The inaugural Impact Optimize2018 Summit may be over, but there’s still a lot you can learn. Visit our Insights and Takeaways page for business and IT resources, or browse photos for highlights from the event.
Impact Optimize2018 IT & Security Summit Highlights
Impact recently hosted its first thought-leadership event, the Impact Optimize2018: IT & Business Security Summit. The event took place at Impact Field in Rosemont, IL, where Chicagoland IT and Finance executives gathered for a full day of presentations from subject matter experts. The event featured a keynote presentation by Major General (Retired) Brett Williams, and presentations by subject matter experts from Impact and leading technology vendors and partners like Datto and DocuWare. The latter half of the event featured breakout sessions on highly relevant security issues, including mobile device security, document security, printer fleet security, cybersecurity insurance, and SaaS (Security as a Service). The video above shows highlights from the event and Impact Field as a venue. The event was the culmination of the efforts and expertise of team members throughout the company.
Frank DeGeorge at Impact Optimize 2018 IT & Security Summit
Impact Chief Technology Officer Frank DeGeorge discusses how Impact, as a fast-growing company, has the same set of challenges that many of our clients face. In his role as CTO, he helps our teams implement and perfect best practices internally and externally for clients when it comes to data, document and systems security.
Patrick Layton at Impact Optimize 2018 IT & Security Summit
Impact Vice President of Managed IT Services, Patrick Layton, discusses why cybersecurity should be a number one priority for your business if it's not already.
Attendee Testimonials at Impact Optimize 2018 IT & Security Summit
Don't just hear it from us! Learn from the attendees themselves about the most valuable takeaways they got from the conference!
Don’t take our word for it – hear what attendees and partners are saying about the summit!
Thank you and Impact for inviting me to this event. I think it was a big success and a great opportuity for customers to know more about what Impact is really about.
Michelle, IT Technical Supervisor, Attendee
The idea of such a summit was brilliant, and the summit was well-prepared and well-presented...I loved it, I enjoyed it, can't wait for the next one.
Jean, IT Manager, Attendee
Your event was nothing short of AWESOME!!! Easily one of the most well-run Partner events that we have attended.
White Paper: Top Security Trends for Small to Midsize Businesses
This report highlights a few of the key insights learned at the summit, including examples of relevant and timely threats that companies face today, and the actionable steps that businesses can take to reduce and eliminate risks.
We covered a lot of ground at the Impact Optimize2018 IT and Business Security Summit. Get a refresher on all the stats, insights and products that were discussed during your favorite summit sessions, and take a look at content that you may have missed. All the Impact Optimize2018 slide decks can now be accessed by completing the form below.
You’ve Just Attended a Security Conference: Now What?
Attending a conference focused around business and IT security can be a very rewarding experience, but returning to your office with a bag of swag and an armful of notes and trying to figure out what to do next can seem daunting. Skip the post-conference stress with our guide guaranteed to help you make the most of your latest summit experience.
After months of cultivation and planning, Impact hosted dozens of executives from throughout Chicagoland at Impact Field in Rosemont for Impact Optimize2018 – the first ever technology summit hosted by Impact. We couldn't have asked for a better turnout for our inaugural event! Here's a few of our favorite moments and key event takeaways.