Claritza N. Abreu, Vice President, State Street Corporation
Claritza Abreu is a Vice President of Enterprise Technology Risk Management for State Street Corporation and a senior faculty of Information Technology at Boston University and the Cambridge College. Previous to State Street, Claritza held Sr. IT executive
positions at the Federal Reserve Bank, at the MA Secretary of Health and Human Services and at the Boston Public Health Commission.
Claritza is passionate about community service supporting public health research, STEM education, mentorship, and social issues. Her professional profile and personal journey has been featured in national and local media, she has been distinguished with
multiple important awards including the “Women to Watch” award from the Mass High Tech Magazine, the “Excellence in Technology Award” by the Governor of MA among others.
Her most recent accomplishment is the launch of an information technology start-up that developed a cutting-edge mobile social media platform for companies and non-profits to manage community engagement, customer relations and internal communication.
Claritza holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Systems Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Boston University as well as several graduate certifications in technology, leadership and public administration.
Michael Boyle, Division President, Information Technology Services, RCM Technologies
Michael Boyle has served as our Division President of Information Technology Services since June 2018. From February 2018 to June 2018 he was our Senior Vice President, IT Consulting & Solutions.
Prior to joining RCM, Mr. Boyle was Chief Operating Officer of MDT Holdings and has held senior sales management positions with Spherion and Kforce. Mr. Boyle has a wealth of IT operational and sales experience.
Kevin O'Brien, CEO and Co-Founder, GreatHorn
Under Kevin's leadership, GreatHorn has become the world's leading next-generation email security company, analyzing billions of messages and stopping phishing attacks that target a global customer base of organizations, both public and private.
Kevin brings deep industry experience, having been an early member of multiple successfully exited security companies, including CloudLock (Cisco), Conjur (CyberArk), and @stake (Symantec). Prior to founding GreatHorn, Kevin was Vice President of
Marketing at Conjur, where he built the early go-to-market team responsible for initial market positioning and growth. Previously he led product marketing and sales engineering efforts at CloudLock, the leading cloud access security company that
now has more than 6 million enterprise users.
In addition to his role at GreatHorn, Kevin serves as co-chair for the Mass Technology Leadership Council's cybersecurity group and is a frequent speaker at key cloud cybersecurity and industry events. He has presented at the RSA Security Conference,
Xconomy's What's Hot in Cybersecurity Conference, Microsoft's Innovation Outreach Program, the MassTLC Cybersecurity Conference, and has been featured in TechCrunch, NPR Marketplace, Mashable, Forbes, CSO Magazine, and more.
Kevin has a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and holds a black belt in Aikido.
Parna Sarkar-Basu, CEO and Founder, Brand and Buzz Marketing, LLC; Vice President, Brand Marketing, WITI (Women in Technology International)
Parna Sarkar-Basu, a tech evangelist, helps companies navigate the digital era. Leveraging her two passions – technology and brand building – she specializes in corporate marketing, thought leadership and branding. Parna appears frequently
at key industry events and speaks on a range of topics, including cognitive robotics, innovation for social good, digital transformation, AI and impact on the workforce, and tech trends.
Recipient of multiple awards, Parna serves as a strategic advisor to entrepreneurs and executives in the U.S. and Europe, and works with them on a variety of initiatives, including corporate and product positioning, brand development, and market
expansion. Parna has been instrumental in propelling tech companies into innovation leaders in highly competitive markets, including artificial intelligence, enterprise software, storage systems, robots, product lifecycle management and manufacturing.
Parna has led marketing and communications functions for various global companies, including Kaminario, iRobot, iCorps Technologies, Invention Machine (acquired by IHS) and PTC.
A champion of STEM initiatives, Parna builds and supports programs to inspire women in technology and future innovators. She ensures that women are equally represented on panels and corporate initiatives and is a voice for gender inclusivity.
Parna serves as V.P. of Marketing for WITI (Women in Technology International).
Amy Loomis, Research Director, Future of Work, IDC
Amy Loomis is research director for IDC’s worldwide Future of Work market research service. In this role, she covers the growing influence of technologies such as artificial intelligence, data analytics, robotics, augmented and virtual reality
and intelligent process automation in changing the nature of work. Amy’s research looks at how these technologies influence workers' skills and behaviors, organizational culture, worker experience and how the workspace itself is enabling
the future enterprise.
Amy has been an independent analyst consulting with a range of clients from Fortune 100 organizations to start-ups on digital transformation, learning and employee engagement. She spent 15 years at IBM in various leadership roles across external,
internal and corporate communications and marketing. She was co-founder of IBM’s Think Academy, a global digital learning platform and program designed to engage employees and partners in learning about emerging technologies and digital
transformation. Her client consulting, working with executive leadership teams, marketing and HR professionals, has focused on the intersection of technological and cultural change. Prior to IBM, she worked for Rational Software, conducting
market research and building an analyst engagement practice.
Amy holds a Ph.D. in Communications, Cultural Studies from University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Henry Cham, Data Scientist, Ocrolus
Jamie Prudhomme, Flywire’s US Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Manager
Jamie Prudhomme is a member of Flywire’s international compliance department. He manages Flywire’s US Anti-Money Laundering responsibilities and ad hoc compliance obligations.
Cori Shen, Equifax
Cori Shen is USIS Fraud Analytics & Data Science Leader at Equifax. She is an expert in predictive modeling and data science with 10 years of experience of developing analytics solutions in various industries including banking, financial services,
and healthcare. Cori is passionate about building machine learning and AI driven products to help clients combat fraud and an advocate for building fraud management ecosystem with adaptive AI across industries. At Equifax, Cori has led the
team advance in Synthetic Identity Fraud detection solution, enabled the “data science as a service” framework to enable a fast ML/AI models to production process under a highly regulated environment with tight compliance requirements,
she also led the team build the fraud detection prototypes leveraging deep-learning algorithms in anomaly detection/novelty detection, text mining, and imagine processing.
Henry Cham, Data Scientist, Ocrolus
Henry is a Data Scientist at Ocrolus. Using his background in cognitive science, Henry builds machine learning and AI models to understand business trends. He holds a Ph. D. in neuroscience from the Baylor College of Medicine. During his free
time, he enjoys practicing brazilian jiu-jitsu and listening to history podcasts.
Greg Woolf, Founder and CEO, Coalesce.ai
Coalesce uses AI to automate more than 90% of manual risk and compliance work in financial services firms. A product visionary, Greg brings more than 20 years of experience founding and running FinTech companies that deliver state-of-the-art solutions.
He was awarded IT-CEO of the Year by AI Global Magazine and FIMA FinTech Innovation Winner in 2018.
Greg has dual-degrees in Computer Science, Math, Linguistics and Finance with a Machine Learning certification from Stanford University. Greg moderates AI industry groups with more than 10,000 members and founded the Boston AI Think Tank, a group
of senior executives from prominent global financial institutions and government regulators who are exploring how AI can reduce risk for the financial services industry.
Elad Katav, Founder and CEO, Cupixel
Gershon Goren, Founder and CEO, CanGrade
Eila Arich-Landkof, Founder and CEO, Oriel Research
Nitzan Shaer, Founder and CEO, Wevo Conversion