June 22 | Harris Theater

Looking AHEAD is our annual summit to provide clients and partners with the insights, resources, and relationships needed to drive innovation in the enterprise.

Watch the Sessions

The AHEAD crew recently wrapped up another successful Looking AHEAD event in June, making it our 4th annual technology summit. The day was filled with an impressive roster of speakers, featuring top level IT professionals from some of the nation’s leading organizations.

Looking AHEAD 2017 offered sessions from thought leaders on topics that span the data center and the enterprise cloud.

Couldn’t join us in Chicago? Need a recap of a session you saw? We’ve got you covered.


What Our Clients Said


Our challenge was that there are many different vendors with similar technologies and we wanted to get a better time to value into choosing the technology that was right for our business.

John Touma
Winston & Strawn

Visual Recap


Kumar Ramachandran, Founder/CEO CloudGenix

CloudGenix™ was founded by a group of seasoned innovators with extensive careers in networking administration. CloudGenix™ ION gives you an entirely new way to build your WAN—one that is defined by software instead of hardware.

Congrats to CloudGenix, winner of AHEAD’s inaugural Startup Challenge!

We wrapped up Looking AHEAD 2017 with our first ever “Startup Challenge,” where four disruptive startups pitched their company’s impact in the digital space – “Shark Tank” style!

CloudGenix took home the gold, or um… Shark Trophy!

CEO and founder, Kumar Ramachandran, won the crowd’s approval with his presentation on how CloudGenix is revolutionizing Wide Area Networks by replacing legacy packet routing with an application fabric.