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7 JUNE 2022

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in Newport Beach, CA

One destination for everyone and everything cloud workspaces.


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Newport Beach, CA

See and hear from experienced EUC digital workspace leaders, industry analysts and technology innovators.


Lido House, Autograph Collection
3300 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663

We have reserved a small block of rooms at a discounted rate.

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re:connect with your peers, visit and network with sponsors, get your swag and details on ways to win with IGEL and our event sponsors.

Presenter: Jed Ayres, CEO, IGEL

It’s a new world of on-site and remote work, office and at-home, and on-prem and multi-cloud. Hear how IGEL’s key technology partners view all of this as a great opportunity to enable organizations to thrive in a world where end-users hold the power to work when, where, and as they wish — on the device that best suits their needs.

Moderator: Carl Gersh, VP Marketing NA, IGEL


  • Vadim Vladimirskiy, CEO, Nerdio
  • Scott Manchester, Partner Director Product Management, Windows 365, Microsoft
  • Terry Vaughn, Director, EUC Global Business Development, VMware

This interactive ‘Think tank’ session includes Nerdio, Microsoft and VMware. It will discuss the current state of End-user computing and how DaaS is changing the future of work and how IT delivers it. Listen as we interview well-known names from Microsoft, VMware, and Nerdio about their latest releases, their view on the market, and the future of delivering applications and desktops. This session will end with an interactive Q&A.

Moderator: Carl Gersh, VP Marketing NA, IGEL


  • Ron Briggs, Cloud Client Sales Specialist, HP
  • Phillip Johnson, Sr. National Sales Manager, LG Electronics

Endpoints in VDI matter! – The VDI and DaaS market is moving faster than ever – don’t let your endpoints slow you down…

In this endpoint think tank, IGEL, LG and HP will discuss the challenges organizations face today when it comes to endpoint management and how the new hybrid way of working brings new ways of deploying virtualized desktops and endpoints. With a focus on management, security and employee experience, IGEL, LG and HP will talk through several use cases and discuss the importance of choosing the right endpoint. This session will conclude with an interactive Q&A.

Moderator: Dan O’Farrell Sr. Director Product Marketing, IGEL


  • Kyle Edgeworth, Deputy Chief Information Officer, City of Corona
  • Brad Ransbury, IT Assistant Administrator, City of Corona
  • Jim Davis, CTO, Information Services, UC Irvine Health

IGEL customers will share their own experiences and learnings from the past two years that have shaped how they are currently facing the new hybrid way of work for their organizations. Lessons learned, both good and “bad”, will be discussed to help guide all of us as we look forward to 2022 and beyond. This panel will conclude with an interactive Q&A.

Presenter: Carl Gersh, VP Marketing NA, IGEL

IGEL will wrap up the morning session with some observations from the various sessions so far, with a special focus on improving IT team performance and efficiency in delivering VDI and DaaS, bolstering endpoint security, and attracting and retaining top talent by offering a consistently great end-user experience.

Reflect on the morning sessions and meet some of your industry peers over a delightful lunch — on IGEL with our pleasure!


  • Carolina Amaya, EUC Strategist Horizon Sales Specialist – Virtual Apps and Desktop for Multi-Cloud, VMware
  • Skip Gumble, Head of Global VMware Horizon Virtual Applications & Destops, Vmware
  • Amer Samie, Director, EUC Cloud Business Development, VMware

For years, VMware and Microsoft have been building a partnership that enables us to deliver exactly what you need with desktop and app virtualization – whether you want to extend your on-premises Horizon environment to Azure on Azure VMware Solution or completely modernize your approach to virtual apps and desktops with Horizon Cloud and Azure Virtual Desktop.

In this session, you’ll learn why VMware and Microsoft are the trusted, strategic vendors with the solutions you need to simplify management and increase hybrid workforce productivity. We’ll also walk you through how you can leverage VMware Workspace ONE to deliver a consistent user experience while managing endpoint devices (which now works with IGEL OS!), as well as an ecosystem of partners that can help you migrate and modernize your application delivery.

Presenter: James Jordan, PreSales Engineer, ControlUp

With real-time monitoring across VDI, SaaS and web applications, unified communications tools, physical endpoints, plus insights into user sentiment and metrics that help IT quickly identify problems, ControlUp is a comprehensive Digital Employee Experience management platform that makes remote work work better.

Pair that with an endpoint OS–like IGEL OS–that’s designed for secure, flexible access to cloud-delivered digital workspaces, and the Work From Anywhere World is your oyster.

Together ControlUp and IGEL can empower IT to power the work from anywhere world and deliver a friction-free digital employee experience, no matter where people are working. In this session you will learn:

  • How ControlUp integrates with IGEL
  • How to use ControlUp to monitor GEL devices historically and in real time
  • How ControlUp can help identify key client-side and end-to-end performance metrics

Presenter: Vadim Vladimirskiy, CEO, Nerdio

Do you know it is time to move your desktops to the public cloud with Microsoft Azure but don’t know how to do it? Are you concerned about the cost of cloud computing? In this session you will learn from Nerdio, a pioneer in desktop virtualization, how to implement a cost-effective desktop virtualization solution for your organization based on Microsoft’s Azure Virtual Desktop. You’ll learn how to save more than 80% on your typical virtual desktop deployment and how to implement a solution in minutes with Nerdio.

Network with your peers and partners in the exhibit area where you can take a deep dive into end-user computing solutions, products and services while learning how to win with IGEL and its partners.

Presenter: Scott Manchester, Partner Director of Program Management, Windows 365, MNicrosoft

Learn about new options for your hybrid workers and others who benefit from the latest Cloud PC and virtualization solutions from Microsoft and our partners. In this session, you’ll hear from senior Microsoft engineering leaders about the use cases that are most appropriate for the various infrastructure approaches available today. Bring your questions and challenges!

Presenter: Spencer White, Solutions Sales Executive, Lenovo

Hear how Lenovo is partnering with IGEL to deliver secure endpoints while providing flexbile form factors for individual use-cases. With the hybrid work environment here to stay, we will discuss both Mobile and Desktop options and how businesses are deploying this technology.

In this session you will learn:

    • Mobile/Desktop Devices Certified for IGEL
    • Hardware trends to improve end user experience
    • Lenovo strategy around cloud connected end points and edge devices
    • Process for engaging Lenovo on IGEL opportunities

Grab a drink of your choice along with some delicious snacks and continue to network with your peers and partners.


        • Join us back in the ballroom for the event prize draw. Winner must be present to win.

Presenter: Brad Peterson, Vice President, Workspot

Modernize VDI (and Your Skills) in the Cloud “VDI has been an enterprise staple for decades, but often raises concerns about scalability, performance, and operational complexity. Cloud PC solutions are poised to help IT organizations increase business agility, support work from anywhere, and even reduce operational costs – but how do you identify the best options for your organization?
In this session, you will learn:
        • What are the optimal use cases for Cloud PCs?
        • Do-it-yourself VDI or SaaS Cloud PCs? What are the tradeoffs?
        • In the cloud era, how should you think about endpoints?
        • Time-to-value and user on-boarding: What can you expect from Cloud PC?
        • How to architect for chip to cloud security”

Presenter: Jeff Feige, SVP Presales Engineering, IGEL

Hear what’s new with IGEL and developments to expect in the coming months with IGEL OS, including key integrations and partnerships that are on the horizon.

What’s DISRUPT without some fun? Chat with colleagues and new friends while enjoying a drink or two. It’s a great way to wrap up the day and a small way for IGEL to offer a big “thank you!” for attending!

Why Attend

Experience the sights, sounds and excitement of the very latest that DISRUPT has to offer.

Unparalleled insight

We’ll address minimizing your endpoints’ attack surfaces, cope with chip shortages and supply chain disruptions and improve both performance and sustainability across your network.

Empower your people

We’ll explore making digital workspaces as easy to use as our mobiles.

Make it personal

Let’s celebrate network and celebrate like it’s 2019! All without a Zoom, Teams or WebEx window in sight.

What to Expect

See and hear from experienced EUC digital workspace leaders, industry analysts, and technology innovators.

Unmissable deep dive sessions packed with real-world innovations, techniques and tools designed to help you shape robust EUC strategies to keep you ahead of the curve.

Hear and be heard

Hear inspiring keynotes addressed as we all navigate the new “work from anywhere” world. Interactive sessions with exclusive technical insights.

Get a feel for the future

Hear the latest from leading technology partner leaders like Microsoft and VMware and other big industry players who are helping to define the future of work.

You’ll also hear from EUC channel partners and their customers, sharing their unique stories and experiences.

Take what you learn, and build

Gather exclusive technical resources and early insights. You’ll also come away with a variety of takeaways to help you plan with confidence.

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