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Srinivas Surapaneni


Srinivas Surapaneni is a successful 20+ years professional in the information technology industry. His extensive experience with systems architecture, design, analysis, implementation and training of enterprise IT solutions and assistance with developing technology roadmaps to support business objectives resulted in stronger business/IT alignments.

Srinivas started 24X7SYSTEMS, Inc in 2000 with the goal of building missional critical systems that run 24×7 for clients. He specializes in Security, Cloud, Data Analytics and Mobile technologies. He has helped various Fortune 500 clients and Government organizations in architecting and building missional critical systems and applications for the last 20 years.

He holds a Master of Computer Science Degree from George Mason University.

David Uhrich


David retired from the United States Air Force on 31 December 2015 after over 30 years of service and achieving the rank of Brigadier General.  During his career, he served in a wide variety of tactical and fixed communications, information technology, acquisition, space and cyberspace operations positions.  He commanded at the squadron and group level and was a vice wing commander.  His staff assignments include the Joint Staff, Air Combat Command and Joint Forces Command.  In addition, he deployed to Honduras, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.  Most recently, David was the Director of Communications, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.  He previously served as the Director of Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems and the Chief Information Officer for Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia.  In addition, David served for 15 months in Qatar as the Director of Communications, Air Forces Central, with responsibility for communications, computer, and air traffic control and landing systems supporting the Combined Air Operations Center and all Air Force communications and network systems across the Central Command Area of Responsibility.  David has broad experience with cyberspace security and operations, cloud strategies and migrations, mobility solutions, data center operations and maintenance, and space systems operations and acquisition. His full military bio is at:

David received his commission as a distinguished military graduate from Auburn University’s Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program in 1985.  He has a Bachelors’ degree in electrical engineering from Auburn University and a Masters of Science in Business from National-Louis University.  He attended the Army’s Command and General Staff College as well as the Air Force’s Air War College.

Indra Dattagupta


Indra Dattagupta is a 20 year professional in the information technology industry. During her long professional career, she has provided her knowledge and consulting expertise to companies, such as, Digital Equipment, Hewlett-Packard and IBM. Her vast experience and deep understanding of integrated technologies, has benefitted many Fortune 100 companies, and enabled her to pursue her own goal.

Indra applies her experiences as C-Suite executive through her non-profit outreach organizations like WIT, NCMA; she is actively engaged to build the Atlanta technology community and serving as advocate for women in STEM. Indra passionately supports children orphanages with assistance for education & shelter in India. She has worked tirelessly for organizations such as Raksha, Asha For Education, Habitat for Humanity and is currently serving on the Board of Emerge Scholarships, a non-profit that provides scholarships to deserving women whose education was interrupted by life.

She serves as a Board Member with the GNFCC (Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce) and serves on their Work Force Development Committee. She is also on the board of GATN (Greater Alpharetta Technology Network) a non-profit organization that will work to help create, unite and strengthen the Greater Alpharetta technology company community by promoting and advancing the interests of that community through the offering of networking, educational, and thought leadership events and opportunities.

Lisa Cairns


Dr. K. Lisa Cairns is a medical epidemiologist.  She completed medical school at Yale University, followed by a residency in Family Medicine at Duke University Medical Center.  She then spent three years working as a clinician in the local hospital on the atoll of Majuro, in the Marshall Islands.  This experience inspired her to leave clinical medicine and become a public health practitioner.  She returned to the US for a Master’s in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University.  After completing this, she joined the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer.  After spending two years in Seattle working for the state health department, Dr. Cairns moved to Atlanta to complete a preventive medicine residency in CDC’s domestic TB program.  In 2000, she began to work in the field of global immunizations with a focus on measles control.  From 2000 – 2014, she held a variety of positions within CDC’s Global Immunization Division, including four years on detail to the World Health Organization’s  (WHO’s) China office where she served as leader of the WHO immunization team.  In 2014, she retired from CDC.  Since then she has worked as an independent consultant to a variety of agencies, including Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, WHO’s South East Asia Regional Office, the University of British Columbia, and CDC.  She resides with her son and husband in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.