Overview

July 14
11AM PT, 2PM ET

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The COVID-19 pandemic has required us all to lean on technology more than ever before – and government is no exception. Agencies that have adopted IP and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies have been better prepared to adapt to today’s rapidly changing environment. But many have still not taken this digital transformation journey due to the costs and complexity involved.

Join Government Technology and NVT Phybridge on July 14 at 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET to learn how to bring your LAN into the modern age without the risks. This information-packed webcast will cover:

• How traditional network design holds agencies back from upgrading to IP
• How to overcome challenges – like network security and reliability concerns and higher demands on staff -- in connecting new IoT endpoints
• How to build a modern, sustainable framework that takes an outside-in approach to supporting all endpoints

Speakers

John Croce

John Croce

President and CEO, NVT Phybridge

As President and CEO of NVT Phybridge, John Croce brings balance with seasoned experience in management and finance. Mr. Croce is passionate about technology, innovation, and helping organizations improve their digital transformation outcomes. Mr. Croce helped start NVT Phybridge on the basic principle of creating simple and robust PoE technology that overcomes network infrastructure barriers.

After two decades of operations, Mr. Croce is proud to have led the NVT Phybridge team to a significant milestone. The company has helped its customers save over $200 million in infrastructure costs, maximizing return on investment by allocating the savings to support a more effective IoT adoption. Mr. Croce continues to lead the company as it helps organizations like New Mexico State University, NASA, the White House, and other Fortune 500 companies simplify and accelerate their modernization to IP and the Internet of Things.

Bob Woolley

Bob Woolley — Moderator

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

Bob was the Chief Technical Architect for the state of Utah’s Department of Technology Services, including the development of the state’s Utah.gov portal. Utah has been widely recognized in these areas with numerous national awards. He has also been a technical lead and RFP writer for the WSCA/NASPO Cloud and Data Communication Procurements. He has experience with state, county and higher education employee skill assessments and technology upgrade implementations.

He has extensive experience with development and implementation of enterprise infrastructure and technology services. He focuses on e-government and technical architecture, with special emphasis on technical architecture implementation, planning and analysis; Web design; cloud implementation; and development of online government services. He is a specialist in Theory of Operations documentation processes and implementation of Microservice Architecture and DevOps in hybrid cloud environments.

He has worked in the public sector as a university professor and systems analyst, and in the corporate world as a company president and Enterprise Architect. He has a master’s degree from Utah State University. He was named as one of Government Technology Magazine’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers, and has specialized in applying new and emerging technology solutions to government.