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3 Tree Tech Executive Roundtable Attendees

The first-ever 3 Tree Tech-Exec Roundtable took place on October 29th to a sold-out group of tech executives. Thank you to everyone who participated!


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The forum crafted for CIOs, IT Directors and CTOs to gain insight from our curated panel of tech-execs who are leading their industries via large strides in tech integrations and innovations. All CIOs, IT Directors and CTOs agree that the tech is a complicated mess, and this panel will simplify the complex.

We are providing access to vetted leaders who are integrating the most elegant solutions to address the most complex problems. This roundtable will focus on automation and DevOps across your applications, your infrastructure, and your secure network.



Keynote Presenter


John Spiegel of Columbia Sportswear


John Spiegel of Columbia Sportswear
John Spiegel. Columbia Sportswear

Our 1st tech-exec roundtable was led by John Spiegel, the director of Applications and Infrastructure of Columbia Sportswear. He unpacked how his team transformed Columbia Sportswear from a silo’d, disparate technology organization to a well-oiled, automated, and DevOps centric business.

Spiegel has 20 years of experience in Information Technology and Networking. He’s a forward-leading, big thinker with a passion for transformative and cutting edge technologies such as SD-WAN and Cloud, which is why we brought him in.

Columbia Sportswear Logo

John Speigel is a believer in the power of sharing and collaborating with other like-minded individuals to evolve the industry. Outside of work, focus and energy is on family, brewing beer, Duck and Packer football and just completed a trip to Kenya with his family.


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Tech-Exec Roundtable Panelists


We were also joined with three leaders to discuss the unique tech solutions John and his team leveraged to achieve extensive automation gains in a very competitive retail industry.


Aaron Edwards
Aaron Edwards
Field CTO, CloudGenix


Chad Arnold
Chad Arnold
Managing Director, Equinix

Sangam Manikkayam
Sangam Manikkayam
Lead Prisma Product Engineer, Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks



Future 3 Tree Tech Exec Roundtable Events


3 Tree Tech Exec Roundtable Crowd
3 Tree Tech Exec Roundtable Crowd


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