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Moving Your Application to the Cloud – A Panel Discussion

  • 13 Oct 2022
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • W157 at LCC West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Dr. Lansing, 48917
  • 11


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Event topic: Moving Your Application to the Cloud


A panel discussion of some of the considerations and challenges for a team that is new to cloud deployments and hybrid strategies.


Corey Philipp, Dewpoint

Corey Philipp works as a Senior Software Developer at Dewpoint.  He has 20 years of experience with full stack design and development in .NET with a focus on web development.   In his spare time he is active with his kids outside in all seasons, hiking, swimming and sledding.  In the winter he has an ice rink in the backyard.

Mike McGowan, Dewpoint

Mike is an infrastructure architect with Dewpoint and has 15 years of experience delivering IT solutions to commercial and government sector clients. During his career, Mike has focused on infrastructure and hosting technologies for service providers, maintaining and transforming multi-tenant Hyper-V and VMWare-based cloud hosting environments. He has deep expertise in Windows Server, Active Directory, Group Policy, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft365, MS Azure, VMWare, Networking, Linux, and ITSM/RMM/PSA tooling for managed service providers.

Mike currently serves as the lead engineer and architect for Dewpoint Managed Services, and has most recently been focused on helping clients rationalize and modernize their IT services to build resilient business systems.

Bruce Dungy, Delta Dental of Michigan

Bruce Dungy is Executive Director and Chief Technology Officer of Delta Dental of Michigan.  Bruce has over 36 years of experience in information systems including roles as a database architect / consultant, application developer / designer, lead analyst, and UNIX system administrator.  In his role as CTO of Delta Dental of Michigan, Bruce leads the architecture practice for the organization.  He has a team of Infrastructure Architects, Enterprise Application Architects and Solution Architects that help shape the technology landscape at Delta.  Bruce graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science in 1986.


Jerry Steenson, Dewpoint

Jerry Steenson has worked in the IT space for 37 years with Electronic Data Systems, HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, DXC Technology, and Dewpoint. He has a long, distinguished track record in managing IT delivery teams in the USA and abroad, driving customer success through service excellence and technology enablement. He makes IT personal through his relationship building with his team and customers.


BIG thanks to our event sponsor 

Software Development Peer Group Leadership

Charter: The Software Development Peer Group seeks to provide a forum for software developers to participate in thoughtful, meaningful and engaging discussion about technology ideas, practices and tools. We aim to help foster growth for software development as a whole in the capital area as well as to help individual software developers improve their craft. Our events create opportunities to learn together, and support strategies that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the software development profession.

Board Liaison: Dave Zink - TechSmith

Committee Chair: David Phillips - Greenstone Farm Credit Services

Committee Co-chair:  

We look forward to seeing you at LCC West Campus!

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Brittni Schumacher
Jackson Enterprise Technology

"As a founding member of the Capital Area IT Council, our small IT firm has benefitted immensely from our continued participation in the CAITC. I have personally benefitted from CAITC-sponsored training programs, such as the IT Project Management course that I attended, which in turn has helped me to better manage clients/projects and generate new business for my company, while also creating new opportunities to grow professionally."

Gideon Francis, MBA, CSM, ITIL, CMMI Associate
Vice President
Global Alliant, Inc.

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