|By Jeremy Geelan||
|November 9, 2011 08:00 AM EST||
With Cloud Expo Silicon Valley (9th Cloud Expo) beginning its final two days at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, let's remind you in greater detail about all the the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical program at the conference...
We have technical and strategy sessions for you dealing with every nook and cranny of Cloud Computing, but what of those who are presenting? Who are they, where do they work, what else have they written and/or said about the Cloud that is transforming the world of Enterprise IT?
Just click on the speaker name of your choice to go straight to the relevant Cloud Expo Speaker Profile.
Brett Adam - CTO at rPath
Michael Adams - GPM at VMware
Brian Adler - Sr. Professional Services Architect at RightScale
Rahul Akolkar - Services Cloud Platform team at IBM
Allen Allison - Chief Security Officer at NaviSite
Karl Anderson - CTO at 2600hz
Dave Asprey - VP of Cloud Security at Trend Micro
Drew Bartkiewicz - CEO & Founder of CloudInsure
Kia Behnia - CTO at BMC
Michael Behrens - CTO of R2AD
Kunal Bhasin - Deputy CTO at Terracotta
Darryl S. Brown - Director of Cloud, SaaS & Media at Telx
Patrick Bryant - Product Manager at Racemi
Greg Bybee - Graduate Student at Stanford University
Dipto Chakravarty - Vice President of Worldwide Engineering at NetIQ
Trevor Chamberlin - VP Business Development at Abiquo
Scott Chasin - CTO Content & Cloud Security at McAfee
Wesley Chun - Sr. Developer Advocate at Google
Lewis Cirne - Founder & CEO of New Relic
Anna Claiborne - Chair, Security Working Group in the Open Data Center Alliance
Richard Cocchiara - CTO for Business Continuity at IBM
Peter Coffee - VP and Head of Platform Research at Salesforce.com
Rob Collazo - Customer Advocate at Rackspace Hosting
Michael Collier - National Architect at Neudesic
Chad Collins - VP of Strategy at HighJump Software
Bart Copeland - President & CEO of ActiveState Software
Joseph Corvaia - VP Solution Engineering at Broadview Networks
Terry Cunnigham - President and General Manager of i365
Winston Damarillo - CEO at Morphlabs
Vincent DiMemmo - General Manager, Global Cloud & IT Services at Equinix
Brian Patrick Donaghy is CEO of Appcore
Jamie Dos Santos - President & CEO, Terremark Federal Group
John Engates - Chief Technology Officer of Rackspace
Alistair Farquharson - CTO at SOA Software
Henry Fastert - Chief Technologist & Managing Partner at SHI
George Gerchow - Director at VMware
Jamie Dos Santos - President & CEO, Terremark Federal Group
Rick German - Co-founder, CEO & CTO of Stoneware
Bernard Golden - CEO of HyperStratus
Gautam Goswami - Sr. Director & GM of BIRT onDemand at Actuate
Jocelyn DeGance Graham - Founder, Cloud Network of Women (CloudNOW)
Sean Hackett - Cloud Computing Research Director at The 451 Group
Andrew Hillier - CTO at CiRBA
Mark Hinkle - Director, Cloud Computing Community at Citrix
Jeff Hobbs is Director of Engineering at ActiveState
Vikas Jain - Director of Product Management at Intel
Tyler Jewell - VP, Product Management & Strategy, Oracle Public Cloud
Marc Jones - Director of Product Innovation for SoftLayer
Das Kamhout - Lead for the Intel IT Cloud Program
Fima Katz - President & CEO of Exadel
John Keagy - CEO & Founder at GoGrid
Michael Kopp - Technology Strategist at dynaTrace
Matt Krebs - Business Development Mgr. at Axis Communications
Misha Kuperman - VP Operations & Infrastructure at Cotendo
Rich Lechner - Vice President, Energy & Environment at IBM
Jae Lee - Director of Product Management at Vyatta
Tom Leyden - Director of Business Development at Amplidata
Sheng Liang - CTO Cloud Platforms Group, Citrix Systems
Jason Lieblich - Founder & CEO of Exoprise Systems
David S. Linthicum - Founder & CTO of Blue Mountain Labs
Kristin Lovejoy - VIP of IT Risk at IBM
Bill Lowry - Vice President, Cloud Services at Terremark
Blake Madden - Technology Evangelist with Spoon.net
Dante Malagrinò - Co-Founder & CEO of Embrane
Pete Malcolm - CEO at Abiquo
Ross Mason - CTO & Founder at MuleSoft
Tim Mather - Advisory Director at KPMG
Joshua McKenty - Co-Founder & CEO at Piston Cloud Computing
Mårten Mickos - CEO of Eucalyptus Systems
Krisztian Mizser - Manager, Global Hosting at Sony Computer Entertainment America
Justin Moore - Founder & CEO of Axcient
Diane Mueller - Director, Enterprise Product Management at ActiveState
Louis Naugès - Co-Founder & Chief Cloud Evangelist at Revevol
Christine Normile - Sr. Product Manager at TransLattice
Rick Nucci - Co-Founder & CTO of Dell Boomi
Greg O'Connor - Founder & CEO of AppZero
Toby Owen - Sr. Manager for Hybrid Cloud Solutions at Rackspace Hosting
Rob Paddon - Business Development Manager for TelecityGroup
Pavan Pant, Director of Product Management, Cloudswitch
AB Periasamy - Co-Founder & CTO of Gluster
Chris Pettey - Co-Founder & CTO of NextIO
David Piontek - VP Support and Services at Abiquo
Govind Rangasamy - Director of Product Management at Eucalyptus Systems
Dave Roberts - VP of Strategy at ServiceMesh
Francisco Romero - Director of Corporate Analytics at SoftLayer
Paulo Rosado - Founder & CEO of OutSystems
Dina Rosenberg - Director of Hosted Solutions at Broadview Networks
Ken Rutsky - Principal Consultant, KJR Associates
Treb Ryan - Co-Founder & CEO at OpSource
Raj Sabhlok - President of Zoho Corp
Akhil Sahai - VP of Product Management at Gale Technologies
Jeffrey SanMarco - Director of Research & Development at StrataScale
Vijay Sarathy - Director, Cloud BU at Red Hat
Scott Scheflin - Manager of Emerging Solutions at Deloitte Consulting
Melissa Siems - Sr. Director, Cloud Security, McAfee
Hidayatullah Shaikh - Sr. Technical Staff Member & Sr Manager at IBM
Sinclair Schuller - CEO at Apprenda
Joseph Seibel - CFO & Vice President of Strategic Development at Hexagrid
Ryan Sherstobitoff - Independent Security Researcher
Melissa Siems - Sr. Director, Cloud Security at McAfee
Jill Tummler Singer - CIO for the National Reconnaissance Office
Duke Skarda - CTO at SoftLayer
Mark Skilton - Global Director, Infrastructure Services at Capgemini
Anthony Skipper - VP at ServiceMesh
M.C. Srivas - CTO & Co-Founder of MapR Technologies
Richard Stone - Sr. Solutions Mgr, Cloud Computing & Mobile at Compuware
Ravi Subramaniam - Principal Engineer at Intel
Becky Swain - Silicon Valley Chapter Board at Cloud Security Alliance
Fred Tanzella - CEO & Chairman of Cirracore
Byron Tatsumi - Director at KPMG
Willie Tejada - Sr VP Enterprise Cloud Division at Akamai Technologies
James Thomason - CTO at Gale Technologies
Thomas Trappler - Director of Software Licensing at UCLA
Peder Ulander - VP of Product Marketing, Cloud Platform Group at Citrix Systems
Jason Waxman - GM of the Cloud Infrastructure Group at Intel
James Weir - CTO & Co-Founder of UShareSoft
John Weston - Cloud IT Pro Evangelist at Microsoft
Marc Wilkinson - Director, Cloud Global Practice at HP
Craig Winter - CEO at GenuFi
Rich Wolski - CTO & Co-Founder of Eucalyptus Systems
Terry Woloszyn - Founder / CTO at PerspecSys
Joshua Woodruff - Senior Director of Technical Operations at Zuora
Mark Worsey - CIO & EVP Technology at GoGrid
Adam Wray - President & CEO at Tier 3
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