Riverbed Partner Summit 2018

Let's Do This!

Huntington Beach, California

April 30 – May 2, 2018
The Waterfront Beach Resort


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Riverbed Partner Summit

April 30 – May 2, 2018

At Riverbed we're reimagining the concept of what a partner summit experience should be. The result is an exclusive event that will provide you with the opportunity to engage directly with our executive teams in 1:1 and small group settings. We will share our technology direction and together discuss strategies to capitalize on digital transformation.

Together, with Riverbed’s top executives, we'll discuss how to deliver business outcomes, and leverage the Riverbed Digital Performance Platform: Cloud Networking, Digital Experience, and Cloud Edge. Come ready to share your success and help us understand how you see Riverbed being a part of your future growth strategy.

Day 1: Rise up. We will start the event by answering the “why” with industry analysis sharing market opportunity insights. Chief Technology Officer, Hansang Bae and industry analyst Meredith Whalen will ensure you can clearly see why Riverbed should be a part of your future success plan in our Insight Keynotes.

Day 2: Engage. Come ready to participate as our top business leaders will show you how Riverbed delivers business outcomes through a complete portfolio of industry leading digital performance solutions. Our Guest Speaker will inspire us all to rethink what’s possible and unleash creativity to maximize our full potential.

Day 3: Let's Do This! Our Chief Executive Officer, Paul Mountford will bring it all together during the closing keynote. You'll walk away with initiatives you can utilize in your business immediately to meet and exceed your growth goals.

Don’t miss this exclusive invitation-only opportunity to network with your peers and Riverbed executives as we rise together to accelerate our business.

I look forward to seeing you at Riverbed’s Executive Partner Summit 2018!

Bridget C. Bisnette
Vice President, Global Channels & Commercial Sales
Riverbed Technology

IMPORTANT: Riverbed will host hotel accommodation for our Partners outside North America for check-in Sunday, April 29 through check-out on Wednesday, May 2 or check-in on Monday, April 30 through check-out Thursday, May 3. For our North America Partners Riverbed will host hotel accommodations for check-in on Monday, April 30 through check-out Wednesday, May 2. Hotel check-in is at 4:00 PM; check-out time is 12:00 PM. All guests arriving before 4:00 PM will be accommodated as rooms become available. All incidental charges and any additional nights at the hotel will be at your own expense. See FAQ.

Agenda Overview

Day 1

Monday, April 30

Registration / Hotel Check-in

9:00 AM Executive 1:1 Meetings

3:30 PM Main Tent

6:00 PM Awards Reception

6:30 PM Welcome Reception

Day 2

Tuesday, May 1

9:00 AM Business Outcomes Executive Work Groups

1:30 PM Executive Exchanges

  • Your opportunity to provide feedback and ideate initiatives to drive growth

3:30 PM Main Tent

6:30 PM Evening Festivities

Day 3

Wednesday, May 2

9:00 AM Main Tent

1:00 PM Executive 1:1 Meetings

Times and topics are subject to change.

Participating Executives

Paul Mountford
Paul Mountford
Chief Executive Officer

Paul O’Farrell
Paul O’Farrell
SVP, Cloud Networking Infrastructure Business Unit

Mike Sargent
Mike Sargent
SVP, GM of SteelCentral

Hansang Bae
Hansang Bae
Chief Technology Officer

Subbu Iyer
Subbu Iyer
SVP, Chief Marketing Officer

Bridget Bisnette
Bridget Bisnette
VP, Global Channels & Commercial Sales

Frank Beltran
Frank Beltran
SVP, Technical Support

Joel Hofman
Joel Hofman
SVP, Technical Sales and Services

Rob Rosiello
Rob Rosiello
SVP, AMER Sales

Andy Elder
Andy Elder
SVP, EMEA Sales

Bjorn Englehardt
Bjorn Englehardt
SVP, APJ Sales

Accommodations Information

Partner Summit 2018 will be held at the beautiful Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel. Room reservations will be made during the registration process.

Got questions? Email us at: riverbed@meetingexpectations.com

The Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel
21100 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, California 92648  USA
+1 714 845 8000

FAQs

Hotel Accommodations / Air Travel

Is air transportation paid for by Riverbed?

No, please make your own air transportation arrangements. Orange County/Huntington Beach offers convenient air access from three major airports John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA) and Long Beach Airport (LGB), are within a 20 minute transfer to The Waterfront Beach Resort. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 35 miles from Huntington Beach.

Please plan on arriving to The Waterfront Beach Resort by 3:00 PM on Monday, April 30 and depart the hotel after 1:00 PM on Wednesday May 2.

Are hotel accommodations paid for by Riverbed?

Riverbed will host hotel accommodation for our Partners outside North America for check-in Sunday, April 29 through check-out on Wednesday, May 2 or check-in on Monday, April 30 through check-out Thursday, May 3. For our North America Partners Riverbed will host hotel accommodations for check-in on Monday, April 30 through check-out Wednesday, May 2. Hotel check-in is at 4:00 PM; check-out time is 12:00 PM. All guests arriving before 4:00 PM will be accommodated as rooms become available. All incidental charges and any additional nights at the hotel will be at your own expense.

How do I make a hotel reservation?

Hotel reservations will be made on your behalf when you complete the registration process. If you need to make any changes to your accommodations, please email riverbed@meetingexpectations.com. Final hotel confirmations will be sent approximately one week prior to the event.

What if I would like to extend my stay at The Waterfront Beach Resort before or after the Partner Summit?

If you would like to arrive early to the hotel or extend your reservation, you will be responsible for the cost of your hotel accommodations. The Riverbed group rate is $305.00 USD per night plus taxes.

Please indicate on your reservation if you would like to arrive early or depart late and hotel accommodations will be made for you based on hotel availability. You will be contacted for a credit card number to cover any nights outside of the hosted program date.

Do I need a passport and/or visa?

Passports and/or visas are required for non-U.S. resident visitors. All attendees traveling from outside the U.S. must be in possession of a valid passport that is not scheduled to expire for at least six months. This includes visitors from Canada and Mexico.

It is the responsibility of each traveler to check for individual visa requirements based upon citizenship and travel itinerary. If you require a visa for travel to the U.S., be sure you have a current U.S. visa prior to your departure. If you are planning to enter other countries on departure from California, you must be in possession of the respective visa(s) prior to arrival in the U.S. a visa(s) may be obtained from the visa section of a local U.S. Embassy or other Foreign Services establishments abroad (i.e., a consulate).

We can supply Visa Documentation as needed; please send an email to riverbed@meetingexpectations.com.

Ground Transportation

Are ground transportation costs paid for by Riverbed?

No. You will be responsible for ground transportation costs.

How can I get to the airport and/or hotel while in Huntington Beach?

Taking a taxi from the airport or hotel is the most convenient. Taxis are readily available at the airport when you arrive and at the hotel when you are ready to depart. Transfer time between John Wayne Airport and Orange County Airport and the hotel is approximately 20 minutes and costs approximately $35.00 USD each way. Transfer time between the Long Beach Airport and the hotel is approximately 35 minutes and costs approximately $60.00 USD each way. Transfer time between the Los Angeles Airport and the hotel is approximately 1 hour and costs approximately $120.00 USD each way. Transportation via Uber is also an option.

Will I need transportation while at the event?

No.

Miscellaneous

What if I have dietary restrictions and/or special requirements?

Please indicate all dietary restrictions and/or special requirements on your registration and we will make the necessary arrangements to accommodate your request.

What is the attire for the Partner Summit?

Attire for the duration of the meeting is business casual.

Am I allowed to bring a guest?

All Partner Summit events are exclusively by invite only. Guests are not allowed to attend.

Program Inclusions

What costs are covered during the Partner Summit?

Riverbed will host hotel accommodation for our Partners outside North America for check-in Sunday, April 29 through check-out on Wednesday, May 2 or check-in on Monday, April 30 through check-out Thursday, May 3. For our North America Partners Riverbed will host hotel accommodations for check-in on Monday, April 30 through check-out Wednesday, May 2. Hotel check-in is at 4:00 PM; check-out time is 12:00 PM. All guests arriving before 4:00 PM will be accommodated as rooms become available. All incidental charges and any additional nights at the hotel will be at your own expense.

Will Riverbed reimburse me for incidental charges at the hotel?

No. All partners are responsible for any incidental charges including, but not limited to, room service, laundry, telephone charges, business center/gift-shop purchases, and mini-bar charges.