The Future of Data Layer Strategies 

Trends & Innovations

September 29, 2020 | 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM EST


Transformative technologies have continually reshaped and accelerated the database industry for decades. Agility and resilience are the keys to survival. As the role of data and analytics continues to expand and become more mission critical, these trends are pushing the limits of current approaches, leading to cycles of rapid innovation to meet new customer demands. To stay ahead of the curve, it is paramount to keep your data layer at the forefront of your technology strategy to preserve your agility and resilience in such uncertain times.

Redis Labs and BWG Connect invite you to candid interactive industry discussion. Hear from Rachel Stephens, Analyst at RedMonk and Mike Anand, VP of Product Marketing at Redis Labs discuss the top data and analytic trends that are crucial to drive innovation, and optimize your business for competitive advantage.

There is no cost to join. There are no Sales Pitches or Presentations. This event is co-hosted by Redis Labs & BWG Connect.

Discussion Topics

  • How to leverage top database trends to resource optimize, reinvent processes, and reshape business models
  • Where to enhance and prioritize investments that have become first class in the database world
  • Identifying technology trends, and those with the biggest potential impact on an organization's competitive advantage

Event Partner

Guest Speakers

Mike Anand

Vice President, Product and Solutions Marketing at Redis Labs

Mike has spent more than 15 years building, pitching, and growing products at various stages of many successful companies. His passion for customer experience and storytelling led him on a journey deep into Product Marketing, starting with AppDynamics (acquired by Cisco for almost $4B) where he played a critical role in transforming the story of application analytics into business performance.

Most recently, Mike led Product Marketing for the Amazon Web Services Observability Portfolio (Amazon CloudWatch and AWS X-Ray) and then for AWS Container Services.

Rachel Stephens

Analyst at RedMonk

Rachel Stephens is an Analyst with RedMonk, a developer-focused industry analyst firm. She focuses on how practitioners drive technological adoption and covers a broad range of developer and infrastructure products. Her particular focus is on emerging growth technologies and markets.

Before joining RedMonk, Rachel worked as a database administrator and financial analyst. Rachel holds an MBA with a Business Intelligence certification from Colorado State University and a BA in Finance from the University of Colorado.

Event Moderator

Greg Irwin

COO at BWG Strategy LLC

BWG Strategy is a research platform that provides market intelligence through Event Services, Business Development initiatives, and Market Research services. BWG hosts over 1,800 interactive executive strategy sessions (conference calls and in-person forums) annually that allow senior industry professionals across all sectors to debate fundamental business topics with peers, build brand awareness, gather market intelligence, network with customers/suppliers/partners, and pursue business development opportunities.

Space is limited! Provide your information below and we will be in touch.

Event Information

September 29, 2020  |  1:30 PM - 2:30 PM EST

Event format

Q&A Discussion
Moderated Fireside Chat with Featured Speakers
Roundtable Layout
Majority of the time engaging attendees around key topics
Make Connections
Opportunities to network after

What is BWG Connect?

BWG Connect provides executive strategy & networking sessions that help brands from any industry with their overall business planning and execution. BWG Connect, in conjunction with BWG Strategy, has built an exclusive network of 125,000+ senior professionals and hosts over 2,000 virtual and in-person networking events on an annual basis.

In addition, BWG Connect provides free consultations & specializes in helping brands of all sizes with their eCommerce planning and execution. Our team has decades of experience related to the eCommerce & retail ecosystem, and will take the time to understand your goals so that we can help you build a winning strategy that is curated specifically for your business. We have had 1x1 conversations with over 3,000 brands and have a real-time pulse on what digital strategies are successful and why. This in-depth knowledge allows our team to operate on the cutting edge and provide our clients with best -in-class guidance on how to win in the digital world.
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