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About Our Conference

MangoLassi.IT Presents MangoCon 2019

MangoCon is back for 2019 at the Alamo Drafthouse Las Colinas in Dallas Texas. As we all know, everything is bigger in Texas, and MangoCon is no different. This will be the biggest MangoCon ever, with more sessions, more experts, and more fun! Come join us May 8th, 9th, and 10th in Dallas for the best technical conference given by real world experts. Check out the agenda below.

mangocon2016_sam_speaking What is MangoCon?
MangoCon is the refreshing IT conference, where real world techs learn from real world experts. Our sessions are designed by technicians for technicians, and are led by working leaders in these fields. MangoCon is the only conference where IT Pros are given actual skills and knowledge to advance your career, make better IT decisions, and broaden your IT prowess without being bombarded by a sales pitch.
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MangoCon was started to give IT Pros a true technical conference without the sales pitch. By listening to the desires of you, the IT Pro, we designed our conference to give you expert information from industry experts. Actual working IT Pros who have worked with and deployed the solutions they present. Real information that you can apply to your unique experience.
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At MangoCon, we have recruited some of the industry’s best to lead our sessions. From Cloud Architecture to FreePBX, as well as key business strategy, and real world implementation, you will gain expert knowledge to help you increase your skills, and accomplish your goals.
MangoCon2016_Max_speaks More than IT
At MangoCon, you will learn more than specific technical topics. We will give you insight from CEOs, CIOs, and other IT Business leaders to help you with IT finance, Business alignment, and how C-Suite execs look and view IT. At MangoCon, you get to talk to real experts and real executives, and with open questions and answer sessions, get the answers you want.

Our Speakers Discuss

Topics Including

DevOps

Hyperconvergence

Storage

IT Career Development

IT & Business

System and Network Administration

VoIP Telephony

Security

Our Speakers

MEET OUR SPEAKERS

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Scott Alan Miller
Chief Operations Officer, NTG
Scott has over thirty years of experience in IT and software engineering; having spanned industries including investment banking, hedge funds, medical research & hospitals, manufacturing, logistics, waste management, academia, publishing, local and federal government, journalism, hospitality, consulting, training, and more; and from SMB to Start Ups to several of the largest Fortune 100s. He has worked from the trenches to C suite, as a researcher, as a writer, speaker, teacher, consultant, certification writer, etc.
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Paul Chiodo
Chief Executive Officer, NTG
Paul Chiodo is a life long technologist with over 30 years real world IT experience. From the early days of business computing, to today’s integrated technologies, Paul has been on the front lines providing businesses with the necessary computing solutions, including advanced manufacturing, enterprise resource planning, requirements planning, as well as board level experience and consultation. Working directly with C-level executives, CIOs and CTOs, Paul has provided leading businesses with state-of-the-art solutions, on time and on budget. Now as the CEO of NTG, Paul provides direct insight into the business IT world, as well as actionable information you can use to enhance your knowledge, and better your career.
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Jared Busch
Manager - Network Engineering, Bundy & Associates
Jared has worked with phone systems since 1993. He spent 7 years at AT&T’s DSL office, and has been consulting for Bundy & Associates since 2008. He has used VoIP services personally since 1999 and has professionally recommended, managed, and supported VoIP service since 2005.

Jared is passionate about VoIP services and wants to help all businesses modernize their systems and save money along the way.

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Max Kolomyeytsev
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Nick Korte
Solution Engineer, VMware
Nick Korte (AKA NetworkNerd) is a former math teacher turned IT pro with 10 years of experience in systems administration.  Nick worked for 9 years in the manufacturing industry and  1 year in HR services supporting applications such as Epicor ERP, SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange / Office 365, VOIP systems, and VMware vSphere / vSAN.  He has been a Solution Engineer for VMware since late 2017 supporting customers of various sizes.  Nick is the co-host of the Nerd Journey podcast and serves as co-leader of the Dallas / Fort Worth SpiceCorps.
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Scott Alan Miller
Chief Operations Officer, NTG
Paul Chiodo
Chief Executive Officer, NTG
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Jared Busch
Manager - Network Engineering, Bundy & Associates
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Nick Korte
Solution Engineer, VMware
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Something That You Don't Know (or maybe you do)
Paul Chiodo was a professional pool player back in the 1980’s. He traveled throughout the western states playing tournaments and pool halls before dedicating his life to IT. Scott Alan Miller used to be a competition cyclist and swimmer and was once nearly killed in a stampede. So many questions…. Come to MangoCon and you might just get some answers!
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The Schedule

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM/ 8 May 2019

Paul Chiodo

CEO, NTG
Welcome and Meet & Greet
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9:00 AM - 9:50 AM/ 9 May 2019

Scott Alan Miller on NoSQL, What is it, Major Players

COO, NTG
NoSQL, What is it, Major Players
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10:00 am - 10:50 am/ 9 May 2019

Career Advice for Professionals in 2019 and Beyond

How to identify your market, your life cycle, your educational path, and more to advance your career. From recruiting to specialization, this track will guide you to the next level.
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11:00 am - 11:50 am/ 9 May 2019

Paul Chiodo on The Future of Business IT

How do IT departments plan for the transformation of IT in the SMB over the next 10 years and what people should expect to see in the next 1, 2, 5, and 10 years.
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm/ 9 May 2019

Lunch Break

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1:00 pm - 1:50 pm/ 9 May 2019

Jared Busch on Finding the right VoIP solution for your company

Finding the right VoIP solution for your company
2:00 pm - 3:50 pm/ 9 May 2019

Scott Alan Miller, Jared Busch, Paul Chiodo Panel Discussion

Round table interactive discussion on the future of IT, What to expect in the next 10 years.
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4:00 pm - 4:50 pm/ 9 May 2019

Scott Alan Miller on The Commodity Line

The Commodity Line
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9:00 AM - 9:50 AM/ 10 May 2019

Grey Howe

Powershell
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10:00 am - 10:50 am/ 10 May 2019

Max Kolomyeytsev

Topic TBA
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11:00 am - 11:50 am/ 10 May 2019

Paul Chiodo on IT Finance

Insights into IT financing strategies and methods for successfully funding IT projects and initiatives.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm/ 10 May 2019

Lunch Break

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1:00 pm - 1:50 pm/ 10 May 2019

Jared Busch on Are you (IT) helping or hurting your company?

Everyone knows that IT is a cost center. What can you do to make sure IT is helping, not hurting, your company’ bottom line?
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm/ 10 May 2019

Nick Korte - What Working the Help Desk Taught Me about Communication, Negotiation, and Salesmanship

In this session we will talk about the dynamic role of working the help desk, the lessons one can learn from interactions with end users, and the relatable experience this gives someone to prepare for other roles.  Technically, it’s far more than just being technical.
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3:00 pm - 3:50 pm/ 10 May 2019

Scott Alan Miller on Risk Analysis for High Availability

Risk Analysis for High Availability
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