What unique skills do you need to get the tech job of the future? Ever want to know the best practices that will get you hired? As IT has changed radically over the last five years, the required skill set you need to stay current has also changed. How can you become the indispensable resource for your company?

Join James Stanger as he interviews a panel of experts at Spiceworks. James will interview Jay Hallberg, Spiceworks’ CEO, as well as Sanjay Castellino and Peter Tsai. Our panel will bring in a report from the field. We will discuss best practices, tips for getting hired and promoted, as well as new technologies, standards, and approaches that will help you morph with the times. Topics will include the tech center of the future, the evolution of “support,” and what “security” means today. 

Sr. Director, Product Development

Dr. James Stanger is the Senior Director of Products at CompTIA. His wide range of expertise includes certification and certification design, using social media in business, e-learning creation, security, Linux and open source, and Web development. An award-winning author, James has written titles for O’Reilly Media, McGraw-Hill, Prentice-Hall, IBM, Wiley, and Elsevier. He has also acted as a security consultant for various entities, including the Association for Corporate Council, Brigham Young University, and Security (purchased by McAfee).

Jay Hallberg
CEO, Spiceworks

Jay Hallberg is co-founder, president and chief executive officer at Spiceworks. In his role, he’s responsible for Spiceworks’ strategic direction, business results and the day-to-day operations of the company. Prior to becoming Spiceworks’ president and CEO, he was the company’s first chief operating officer and previously held the title of vice president of Marketing.

Hallberg has spent over 20 years in the technology industry. Before co-founding Spiceworks, he spent six years at Motive in various marketing roles including vice president of Product Marketing. Prior to joining Motive, he spent six years as a manager at 3M.

Hallberg holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and a MBA from Harvard.
Sanjay Castelino
Vice President of Marketing, Spiceworks

Sanjay Castelino is Spiceworks’ vice president of Marketing. In his role, Castelino is responsible for the company’s marketing efforts across its branding, product marketing, demand-generation, public and analyst relations, and creative services functions.

Castelino was previously a vice president at SolarWinds where he led demand generation, go-to-market strategy, and execution for the company’s Networking, Virtualization, Storage, and Security Information and Event Management divisions. During his tenure at SolarWinds, he was instrumental in helping the company build and refine it’s go-to-market strategies and positioning following its initial public offering in May 2009. Previously, Castelino worked at NetStreams, Motive, A.T. Kearney and Accenture.

He holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from Cornell University.
Peter Tsai
IT Content Marketing Manager, Spiceworks

Peter Tsai has lived IT from the inside and out. He's worked as a SysAdmin, tester, programmer, server engineer, and technical evangelist. Now as the IT Content Guy at Spiceworks, he serves up IT articles, reports, infographics, and webcasts that inform and entertain millions of IT pros around the globe.