Keynote Speakers

Wednesday, 6/22/22, 3:00pm

John DeLozier

President,
Intelisys

Intelisys

John DeLozier serves as President of Intelisys, a ScanSource company. In this role, John oversees all aspects of the business, including sales, supplier services, operations and marketing, with a focus on growing partner and supplier relationships. He is also responsible for the development and evolution of Intelisys’ strategy, as well as innovative programs and tools to allow for enhanced partner insights and growth opportunities. John has worked with ScanSource for more than 20 years as both a partner and a supplier. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President, Global Channel Sales for 8X8. Prior to that, he served in leadership positions at CenturyLink, Unify and Virsae. He also spent nearly 20 years at Arrow System Integration, after selling the system integration company he co-founded, ACT, to Cross Telecom, which was later acquired by Arrow Electronics.

Session(s):
Wednesday, 6/22/22, 3:30pm

Elizabeth Bieniek

Internal Startup Founder and Co-Founder, Webex Hologram,
Cisco

Cisco

Elizabeth Bieniek leads bleeding edge innovation for Ciscos Collaboration organization. Cisco Collaboration is a 5000 person, multi-billion dollar business that enables 300M people across the globe to work better together every day with Webex: messaging, meetings, calling, and AI/ML enriched hardware. Elizabeth is an active day dreamer, continually experimenting with combinations of ideas, people, and practices to find new ways of doing old things better, easier, and with a lot more fun. She focuses on the interface of people and emerging technology and how to make the lives of the former happier by efficiently and invisibly applying the latter. A problem-solver at heart, Elizabeth believes “impossible” just means no one’s done it yet. She relies on her previous experience in industries as varied as technology, art, publishing and education, as well as life and travel experience, to bring a unique flair to challenging conventional thinking and inspiring teams to achieve unprecedented results.

Session(s):
Thursday, 6/23/22, 8:30am

Don Cravins

COO,
National Urban League

National Urban League

Don Cravins, Jr. serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the National Urban League where he leads its corporate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative. He also leads the League’s evaluation and development of corporate Environmental, Social, and Governance policies. Don graduated from LSU in 1994. Upon graduation, he attended the Southern University Law Center and obtained a juris doctorate in 1998. Since 1998, Don has been a licensed attorney and a member of the Louisiana Bar Association. In 2004, he was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives. In 2006, he was elected to the Louisiana Senate. During his tenure in the Louisiana Senate, Don was heavily involved in post-Hurricane Katrina issues as the Chairman of the Senate Insurance Committee and was an active member of the Juvenile Justice Commission of Louisiana. In January of 2009, Don left the Louisiana Legislature to serve as Staff Director and Chief Counsel for the United States Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. In January of 2013, he began serving as Chief of Staff for U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu of Louisiana. In addition to his duties at the National Urban League, Don is an adjunct professor at The George Washington University. He also serves as a Major in the District of Columbia Army National Guard Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps. Don is also a Life Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., a Life Member of The Rocks, Inc., and a Board Member of the 100 Black Men of Prince Georges County. Don’s honors include being inducted into the Southern University Law School Hall of Fame in 2018 and being named a Distinguished Alumnus of LSU in 2015. Don and his family reside in Maryland and New York.

Session(s):
Thursday, 6/23/22, 9:30am

Shane Casey

VP, Franchise Operations & Development,
Domino's Pizza

Domino's Pizza

Shane has been with Domino’s Pizza for almost 20 years. He started as a driver while attending college in Denver, CO and has since moved through all levels of store management and multiple unit store supervision. His dedication and attention to detail over the years earned him recognition by the Chairmans Circle (Hall of Fame) as a winning franchisee, awarded by Jeff Litman (renowned franchisee). Shane joined the corporate operations division in 1999 as a Franchise Consultant, and quickly advanced to the position of Regional Director (West) in 2001. He was then promoted to Vice President of Operations and Development in 2005 and have remained in this role since, responsible for all aspects of the franchise business for the Western half of the United States.

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