Our Speakers

Our speaker lineup is sure to bring you two action packed days of education and inspiration!

Join us on May 3-4, 2019

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Keynote Speakers

Dr. Chanel Suggs

Duchess of CybersecurityTM

Wyvern Security

Dr. Chanel Suggs (Duchess of Cybersecurity ®) is the Founder and CEO of Wyvern Security. She is a subject matter expert in Cyber Security, Forensics, Network Security, Cryptography, Information Assurance, and IT strategy. Dr. Suggs is a proven thought leader, entrepreneur and influencer whom advises clients regarding their security posture and works with clients to uncover and identify new and emerging threats.

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Katreena Mullican

Cloud Evangelist and Solutions Architect

Technical & Scientific Application, Inc.

Mullican has been engineering Information Technology solutions for nearly a quarter century - since before clouds were cool. Her career began as a programming intern while still in college. She then mastered a variety of IT roles including System Administrator, Senior Linux System Administrator, Advanced Software Engineer, Cloud Engineer, DevOps Engineer, IT Consultant, Senior Architect, and Cloud Whisperer.

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Daynise Joseph

Community Impact Manager

Google Fiber

Hailing from Nashville, TN, Daynise's background includes grassroots social justice leadership, nonprofit development, and corporate social responsibility. She specializes in connecting companies, nonprofits, and government leaders with the community in authentic ways.

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Dr. Chris Crawford

Assistant Professor

University of Alabama

Blakeley Kilgore

Front-End Web Developer

Digium - A Sangoma Company

Anthonia Carter

Fulbright Scholar

US-UK Fulbright Commission

Pat Viafore

Software Engineer


Britni Alexander

Software Engineer III


Lekha Surasani

Full Stack Developer

Fitspot Wellness

Paul Gower

Principal Consultant / Owner


Georgiana Wright

Student Researcher

Alabama A&M University

Branden Schwartz

Software Engineer

Tennessee Valley Authority

Zeanique Barber

Management Consultant

ZL Businesstech

Michael Carroll

Software Engineer

Open Robotics

Valarie Regas

Jr. DevOps Engineer

Airbus Aerial

Dr. Vineetha Menon

Assistant Professor and Director of Big Data Analytics Lab

University of Alabama in Huntsville

Nathan Alderson

Systems Architect


Sia Karamalegos

Founder & CEO

Clio + Calliope

Sarrah Vesselov

UX Speaker and Author of

"Building Design Systems"

BJ Burns

Complete Developer Podcast

Brian Contos

VP, Technology Innovation


Angelina Uno-Antonison

Software Developer

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology


Valerie Davis

Software QA Engineer

Daily Kos

Emily Mendez


Bold Motive Group

Amy Eskridge

Co-Founder & President

Institute for Exotic Science

May Chen

Software Development Engineer


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