The Tech Coast Conference provides a forum for local businesses, IT decision makers, technology innovators from around the world and the skilled local talent pool to present, discuss and share advances, opportunities and solutions.

The Jacksonville Chamber IT Council is showcasing and promoting the culture of innovation and creativity, talent and expertise and the growing concentration of IT businesses that advance Jacksonville as a dynamic hub for technology development and employment.

Who Should Attend:

  • Innovators: Business Owners, Executive, Investment, Strategy
  • IT Pros: Information Technology, Data, Analysis, Enterprise, Architecture, Cyber Security, Blockchain, Internet of Things
  • Product Development: Software, Drone, Product Managers
  • Customer: Marketing, Digital, Customer Experience, Sales
  • Other: Healthcare, FinTech, Robotics, Talent

Famous Speakers

Hear from industry-known speakers.

Relevant Topics

Hear speaker topics you care about: blockchain, security and more.

Coffee Breaks Included

Refreshments come included for all tickets.

Individual Consultations

Meet with speakers and sponsors one-on-one.

Free Materials

Take homes, giveaways and prizes at the conference.

So, what are you waiting for? Sign your team up below and we will TC-C you there!

Tech Coast Conference 2020 is brought to you by: Uniti Fiber.
Tech Coast Conference 2020 Premium Sponsors

Contact us if you would like to become a sponsor


2020/08/19 09:00:00
8/19 - DAY ONE
8:30 Conference Opens

8:30 - 9:00


(State of JITC)

Speaker: Dr. Wendy Norfleet, CEO of Norfleet Integrated Solutions and President of the Jax IT Council

9:00 - 10:30

Keynote: Security in a Post-Pandemic World

(How to Keep Remote Work Secure)

Speaker: Sami Laiho, Senior Advisor at Applixure

10:30 - 11:30

Keynote: The Future of Work and The Next Normal

Speaker: Harry D. Moseley, Global Chief Information Officer at Zoom

11:30 - 12:00

Technology Scholarship Award #1 JITC

Speaker: Dr. Wendy Norfleet and Michael Russo

12:00 - 01:00

Tech Talk Interviews + Kahoot Prize Giveaways

Interviewer: Jeff Hootselle, Chief Cloud Officer at Auditmacs


  • Scott Kinka, Co-Founder and CTO of Evolve IP
  • Jamaal Savwoir, Director of Engineering for 8×8

01:00 - 02:00

Keynote: Remote Workforce and its Impact on Networks and Technology

Speaker: Eric Daniels, SVP, Network, Uniti Fiber

02:00 - 02:30

Breakout Speaker: Remote Workforce

Speaker: Joe Patton, VP of Sales, Uniti Fiber

02:30 - 03:30

Keynote: Agricultural Tech Expert

Speaker: Angela TenBroeck, Co-Founder of Foodery Farms

03:30 - 04:00

Breakout: Automating Onboarding and Offboarding


  • Ken Pierannunza, Southeastern Region Marketing
  • Aaron Yee, Group Product Marketing Manager at Okta

8/20 - DAY TWO
8:30 Conference Opens

8:30 - 9:00


Speaker: Mark Aston, Regional Account Director at DG Technology Consulting

9:00 - 10:30

Keynote: Your Security is Destined to be Provided through a Service

(Evolution of Cybersecurity)

Speaker: Jack Danahy, SVP, Security and Chief Evangelist at Alert Logic

10:30 - 11:30

Keynote: FinTech’s Rise in Jacksonville and its Impacts on a Post-COVID Landscape

Speaker: Aundra Wallace, President of JAXUSA Partnership

11:30 - 12:00

Technology Scholarship Award #2 Northeast Florida CIO Council

Speaker: Dale Johnston, SVP and CIO for Regency Centers

12:00 - 01:00

Tech Talk + Kahoot Prize Giveaways

Interviewer: Jeff Hootselle, Chief Cloud Officer at Auditmacs 


  • Ryan Williams, Channel Sales Manager for Palo Alto / CloudGenix
  • Mike Muncy, CIO for Aveanna Healthcare

Microsoft Lunch Talk: Tech Resiliency

Speaker: Chris Overbay, Business Sales Specialist, Microsoft

01:00 - 02:00

Panel: Technology Start-up


  • Jim Stallings, CEO at PS27 Ventures
  • Carlton Lamar Robinson, DBA at JAX Chamber
  • Priyanka Murthy, CEO and Co-Founder at Access79, Inc
  • Stephen Pollan, CEO/Founder at Pelocity and Assessment Technologies

02:00 - 02:30

Breakout: Managing an IT Department in a Down Economy

Speakers: Gage Chancey and Tyler Chancey, IT & Cyber Security Consultants at The Scarlett Group

02:00 - 02:30

Keynote: The Importance of STEM Education / Training During or Post COVID

Speaker: Melissa Fulmore-Hardwick, Vice President, IT Enterprise Applications at Acosta

03:30 - 04:00

Breakout: Move Fast without Breaking Things: 3 Tips for Securing Hybrid IT

Speaker: Kelsey Nelson, Product Marketing – Group Product Marketing Manager at Okta



These breakout speakers will be speaking throughout the day in their respective room numbers. Details will be sent out to those who purchase day of tickets.


Exclusive Information

You will receive access to information and presentations to speakers that people outside of the conference just won’t get.

Personal Connections

The key in business is networking, and we just can’t get enough of it! Come meet our professionals, so we can meet yours.

Global Trends

Technology changes constantly, we all know that. Come to listen about the latest trends in Jacksonville for IT and use it to stay current!

Famous Speakers

It’s all about topics. Blockchain, Automation, Lead Conversions, Chatbots, Cyber Attacks, Data Governance, and more!


Our annual conference provides insight into unique business strategies and learning experiences in all areas of technology.


Become part of something that is bigger than us. By coming to our event, you are helping Tech Coast Conference continue our scholarship program.



Contact us to see how you can get discounted tickets in order to bring your whole team.

For this price you’ll get:

  • 1 Attendee Conference Pass for BOTH Days of Speakers and Breakouts
  • Included Scholarship Donation
  • Access to Sponsors
  • Chance for Prizes and Giveaways

Available for additional cost:

We love our sponsors! If you would like to be part of the show, let us know and we will talk to you about our sponsorship opportunities.

  • Platinum & Premium Sponsorships
  • Advertising Space on TCC Collateral
  • Lunch Sponsorships


All inquiries should go to jacksonvilleitcouncil@gmail.com

Conference brought to you by:

Jacksonville Chamber