Navneet has been working in Information Technology sector for over 15 years. Some of his current & previous experiences include working for State of California, Apple, & Hewlett-Packard.
His recent work includes designing, deploying & supporting opensource software based cloud environments with capabilities to provide self-service & on-demand virtual data-centers. Navneet has been looked upon as an expert when it comes to virtualzation using technologies from VMWare, Microsoft, Openstack & RedHat. In the past five years, he has successfully completed virutalzation projects in four different data-centers. His other technology experiences include working on highly confidential & publicly sensitive project for government, where he provided technical expertise to design & deploy web infrastructures that are highly redundant & high available with a five-nines up time.
Navneet currently holds a Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Associate of Science in Mathematics & Physics, and several technology industry certifications including VMWare, Microsoft, RedHat, & ITIL Foundation.
Albert has been an IT professional for over 15 years. In that time, Albert has provided IT consulting/advisory services to business and consumers with varying needs. As an adviser, he has had influence over a broad range of solutions that create business value for his customers. This includes ensuring the availability of client/server applications, configuring all new implementations, and developing processes and procedures for ongoing management of the environment.
Where applicable, Albert has assisted in overseeing the physical security, integrity, and safety of data centers and server farms. In addition, as a web designer, Albert has created and coded web pages, using both non-technical and technical skills to produce websites that meet and exceed customer’s requirements.
Manjit is the banking expert for Yellow Circle. She has been in the banking business for over 20 years holding positions from a teller to vice-president. She has experienced the corporate culture of banking from a small credit-union to working for national giant like Wachovia Bank (Now part of Wells Fargo). For the last ten years, Manjit has been working as branch manager at a Federal Credit Union.
She has become the community liaison for her bank and have been working directly with schools. Manjit have managed to set up temporary mock-up banks inside the schools where kids learn how it is to work for a bank, while other student are new customers. Over 500 kids in several local elementary schools have opened savings account with as little as $10. Students are learning benefit of early savings so they can purchase that one big item when time comes (Computer, tablet, lego robot, or that first car).
Robert serves on technology advisory boards for Convetit, NextPhase, and AdvancingX.
Recently retired, Robert was appointed by California Governor Jerry Brown as Chief, Office of Technology Services at the California Department of Technology in September 2015. With his leadership in a span of over 25 years of State IT service, he has been influential in the area of technology-related decisions and changes across internal and external stakeholders statewide, including state departments, boards, and commissions.
Robert was also previously Agency Chief Information Officer and Director of Executive Office/IT Services for the California Department of Food & Agriculture. In in his prior roles at California Department of Technology and Franchise Tax Board, he developed a reputation for successful execution of large-scale, complex projects and programs.
With a Master of Business Administration from California State University at Sacramento, and Bachelor of Computer Science from California State University at Chico, Rob’s academic achievements are a true fusion of business and technology.
Vitaliy has been in multiple Information Security executive leadership roles including Chief Information Security Officer within public sector agencies involved in Law Enforcement, Public Safety, Medical, Educational, Financial and Industrial complex. He has built cyber security defense and operations capabilities from the ground up for large scale multi-billion business operations and critical infrastructure.
Prior to executive leadership he has conducted information security contract engagements in Cyber Security Incident Response, Threat Intelligence, and Penetration Testing. Vitaliy’s cyber security certifications include the Certified Information Systems Security Professional, and GIAC Industrial Cyber Security Professional, Exploit Researcher, Malware Analyst, and Network Penetration Tester. He is a graduate of CSU, Sacramento in Government.
To help spread information security awareness and education, Vitaliy volunteers to provide cyber security technical and industry advisement.
Over the last 10 years, Paul has working directly in field of web development and online marketing. He earned his Bachelors in Computer Engineering at UC Davis and honed his skills at companies like Accenture, eBay, and Quinstreet.
Paul has been a hands on technology leader with over a decade in building agile web applications, marketing systems, search based solutions, and mobile applications. He is technology agnostic with years of experience in Java, J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, PHP, RoR, .Net. An avid user of search technologies like solr and ElasticSearch in projects to simplifying UIs and make more intelligent systems.
He is a big time fan of modern web development and big data technologies like hadoop, mongo, couchdb, cloud, Node.js, Vert.x, angular.js. Paul uses his vast experience on knowledge of underlying technology behind popular frameworks to make decision which are form fitted for each project.