Jo Peterson, the Vice President of the Cloud & Security Services practice at Clarify360, talks with Mark Lynd, Netsync’s Head of Digital Business, about the rapid move to the cloud as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. As organizations are racing to the cloud, Jo and Mark talk about how to migrate to the cloud with security top of mind. Intense pressure is being placed on conferencing and collaboration tools to keep businesses productive to support a economy that has been greatly, and negatively, affected. This acceleration of digital transformation, especially as it relates to e-commerce, is coming at a time when businesses and the economy are heavily reliant on keeping networks up and running.
Jo Peterson | Vice President of Cloud & Security
Jo Peterson is Vice President of the Cloud & Security Services Practice at Clarify360, a technology sourcing and consulting provider specializing in the discovery, planning, and migration of cloud/colocation, connectivity, collaboration, and security deployments globally. For over 10 years, Ms. Peterson has worked with a number of F1000 clients on their cloud journey by helping them define their cloud strategy by understanding their business objectives. She is a member of the Forbes Technology Council, whose members are selected based on their depth and diversity of experience. Jo has received multiple industry distinctions, including being recognized 3 times as one of CRN’s Women of the Channel, and selection as a Cloud Global Power 100 Influencer, GlobalData IoT Thought Leader, Top 1000 Women in Tech, Channel Partners Top 20 Tech Thinkers, and IBM Think Conference 2018 Influencer.
Mark Lynd | Head of Digital Business
Mark Lynd (CISSP, ISSAP, ISSMP), Head of Digital Business, is a Top 25 ranked and recognized global thought leader, speaker, and practitioner for Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and Data Center. Mark has served as a CIO, CTO, CISO, and/or Board Member for several global enterprises for the last 20+ years. Mark was named an Ernst & Young’s “Entrepreneur of Year – Southwest Region” Finalist and presented the Doak Walker Award on ESPN’s Awards Show to a national television audience. He is, and has been, an in-demand thought leader and keynote or featured speaker for Oracle, IBM Watson, Cisco, Cohesity, Intel, and many organizations at numerous events. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Tulsa and honorably served in the US Army in the 3rd Ranger Battalion & 82nd Airborne.