New York City Private Dinner
Cloud Roadshow Series

April 20, 2022


Cloud Transformation Roadshow Series

Apex Private Roadshow Dinner Series are customized turnkey engagements that are tailored to meet your unique business needs. Designed to be versatile, this format allows you to map your networking investments around your organization’s geographical sales initiatives. Leverage our robust Membership to strengthen existing relationships and establish new partnerships in an effortless, yet effective experience.

Have your team present and discuss key technologies in an intimate setting alongside other industry experts and only three other sponsors. Using our tailored approach we will ensure you are maximizing time with those individuals that mean the most to you.

In today’s digital landscape, the role of the CIO has become the most dynamic amongst their peers. CIOs are focused on finding the most transformative technologies that enable them to bring value to their enterprise and customers.

Apex Assembly is proud to host an exclusive Private Cloud Transformation Dinner focusing on Cloud Optimization, Analytics, DevOps, IT Operations, Hybrid Cloud, Cloud Security, ML, AI and all cloud related topics. As large enterprises scale, they have identified that cloud is a top requirement for their IT strategy. Enterprise executives are on the hunt for the right platform to deploy in order to achieve faster innovation, secure seamless delivery and flexible deployment. With unceasing demands, technology has become more complex and solution providers more difficult to decipher.

Event Speakers

Avik Ganguly
Director, DevOps & Quality Engineering
London Stock Exchange Group

Michael Booth
Senior Director of Sales

Greg Bycoff
Senior Solutions Engineer

Vijay Sagar
Field CTO
Palo Alto Networks

Max Scarnecchia
Enterprise Account Executive

Michael Booth, Senior Director of Sales, TigerGraph

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Michael Booth is a Senior Director of Sales for TigerGraph with more than 25 years of experience working with Analytics and Business Intelligence capabilities supporting Financial Services Organizations.

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Greg Bycoff, Senior Solutions Engineer, OKTA

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Greg has over 20 years of Identity & Access Management experience as a trusted advisor to Fortune 100 companies. Greg helps organizations to increase security and visibility while reducing cost and risk.

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Vijay Sagar, Field CTO, Palo Alto Networks

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Vijay is currently the field CTO for Palo Alto Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) solutions. Prior to acquisition, Vijay served as VP of Product for CloudGenix (now Prisma SDWAN). Before starting with joining CloudGenix in 2014, he spent five years in product management for Cisco and has over 20 years of experience in networking and security. Vijay holds a degree from Carnegie Mellon in Electrical Engineering and spent over 5 years serving as a Lieutenant in the US Navy.

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Max Scarnecchia, Enterprise Account Executive, Talkdesk

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Max Scarnecchia is known for his expertise in customer experience strategy and technology stack development and management. He has worked with Small to Enterprise customers to create technology roadmaps for clients across all industries including Financial Services, Retail and Consumer Goods, and Healthcare. Max is passionate about helping clients overcome business obstacles and is a trusted advisor in improving the delivery of customer experience.

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4:45pm-6:00pm (EST)

Registration, Cocktails, and Networking

6:00pm-6:10pm (EST)

Executive Introductions

6:00pm-6:50pm (EST)

Thought Leadership Speaking Presentations

Keynote Fireside Chat: Cloud Transformation Fireside Chat

Keynote Presentation: Convergence Without Compromise

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Work is no longer a place we go – it’s something we do – anywhere, anytime. Similarly, the infrastructure that runs our applications and stores our data is no longer all located within our own four walls – more often, it is delivered as a service.

Today, we have a unique opportunity to rearchitect our networks to be as flexible and scalable as we need; to reimagine security as something built-in rather than bolted-on; and to put the user at the center of everything, creating countless possibilities and enabling the future of work.

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Visionary Partner: Deliver Streamlined, Secure Experiences

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Your customers expect seamless, personalized experiences; convenience; and easy-to-use apps and resources. Your employees and partners expect to be able to do their work efficiently and securely. With identity and access management, you can protect and enable your employees, agents, brokers, customer service reps, and business partners, while also building secure, digital experiences for your customers. Join Greg Bycoff to discuss what the future holds for your identity and access management strategy.

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Visionary Partner: Fighting Fraud with Graph Analytics

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TigerGraph is helping the world’s largest financial services organizations fight fraud through the use of graph analytics. These organizations are finding significant success in reducing false positives, identifying fraud rings and increasing conviction rates by better understanding the relationships of suspected fraudsters. TigerGraph provides complimentary analysis to existing fraud predictive rules engines enabling investigators to gain greater insight into suspected fraudsters and potential fraud rings.

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Visionary Partner: There is a better way to great customer experiences

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Business relationships are ever evolving and can be volatile in the business environment today. Transformation of how you provide customer experiences is now a given. As almost all transformation involves new technology, it’s essential that CX leaders stay abreast of the latest tech solutions available to solve their business challenges. Recently polled consumers say it can only take one bad experience for them to change vendors and go to a competitor. Join us with your peers to hear how modern technology can come to the rescue, helping you move faster, ramp up and down more easily, and keep up with rapidly changing consumer expectations – all with minimal upfront investment. We’ll showcase how technology can help deliver a better customer experience, discuss 5 common business challenges that are holding you back, and set you on a path to a better CSAT and customer experiences that are game-changing for your staff and clients.

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6:50pm-9:00pm (EST)

Dinner, Interactive Discussion & Dessert


Okta is the leading independent identity provider. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. We provide simple and secure access to people and organizations everywhere, giving them the confidence to reach their full potential.


Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future with technology that is transforming the way people and organizations operate. Our mission is to be the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life. For more information, visit


Talkdesk® is a global cloud contact center leader for customer-obsessed companies. Our automation-first customer experience solutions optimize our customers’ most critical customer service processes. Our speed of innovation, vertical expertise, and global footprint reflect our commitment to ensuring that businesses can deliver better experiences across any industry and through any channel, resulting in higher customer satisfaction and accelerated business outcomes.


TigerGraph is the only scalable graph database for the enterprise. TigerGraph’s proven technology connects data silos for deeper, wider and operational analytics at scale. Four out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection. Over 50 million patients receive care path recommendations to assist them on their wellness journey. 300 million consumers receive personalized offers with recommendation engines powered by TigerGraph. The energy infrastructure for 1 billion people is optimized by TigerGraph for reducing power outages. TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer 360, MDM, IoT, AI, and machine learning. The company is headquartered in Redwood City, California, USA. Get TigerGraph, start free with or download TigerGraph Enterprise Free License.

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Got questions? We’ve got answers!

Why should I attend?

Your time is valuable and we make sure to make the most of it! We take the time to figure out your challenges and customize your experience to meet your needs. Our agendas are tailored to your feedback and we pride ourselves in covering the most cutting-edge content delivered by renowned industry experts. Look forward to building enduring partnerships and together we’ll go straight to the top.

Where is the event taking place?

The event is by invitation-only. The location will be released to all attendees once your registration has been confirmed. 

What is the dress code?

We recommend business attire. Most attendees wear suits or comparable attire. Ties are optional.

Can I bring a colleague with me?

Yes! We always urge our members to refer their colleagues! We love adding new members to the community, especially if they come highly recommended by a current member. Either have them reach out to your Apex POC or have them fill out the Member Registration Form.

What if I have dietary restrictions?

No problem! Please let your Apex POC know as soon as possible in order for us to work with the venue on providing alternate options for you at the event.

What if I want to speak at an assembly?

Apex is always looking for speakers that can contribute their valuable insight. If you would like to speak, please contact your Apex POC or fill out the Speaker Registration Form on the Assemblies page. Please keep in mind that we receive many inquiries for speaking and sessions are available on a first come first served basis. But no need to worry, we have plenty of opportunities available at future assemblies.

I plan on being in attendance, but what if something comes up and I have to cancel?

We understand that something may come up on your calendar! Before canceling with us, please know that we will have a separate room for attendees to step out for work-related activities (meetings, emails, conference calls, etc.). If you must cancel, we just ask that you let us know at least 48 hours in advance so that we can open up the waitlist for another member.


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