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Going Beyond “Lift and Shift”: Getting the Most Out of the Cloud

Date: Tuesday, August 10th, 2021 | Time: 11:00 a.m. ET

Is your IT department driving business agility for your company from the cloud, or have you only done the barest minimum and still not taken full advantage of all the cloud has to offer?

There are tremendous benefits you can gain by going beyond just “lifting and shifting” your infrastructure to the cloud, and there are also best practices for doing it. In this panel discussion, we will address the different methodologies of cloud migration, and describe how you can migrate to the cloud in a way that not only minimizes your costs, but also achieves new capabilities for your business.

You can expect to learn:
  • Why many companies have not fully committed to the cloud, and the benefits they are missing out on because of it.
  • A deep dive into the different types and levels of cloud migration, and the pros and cons for each.
  • A discussion around effective modernization strategies which include replatforming and containerization, and technologies such as Kubernetes and Docker, and how you can utilize them.
  • Real-life examples from participating companies who have migrated to the cloud and undergone digital transformation, and their experiences and input.


Sambit Ghosh

SVP, Cloud Applications, Datavail
Sambit Ghosh is a highly motivated and results-oriented individual having over 15 years of experience in leading, managing, architecting, and delivering of IT solutions in diverse industries. He is an exceptionally well-qualified senior IT consulting professional with sophisticated technical skills and has a passion for resolving complex problems and business challenges through innovation. Sambit is adept at maintaining focus on achieving bottom-line results while formulating and implementing advanced technology and business solutions to meet a diversity of business requirements. With a rich and deep background in architecting solutions using Microsoft BizTalk Server, Sambit brings over a decade of BizTalk experience to help customers automate their business processes.

Sambit possesses highly effective interpersonal and communication style and is adept working in a variety of IT disciplines, including overseeing the global delivery team, project management, pre-sales & business development, solution architecture and quality control.

Daniel Conroy

Chief Technology Officer – Digital – Raytheon Technologies
Daniel Conroy is the Corporate Vice President of Enterprise Infrastructure Services for Raytheon Technologies, responsible for leading the strategy and delivery of IT infrastructure across the company. Daniel leads a team that ensures critical systems and business operations are available and resilient to enable the company to succeed.

Most recently, Daniel served as the Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for United Technologies. He was responsible for leading efforts related to enterprise cyber security, digital compliance and IT risk management; with focus on cloud security, application and data security and creating security solutions that enabled best-in-class experience for customers, suppliers and employees.

Sandeep Mehta

Chief Technology Officer – The Hartford
Sandeep is an award-winning senior Technology Executive with over 20 years of experience as a global leader delivering products and platforms, and leading modernization and transformation programs across global enterprises.

His industry background is diverse and includes startups to enterprise scale B2B businesses in Financial Services, Telecommunications, and Consumer Electronics. Having a proven track record of building and leading innovative world-class teams across various departments in multi-cultural, complex, and global environments, Sandeep is a dedicated leader offering focus on architecting advanced technology solutions, managing risk, and partnering with business leaders.

Sumit Mondaiyka

Vice President Information Technology – Liberty Bank

Sumit is the Vice President for Information Technology (IT) at Liberty Bank, and has held positions as a cross-functional senior leader in fortune 500 organizations, providing vision, strategy and cutting-edge solutions.

His vast experience consists of leading organizational strategies in IT Transformation, including cloud adaption, ERP, database optimization and engineered systems; Operations Management, including IT compliance, CI/CD, ITIL, Agile and Lean methodologies; and Team Leadership, including people, processes, change management and vendor and partner management. Sumit’s style of leadership is based on integrity and adaptability, and is client centric, people focused, and globally oriented.

Event Details

City: Virtual

Venue: Digital

When: August 10, 2021

Time: 11:00 a.m. ET