Weather Forecast



Shawn Riley

Network Center's annual tech conference brings CIO Shawn Riley to Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Technology solution provider Network Center, Inc. will be bringing the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of North Dakota, Shawn Riley, to Fargo on November 8th as a keynote presenter at their annual technology conference, nVision 2017.

Shawn Riley assumed the role of CIO for the State of North Dakota Technology Department in April 2017. He brings experience from IBM and other Fortune 500 companies on network, system security and compliance, training, e-health, and e-business projects. Shawn worked in several IT leadership roles for Mayo Clinic as well. He carries 17 years of leadership experience and has demonstrated how to utilize technology to transform organizations.

Shawn will be speaking on “The Future of Government Technology”. This keynote presentation will discuss Shawn’s vision for the future of technology within state government. His vision challenges the conventional role of “government technology” and sets new expectations for the future.

nVision 2017 conference attendees will hear technology experts discuss other aspects of the future of technology and how it can impact their business. Breakout sessions will be offered on key technology sessions such as: “Top Tech Trends Going into 2018,” “Driving Efficiencies Through Custom Software,” “Solving Network Problems with LAN and WAN Technologies,” “A Look at Current Thread Landscapes and How to Mitigate Them,” “Continuing the Journey of 0365,” “ISE Implementation: A Case Study,” “A Look into Business Intelligence,” and “Network Security Solution: Stealthwatch,” as well as a block of specialize sessions for SMB attendees.

This educational technology conference will also include a chance to network with industry experts in the vendor hall. Numerous technology vendors will be present, including: Brocade, Checkpoint, Cisco, Dakota Carrier Network, DFC Consultants, ESET, FRSecure, IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, Midco, Mimecast, Nutanix, Pinnaca, SecureWorks, Tegile, ThousandEyes, and Zix. Visit for complete conference details.