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Future CampusTM Summit

In Collaboration with University of California, Irvine

Forge an AI-Driven Future. Attend This Executive Retreat.

June 26–27, 2024
New York, NY

Space is Limited to 120 Attendees.

AI Innovation Ecosystem

Two Days to Prepare for the Next 10 Years

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Explore AI’s power to revolutionize higher ed. Our presentations, panels, and workshops dive into AI for academic excellence, operational efficiency, and financial sustainability. Engaging, insightful, and transformative—be part of the future!

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Tech Showcase

Discover the forefront of AI during the Tech Showcase, where the latest in AI technology comes alive. Witness firsthand the tools setting new standards for learning and campus operations. A must-see for higher ed executives parsing hype from reality. 

Tambellini Group Future Campus Award™


The Future Campus AwardTM spotlights the trailblazers in higher ed, celebrating those who integrate technology to redefine academic and operational excellence. Join us to honor these visionaries shaping the future of education.

Take Advantage of Early Bird Pricing. Register Today for $2,250 Including Meals and Hotel.

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Who Should Attend

Administrative and Academic Leaders Ready to Distinguish AI Hype Versus Reality

Speakers, workshops, and activities will be relevant to transformational leaders from across your institution, including those from enrollment, student success, advancement, information technology, administration, and more.

Who Attends the Future Campus Summit

Why You Can't Afford to Miss this Summit

The Future Campus Summit is not like any other leadership retreat. The intimate, collaborative nature of the event offers a strategic platform for leaders committed to leveraging AI to secure their institution’s future. By attending, you will:
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Join a Community

Share insights and strategies with forward-thinking peers facing similar challenges and opportunities.

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Gain Actionable Insights

Explore strategies and proven best practices for building and benefitting from an AI innovation ecosystem.

Leave with Tools to Lead

Equip yourself with the knowledge to lead your institution through the complexities of AI transformation.

A Retreat Like No Other

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This executive retreat stands apart as a unique convergence of visionary higher education leadership, cutting-edge technology, and strategic collaboration.

  • Curated Networking & Workshops
  • Experience with Emerging Technologies
  • Inspiring Setting and Format
  • Commitment to Actionable Outcomes
  • Future Campus Award
  • Tambellini Analyst Thought Leadership

A Catalyst for Transformation

By attending, leaders are positioned at the forefront of the movement towards integrating AI in higher education, equipped with the knowledge, connections, and inspiration to drive their institutions into the future.


Empowering Leaders to Holistically Leverage AI

The Future Campus Summit is an intimate, retreat-style event exclusively for higher education administrative and academic leaders. In an era where generative AI is redefining every aspect of higher education, this summit will explore the transformative opportunities AI innovation ecosystems offer to revolutionize academic operations, enhance teaching and learning experiences, and ensure institutional financial sustainability.

June 26–27, 2024

Convene 237 Park Avenue
Midtown East, New York

What is a Future Campus? An innovative institution that will thrive over the coming decade while weathering an unprecedented pace of change.

Phenomenal Speakers

Tambellini Analysts and Advisors have curated an exclusive event for transformational leaders after thousands of interactions with higher education institutions and using the most extensive AI market intelligence.

Tom Andriola

Chief Digital Officer
UC Irvine
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Katie Drummond

Global Editorial Director
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Tina Eliassi-Rad, PhD

Joseph E. Aoun Professor
Northeastern University
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Charles Elliott

Field CTO for Education
Google Public Sector
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Sam Burgio

Chief Operating Officer
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Scott Campbell

University Registrar
The University of Chicago
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Darren Catalano

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Dave Crosser

Vice President of Client Experience and Product
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David Demers, PhD

Vice President, Product Strategy & Development
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Kurt Dorschel

Principal, Education and Research
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Nicole Engelbert

Vice President of Product Strategy
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Danna Gianforte

Vice President, Global Services Innovation
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Chris Hagan

Chief Technology Officer
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Alpha Hamadou Ibrahim, PhD

Senior Analyst; Lead Data Scientist
Tambellini Group
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Katelyn Ilkani

President and COO; Principal Analyst
Tambellini Group
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Sania Khan

Vice President, Experience Design and Innovation
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Dave Kieffer

Principal Analyst
Tambellini Group
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Susan Miltenberger

Associate Vice President and CIO
Towson University
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Jack Neill

Vice President, Product
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Hampton Shive

Strategic Advisor, Institutions
Tambellini Group
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Melissa Smurdon

Executive Director of Financial Aid
Butler University
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Jessica M. Thomas

Senior Analyst
Tambellini Group
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Jess Ward

Area Vice President
Juniper Networks
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Vicki Wayne

Vice President of Client Services and Technical Partnerships
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Matt Winn, PhD

Senior Analyst
Tambellini Group
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Les Zimmerman

VP of Product Development
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Les Zimmerman

VP of Product Development
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Our Institutional Sponsor

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About Tambellini Group

The Tambellini Group has been the leading provider of unbiased and proprietary research and advisory services to higher education since 2001. Our mission is to equip educational institutions with the impartial insights, tools, and market predictions needed to make informed technology decisions while maximizing return-on-investment and constituent experience. We empower institutions to overcome challenges, seize opportunities, and pave the way toward a brighter future for higher education.

About University of California, Irvine

Founded in 1965, UCI is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is ranked among the nation’s top 10 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. The campus has produced five Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 36,000 students and offers 224 degree programs. It’s Orange County’s second-largest employer, contributing $7 billion annually to the local economy and $8 billion statewide. For more on UCI, visit

Take Advantage of Early Bird Pricing

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Solution Providers & Investors

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Keynote June 17

Katie Drummond, Global Editorial Director, WIRED

Opening Remarks

Ben Nelson, Founder and Board Member, Minerva University

Disrupt or Build? The Innovation Ecology

Dr. Laura Huang, Distinguished Professor, Faculty Director of Women’s Entrepreneurship Initiative, Northeastern University; Author, Edge: Turning Adversity into Advantage

Navigational Leadership in the Era of Augmented Intelligence

Tom Andriola, Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Data, Chief Digital Officer, University of California, Irvine
Matt Winn
Matt Winn
Senior Analyst

As a senior analyst, Dr. Matt Winn focuses his research initiatives on academic administration, LMS, and other teaching and learning technologies. He uses his expertise to connect complex technology concepts and advise members on strategic planning and selection strategies. Matt also uses his wide range of experience to serve and improve higher education. Specifically, he assists higher education clients to increase their efficiency and efficacy, integrate disparate systems, create automations, and improve various processes across campus.

Dr. Matt Winn has become vetted in the education technology space with nearly 20 years of experience. Passionate about using technology to serve and improve education, he has led several modernization and implementation projects with student information systems, learning management systems, CRM, and other different student and academic systems. Before joining Tambellini Group, Matt served as a university VP of Information Technology and dean of Online Education at Dallas Baptist University. He has also worked in various roles, including Information Technology, Online Learning, Teaching, Admissions, and Student Affairs.

Bala Subramanian
VP and GM, Education
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Bala Subramanian is VP and GM for Education at Salesforce. In this role he is responsible for driving Salesforce’s product strategy and roadmap for Education. Bala is passionate about Salesforce’s role and track record in helping Educational institutions transform their processes and systems to maximize learner success and outcomes, and create lifelong learners. Prior to this role, Bala has over twenty years of experience in Enterprise Software across a variety of industries such as Health and Life Sciences, Consumer Goods, Manufacturing and High Tech. He is passionate about bringing his learnings from best practices in other industries and applying them in meaningful and relevant ways to the Education mission.

Alexander Clark
Alexander Clark
Founder and CEO
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Alexander Clark is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Technolutions. Alexander founded Technolutions in 1994 while a seventh-grader in Mississippi. In 2000, while a first-year English major at Yale, Alexander developed and introduced Slate, which supports the enrollment, student success, alumni and advancement operations at over 1600 colleges and universities worldwide. Described as a higher ed “Wizard of Oz” in a feature article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Alexander has continued to lead Technolutions and its Slate community through its decades of innovation and growth.Alexander has a tremendous commitment to education as the Founder of Slate School, a non-profit K-12 independent school located in North Haven on a 40 acre campus with a focus on cultivating creativity, fostering ingenuity and curiosity and inspiring a deep passion for lifelong learning. In 2018, Alexander was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree by Quinnipiac University for his work as an entrepreneur and philanthropist.

Rob Curtin
Rob Curtin
Director, Higher Education
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Rob is the Director of Higher Education for Microsoft’s Worldwide Education Industry team. Based in the Boston area, he is responsible for market strategy, and landing Microsoft’s industry priorities for Higher Education globally. He is grateful his role connects him with innovators that share bold goals to modernize campus experiences, and spark innovation in their home countries. Rob is most passionate about the role of technology to guide student ownership of their lifelong learning journey and help college and universities adopt more student-centric engagement models.

Rob has been deploying technology in education for over 30 years. Beginning with IBM in 1988 he implemented the first classroom networks in the Boston Public Schools and joined Microsoft in 1991—before Excel had the AutoSum button. In the 30 years since first joining Microsoft Rob has been a two-time EdTech entrepreneur, spending a decade working on the Exeter Student Information System (1995-2004), and co-founding Pip Learning Technologies in 2014 providing cloud identity and student privacy services to K–12 school districts. Rob has served in various roles within Microsoft always focused on the education industry.

Rob received a BS from Northeastern University, his favorite sport is women’s soccer, and he deeply appreciates his wife for tolerating his travel schedule—and now even more for tolerating him at home.

Michael Bisson: Vice President of Student Product Strategy at Workday
Michael Bisson
Vice President, Student Product Strategy
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Michael joined Workday in 2013 seeding the Student project team and contributing to its initial architecture and design. Michael led the Product Management team as they designed the core student product and facilitated a three-year customer design partner program. Today, Michael leads the Product Strategy team responsible for determining market fit, competitive market intelligence, and overall product direction. Prior to joining Workday, Michael worked 16 years at Peoplesoft and Oracle in support of the Campus Solutions product in Product Management, Development, and Support. Michael has committed his professional career to the improvement of higher education management through the design and development of Student Information Systems.

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