2016 SIA Global Summit

Themed “Growth & Profits through Partnerships & MegaTech Trends”, the 2016 Global Summit drew more than 70 companies who support billions of dollars in high technology equipment around the world to the 2 1/2 day event. Both of the industry’s featured leading analysts, Gartner and IDC, presented recent research and findings, as did the major subject matter M&A expert, Covington Associates, and private equity firm Bregal Sagemount Capital.

  • 2016 Global Summit Program
  • IDC Megatech Trends
    • Rob Brothers, Vice President IDC Software & Hardware Support Services:Worldwide service delivery, software, and hardware trends, Digital technologies impact on the enterprise and IT infrastructure, Growth opportunities for service supply chain providers
  • Covington_Bregal Valuing Company
    • Michael Kosty, Vice President, Bregal Sagemount Capital; Tim McMahon, Managing Director and Grant Grava, Director, Covington Associates: What is your company worth? What are investment bankers and equity partners seeking? Strategic partner vs. equity partner
  • Cyber Security Issues
    • Dr. Richard Schroth, Managing Director Global Cyber Practice Newport Board Group
  • 2016 State of the Association
    • Tom York, SIA Board President & President Essintial Enterprise Solutions
  • Gartner TPM Trends
    • Christine Tenneson, Research Director, Gartner: What end users want, Current and emerging competition, Differentiating TPM offerings and value proposition for end users…and sourcing and procurement
  • Outsourcing
    • Craig Youngblood, President LMS & Session Chairman; Liz Benz, Executive V.P. Sales & Emerging Markets, Field Nation: When & how much outsourcing, Outsourcing non-core, Increasing profits by using partners
  • The SEI Way
    • Ron Alvesteffer, President & CEO, Service Express, Inc (SEI): How SEI’s unique Vision has led to shared success for employees, for SEI and for shareholders, How tracking and using numbers the right way can improve employee engagement while ensuring they’re focused on accomplishing the right things, How SEI invests in people and creates an environment where they can work hard, have fun and get great results