Washington, DC

Thursday, June 2, 2016
12pm – 4pm

General Assembly
1133 15th St NW
Washington, DC 20005

GUEST SPEAKERS

Dr. Tim Pavlick

Dr. Tim Pavlick

CTO of IBM Public Sector

Tim Pavlick is IBM’s CTO of their Public Sector consulting business. He oversees all practices, methods, offerings & solutions. Examples are Design Thinking, Interactive Experience, Cognitive & Cloud. Currently Tim is using Design Thinking to re-brand & transform IBM PS Consulting & solutions. Prior to his current job he had the Commerce & Smarter Cities software design portfolio. He has built commercial & defense solutions for General Availability while in IBM’s software analytics group. Previously he was a managing director at BearingPoint (Formerly KMPG Peat Marwick consulting). He holds a PhD in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Patti Sokol

Patti Sokol

Adobe Systems

With decades of experience as a software trainer, Patti now works at Adobe as a Solutions Consultant. She shows Adobe clients how to optimize the Adobe tools to improve their workflow and add value to their solutions. She describes her job as “the best job at Adobe!” Patti has conducted demonstrations and presented to audiences of all sizes at industry events such as MAX and HOW Design Live, as well as to small groups and individual clients.