April 2018 Dinner Meeting

    April 11, 2018
    6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
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    Crescent Club
    6075 Poplar Ave #909 , TN
    Memphis, TN 38119


    Are IT Managers Obsolete?


     This interactive and thought provoking talk explores the minimized role that IT management plays in Agile practices and frameworks that are sweeping the industry and the new standard for competing in an age of disruption. Is the IT industry on the verge of reinventing its definition of management?

    About Speaker:

    Todd Hollenbeck is an IT consultant currently working as the Chief Data Officer for the City of Memphis. Todd is certified as a SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4) and is a leader and evangelist of organizational agility. He has led teams in adopting Agile practices and organizations running agile programs for the last 8 years.

    Todd enjoyed a 25-year career with FedEx in a wide variety of IT leadership roles that delivered value to FedEx operations on a global scale. In his career with FedEx Mr. Hollenbeck led several major IT initiatives for FedEx including the development of a global document imaging and image management system, GIS mapping services, address validation and geocoding, delivery route planning and optimization systems, and courier mobile computing systems. He was also assigned to lead an initiative to reduce the sprawl of applications supporting Express shipping operations worldwide through better architecture practices and application modernization strategies.

    Todd has a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a M.B.A. from the Crummer Graduate School of Business in Winter Park, Florida. He lives in Collierville, Tennessee with his wife and two sons.




    $25.00 Member Registration

    $30.00 Non-Member Registration