CIO and IT Pros Debate the Trends: Separating Fact and Fiction in Adaption and Innovation

March 2 – Atlanta –  Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies, mobile payments, public, private and hybrid cloud computing, data security issues and the constant demand for real-time information is creating a whole new IT landscape.

Join TAG Infrastructure Society on March 16, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Sandy Springs, as we host a lively panel discussion exploring technology tipping points, disrupters and trends expected to make a strategic impact on business in the years to come. Our featured panelists from Verint Systems, JAS Forwarding Worldwide and PRGX give their expert view of the types of IT solutions they analyze and deploy to future-proof multibillion-dollar companies today.
For more than 20 years Ramesh Munamarty, Global CIO of Verint Systems, Inc., has provided IT leadership to a number of well-known companies including Oracle, Capgemini and Verint and was recognized as a finalist for Georgia CIO of the Year. He holds an MBA from Georgia State and a Masters in Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park. Ramesh’s background includes experience in P&L management and consulting for high tech, financial services, retail, telecom, higher education, manufacturing, and more.

Mark Baker, Chief Information Officer, JAS Forwarding Worldwide, is a change leader in business process management with an emphasis on optimization of service delivery, production and cost reduction. Mark’s IT management experience includes ABX Logistics, Shop N’ Check Worldwide, Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Anchor Computer Corporation. Mark has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Mercer University and is an alumnus of the Stetson School of Business and has spoken at Oracle Open World and Customer-Connect. He is a previous honoree of ComputerWorld Premier 100 IT Leaders and received the 2015 Frost and Sullivan CIO Impact Award for Enterprise Architecture.

As VP of Global IT Infrastructure Support for PRGX, Jason James is responsible for global delivery of IT services in data centers, network/telecom operations, cloud, Big Data, virtualization and desktop-as-a-service for 75 percent of the top 20 global retailers. Jason has 15 years of experience in global technology infrastructure and has served a number of high-profile clients including Dell, Cisco, General Motors and Coca-Cola Refreshments. James holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science from Oregon State University and a Master’s Degree in Applied Information Management from the University of Oregon.

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About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 19,000 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 32 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. For more information visit:

Pat Mahony

Pat Mahony is a career marketing professional and journalist specializing in marketing strategy, development and process implementation, PR, content and social media tactics in technology and telecom communications. In her journalism career, Pat served as a bureau chief for the Chattanooga Times Free Press with a reach of 280,000 readers. She has bylined thousands of articles and photographs and received two awards from the Associated Press for reporting. Pat is a former radio news broadcaster with statewide broadcasting experience and has served additional roles as a magazine writer, fundraising director, public relations officer, graphic designer, trainer, recruiter and manager of a multi-state volunteer force. She received graphic arts and photography training at the Art Institute of Atlanta and a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia. Concurrently, Pat Mahony serves as a social media manager and board member with the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Infrastructure Society. She is a commissioned artist and provides non-profit marketing assistance on a volunteer basis with She is also a broadcaster/ reader for the Georgia Radio Reading Service.

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