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Save the Date! June 22 @ Tech Nexus Room A/B

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Ready for a Sitecore upgrade? Join us for a presentation that will cover what to consider when planning for a Sitecore upgrade, the methodologies to follow under certain circumstances, the tools and technologies available to assist the efforts, as well as some guidelines to follow to make future upgrades as efficient as possible.

After you learn all about best practices in terms of application development, we will dive into what is needed in planning for Sitecore’s customer intelligence and context marketing capabilities. Join us as we extend our presentation to focus on key considerations for marketers throughout the upgrade process to help set up your implementation for both short and long-term success.

Speaker Info

Javier Castillo – Director of Application Services, Verndale. He has been developing web application for greater than 15 years and has a concentration on Sitecore over the last decade. Just as Sitecore has grown from a solid developer friendly WCM system into what it is today, Javier has also matured into a technology leader focused on delivering the best digital marketing solutions for his clients. Javier leads the engineering group within the Verndale Managed Services (VMS) department that primarily focuses on ongoing evolutionary engagements. He currently oversees a staff of 12+ backend and frontend engineers, working on 40+ web applications ranging in a wide variety of industries, technology integrations, and degrees of complexity. Javier also works collaboratively with the Verndale Agency Services department on larger scale transformational projects to ensure that the long-term vision and roadmap objectives are delivered.

Kirsten Leshko – Strategy Director, Verndale. Kirsten is a passionate, data-driven digital marketer with over 10 years of experience in the digital space, specializing in driving results through innovative customer experience strategies. In her current role as Director of Strategy at Verndale, Kirsten’s expertise in Business Intelligence has influenced her ability to leverage all aspects of Sitecore’s customer intelligence and context marketing capabilities, as shown with her ability to harness the power of xDB to drive the strategic implementation of omnichannel engagement strategies.