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The SINC East IT Leaders Forum will bring together the top innovative IT leaders across the Eastern region states and major cities for 2 days of engagement.  The Forum will address the topics that most directly impact the resource challenges of the attendees, which in turn, will drive the growth of the IT industries and communities from Montreal down to Florida.

The Forum will be geared towards strengthening the IT community across the Eastern Region, while creating beneficial networking opportunities that will contribute to the IT industry’s growth throughout the region.  IT service providers and executives alike, will engage through presentations on top industry trends, one-on-one engagements, and open-discussion group meetings.

For more information, visit the official SINC East IT Leaders Forum website.

Datavail Think Tank Presentation

Getting IT Done: Achieving Quality Operations While Tackling Strategic Projects and Retaining Your Team

Monday, June 12th at 4:30 – 5:10 pm

Demands are rising faster than your team or your budget can keep up. Major strategic projects are looming – but day-to-day tactical operations requires immediate attention. There is never the time, money or resources to adequately tackle both, consequently, you are at risk for losing your team to job dissatisfaction and burnout. Not only do you want them deployed on the most impactful work, but they, too, would prefer more fulfilling strategic projects rather than monotonous – yet required – tactical work. In a nutshell, you want to be strategic, but the phone keeps ringing and the tickets keep coming.  How do you set yourself – and your team — up for success, where you can take accountability for operational quality but find the time to engage and be more material on the business issues facing the organization?

Based on his experience working with both Fortune 100 and midmarket CIOs and their teams to deliver 24×7 responsive IT, Datavail CEO Mark Perlstein will share strategies to ensure you are focused on the important, strategic components of your role, while also addressing the urgent tasks. From delivering 24×7 always-on service, to balancing budgets and project demands, to managing partners and vendors, Mark will share some of his insights on how you can you achieve these goals and retain your team.

Presenter: Mark Perlstein
President and CEO, Datavail

Mark PerlsteinMark is President & CEO of Datavail, a national leader in database support and professional services. For more than two decades, Mark has been a leader in the IT services market and brings a wealth of growth-oriented and operating experience in the services business to Datavail.

Prior to his CEO role at Datavail, Mark was President of the IT Operations/Managed Services division of a large global systems integration corporation. While there, Mark led the firm’s entry into the IT infrastructure managed services market and helped lead that division to a tripling of its revenues and becoming a major force in the ITO sector. In this role, he worked directly with numerous CIOs of Fortune 100 and midmarket companies to deliver 24×7 IT operational support.

He also served as Chief Operating Officer of a regional IT services provider traded on NASDAQ and located in the NYC/NJ area. In his career, Mark held various positions in the IT services sector, including serving as President of a $175 million New England-based business unit. His background also includes starting up, and then selling, a consulting and services firm that focused on the implementation and support of accounting and financial systems.

He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany where he received a bachelor’s degree in communications with a minor in business administration. Mark also attended Hofstra University’s MBA program from 1988 to 1990. Mark is an active leader in the IT community and frequent speaker at IT conferences.

Event Details

City: Ballantyne Hotel — just outside of Charlotte, NC


When: 20170611

Time: 8:00 am