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Pregame Party at Spin NY 54 on July 26 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Register for pregame on XL RSVP above
Airports: JFK or LaGuardia
Hotels near Spin 54 and subway: Sheraton - Times Square, Radisson - Midtown, Grand Hyatt, Hilton Midtown, Omni Berkshire,
Hilton Club, Hilton Garden Inn - 54th Street, The Muse, Westin - Times Square
*No insulated cups, stickers or wheeled luggage allowed in Yankee Stadium.
VP, Technology Strategy
Chief Product & Technology Officer
Citrix CTP | Technical Lead Citrix
Citrix CTP | Head of Information Technology
Chief Information Security Officer
Christian Reilly serves as Vice President, Technology Strategy at Citrix – a $3bn revenue global software, network and cloud services provider. Christian leads the Technology Strategy Organization – a function that was established in June 2021 to focus on Citrix’ long-term strategic technology decisions and to facilitate engagement across a varied and complex ecosystem. Prior to this role, he served as Vice President & Chief Technology Officer for Citrix. Today, Citrix provides solutions to more than 400,000 customers across 100 countries and is trusted by 99% of companies in the Fortune 100. In his role, Christian routinely engages our global customer and partner base to articulate the Citrix vision; working collaboratively to better understand customer strategy, industry & business direction and the evolving markets in which Citrix operates. This knowledge is directly fed back into the core business; engineering & product, to directly influence future overall innovation, product & service strategy, ecosystem partners and go-to-market direction. Christian also represented Citrix as a global keynote speaker and is widely recognized as a technology industry thought leader. Upon joining Citrix in 2015, Christian held the role of Vice President & Chief Technology Officer at Citrix, responsible for driving technology strategy & direction. The Workspace Services Business comprised many of the core products and technologies. The Workspace Services Business Unit was restructured in early 2017 to allow for a streamlining of the overall Product & Engineering functions. Prior to joining Citrix, Christian held several key IT leadership positions over a 19-year career at US-based Engineering & Construction firm Bechtel, where, in his last role, reporting to the CIO, he was responsible for the strategic planning, infrastructure & enterprise architecture, applications & systems portfolio and global innovation program within the corporate Information Systems & Technology group. Christian led the team that identified strategic areas of new and emerging technology development and advised on sustainable innovations that would make the biggest impacts to Bechtel’s $35bn global business. Christian is a native of Manchester, England and studied Business & Computing at a college affiliated to the University of Central Lancashire, England.
Joe Kim is Executive Vice President and Chief Product and Technology Officer (CPO & CTO) at Citrix, where he is responsible for the development and delivery of all Citrix technology solutions. Harnessing the innovation power of the company's global engineering workforce, he leads R&D across all areas of the business. Joe is also responsible for product management, IT and security.
He brings to the company over 20 years of experience managing global product, engineering and cross-functional teams, and is passionate about addressing complex customer challenges through the delivery of powerful and highly efficient technologies.
Before joining Citrix, he was the Executive Vice President, Engineering and CTO at SolarWinds, where he was responsible for managing highly distributed teams across 12 countries to produce over 60 products that service more than 350,000 customers. He was also an integral member of the team that more than doubled the revenue of the business and took the company public within a four year time span. Kim has held other executive roles at Hewlett Packard, General Electric and Berkshire Hathaway.
Kim also sits on the board of directors of two companies: SmartBear, an industry leading Application Test Automation and API Management company; and Andela, a technology and outsourcing company that provides top-tier engineering talent for some of the top technology companies around the world.
An EUC-Geek who likes to share knowledge. Sacha has been working for more than 10 years with EUC technologies, mainly specialized Citrix products, and more than 15 years in IT. While not a programmer, he enjoys scripting, started with DOS command-line (*.bat, *.cmd) continued with VB-Script (*.vbs) and now since 2013 also PowerShell. He loves the coexistence from Windows, Mac, Linux, and other Operating Systems. This is an aspect that makes Citrix products so indispensable and gives the chance to use every operating system where it’s the best place. Sacha, a Citrix Certified Integration Architect for Virtualization (CCIA), and Citrix Certified Expert – Virtualization (CCE-V on XenDesktop 7.x). For Networking, I have the Citrix Certified Associate Level. He is a Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and a Swiss CUGC Leader.
René Bigler has more than 20 years of experience with the use of ICT in education. Today he works as a System Engineer in the public education sector for a Swiss vocational college. His focus is end-user computing in general and Citrix technologies in particular, including a wide variety of hardware and software related technologies. He shares his real world experiences and knowledge on his blog and on Twitter. René is a Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization (CCA-V), A Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and Swiss CUGC Leader.
Tim Mangan is the owner of TMurgent Technologies, an independent company that helps Desktop Engineers with apps. He is a 15-time Microsoft MVP, one of five Citrix CTP Fellows world-wide, and the leader of the Boston CUGC.
Neil Boland is MLB’s Chief Information Security Officer, responsible for the League’s cyber defense strategy, operations, and incident response efforts. Working closely with the Clubs, Neil and his team have built a comprehensive and innovative cyber program, MLB CSI (Cyber Security Initiative) to help protect League and Club brands, assets, and staff from cyberattacks.
Neil is also leads MLB's Technology Services organization, which is responsible for technology strategy and operations for MLB users and events.