• January 2019 NY Enterprise Technology Meetup (RSVP via Eventbrite)

    PLEASE RSVP USING EVENTBRITE HERE -- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ny-enterprise-technology-meetup-january-2019-tickets-53400280677 ======== Join fellow technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors for the NY Enterprise Technology Meetup's (NYETM) January meetup on Wednesday 1/16/19 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Work-Bench! For our January meetup we have a special fireside chat with David Ulevitch (GP at a16z, founded/sold OpenDNS to Cisco), along with demos from Scytale and Bravely. Fireside Chat with David Ulevitch David Ulevitch is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz where he focuses on enterprise and SaaS investments. David was previously the founder and CEO of OpenDNS, a cloud-delivered security service that was acquired by Cisco in 2015. His vision and leadership were responsible for creating a cloud-delivered security service that today protects over 85 million people worldwide across more than 10,000 enterprise customers. While at Cisco, David was a senior vice president and general manager of Cisco Security -- a $2.4 billion annual revenue business -- where he oversaw the company's global security strategy, portfolio, and architecture. Prior to OpenDNS, David founded EveryDNS, an authoritative DNS service, and grew it into the world's largest free DNS service, which he sold to Dyn (now Oracle) in 2010. David holds a B.A. in Anthropology from Washington University in St. Louis, which turned out to be way more useful than he expected. Demos 1. Scytale - Scytale helps operations and security engineers use SPIFFE to securely and easily build identity-driven, large-scale distributed software systems. Scytale was started in 2017 by seasoned engineers from Amazon Web Services, Google, Okta, PagerDuty, and Splunk who want to help enterprise security, operations, and development teams to securely and efficiently build identity-driven, large-scale distributed software systems. 2. Bravely - Bravely is a new kind of employee benefit in support of workplace health, connecting people with professional coaches for confidential conversations about their performance, growth, relationships, and company culture. Looking forward to seeing you all soon! Yours in collaboration, Jon www.nyetm.com

  • Sept 2018 NYETM x #Womenterprise Series Mashup (RSVP via Eventbrite)

    PLEASE RSVP USING EVENTBRITE HERE -- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ny-enterprise-technology-meetup-x-womenterprise-sept-2018-tickets-48935343931 ======== Join fellow technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors for the NY Enterprise Technology Meetup's (NYETM) September meetup where we're doing a mashup with the #womenterprise Sector Series! The September meetup will be hosted on Wednesday 9/26/18 from 6:00-8:00pm. Fireside Chat with Michael Pryor, Co-Founder/CEO of Trello: Michael co-founded Fog Creek Software in 2000, and in 2014 spun out Trello. As CEO he led the company's growth through its $425M (!) acquisition by Atlassian. Michael will share many lessons learned scaling his enterprise company in NYC through its incredible acquisition in a fireside chat with Jessica Lin, co-founder/General Partner of Work-Bench. Demos: Narrativ (Founder and CEO Shirley Chen): Narrativ is a media technology company building a better internet for shoppers with its patent-pending SmartLink technology. On pace to deliver more than $600M in advertiser revenue in 2018, Narrativ enables partners such as New York Magazine, Dermstore and Nordstrom to tap into $25B of annual consumer spend. StyleSage (Co-founder and CEO Jade Huang): StyleSage solves the massive data inconsistency in retail with an eCommerce Smart Tagging API. StyleSage auto-enriches product listings with attributes, and then maps to eCommerce sites in a few minutes. This unified, standardized data set is a must-have in a retailer’s tech stack. Thanks to SAP.io for sponsoring our quarterly #womenterprise series! The SAP.iO NYC Foundry is a highly curated, no-equity, 16-week accelerator program. Located in SAP’s Hudson Yards offices, it is the first of its kind focusing on ten B2B enterprise tech companies that are at or close to Series A and which all have at least one female founder. The companies in this cohort focus on using emerging technologies like Machine Learning, Blockchain, Augmented Reality, and Big Data Analytics to solve complex business problems for enterprise customers across multiple industries. Looking forward to seeing you all soon! Yours in collaboration, Jon www.nyetm.com

  • June 2018 NY Enterprise Technology Meetup (RSVP via Eventbrite)

    PLEASE RSVP USING EVENTBRITE HERE -- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ny-enterprise-technology-meetup-june-2018-tickets-46420135876 ======== Join fellow technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors for the NY Enterprise Technology Meetup's (NYETM) June meetup on Wednesday 6/13/18 from 6:00pm-8:00pm! For our June meetup we'll have two exciting companies demoing their technologies as well as a special "Reverse Pitch" session where corporate executives will share information on current pain points they're trying to solve. Reverse Pitch You've all heard startups pitch their companies and products. Join us as we flip the script and hear directly from enterprise customers as they open up about what *their* biggest technology pain points are. Don't miss lightning pitches from executives from Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Johnson & Johnson and others. If you're a startup, perhaps your solution is exactly what they are seeking. Demos 1. CloudKnox - CloudKnox is focused on securing privileged access to virtual, and cloud infrastructure. Built for a multi-cloud and hybrid cloud world, it provides visibility into, and secures access to, critical IT infrastructure across onpremises and cloud environments. CloudKnox provides continuous compliance, risk assessment and monitoring, audit and compliance reporting, and powerful forensics. CloudKnox provides everything you need to mitigate your biggest infrastructure risk areas and demonstrate compliance. CloudKnox also provides the ability to orchestrate and automate the process of dynamically managing high-risk actions and privileges. 2. Instabase - Instabase is a distributed operating system. Many Instabase applications are designed to automate complex data operations for large organizations. Instabase provides various tools for data extraction, especially from complex documents such as scanned images, PDFs, word/excel documents, emails, and websites. Looking forward to seeing you all soon! Yours in collaboration, Jon www.nyetm.com

  • May 2018 NYETM x #Womenterprise Sector Series Mashup (RSVP via Eventbrite)

    PLEASE RSVP USING EVENTBRITE HERE -- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ny-enterprise-technology-meetup-x-womenterprise-may-2018-tickets-44842083880 ======== Join fellow technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors for the NY Enterprise Technology Meetup's (NYETM) May meetup where we're doing a mashup with the #womenterprise Sector Series! The May meetup will be hosted on Wednesday 5/16/18 from 6:00-8:00pm. For our inaugural NYETM x #womenterprise meetup, we'll have a keynote on Vertical AI by Bradford Cross, CEO of Merlon Intelligence, as well as a Security panel on the ins and outs of the cybersecurity landscape, with an array of views from the founder, CISO, and operator lens. Panel: #womenterprise Sector Series: Security • Liz Maida, CEO & Founder, Uplevel Security • Kelly Shortridge, Product Manager, Security Scorecard • Kylie Watson, Chief Security Officer, SMBC • Moderator: Robert Hackett, Senior Writer, Fortune Keynote: "Vertical AI Startups: Solving Industry-specific Problems by Combining AI and Subject Matter Expertise" by Bradford Cross, CEO of Merlon Intelligence Looking forward to seeing you all soon! Yours in collaboration, Jon http://www.nyetm.com (http://www.nyetm.com/)

  • April 2018 NY Enterprise Technology Meetup (RSVP via Eventbrite)

    PLEASE RSVP USING EVENTBRITE HERE -- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ny-enterprise-technology-meetup-april-2018-tickets-44460325029 ======== Join fellow technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors for the NY Enterprise Technology Meetup's (NYETM) April meetup on Wednesday 4/11/18 from 6:00pm-8:00pm! For our April meetup we'll have two exciting companies demoing their technologies as well as a keynote by CA Technologies' CTO Otto Berkes on going from Xbox to the Enterprise. Keynote: “From Xbox to the Enterprise" by Otto Berkes, CTO of CA Technologies Demos: 1. Blameless (http://www.blameless.io/) - Blameless brings Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) culture to SaaS/cloud companies. SRE is a movement that brings transformational change to the software release process. This is done by creating a new team of engineers who have both software and systems skills, and tasking them with managing releases using the concept of error budgeting. Error budgets are based on the defined SLA for a product or service. Blameless is the first SRE platform to combine all of this tooling and people management process into an intelligent reliability orchestration platform. Blameless helps engineering and product teams handle incidents and problems from start to finish without blame and assess the general reliability of a product – all in an effort to maximize innovation. 2. Spring Health (http://www.springhealth.com/) - Spring Health is an online mental health platform that eliminates trial-and-error in mental health care and connects you to the right care for you. Started at Yale University, Spring uses the only clinically validated AI available on the market to match employees and their family members to the care that is most likely to work for them. Published in peer-reviewed papers in leading medical journals, Spring’s AI selects the right course of treatment 2x better than the average clinician and leads to faster recovery for patients, lower pharmacy spend on ineffective drugs, and reduced ER visits and hospitalizations. Spring is trusted by the American Psychiatric Association, as well as clients ranging from start-ups to the Fortune 500. Looking forward to seeing you all soon! Yours in collaboration, Jon www.nyetm.com (http://www.nyetm.com/)

  • March 2018 NY Enterprise Technology Meetup

    Work-Bench

    PLEASE RSVP USING EVENTBRITE HERE -- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ny-enterprise-technology-meetup-mar-2018-tickets-43572110355 ======== Join fellow technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors for the NY Enterprise Technology Meetup's (NYETM) March meetup on Wednesday 3/14/18 from 6:00pm-8:00pm! Thanks to Imanis Data for sponsoring the event! See their description below in the demo area. For our February meetup we'll have two exciting companies demoing their technologies as well as a keynote from Bob Tinker and Tae Hea Nahm. Keynote: “Founder Lessons: If you were talking to yourself 15-years ago as a newly minted enterprise entrepreneur, what do you wish you had known?" Bob Tinker. Three-time entrepreneur. Most recently founding CEO of mobile-security-company MobileIron from[masked], which Bob led from original team of 3 to nearly a 1000 people, over $150M/year, and IPO in Jun 2014. Tae Hea Nahm. Long-time enterprise focused venture capital investor. Managing Director of Storm Ventures, enterprise-focused venture capital firm. Early investor and board member at Airespace, Marketo, MobileIron, and other successful early stage enterprise startups. Demos 1. Imanis Data (http://www.imanisdata.com/) - Imanis Data provides hybrid cloud data management solutions for modern data platforms such as NoSQL databases, Hadoop (Spark, Hive, Hbase, HDFS, Solr), and emerging data warehouses such as HP Vertica and Impala. The Imanis Data software is being used by Fortune 500 companies for cloud migration and backup/recovery for platforms deployed on-premise or in the cloud. Our application-aware solution enables online migration and replication to cloud and provides the fastest, most flexible recovery to protect against data loss and ensure business continuity. 2. Intello (https://www.intello.io) - Intello is a leading SaaS discovery, management, and optimization provider. By integrating with existing cloud software and leveraging a proprietary browser extension, Intello provides companies with real-time visibility into their SaaS data. Organizations of all sizes are using Intello to save money on unused subscriptions and automate software vendor compliance. Looking forward to seeing you all soon! Yours in collaboration, Jon http://www.nyetm.com (http://www.nyetm.com/)

  • February 2018 NY Enterprise Technology Meetup

    Work-Bench

    $10.00

    PLEASE RSVP USING EVENTBRITE HERE -- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ny-enterprise-technology-meetup-feb-2018-tickets-42109261936 (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ny-enterprise-technology-meetup-nov-2017-tickets-39052099882) ======== Join fellow technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors for the NY Enterprise Technology Meetup's (NYETM) February meetup on Wednesday 2/7/18 from 6:00pm-8:30pm! For our February meetup we'll have two exciting companies demoing their technologies as well as a panel on Enterprise Sales. Panel “5 Most Common Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making When Scaling your Enterprise Sales Team" with tips from NYC's top sales leaders. • Julie Maresca, Head of Enterprise Sales, Slack • Morgan Mackles, VP of Sales, x.ai • Matt Ingemi, Director of Sales, Uplevel Security • Moderator: Allie Felix, Community, Work-Bench Demos: 1. Retool - Retool is a fast way of building business apps, like approval workflows, inventory management, and sales forecasting tools. Business apps all share common characteristics - and Retool gives you those building blocks, so you can combine them to build any sort of business app you want. Companies - ranging from startups (Doordash) - to full-on enterprise ones (a 75k person company) - use Retool to build software faster, while dramatically reducing cost. 2. Galactic Fog - Galactic Fog was founded in 2014 and has built the Gestalt Platform which provides a common control plane for enterprises to rapidly adopt, build and deploy Containers-as-a-Service (CaaS), Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) / Lambda Functions and other cloud native architectures while providing ubiquitous audit, security and governance capabilities in both private and public clouds. Sign up today, and if you have any questions, please contact Jon Lehr at [masked]. Looking forward to seeing you all soon! Yours in collaboration, Jon http://www.nyetm.com (http://www.nyetm.com/)

  • January 2018 NY Enterprise Technology Meetup

    Work-Bench

    $15.00

    Join fellow technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors for the NY Enterprise Technology Meetup's (NYETM) January meetup on Wednesday 1/10/18 from 6:00pm-8:30pm! For our January meetup we'll have two exciting companies demoing their technologies as well a keynote from Stephen Orban of Amazon Web Services. Keynote: Stephen is Global Head of Enterprise Strategy at AWS and his keynote will cover top barriers to cloud adoption and how F500 companies have overcome them to date. Demos: • Uplevel (https://www.uplevelsecurity.com) - Uplevel is the first intelligent cybersecurity system powered by graph-based machine learning. Our platform centralizes and contextualizes security data to provide the insights required for an efficient, powerful response. • Wallaroo Labs (https://www.wallaroolabs.com) - Focus on your algorithms, not your infrastructure. Wallaroo is an ultrafast framework for building and operating fast data, big data, and AI applications that deploy rapidly, scale automatically and run anywhere. That means fast innovation and much lower TCO. We're like "serverless" but for high-performance, long running applications that can be deployed on-premise or to any cloud. Native for Python, Go, and more. Sign up today, and if you have any questions, please contact Jon Lehr at [masked]. Looking forward to seeing you all soon! Yours in collaboration, Jon www.nyetm.com (http://www.nyetm.com/)

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  • November 2017 NY Enterprise Technology Meetup

    Work-Bench

    $15.00

    PLEASE RSVP USING EVENTBRITE HERE -- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ny-enterprise-technology-meetup-nov-2017-tickets-39052099882 Thanks to Backtrace for sponsoring this month's event! Backtrace (https://link.getmailspring.com/link/local-f5061375-6651@LAPTOP-6E9BB95L/0?redirect=https%3A%2F%2Fbacktrace.io%2F&recipient=jon%40work-bench.com) is the turn-key, cross-platform crash intelligence and analytics platform for embedded and IoT devices. Leading companies like Nvidia trust Backtrace to help them capture, explore and action on crashes that directly affect their end-devices and bottom line.Recently, we've had a number of companies developing solutions in the IoT space use Backtrace to immense benefit. We'd love to discuss how Backtrace could help your teams iterate faster while producing higher-quality software. === Join fellow technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors for the NY Enterprise Technology Meetup's (NYETM) November meetup on Wednesday 11/15/17 from 6:00pm-8:30pm! For our November meetup we'll have two exciting companies demoing their technologies as well as a panel on The State of Industrial IoT. Panel "The State of Industrial IoT" with panelists from Diebold Nixdorf, Schneider Electric, and Johnson & Johnson. • Ashvin Mathew, CTO, Diebold Nixdorf • Bimal Mehta, N. America Business Incubation Leader - Corporate Strategy, Schneider Electric • Gene Shkolnikov, Sr Technology Manager - Internet of Things, Johnson & Johnson • Moderator: Jonathan Lehr, General Partner, Work-Bench Demos Upskill (http://www.upskill.io)- The future of manufacturing is the integration of people and technology. Upskill (formerly APX Labs) is the industry’s most trusted leader in wearable technology for the global enterprise. Our robust platform, Skylight, connects the industrial workforce with the people, processes, information and equipment they need to do their jobs with greater efficiency and fewer errors, leaving them hands free to focus on their tasks at hand, and their tools. For organizations in the competitive global market looking to increase productivity, improve quality, reduce costs, train new workers, retain tribal knowledge, and provide a strong foundation for further investments, the future starts with Upskill. Algorithmia (http://www.algorithmia.com/) - Algorithmia offers a common API for algorithms, functions, and models that run as scalable microservices. Algorithmia Enterprise is the foundation layer for intelligent software. It enables organizations to centralize and productionize their models in a cohesive workflow. Companies use the discoverable registry for live algorithms from across teams and technology stacks, making any piece of code instantly available as a production-ready microservice. Algorithms range from your internal functions and machine learning models to third-party state of the art contributions from university labs and independent researchers. Algorithmia Enterprise makes every version of every algorithm accessible as a unique, versioned, low-latency and highly reliable REST API endpoint that horizontally scales on-demand and ready to be integrated with any app, internet-connected device, or ETL pipeline. Looking forward to seeing you all soon! Yours in collaboration, Jon www.nyetm.com (http://www.nyetm.com/)

  • October 2017 NY Enterprise Technology Meetup

    Work-Bench

    $15.00

    NOTE: WE'RE TESTING RSVP'S WITH EVENTBRITE SO USE THIS LINK TO REGISTER FOR THE MEETUP https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ny-enterprise-technology-meetup-oct-2017-tickets-37849189946 ==================== Join fellow technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors for the NY Enterprise Technology Meetup's (NYETM) October meetup on Wednesday 10/18/17 from 6:00pm-8:30pm! For our October meetup we'll have two exciting companies demoing their technologies as well as a keynote. Keynote "AI in Practice: Using AI research in real applications" by Sarah Bird, Technical Program Manager in AI Research at Facebook. Sarah is a technical program manager in AI Research at Facebook. At Facebook, she leads strategic projects to accelerate the adoption and impact of AI research in products. Prior to joining Facebook, Sarah was an AI systems researcher at Microsoft Research NYC and a Technical Advisor to Microsoft’s Data Group. As a researcher, she worked to design and develop new AI systems and deploy them in novel applications inside Microsoft. As a technical advisor, Sarah advised product leadership on technology strategy and worked with teams to make products more intelligent. She has a Ph.D. in computer science from UC Berkeley advised by Dave Patterson, Krste Asanovic, and Burton Smith. Demos • Clarke (http://www.clarke.ai) - Clarke helps consultants and salespersons to spend more time with their customers and drop fewer balls by outlining conversations and keeping track of action items. Clarke's approach to voice avoids behavior change or the introduction of awkward command interfaces as Clarke joins calls and meetings like any other participant. He observes and understands how and why humans discuss work to anticipate needs while understanding context and actions better than any other voice tool. The larger vision is for Clarke to take the busy work out of meetings and accomplish tasks arising from meetings. All the while training to be your best employee knowledge base across teams or roles. Oral histories within companies are horribly dark and broken requiring an expensive learning curve. • Lately (http://www.trylately.com) - Lately is the first, self-service SaaS platform for complete marketing how-to, so marketers can collaboratively plan, execute and analyze all their marketing from one, central dashboard. Each year, marketers waste $83 Billion trying to organize their teams, fundamental marketing processes common to every business regardless of industry or size, and the mess of disparate tools infamously known as the marketing “Frankenstack.” Lately consolidates and streamlines people, processes and tools into a single, step-by-step playbook, pulling back the “black curtain” of marketing so anyone – from CMOs to nonprofits to 30 million U.S. small business owners – can understand and execute all their marketing in one place at an affordable price point. Sign up today, and if you have any questions, please contact Jon Lehr at [masked]. Looking forward to seeing you all soon! Yours in collaboration, Jon www.nyetm.com (http://www.nyetm.com/)

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