Industry LeadersWhy you must attend SOLIXEmpower?

  • Deepen your knowledge in data management, data science, data engineering and enterprise AI
  • Gain Insights from leaders on important topics like data lakes, data governance, and security via keynotes, presentations,and panels from industry leaders and Solix customers
  • Learn about new product announcements, enhancements and research initiatives from Solix, industry partners and research institutions

Agenda 2024 topics at a glance

Explore conference topics informed by emerging trends and challenges facing CIO and IT executives, including:

  • AI Safety & Security Framework: Generative AI & machine learning for the enterprise

    AI Safety and Security Framework is essential for any CIO to ensure that AI implementations are reliable, ethical, and secure, thus protecting the organization from potential risks. It helps maintain trust with stakeholders by demonstrating a commitment to responsible AI usage and regulatory compliance.

  • Enterprise Archiving: Data Growth Solution For All Enterprise Data

    Enterprise archiving is crucial for any CIO to ensure long-term data retention, regulatory compliance, and efficient storage management. It helps preserve valuable organizational knowledge while optimizing storage costs and enhancing data retrieval capabilities.

  • Enterprise Data Lake: Third Generation Cloud Data Platform

    Enterprise data lake is important for any CIO as it centralizes diverse data sources, enabling advanced analytics and informed decision-making. It supports scalability and flexibility, allowing the organization to efficiently manage and utilize large volumes of data for strategic initiatives.

  • Solix & Spark AI Integration

    Spark AI integration leverages advanced machine learning algorithms to enhance data processing and analytics capabilities. It enables real-time insights and automation across various business operations.

  • Data Governance: Meet Data Governance & Compliance Objectives

    Data governance is crucial for any CIO as it ensures the integrity, security, and compliance of organizational data, which is vital for decision-making and strategic planning. It also mitigates risks associated with data breaches and regulatory fines, thereby protecting the organization's reputation and assets.

  • Training & Skill Enhancement

    Training and skill enhancement are vital for any CIO to ensure their team stays current with rapidly evolving technologies, fostering innovation and competitiveness. It also boosts employee performance and satisfaction, leading to higher productivity and retention rates.

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SOLIXEmpower in timeline

CU Denver's Institute for International Business is pleased to co-host Solix's Empower Conference. The meeting's timely and important theme of Information Architecture(IA) for AI aligns well with our institute's focus on digital globalization. We are excited to welcome participants to Denver, a dynamic Mile High City and hub for digital and global business.

Manuel G. Serapio

Faculty Director, Institute for International Business, CU Denver


October 12 - 14, 2023 | Denver, Colorado

Key Topics

Enterprise AI, AI-Driven Finance Transformation, Data Fabric and The Future of Data Management, Enterprise Archiving, Data Minimization

Key Speakers

  • Manuel Serapio, Faculty Director, IIB-CIBER and Associate Professor, Business School, University of Colorado Denver

  • Julie Tracy Lockwood, Associate Partner, IBM

  • Nadia Rosseels, CIO, DPI Specialty Foods

  • Colin Cecil, Director of Retirement and Archiving Center of Excellence, Merck

  • Phil Neff, Manager Data Compliance Program, JB Hunt

  • Vivek Kumar, Director Analytics, Alberta Health Services

As a Solix customer I have participated in every Solix EMPOWER event so far, and it has been a wonderful program to educate, network and inspire others working in the analytics, big data and cloud space. I am excited to discuss how SAP users can best leverage these technologies in Orlando

Marc Parmet

Senior Director, ERP & PMO at Scientific Games Corporation.


May 06, 2019 | Orlando

Key Topics

Information Architecture for Data-driven Enterprise, Future of SAP finance operations with AI-Powered Digital Assistants, Enterprise Data Management for SAP

Key Speakers

  • Jeff Spar, Former VP & CIO, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Technology Transformation Advisor

  • Marc Parmet, Sr. Director Global ERP Transformation, Scientific Games Corporation

  • Mike McGibbney, SVP, Transformation executive at SAP Success Factors, HP and AMEX

  • Sebastian Gueler, Vice President for SAP Value Engineering, NTT Data Services, Inc.

  • Lakisha Hall, Director, Data and AI Expert Labs & Learning at IBM

  • Rasesh Shah, Executive Director Of Product Management - API, Integration And Payment Experiences, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

I participated in last year’s Solix EMPOWER in New York—it was an exciting day-long event packed full of inspirational talks from data-driven leaders across industries. If you work with data, I highly recommend attending Solix EMPOWER both as a networking and educational experience.

Neeraj Chawla

Associate Managing Director at Accenture


November 01, 2018 | Metropolitan Pavilion, New York

Key Topics

Enterprise Data Architecture for Data-driven Business, Data-driven Banking & Financial Services, Data-driven Healthcare, Role of Cloud for Next-gen Enterprise Data Infrastructure, Logical Data Warehouse, AI/ML/DL for Enterprises

Key Speakers

  • Judy Sarles, Senior Director – Information Lifecycle Management, Chief Data Office at Kaiser Permanente

  • Janine Grasso, Vice President, Blockchain Strategy and Ecosystem Development at IBM

  • Mark Harding, CTO, Minds, Inc.

  • Garth Landers, Product Marketing at Mimecast and Former Research Director, Archiving/Backup, Gartner

  • Paul Maher, Partner, General Manager – Industry Experiences, Microsoft

  • John Zhong, Senior Vice President at Citigroup

Solix EMPOWER Bangalore 2017 was a great event, bringing together many experts in big data to discuss the latest developments and industry innovations. I look forward to working with Solix to further our shared vision of a common data platform for the enterprise.

Kamal Brar

Vice President & GM APAC at Hortonworks


April 28, 2017 | Park Plaza, Bangalore

Key Topics

Data Archiving and Management, Cloud Data Management, GDPR & Data Privacy, Application Retirement, Data Security, Machine Learning and AI

Key Speakers

  • Solomon Darwin, Executive Director, UC Berkeley-Haas School of Business

  • Giri Chodavarapu, Vice President, Global IT, Finisar Corporation

  • Kamal Brar, Vice President & GM APAC, Hortonworks

  • Krishnadas Unni, Director, Client Services – Asia Pacific, China & Japan – IBM Cognitive Process Services

  • Joydeep Das, Chief Operating Officer, KloudData, Inc.

  • T.G. Dhandapani, Former CIO, TVS Motor

Our goal with Solix EMPOWER is to provide valuable insight on the latest big data technologies, while giving attendees an opportunity to network with fellow industry leaders and experts. We also hope that our charity efforts will help foster the next generation of technologists.

Sai Gundavelli

CEO, Solix Technologies, Inc.


November 01, 2018 | Metropolitan Pavilion, New York

Key Topics

Empowering the Data-driven Enterprise, Data-driven Banking, Taming data growth with Enterprise Data Management, Data-lake for the Data-driven Enterprise, Data-driven Healthcare

Key Speakers

  • Eli Collins, Chief Technologist at Cloudera

  • Anthony (Tony) Vaden, VP and Chief Information Officer, ABC Supply

  • Michael Simone, Managing Director, Citigroup

  • Sadagopan S, VP(Global) & Business Leader, HCL Technologies

  • P.K. Agarwal, CEO and Regional Dean Northeastern University – SV

  • Anuradha Basu, Professor, San Jose State University

SOLIXEmpower World Tour

  • SOLIXEmpower 2024 India

    Sept 27, 2024 | T-Hub Hyderabad, India

  • SOLIXEmpower 2024 San Diego

    Nov 13-14, 2024 | University of California San Diego, USA