April 4 – 7, 2022 | Hyatt Regency, Lost Pines, TX

Agenda at a Glance

Monday, April 4

Time Activity
8:00 AM – 6:30 PM Registration
Time TBD Hospitality Program (optional)
Join us for golfing, kayaking or a cooking class! See Activities tab for more information and select an activity when you register.
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Welcome Reception



Tuesday, April 5

Time Activity
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration
6:45 AM – 8:15 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Thriving in the Cloud-Smart Ecosystem
Raghu Raghuram, CEO, VMware
Sumit Dhawan, President, VMware
Laura Heisman, CMO, VMware
Stephen Elliot, IDC Analyst
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Networking Break
10:30 AM – 6:00 PM Executive Meetings
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM VMware Cross-Cloud Services and Strategic Plays Introduction
Vittorio Viarengo, Vice President, Cross-Cloud Solutions, VMware
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM Scale Cloud-Native Platform Operations
Ajay Patel, GM, Modern Apps and Management Business Group, VMware
Purnima Padmanabhan, SVP and GM, Cloud Management Business Group, VMware
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch & Networking Break
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM Accelerate Enterprise Cloud Transformation
Mark Lohmeyer, SVP and GM, Cloud Infrastructure Business Group, VMware
Paula Hodgins, SVP, Worldwide Cloud Sales, VMware
1:45 PM – 2:15 PM Networking Break
2:15 PM – 3:00 PM Empowering the Hybrid Workforce
Shankar Iyer, SVP and GM, End User Computing, VMware
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Networking Break
3:30 PM – 4:15 PM Workloads Are More Secure on VMware Clouds
Tom Gillis, SVP and GM, Network & Advanced Security Business Group, VMware
Ambika Kapur, VP, Networking & Security Business Group, VMware

The Enterprise Edge is the Next Evolution of Cloud
Sanjay Uppal, SVP and GM, Service Provider & Edge Business Group, VMware
4:15 PM – 4:30 PM Break
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Customer Experience & The Future of Innovation
George Blankenship, Former Executive at Tesla, Apple and Gap
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Global Cocktail Reception
6:00 PM – 8:00PM Regional Dinners & Awards Ceremonies



Wednesday, April 6

Time Activity
7:00 AM – 7:00 PM Registration
6:45 AM – 8:15 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM Partners Drive the Cloud-Smart Ecosystem
Jean-Pierre Brulard, EVP, Worldwide Sales, VMware
Sandy Hogan, SVP, Partner and Commercial Sales, VMware
Paula Hodgins, SVP, Worldwide Cloud Sales, VMware
Zia Yusuf, SVP, Strategic Ecosystem & Industry Solutions, VMware
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Networking Break
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM The Future of VMware and Partnering for Success in the Americas
Bill Swales, Vice President, Americas Partner Organization, VMware
Jim Aluotto, Sr Director, Cloud Provider Sales, AMER, VMware

Journey to the EMEA Cloud Smart Eco System
Petra Heinrich Liedtke, Vice President, EMEA Partner & Commercial Org., VMware
Herve Basso, Sr Director, Cloud Provider Sales, EMEA, VMware

The Next Evolution of VMware's Strategic Ecosystem
Zia Yusuf, SVP, Strategic Ecosystem & Industry Solutions, VMware
11:45 AM – 1:30 PM Lunch & Networking Break
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM Executive Meetings
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Group Topic Discussions
5:30 PM – 6:00 PM No Hands. No Feet. No Limits.
Landis Sims, quad amputee baseball player
Eric Cochran, Documentary Filmmaker
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Closing Reception
8:00 PM – 9:30 PM “Landis: Just Watch Me” – Worldwide Film Premier



Thursday, April 7

Time Activity
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Executive Meetings