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Success Stories from Organizations Deploying Secure & Compliant Enterprise File Sync & Share with Box

February 13, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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San Antonio Winery - Heritage Room
737 Lamar Street
Los Angeles, CA 90031

Sonny Hashimi and Mark Oman from Box will discuss how organizations have leveraged Box successfully where requirements have mandated compliance with regulations and security requirements.  Advantages of the various approaches, such as centralized collaboration, operational efficiency,  and ease of use will be detailed. 


Sonny Hashimi is the Managing Director of Global Government Strategy at Box. In his role, Sonny is responsible for developoing and executing a go-to market strategy for Box within global public sectors, and represents Box as a cloud computing thought-leader in government. 

Prior to joining Box, Sonny served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).  Since joining GSA in 2011, Sonny managed the agency's $600 million Information Technology (IT) budget and ensuring alignment with agency and the administration's strategic objectives, information security and enterprise architecture. Sonny led several technology initiatives at GSA, that leveraged emerging technologies to modernize and improve GSA operations. He also provided oversight of GSA’s IT projects, implemented the digital government strategy and was a major force towards adoption of cloud for GSA’s email, collaboration and applications as well as creating agile practices for cloud development. 

Prior to joining GSA, Sonny was the Deputy CIO for Washington DC, Office of the Chief Financial Officer. He championed and successfully delivered many initiatives including large system modernization projects, implementation of a District-wide business intelligence platform for agency financial management and oversaw business process automation. Sonny also worked for private sector organizations leading large scale initiatives for federal, state and local government agencies.

Sonny is active in the federal IT community. He received the 2013 Federal 100 award for Digital Government Innovation - as a “cloud expander.”  Other awards include his team’s win of the 2011 GCN award for (Cloud) Enterprise E-mail and Collaboration, and as a finalist for the prestigious Samuel J. Hayman Service to America medal. Named as among the five most social federal CIOs on Twitter, he is actively engaged on social media and online federal IT communities of interest. You can follow Sonny on Twitter at @Sonny_h.

Sonny has a master’s in engineering from Purdue University and a master’s certificate in innovation management from the University of Maryland.

Mark Oman is a seasoned professional who has nearly 20 years of experience selling technical solutions across industries.  He is currently representing Box for organizations in the Public Sector/Government and Education.  Mark’s career focus has spanned ECM, Process Automation and Capture technologies.

Day and Date

11:30am - 11:50am Check in and get your lunch
12:00pm - 12:10pm Chapter Announcements
12:10pm - 1:30pm Presentation and Q&A

Please arrive by 11:50 so you can bypass the lunch line with us! If you arrive after 11:50 you will have to wait in line. 

The Heritage Room can be cold, bring a sweater or jacket!

Parking is free in the Winery parking lot!

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