Enjoy a delicious cup of coffee while catching up with your IT-professional peers and visiting with our vendors, before beginning your day of education and networking.
Steve Reese is in his first season with the Padres as the Vice President of Information Technology. With over 22 years of experience in systems development, deployment and support related activities; Steve is responsible for all information technology related activities for the San Diego Padres and Petco Park.
Prior to arriving in San Diego, Steve worked as the Sr. Director of Information Technology for the Houston Astros. While with the Astros, Reese spearheaded the implementation of Wi-Fi throughout Minute Maid Park. This was shortly followed with the implementation of a vendor neutral Distributed Antenna System to significantly boost the 3G/4G capabilities at Minute Maid Park.
Other projects included the implementation of In-Seat Food Ordering via MLB@Bat, loaded Value Tickets, Professional & Amateur Scouting, Time & Attendance and Human Resources applications. In addition, he participated in the construction of the Astros Dominican Baseball Academy in the Dominican Republic.
Steve was a founding member of the National Football Leagues’ Technical Advisory Committee and served as its Co-Chairman for 3 years. This committee was responsible for coordinating the Information Technology strategies of the NFL and its member teams. One of the most visible projects of the T.A.C. was the design & implementation of the NFL’s “Game Day Live” system which features live game statistics on www.NFL.com.
Join your IT peers for a complimentary luncheon including assorted sndwiches, salads, and dessert. This is a perfect opportunity to interact with other technology professionals in a relaxed environment.
As a result of demand from our partners in the IT professional community, The IT Summit has launched a program called The IT Match. The IT Match is a series of local gatherings for CIOs with similar immediate IT projects to gather information and exchange ideas.
Aaron will be presenting details of The IT Match, collecting input from those attending, and explaining how your company, and you personally, will benefit from this program.
Participation in The IT Match meetings is complimentary for all qualified IT executives.
As a special thank you to all of our guests at The IT Summit, our sponsors have arranged for a prize drawing for you, our valued supporters. The prizes are different at every conference, but in the past have included items such as iPods, golf clubs, sporting event tickets, and eReaders.