August 8, 2018 | The Geraghty | Chicago, IL

2520 S Hoyne Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60608
(312) 967-2520

More than you think.

Gartner recently named Veritas the worldwide market share leader in backup and recovery software for 2017 by revenue. We are focused on helping customers easily protect and manage their data.

More than just backup, data protection is an investment in your business.

The Veritas Vision Solution days are a series of more personalized forums where attendees can engage with Veritas experts and learn more about our products.


Why attend?

When you join us at a Vision Solution Day, you’ll learn how the right data protection software can empower your 360 data management strategy.

You’ll also learn how Veritas can help you:

  • Protect modern deployments, like Nutanix, big data workloads like Hadoop and HBase, and open source databases like MongoDB, MariaDB and MYSQL.
  • Simplify enterprise data protection with our new scale-out hyperconverged platform.
  • Address IT service continuity needs with our integrated resiliency and disaster recovery orchestration.



7:30 AM - 8:15 AM

Welcome Breakfast & Registration

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Welcome Remarks: Josh Langford

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Keynote Address: Mike Palmer, Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer (CPO) at Veritas

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Veritas Session: Simple Protection and Resiliency for Any Workload, on Any Platform, at Any Scale

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Partner Session: IBM

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Refreshment Break & Networking

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Partner Session: Hitachi Vantara

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Veritas Session: Secondary Storage and Infrastructure Innovation for the Modern, Software-Defined Data Center

11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Guest Speaker: Mike McCabe, Former Admiral and Corporate CEO

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM

Wrap Up & Closing Remarks

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch & Networking



Mike Palmer

Mike Palmer is Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer (CPO) at Veritas. Palmer is responsible for driving Veritas’ overall product direction, strategy, and organization. Prior to this role, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Veritas’ Solutions for Data Insight and Orchestration organization, where he drove the strategic vision for bringing Veritas Information Availability and Insight solutions to market. Palmer has extensive leadership experience across diverse roles and technology areas, with companies ranging from startups to the Fortune 20. He joined Veritas from Seagate Technologies, where his responsibilities as Senior Vice President and General Manager (GM) of the Cloud Services business unit included engineering, product management, sales and marketing, service and operations, and profit and loss management. Prior to Seagate, Palmer spent nine years with Verizon in various leadership positions. These ranged from Vice President and GM of Cloud Information Technology Solutions and Security, to leading Global Engineering, Product Strategy, and Alliances and Chief Marketing Officer. Before that Palmer held leadership positions at Totality Corporation and Xuma. Palmer holds a bachelor’s degree in Developmental Biology from the University of Rochester in New York. He is a fluent speaker of Spanish and Swedish languages.



Mike McCabe

As head of all Naval Aviation, Admiral Mike McCabe oversaw some of the deepest technology shifts and changes at the US Navy. He ensured thousands of military personnel would be ready for these transformations and managed the budgets that supported these key innovations and changes. His whole career was driven by one motivation: sustaining a culture of excellence while caring for his people. He is eager to share these leadership values of care, action and innovation with today’s decision makers.