Enterprise Master Technologists Answer All // Real Potential in the Enterprise

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Join us for an interactive event food and drinks provided by Oracle.

This event will bring three experts with over 75 years of experience building technology solutions for Fortune 500 companies.

-Todd Little, an Oracle Chief Architect specializing in performance, scale, and privacy in distributed systems.
-Michael Ribet, Product Development Manager, Sofbang.
-John Kuk, Former Accenture Master Technologist


5:30pm - Welcome, Food, & Drink

6:00pm - A presentation by Todd Little on the performance, scalability, and privacy provided by Oracles Managed Blockchain Solution for Enterprise on Hyperledger Fabric

6:30pm - Disruption Joe leads a conversation with our three technologists bringing in questions from the audience and insights from the Chicago Blockchain Project Community.

Presenter Bios

Todd Little

Todd Little has over 40 years of software architecture and software development experience in everything from microcode in hardware interfaces to enterprise software and middleware. He is particularly interested in distributed systems achieving high performance and availability. His modus operendi is to help organizations pragmatically introduce new technologies and processes into their enterprise solutions. He is not interested in cryptocurrencies, bitcoin, or especially ICOs. He would not look good in an orange jumpsuit. Todd is currently a member of the Hyperledger Privacy and Confidentiality Working Group, and the Hyperledger Performance and Scale Working Group. Prior to diving into blockchain, Todd was and still is the Chief Architect for the Oracle Tuxedo product family.

Michael Ribet, Sofbang

Sofbang specializes in leveraging the Oracle Cloud Platform to extend, integrate and enhance SaaS and on-premises applications such as Oracle Service Cloud, Oracle ERP Cloud, Salesforce, Oracle EBS, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards and several others. By leveraging cloud services such as the Autonomous Mobile Cloud Enterprise, Oracle Integration Cloud, Content and Experience, Business Analytics, Java Cloud Service, Autonomous Blockchain Cloud Service and several other Cloud services, we provide customers with dynamic business process extensions, enterprise mobility, and cloud solutions that aim to simplify enterprise business applications across an organization. Sofbang’s Solution Accelerators help us accelerate an implementation, while providing a clear ROI for our customers.

John Kuk

Kuk started his career at Country Cos. leaning to integrate enterprise systems. The experiences gathered from Country provided skills that launched his career with Accenture. At Accenture (2006–2011), he found himself managing delivery of projects at some of the largest companies in the world. These projects touched major business domains in government, health, resources, finance, insurance, communications, and high tech. He achieved certification that acknowledged him globally as an Accenture master technology architect. In 2011 he decided to work locally for State Farm, participating in leading various efforts to promote standards and guidance around an extremely diverse legacy and open source technology stack. This was during a time when the company was endeavoring to implement one of the largest enterprise development initiatives in its history. In 2015, John became a technology director serving accounts across North America for Randstad Technologies. His focus was around oversight and governance focusing on technology strategy and architecture practices. He is now finishing a second masters degree, this time at Northwestern while also working on a startup targeting problems he faced in his career of building teams and cultures capable of delivering solutions for fortune 100 companies.