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Successful Merger & Acquisition Strategies – A Panel Discussion

February 22, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am

| Free

Is Merger & Acquisition part of your business strategy?  Is your company a party to one of the 50,000 M&A deals announced in 2017?  Are you the tactical commander responsible for integrating companies from a technical standpoint?

Denver Technology Advisors invites you to a panel discussion on successful merger and acquisition strategies.

  • Learn strategies you may need to implement now
  • Thursday, February 22, 2018, 8 – 10:30 am
  • Opportunity to submit a question for the panel upon registration

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Panel members

Robert L. Flores, VP of IT, CIO at Coalfire

Robert is currently the VP of IT and CIO at Coalfire Systems, a CyberSecurity Professional Services Firm specializing in Cyber Risk Advisory, Penetration Testing and Compliance Auditing.  In 2016, he led the IT acquisition team when Coalfire acquired the Virginia-based company Veris Cyber Systems.  For the past 27 years, Robert has led IT, Dev Ops, Business Operations and Customer Engagement Teams in various Mid-Sized and Fortune 500 companies.

 Gary Murphy, VP, Data Analytics and Data at Builders FirstSource

Gary is currently the VP, Data Analytics and Data at Builders FirstSource (BFS), a building materials supply company.  In his most recent role at Builders FirstSource, he led the IT integration between BFS and ProBuild, directing IT integration, guiding 50+ integration initiatives, and overseeing ITGC compliance.  At a prior company, a $4 billion global wound care and regenerative medicine company, he served as the Enterprise IT PMO leader. In that role he directed teams to migrate EMEA/APAC countries onto an integrated Global Platform Solution and served as Shared Services Center ‘In Country’ transition manager.

 Chris Smith, Director, Resort Application Development at Vail Resorts

Chris is currently the Director of Resort Application development at Vail Resorts, the leading mountain resort operator in the United States.  Vail Resorts has grown through numerous acquisitions, and Chris and his team recently completed an integration with Whistler Blackcomb, North America’s largest ski resort.  Chris has 20 years of experience leading software development and architecture teams at Fortune 500 and mid-sized companies and is a veteran of numerous mergers and acquisitions.


February 22, 2018
8:00 am - 10:30 am


The Pepsi Center
1000 Chopper Circle
Denver, 80204
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