March meeting–Richmond’s Startup Scene

Topic: Richmond’s Startup Scene

Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017, 5:00 pm

Seats are limited, so register now, and you won’t forget later.

Location: VCU Depot, 814 West Broad St., Richmond, VA


Mark Wensell, CEO – Mark is an accomplished leader in the technology industry, having developed many innovative business solutions. We’ll learn about APIVista’s vision for the future of business interconnectivity and what the implications are for legacy and emerging platforms.


Chris Eide, CTO – Chris and the team at Connexus are developing an innovative secure payment process that is set to transform the way financial institutions handle data and transactions. As financial technology continues to evolve, Connexus Secure leads the charge to harness the power of secure data to provide better experiences for service providers and customers alike.


Paul Hurlocker, CEO – Notch is a consulting firm that applies its expertise in machine learning and software development to deliver solutions that help businesses leverage data more effectively. Notch works with companies ranging in size from startups to the Fortune 500 to provide the predictive capabilities that are changing the competitive landscape.


Ankit Mathur, CIO – Roundtrip is leveraging data and mobile technology to provide healthcare professionals with an easy-to-use platform that connects patients with on-demand transportation when and where they need it. Ankit’s experience in healthcare IT and software product development will ensure Roundtrip’s rapid adoption brings efficient service and a better quality of life to those in need.

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November meeting-2016 CIO Panel

Topic2016 CIO Panel

Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 5:15 pm

Seats are limited, so register now, and you won’t forget later.

Location: Snagajob, 4851 Lake Brook Drive, Glen Allen, VA 23060


Joe Racette
Chief Information Officer

Christopher Saneda
Executive VP Technology and Innovation
and Chief Information Officer
Virginia Credit Union

Cheri Boggess Spence
Chief Information Officer
Core Consulting

Discussion will be Moderated by:

Steve Smith
Chief Technology Officer

Program Description:
Registration is open for our annual CIO Panel which will be held November 1, 2016!
Take a moment to register today!
The CIO panel brings together some of the most respected IT leaders in Richmond for a discussion on IT from the top.  Networking @ 5:15 and the panel discussion will start promptly @ 6pm.  Bring a friend!

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October meeting-Information Security

TopicInformation Security

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016, 5:15 pm

Seats are limited, so register now, and you won’t forget later.

Location: (NOTE–new location) Stratford University, 11104 West Broad Street, Glen Allen, VA 23060



Mike Bickford
IAM Program Manager
GE Digital


Joseph Eckhout
Information Security Engineer
Bon Secours

Discussion will be moderated by:


Kevin Smith
Chief Architect



Bob Wokaty
Fraud Modernization Strategy Manager
Capital One

Program Description:

Take a moment to register today.

In this month’s panel discussion we will delve into the current trends and challenges of information security.  Our diverse panel will include perspectives from leadership, project management, and development.  We look forward to a lively discussion, and we hope to see you there!

Networking @ 5:15 pm and the panel discussion will start promptly @ 6 pm.

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