Kent Alstad

Kent Alstad

Kent Alstad

Biography

Kent is an entrepreneur, software architect, and technology innovator. Before taking the role of VP Acceleration at Radware, Kent was CTO at Strangeloop Networks, where he was instrumental in authoring all of Strangeloop’s issued and pending patents. Prior to helping create Strangeloop, he served as CTO at IronPoint Technology. Kent also founded Eclipse Software, a Microsoft Certified Solution Provider, which he sold to Discovery Software in 2001. In more than 25 years of professional development, Kent has served as architect and lead developer for successful production solutions with The Active Network, ADP, Lucent, Microsoft, and NCS. ”Port View”, an application Kent architected for the Port of Vancouver, was honoured as Best Administrative System at the 1996 Windows World Open Competition.

Keynote: Leadership

Hoping that next promotion or that next gig will make you a leader? Guess again. Leaders drive change through influence, commitment, and collaboration. Sure you can wait for a promotion or a better job, and maybe you can become a manager, but why wait? Growing your leadership skills will help you in your current position, your friendships and even your family. In this session you will learn how to grow your leadership skills on your timeline, and to make a more valuable contribution to your organization and the world at large.