Come learn more about Console!


Discover our Game-Changing

next-generation technology at Console Connect Live.

September 9, 2015
Nob Hill Masonic Center, San Francisco, CA
Event: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. PST
Social: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. PST

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Console Connect Live marks the unveiling of Console, a revolutionary new disruptive SaaS company.

The 1-day event will bring together influencers, decision makers, and thought leaders from various industries, along with speakers from leading Enterprises, Content, Cloud, Data Center and Network Service Providers from the Silicon Valley and beyond.

Nob Hill Masonic Center is the ideal venue for our diverse event. The historic grand stage is the perfect platform for both Console and our guest speakers.

Why Attend?

You don’t want to miss this event!

The inaugural event will mark the unveiling of this revolutionary new SaaS platform and the initial members of our Console Partner Program.

Discover how some of the biggest brands use interconnection and hear firsthand, the business case for this game-changing solution.

Informative panels and inspirational keynotes will discuss current industry trends and highlight the need for Console in this ever-changing interconnection environment.



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Zaid Ali Kahn

Director, Global Infrastructure Architecture and Strategy, LinkedIn

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Kevin Lopez

Worldwide Business Development Manager, Microsoft

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Laks Prabhala

Chief Information Security Officer for U.S. Department of Justice. Former Senior Architect for FINRA (NASD) and for Sena Systems, Inc., and Software Development Manager for Verisign

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Mathew Lehwess

Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

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Shafiek Peck

Lead Network Engineer, Zendesk

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Jay Adelson

General Partner, Center Electric. Founder, Equinix

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Al Burgio

CEO and Founder, IIX / Console

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Sam Curtis

Partner, Rack59

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Jim Davis

Senior Analyst, 451 Research

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Chris Orlando

Co-Founder & CSMO, ScaleMatrix

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Craig McKesson

Executive Vice President Colocation and Cloud Solutions, T5 Data Centers

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Paul Gampe

Chief Technology Officer, IIX / Console

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Erik Klavon

Staff Network Engineer, Box

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Tyler Coates

Director, Ethernet Product Management, Zayo Group

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Tim Nicols

Vice President of Business Development & Channels, Raging Wire

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Greg Schwimer

Chief Technology Officer, 7e7 LLC

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Sunny Kumar

Chief Commercial Officer, SummitIG

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Tim Van Herck

Director Technical Marketing, VeloCloud Networks, Inc

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Dave Burns

Vice President of Network Technology, QTS Data Centers

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Avi Freedman

Co-Founder and CEO, Kentik

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Steve Gingsberg

Chief Information Officer, Pandora


Console Connect Live will be held at Nob Hill Masonic Center
1111 California St, San Francisco, CA 90410

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Console Connect Live has blocked rooms at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel for your convenience.

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San Francisco International Airport is the closest local airport and offers public transportation straight into downtown San Francisco. Oakland International Airport is a short 30 minute ride and San Jose International Airport is approximately an hour south of Nob Hill Masonic Center.

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The event will unveil Console, a new SaaS company that will change the way organizations connect to their customers, vendors, and other trading partners.

Event Day: September 9, 2015

  1. 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

    Welcome Breakfast

  2. 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

    The Unveiling of Console: Secure, Simple and Everything Direct Connect

  3. 11:00 AM – 11:25 AM

    Console in Action: Architecture and How it Works

  4. 11:25 PM – 12:00 PM

    Customer Testimonials: The Need for Simple and Secure Direct Connect

  5. 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


  6. 1:00 PM - 1:20 PM

    Afternoon Introduction

  7. 1:20 PM – 2:00 PM

    Panel: Direct Connect to Cloud Compute, Storage and SaaS; Drivers and Challenges

  8. 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

    Keynote: Special Guest

  9. 2:45 PM – 3:20 PM


  10. 3:20 PM – 4:00 PM

    Panel: Market Demand for Direct Connect; The Importance of Fostering Ecosystem

  11. 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

    Panel: DDoS, Blackholing and Network Hijacking: The Reality of Today's Public Internet

  12. 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

    Console: What's Next?

  13. 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

    Band Performance by The New Originals

  14.  7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

     Evening Reception

Move from intricacy to involvement and redefine everything you know about networking.


Thank you to our Console Connect Live sponsors!




About Console

Console Inc., an IIX company, was founded to change the way enterprises connect to their customers, vendors, and partners.  The company’s new SaaS application, the Console Platform, provides improved network performance, enhanced security, and a faster and more efficient way to directly connect.  By bypassing the public Internet, Console empowers users to connect directly, enabling enterprise collaboration on a global and social level.

About CCL2015

Console Inc. is hosting Console Connect LIVE 2015 (CCL2015) at the Nob Hill Masonic Center in San Francisco on September 9, 2015, where it will unveil its revolutionary new SaaS platform and the Console Partner Program.
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