Technology Conference

May 26, 2022

The acclaimed USICOC Annual Technology Conference provides chamber members and the business community the opportunity to come together, learn from thought-provoking technology leaders and discuss the latest technology trends and opportunities.

Started in 2016, the Chamber’s Technology Conference hosts over 100 unique technology companies annually and has become a “must-attend” and “sold out” event.

Annually, the conference hosts various speakers from various backgrounds including:

  • Successful Technology Entrepreneurs & CEOs
  • Inc. 1000 Companies
  • Chief Technology and Information Officers
  • Fortune 500 Company Procurement professionals
  • Technology Investors

Previous Keynote Speakers Include:

  • Jason McCann, Co-Founder & CEO, Vari (2021)
  • Michael Gorton, Founder, Teledoc (2021)
  • Niraj Shah, founder & CEO, (2020)
  • Nirav Tolia, Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO, (2019)
  • Swaroop “Kittu” Kolluri, Founder, NeoTribe Ventures (2019)
  • Joe Eazor, CEO, Rackspace (2018)
  • David Litman, Former CEO of (2017)
  • Lance Crosby, Former CEO of SoftLayer (2017)
  • Dr. Tarun Mohindra, Counsellor of Science and Technology, Embassy of India (Washington DC) (2016)
  • Albert Shen, Former Deputy Director, Minority Business Development Agency, Small Business Administration (2016)

Click on the links below to read about 2019, 2018, 2017 & 2016 conference highlights.

Past Conference Speakers

  • Jason McCann, Co-Founder & CEO, Vari (2021)
  • Moderator: Vance McCollough, Partner, Moss Adams
  • Michael Gorton, Founder, Teledoc (2021)
  • Moderator: Bill Munck, Founding Partner, Munck Wilson Mandala

  • CTO/CIO Insights Panel

    • Juhi Chawla, Head of IT, North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA)
    • Bharath Prabhakaran, Deputy Chief of Information Officer, University of North Texas System
    • Urvi Randhar, CTO, Cardinal Health
    • Moderator: Mohamed Irfan Peeran, Managing Director, VDart
  • Niraj Shah, founder & CEO,
  • Moderator: AK Mago, founding Chairman, US India Chamber of Commerce DFW

  • High-Growth panel

    • Raj Koneru, CEO,
    • Babu Sivadasan, CEO,
    • Moderator: Reena Batra, CEO, Software Professionals, Inc.

    CTO/CIO Insights Panel

    • Sumit Anand, Chief Information Officer, At Home
    • Javed Roshan, Chief Data Officer, CBRE
    • Michael Youngs, Vice President of Information Technology Systems, DFW Airport
    • Moderator: Kumar Vinnakota, Partner, Janik Vinnakota, LLP

Investor Panel

  • Abidali Neemuchwala, Venture Partner, Dallas Venture Capital
  • Sanjiv Parikh, Managing Partner, Avanta Ventures
  • Ramamurthy Sivakumar, Founding Partner, Pragya Ventures
  • Angad Singh, Partner, Long Ridge
  • Moderator: Inderpreet Sawhney, Group General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Infosys
  • David Litman, Former CEO of
  • Lance Crosby, Former CEO of SoftLayer
  • Jessie Mann, CoFounder, CPSG
  • Reid Rasmussen, CEO, freshbennies
  • Bill Ogle, CEO, KouponMedia
  • Ed Mello, Moderator
  • Joe Beard, Partner, Perot Jain
  • Stu Bell, Managing Director, Teakwood Capital
  • Shouvik Bhattacharyya, Moderator, B12 Consulting
  • Amrit Kirpalani, CEO, NectarOM
  • Nag Rao, CEO, EZLynx
  • Pranav Tyagi, CEO, Tango Analytics
  • Kevin Ainsworth, Partner, GuideCap Partners LLC
  • Dr. Tarun Mohindra, Counsellor of Science and Technology, Embassy of India (Washington DC)
  • Albert Shen, Former Deputy Director, Minority Business Development Agency, Small Business Administration
  • Mike Vilello, National Manager- Procurement Operations, Toyota Financial Services
  • Gursharan Singh, Assistant Vice President, Tech Mahindra America, Inc
  • Oliver Turman, Director, Supplier Diversity, AT&T
  • Dayakar Puskoor, Managing Director, Naya Ventures
  • Vik Thapar, Principal, Cypress Growth Capital
  • Raja Doddala, Former Vice President, Omnichannel Strategy & Corporate VC at 7-Eleven
  • Sunny Banerjea, Managing Director, Fidelity National Information Services
  • Deepak Jain, Founder and CEO, Swych
  • Robert P. Sabella, Founder and Chief Revenue Officer, Swych
  • Vishal Chander, Attorney
  • Brad Purifoy, Managing Director, Corporate Finance Associates
  • Ajay Mago, Partner, Culhane Meadows
  • Stacy Scott, Vice President of Security Science Practice, Stroz Friedberg
  • Shawn Tuma, Partner, Scheef & Stone
  • Kevin Wheeler, Managing Director, InfoDefense
  • Joe Eazor, CEO of Rackspace (Keynote)
  • Moderator: Prabhakar Reddy, CEO, Motivity Labs

Cybersecurity for Big Data and AI- Legal Considerations Panel

  • Mike Regitz, Partner, RegitzMauck
  • Ajay Gupta, Global Information Security Officer, Pizza Hut Global
  • Jarrett. W. Kolthoff, President/CEO, SpearTip
  • Vasu Nagendra, VP of Engineering, Critical Start
  • Moderator: Vishal Chander, Managing Attorney, The Chander Law Firm

CIO and CTO Panel

  • Andy Dey, CTO, Vertafore
  • Srini Kakkera, CTO, Accela
  • Gertrude Van Horn, CIO, NCH Corporation
  • Juan Fontanes, CIO, NEC Corporation of America
  • Moderator: David Cary, First Vice President, Morgan Stanley

Inc. 500 Panel

  • Kent McKeaigg, Founder & CEO, ORDERMYGEAR
  • Erik Treutlein, CEO and Founder, Legalinc.
  • Moderator: Kristi Gibson, Partner, RSM US LLP

Investor Panel

  • Robert Covington, Partner, RedBird Capital Partners
  • Arun Ramamoorthy, Partner, Pinnacle Ventures
  • Adm. Bill Owens, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Red Bison Advisory Group
  • Moderator: George Brody, Angel Investor
  • Nirav Tolia, Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO,
  • Moderator: Ollie Chandhok, Publisher, Dallas Business Journal

CIO And CTO Insights

  • Mani Suri, CIO, 7-Eleven
  • Shyam Venkat, CTO, Frito Lay, Pepsi
  • Ray Bajaj, CIO, Capital One-Garage
  • Moderator: Kumar Vinnakota, Managing Partner, Janik Vinnakotta, LLP.

Investor Panel

  • Eric Engineer, Venture Partner S3 Ventures
  • Alex Khalin, Managing Director, Verizon Ventures
  • Angel Pu, Vice President; Technology, Media and Telecommunications, Warburg Pincus
  • Moderator: Tahir Hussain, Founder, Tech Collide Village