Speaker Schedule

Shehenaz Shaik

Doctoral candidate, Auburn University

Auburn University

Shehenaz Shaik is a doctoral candidate with Computer Science and Software Engineering Department of Samuel Ginn College of Engineering at Auburn University, Auburn, AL. She holds Bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering from India, and Masters in Computer Science from University of North Texas, Denton, TX. In industry, she has worked as Infrastructure Solutions Architect with Authentica, TCS, and EMC over a period of 12 years and has gained experience in development of enterprise storage, virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions for large scale data center deployments. During this period, she has written several white papers, solution guides, and validation reports. Her work was showcased at several industry conferences such as (DELL) EMC World, VMware World, TCS Tactics, CRA-W forum, Auburn Univ. Research Symposium, etc. Her current interests are Management of Data from Internet of Things, Service Management in Fog Computing, and Collaborative edge solutions.


Johanne Mayer

Director product marketing, Oracle


With more than 20 years in the OSS/BSS industry, Johanne is director product marketing, focused on orchestration at Oracle. Prior to joining Oracle, Johanne was ICT account manager with Ericsson Australia, senior analyst with Analysys Mason leading the service provider program, and marketing director with Alcatel-Lucents OSS/BSS solutions. She is a frequent speaker at conferences. Following her tenure as board and executive committee member, Johanne was recipient of the TM Forum Distinguished Fellow in 2010.


Amit Jain

Vice-President, Marketing & Product Management, SpiderCloud Wireless

SpiderCloud Wireless

Mr. Jain joined SpiderCloud Wireless in September 2011. Prior to SpiderCloud, Mr. Jain was the vice president of marketing, sales and service for Airvanas CDMA femtocell business. Mr. Jain’s tenure at Airvana spanned ten years, including the company’s inception. At Airvana, Mr. Jain held several leadership roles in marketing, business development and sales for 3G EVDO macro cellular products and femtocells. Prior to Airvana, Mr. Jain held both technical and business positions at Qualcomm, Ericsson and McKinsey & Company. Mr. Jain holds an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management, an MS in Electrical Engineering from University of California at Irvine and a Bachelor Technology in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.


Chip Wilcox

Chief Marketing Officer, Temasys Communications

Temasys Communications

Chip has over 25 years of experience with an international track record in leadership, general management, planning, product and operations management. He was a Product Manager for Yahoo! Mail and Messenger (SEA) and has held senior roles in Digital Media, Healthcare, Consulting, Insurance and Financial Services with Yahoo!, International SOS, CapGemini, and others. He joined Temasys in 2014 as SVP Operations, was CEO from May 2014 to December 2015, and now holds responsibility for product, marketing and public relations for Temasys. He holds a BA from DePauw University and earned an MBA from the University of Washington Foster School of Business.