Digital Fight Club: Meet the Refs

We are excited to bring you a magnificent twist on the typical panel experience. Join us on Aug 24th at the Granada Theater on Lower Greenville for Digital Fight Club powered by Accenture Digital. Judging the bouts will be a panel of subject matter experts hailing from some of Texas' top brands, including Accenture Digital, ATT, TXU Energy, Distribion and projekt202.

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Let’s get one thing straight:

At Digital Fight Club powered by Accenture Digital, we’re bringing ten of the sharpest wits in Dallas to spar the hotbed, undecided topics in digital technology today. Topics will range from virtual reality and the internet of things to digital content, big data and—say it with us—a mysteriously mysterious mystery topic—to be announced next week. Mayhem, indeed! 

Now, meet who’s calling the shots:

Accenture Managing Director Andrew Hopkins, will lead a panel of referees including Sorabh Saxena (SVP, Software Development & Engineering, ATT), Sydney Seiger (CMO, TXU), Tim Storer (CEO, Distribion, Inc.) and Jeremy Johnson (VP of Customer Experience, projekt202).

Get to know the refs below, and be sure to grab your tickets to Digital Fight Club today

Andrew Hopkins – Head Referee

Andrew HopkinsAs a Managing Director and part of Accenture’s Internet of Things (IoT) practice, Andrew Hopkins oversees Accenture’s collaboration with Intel and meets with its clients every day to discuss how IoT will impact their businesses.

Andrew will serve as Accenture’s referee at Digital Fight Club in August because he spends his days thinking how clients should take advantage of new digital technologies – cloud, IoT, analytics and security-related – to anticipate what’s coming, identify roadblocks and accelerators, and to make an educated decision on which is the best path forward.

Sorabh Saxena

Sorb SaxenaSorabh Saxena, Senior Vice President of Software Development & Engineering at ATT, is leading the transformation of IT and ATT’s evolution to a software-based company. He leads the delivery of ATT’s Integrated Cloud, APIs, Data, Business Function and other software platforms. Additionally, he manages delivery and production support for the software defined network.

Sydney Seiger

Sydney SeigerSydney Seiger is Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for TXU Energy. She leads the company’s residential and business marketing and brand strategy, new product development, advertising, digital marketing and consumer insights to drive long-term growth. Prior to re-joining TXU Energy in 2014, Dr. Seiger was vice president of consumer insights, analytics, and business intelligence for La Quinta Holdings Inc. where her focus was marketing strategy, decision support, and assessment.

Tim Storer

1c79608.jpgTim Storer is a leading technology entrepreneur that has grown many successful companies and is currently the President & CEO of DMV Digital Holdings, a holding company that consists of numerous multi-channel, data-driven marketing solution companies including Distribion, Vertical Nerve and MarketingFX.

Tim started his entrepreneurial career in 1998 and has continued to apply his talents by launching numerous successful technology driven business ventures. Under his leadership, Tim's companies have earned many honors including being listed for numerous consecutive years on the Inc. 5000, the Dallas 100, and also among the top 5 fastest growing companies on the Tech Titans Fast Tech list.

Jeremy Johnson

Jeremy JohnsonAs VP of Customer Experience Jeremy Johnson leads projekt202’s messaging and communication efforts to help organizations better understand the value of experience-driven application design and development. Working closely with our delivery teams, he helps propel projekt202’s mission to make software make sense through strategic, experience-driven thinking. Clients include Samsung, Mercedes Benz Financial Services, Capital One, The Container Store and Neiman Marcus.

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