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Keynote sessions for IT Leaders: HP Discover Barcelona 2014



If you’re heading to HP Discover 2014 in Barcelona in early December, be sure to check out these valuable keynote sessions. If you won’t be attending in person, you can still watch the keynotes which will be available via LiveStream and playback at


Of course you can plan your entire trip using the HP Discover Session Scheduler and Content Catalog.


Here are the keynotes we recommend for IT leaders:


TK6266 – IT Operations Management – Achieving competitive advantage through Connected Intelligence 

Track: Software 

Subtrack: IT Service Management, Automation and Cloud Management, Business Service Management

Tuesday, Dec 2, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM – Room B01, Hall 8.0


Join HP Software IT Operations Management leadership for a special session on how HP’s innovations can help you reinvent the operations center as a source of competitive advantage. They’ll show you how Connected Intelligence, HP’s unique technology that blends big data with automation, enables exceptional user experience, agility with compliance and cost efficiencies. Customers will share their fantastic results in mobile applications, devops, continuous delivery and service management and this session will also feature a roundtable with industry experts on what the digital business demands, and what IT needs to do to take a leadership position.


Ajay Singh - Senior Vice President and General Manager, IT Operations Management, HP

Paul Miller - VP of Marketing, HP Converged Systems, HP

Padraig Farrell - IT Service Manager, Aer Lingus

Will Capelli - VP of Enterprise Management Research, Gartner


Before you go, check out “Recapping the best of DevOps 2014” and “Connected Intelligence: Why disconnected data is dead data.”



TK6115 – Big Data changes everything 

Track: Big Data

Wednesday, Dec 3, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM – Innovation Theater, Hall 4


Everything the modern enterprise does today is impacted by data. Attend this track keynote to learn how the HAVEn Big Data platform allows enterprises to exploit 100% of your relevant Big Data information. You’ll learn how to successfully merge your traditional business intelligence systems with new Big Data technologies and hear from customers who have successfully deployed HAVEn.


Ipek Ozsuer - Senior Director, Analytics and Data Management Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), HP

Colin Mahony - Senior Vice President and General Manager, HP Software Big Data, HP


Before you go, check out “Big Data is where—and how—business meets IT.”


TK6203 – Deliver amazing apps with confidence with HP Software 

Track: Software 

Subtrack: Application Lifecycle Management, Mobile Application Lifecycle, Quality and Performance Validation, The Business of IT

Wednesday, Dec 3, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM – Room B01, Hall 8.0

It is estimated that by 2020 there will be more than one trillion applications. As the forefront of businesses, your apps must reach your users with quality as well as velocity, while embracing trends like big data, cloud and mobility. In his keynote, Raffi Margaliot, Senior Vice President and General Manager of HP Software’s Application Delivery Management Business, explores the future of application delivery and how HP can help you create amazing that amazing app experience to your users.


Raffi Margaliot - Senior Vice President and General Manager, Application Delivery Management, HP


Before you go, check out “How you’ll follow your mobile user’s fingertips.”



TK6315 - Start thinking like a bad guy 

Track: Security

Wednesday, Dec 3, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM – Innovation Theater, Hall 4


The cost of cybercrime for an organization has escalated to $12.7 million a year compared to $3.8 million in 2010, the time it takes to recover from a data breach has jumped from 14 days in 2010 to 48 in 2014. In this session, Frank Mong, Vice President and General Manager, HP Enterprise Security Solutions and Brett Arsenault, Microsoft Chief Information Security Officer, teach you how to safeguard your business by changing the way you invest in and think about security. You’ll learn how to stop thinking like the target, and starting thinking like the bad guy.


Frank Mong - Vice President and General Manager, Security Solutions, HP

Bret Arsenault - Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Microsoft


Before you go, check out “See how the cost of cyber crime has climbed in 2014.”



Keep in touch


There you have it: the Software track keynotes that you won’t want to miss if you’re planning to attend HP Discover. If you haven’t already, be sure to register. Spots are filling fast.


After a full day of sessions, you’ll want to sit down for a good bite to eat. Travel and cuisine expert AnneLise Sorenson lays out the best eateries in Spain’s capitol city.


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