Town Hall – Virtual

Resiliency in a Time of Rebuilding

Thursday, October 14, 2021
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

James Green, Consultant

Frank Shultz, Infinite Blue
David Halford, Fusion Risk Management
Ann Pickren, OnSolve
Ramon Pinero, BlackBerry
Sara Pratley, AlertMedia

It’s been more than a year since the pandemic forced us to rethink everything about the way we work and how we maintain resiliency. In this session, we’ll look forward to examine the changes organizations need to make in order to rebuild and increase resiliency in the next normal.

About James Green (Moderator)
James Green is a sought-after global speaker on risk and resilience. In 2020 he was named the Business Continuity Institute’s Continuity and Resilience Consultant of the Americas, becoming the first person to be honored with this award twice.

About Frank Shultz
As a founder of the company, Frank Shultz has overseen the growth of BC in the Cloud, Infinite Blue’s flagship business continuity lifecycle application. His BC/DR expertise allowed him to develop, design, and implement products over the past 16+ years.

About David Halford
As Vice President, Continuity Solutions, David Halford leads Fusion’s product vision for all Business Continuity Management (BCM) & Operational Resilience Program aspects of our solutions resulting in customer driven requirements.

About Ann Pickren
Ann Pickren currently serves as the Chief Customer Officer of OnSolve. As the Chief Customer Officer, Ann oversees Customer Support, Customer Journey, Professional Services, Project Management and Implementation and Education Services for OnSolve customers. Since 2003, Ann has been working with companies on the implementation of notification solutions as part of their Business Continuity and resiliency programs. She has been with OnSolve for the past 10 years (incorporating her time at MIR3). Ann Pickren has spent 20+ years in the Business Continuity and Crisis Communications field, having held positions at Comdisco and SunGard for over 16 years. Ann currently holds her MBCI certification and is a member of the DRJ Executive Council, a past board member of the BCI USA Chapter, past President and board member of the Atlanta ACP Chapter Ann holds a MBA from Georgia State University.

About Ramon Pinero
Ramon Pinero is responsible for the implementation and deployment of AtHoc solutions across all sectors and customer support. In this capacity, Ramon interfaces closely with AtHoc product groups, the CTO and engineering, yielding a field-ready product line, compatible with evolving customer environments and ensuring an outstanding customer deployment experience. In prior positions, Ramon was a web application developer, manager of all presales, implementations, customer support and training for AtHoc. Ramon attended San Francisco State University.

About Sara Pratley
Prior to joining AlertMedia, Sara Pratley was VP of National News for CNN’s domestic newsgathering unit, where she led the network’s coverage of major events. During her decade at the network, Sara gained an incredible ability to easily assess, analyze, and decipher information.