Appnovation’s Canopy Initiative was formed around the basis of integrating key open source technologies. Organizations are looking to open solutions to provide many business improvements including time to market, greater agility, and lower costs. Join us for this event to hear from industry experts and customers that are using these technologies to transform their businesses.





JUNE 17TH - 8:00AM - 12:00PM at Google NYC



Google New York
111 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY, 10011
Tuesday June 17, 8:00am - 12:00pm


8:00 AM - 8:20 AM
Open Registration and Networking

8:20 AM

Complimentary full breakfast is served 

8:20 AM - 8:30 AM
Event Introduction

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Brandon Jung - Head of Cloud Platform, Americas - Google

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Tom Wentworth - 
Chief Marketing Officer - Acquia

BREAK | 9:30 AM - 10:05 AM

10:05 AM - 10:35 AM
Marlene Williamson - Chief Marketing Officer - Alfresco

10:35 AM - 11:05 AM
Sumit Sharma - Chief API Strategist - MuleSoft

BREAK | 11:05 AM - 11:20 AM

11:20 AM - 11:50 AM
CUSTOMER KEYNOTE- Colin Bodell - Executive VP & CTO - Time Inc.



BRANDON JUNG - Head of Cloud, Americas

Brandon currently serves as the head of Google’s cloud partner business including technology and services partners worldwide. He leads the recruitment and development of partners for Google’s cloud platform.  Previously he led Google’s Midwest team.  His career began at IBM where he took tours of duty in engineering, sales, marketing, corporate strategy, M&A, and finally as an associate partner for technical consulting and cloud.  He originally hails from Denver but has since lived in Oklahoma (for undergrad in computer science and finance), Houston, New York, Dallas, and then Chicago to get his MBA from Kellogg. 

TOM WENTWORTH - Chief Marketing Officer

Tom is Acquia's Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for go-to-market strategy, demand generation, branding, positioning, and communications. He has spent most of his 18 year career in the web content management space, most recently at Ektron, where he served as Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to Ektron, Tom spent over 10 years at Interwoven (now HP/Autonomy) where he held a variety of leadership positions in sales and marketing.

Tom holds a BS in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

MARLENE WILLIAMSON - Chief Marketing Officer

Marlene Williamson, Chief Marketing Officer, leads global marketing and demand generation for Alfresco.

Prior to joining Alfresco, Marlene was CMO of BigMachines, an enterprise SaaS solution, acquired by Oracle. Prior to this, Marlene served as vice president of global marketing for Hitachi Global Storage Technologies and held VP of marketing roles at Ericsson, Symantec, IBM, Polycom and Acer. Early in her career, she led global consumer marketing at Apple. Marlene has won numerous industry accolades including Marketer of the Year by the American Marketing Association, Partner of the Year by Yahoo, Innovator of the Year by Google, and Outstanding Female Executive in Silicon Valley by the YWCA. She holds an MBA from DePaul University.


SUMIT SHARMA - Chief API Strategist

Sumit leads MuleSoft's go to market strategy and solutions around APIs. He is also responsible for ProgrammableWeb, the popular online destination used by developers worldwide to help build Web, mobile and other connected applications through APIs. Prior to MuleSoft, Sumit was at Nebula, a cloud computing startup, and prior to that he was a leader of the Cloud practice at Deloitte where he pioneered the global cloud computing center of excellence. He is passionate about APIs and the power of exposing data, and building connectivity in the world today.


Colin Bodell was named Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Time Inc. in January 2014. In this role, he is responsible for shaping the company’s overall strategic technology direction, including oversight of day-to-day information technology operations and acquiring and leveraging best in breed technology. Bodell also collaborates closely with digital product teams across the Time Inc. portfolio.

Prior to his current appointment, Bodell was Vice President of Amazon’s Digital Store Platform where he led the organization responsible for the Kindle book, periodical and magazine store as well as the technology that supports Amazon digital content across web, Kindle and third party devices. He originally joined Amazon in 2006 to run the Website Application Platform (WAP) group, which he headed until 2013. WAP provides the platforms, services and tools that power Amazon’s websites around the world and make the company’s massive scale possible.

Earlier, he served as Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Engineering at VA Software where he had product and engineering responsibility for its SourceForge Enterprise Edition and the technical operations of the company’s media properties.

A native of Liverpool, England, Bodell holds a degree in Computer Science from Coventry University, England. Bodell immigrated to the United States in 1985.