|CONFERENCE SESSION :|
|Kickoff Keynote with Michael Slaby|
|Date||Tuesday April 23|
During the 2008 presidential election cycle, Slaby served as CTO for Obama for America and as technology director for the presidential transition team. The tech team was widely credited with making a major difference in the campaign. Prior to joining the Obama family, Slaby worked as deputy campaign manager for an alderman in Chicago and spent the 2006 cycle at The Strategy Group.