00am -   9:30am       Breakout 1

  9:30am - 10:00am       AM Break

11:00am - 11:45am       Breakout 2

11:45pm - 12:00pm       Review of the event

12:00pm                        Event Ends (Grab & Go Luch)


Your CDW Contact

Paul Brewer

SB Sales Manager

Phone: 856-330-3116


Your Events by M Travel Liaison


Sandy Carosielli

Phone: 224-475-0422

Cell: 847-337-2444


Questions... Please contact:

Events by M Team at 224-475-0422 or email Sandy Carosielli