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Carl Eschenbach

Partner
Sequoia Capital

Carl is a partner at Sequoia Capital, where he focuses on infrastructure technologies, cloud and SaaS, and also provides operating expertise to Sequoia’s portfolio companies. Previously, he was president and COO of VMware, where he helped grow the company from $31M in his first full year to $7B in revenues and from 200 people to 20,000. Prior to that, Carl was vice president of North America Sales at Inktomi and held various sales leadership positions with 3Com, EMC and Lucent Technologies. He currently sits on the board of Zoom, Cohesity, Snowflake, UiPath and the public company boards of Palo Alto Networks and Workday.

Alex Honnold

Free-Solo Rock Climber

A professional rock climber, Alex achieved his lifelong dream after becoming the first person to scale El Capitan in Yosemite National Park—without a rope. His amazing feat was captured in the recently released documentary film, Free Solo. Alex has also been profiled by 60 Minutes and The New York Times, and featured on the cover of National Geographic. He maintains a simple existence, living out of his van and traveling the world in search of the next great vertical adventure.

Nimesh Davé

Executive Vice President, Global Cloud
Ingram Micro

As a member of the executive team, Nimesh is responsible for the overall strategic direction, sales growth and business development of Ingram Micro’s global cloud business. He oversees the design and implementation of harmonized global business practices throughout the organization and architects world-class solutions to meet diverse customer needs. Prior to that, he was a senior executive at Tech Data Europe.

Renée Bergeron

Senior Vice President, Global Cloud
Ingram Micro

Renée leads Ingram Micro’s global cloud go-to-market organization and is responsible for the division’s organizational management, as well as its strategic direction, sales growth, marketing and business development activities. With more than 25 years of business unit leadership experience, she’s a driving force behind identifying and cultivating new opportunities in cloud computing for the company.

David Wippich

Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President
Ingram Micro

David is responsible for all technology development, IT and datacenter operations, vendor recruiting and onboarding, product management and product marketing. He’s a hands-on technology and market development leader with nearly 30 years of experience at international companies. Prior to joining Ingram Micro, he served as CEO and CTO of Ensim Corporation, which was acquired by Ingram Micro in 2016.

Dorothy Copeland

IBM Global Business Partners

Dorothy Copeland is the Vice President of IBM Global Business Partners and leads the North America channel. She’s known for her experience and skill in growing a cloud-native channel, having previously spearheaded the development of Amazon Web Services’ global channel program. She created and launched the AWS reseller program, which saw a 110% growth in revenue, and was a driving force in helping AWS’s channel ranks skyrocket to tens of thousands of global consulting partners. She encourages young women to pursue technical education to have a greater understanding of technology.

Sophie Deleval

President
Ingram Micro France

Sophie Deleval is the President of Ingram Micro France, leading the company with significant growth in the past years. She’s largely responsible for the company’s positive transformation as a result of placing emphasis on operational excellence.

Gavriella Schuster

Corporate Vice President, One Commercial Partner Group
Microsoft

As a C-level Microsoft executive and thought leader, Gavriela brings over 20 years of leadership in digital and cloud transformation roles, driving the strategy and execution of business model and product development, launch, marketing, sales and partner development. She currently leads a global portfolio of channel partners that has influenced over $1 trillion in ecosystem revenues, and inspires a vision for future customer relevance and engaging teams in developing the roadmap.