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Charlotte IT Leaders Dinner

February 28th, 2019

SINC invites you to the upcoming IT Leaders Dinner in Charlotte on February 28th, 2019 at Capital Grille located at 201 N. Tryon Street Charlotte, NC  28202.
The goal of the dinner will be to foster great relationships among new peers in the Charlotte IT community, all while enjoying education, open discussion on progressing IT strategy and delicious food and wine. 

Charlotte IT Leaders Dinner Agenda 

February 28th, 2019

Arrival (Refreshments available)

Session Begins - 


Shawn Murray, GM and CTO, Intelligent Cloud MS Southeast at Microsoft

Meagan Darlington, Intelligent Cloud Lead (Data & AI, Apps & Infrastructure) at Microsoft

Introduction (10 minutes)
The peer executive will engage the audience for brief introductions and discuss the format and key take aways from the guided interactive conversation and dinner discussion.

Cloud Journey with Microsoft Azure - The Art of the Possible and Datacenter Transformation

Value and Cost to the Cloud

Dinner service by The Capital Grille



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Shawn Murray is a seasoned executive with extensive background in sales, marketing, and partner development with broad global and US experience. He has over 24 years in the IT Software and Services industry working with customer and partners of all sizes, ranging from startups to global enterprises.  He is passionate about working with people and teams to enable their journey to the cloud. 

Murray is currently the General Manager for Microsoft’s Intelligent Cloud business in Southeast Region. In this role, Murray is responsible for helping customers digitally transform by leveraging the Microsoft Cloud, including Azure IaaS/PaaS, Data and Analytics, Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT), and Artificial Intelligence services. 

Murray has been at Microsoft for almost 20 years and has held various leadership positions across sales, marketing and business development.  With a technical background in infrastructure and collaboration technologies, which have now moved into the cloud, he has built and led multiple expert teams driving Microsoft’s cloud computing business.  Murray also recently spent two years as a Senior Executive at IBM serving as the Global Director of IBM Cloud Garages. 

We invite you to join us at The Capital Grille in Charlotte, North Carolina for a world-class dining experience. The restaurant is inside the Fifth Third Center across from the Charlotte Marriott City Center and Discovery Place Science. Enjoy dry-aged steaks and fresh seafood made from the highest quality ingredients prepared with you in mind. To complement your dining experience, we feature over 325 new and old world wines curated by our Advanced Sommelier and classic cocktails with our own twist.