• Speakers

    • samual_angus640x474
      Fenwick & West
      Partner

      I am a partner in the Corporate and Venture Capital Group at Fenwick & West.

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      Actifio
      CEO

      Ash Ashutosh brings more than 25 years of storage industry and entrepreneurship experience to his role of CEO at Actifio.

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    • ashar_baig640x474
      Gigaom
      Research Director, Cloud

      Ashar Baig (pronounced Usher Bég) is the Research Analyst and Director at Gigaom.

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      DataScale
      CEO and Co-Founder

      Peter is CEO/Co-Founder of DataScale, the cloud transparent Big Data as a Service platform that enables customers to build analytics solutions quickly.

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      BTI Systems
      SVP, Global Marketing

      Sally Bament is an accomplished 20-year marketing veteran in the networking, telecommunications and clean-tech industries, with extensive operational and strategic leadership experience ranging from small startups to large cap market leaders.

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      Phluido
      Co-Founder

      After obtaining his PhD in Electrical Engineering, Alan Barbieri spent two years in academia, holding associate professor and post-doc positions in world-renowned universities, before moving to the industry where he spent five years doing research and development in the field of wireless communications and networking.

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      CRATE Technology
      CEO

      Jodok is Co-Founder and CEO of Crate and has a decade of experience with Big Data and Open Source.

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    • seth_bostock640x474
      IndependenceIT
      CEO

      Seth M. Bostock CEO, IndependenceIT Mr. Bostock is responsible for guiding IndependenceIT’s vision and strategy.

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    • diane_bryant640x474
      Intel
      SVP, GM, Data Center Group

      Diane M. Bryant is senior vice president and general manager of the Data Center Group for Intel Corporation.

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    • tamara_budec640x474
      Digital Realty
      VP, Portfolio Operations

      Tamara Budec is the Vice President Portfolio Operations at Digital Realty, where she runs the Data Center Services function.

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      Joyent
      CTO

      Bryan Cantrill is the CTO at Joyent, where he oversees worldwide development of the SmartOS and SmartDataCenter platforms, and the Node.js platform.

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    • david_card640x474
      Gigaom Research
      VP

      David Card has been following the intersection of technology, media, and consumer behavior 20+ years at GigaOM Pro, Jupiter Research, IDC and Forrester.

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    • adrian_cockcroft640x474
      Battery Ventures
      Technical Fellow

      Adrian Cockcroft has had a long career working at the leading edge of technology.

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    • lance_crosby640x474
      SoftLayer, an IBM Company
      CEO

      Lance Crosby is the founder and visionary behind SoftLayer, an IBM Company. He is responsible for managing the overall success and growth of the company.

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      Airbnb
      VP of Engineering

      Mike is the VP of Engineering at Airbnb, he is responsible for delivering simple, elegant ways to find and stay at the most interesting places in the world.

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      IDmachines
      CEO

      As CEO of IDmachines Sal provides technology and services to identity, credentialing, access, security, machine learning and technology transfer markets and customers.

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    • barb_darrow640x474
      Gigaom
      Senior Writer

      Barb has covered technology and high-tech companies for longer than she’d care to admit.

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    • francis_desouza640x474
      Illumina
      President

      Francis, President of Illumina appointed in 2013, and leads Illumina’s business units and core functions responsible for envisioning, developing and producing the company’s products.

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    • sumit_dhawan640x474
      VMware
      SVP Product Management and GM Desktop Division

      Sumit Dhawan is Vice President and General Manager of VMware’s End User Computing desktop business.

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      Citrix Systems
      Group VP and GM

      Sameer Dholakia is group vice president and general manager of the Cloud Platforms group at Citrix, driving the company’s product strategy for cloud infrastructure and server virtualization.

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      GoIntegro
      CEO

      German is Founder and CEO of GOintegro, the leading HR engagement cloud platform in Latin America used by more than 300 corporate companies, representing 1 million employees.

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      Endeavor
      President

      President of Endeavor Global, an organization that supports over 500 entrepreneurs who generate combined revenues of US$6 billion and over 250,000 jobs (2012). We have offices in 44 cities around the world.

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      VMware
      SVP and GM Hybrid Cloud Services

      Bill Fathers joined VMware as senior vice president and general manager of the newly-formed Hybrid Cloud Services Business Unit in March 2013.

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    • katie_fehrenbacher640x474
      Gigaom
      Senior Writer

      Katie Fehrenbacher has been covering cutting-edge technology, startups and entrepreneurs for a decade.

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      Edmunds.com
      VP, Engineering and Operations

      Stephen Felisan joined Edmunds.com in 2005 and has played an important role in applying technological approaches in the reinvention of many key operational units within the enterprise.

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      NIMBOXX
      CMO

      As chief marketing officer, Trent Fitz is responsible for all aspects of global marketing and product strategy at NIMBOXX.

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    • scott_guthrie640x474
      Microsoft
      EVP, Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Group

      Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise group, is responsible for the company’s cloud infrastructure, server, database, management and development tools businesses.

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    • derrick_harris640x474
      Gigaom
      Senior Writer

      Derrick has been a technology journalist since 2003 and has been covering cloud computing, big data and other emerging IT trends for Gigaom since 2009. He has written the words “cloud” and “Hadoop” possibly more than any other person on

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    • urs_hoelzie640x474
      Google
      SVP, Technical Infrastructure and Google Fellow

      Urs Hölzle is Senior Vice President, Technical Infrastructure & a Google Fellow.

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    • stacey_higginbotham640x474
      Gigaom
      Senior Writer

      Stacey is happy when immersed in SEC filings, tech specs or poking through a data center.

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    • mathew_ingram640x474
      Gigaom
      Senior Writer

      Mathew covers media in all its forms — social and otherwise — as well as web culture and related issues.

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    • rehan_jalil640x474
      Elastica
      President and CEO

      Rehan Jalil, President and CEO of Elastica, is a serial entrepreneur, limited partner in technology venture funds and advisor to few startups.

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    • luke_kanies640x474
      Puppet Labs
      Founder and CEO

      Luke founded Puppet and Puppet Labs in 2005 out of fear and desperation, with the goal of producing better operations tools and changing how we manage systems.

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      Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
      Director of the Information Innovation Office

      Dan Kaufman is the Director of the Information Innovation Office.

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    • chris_kemp640x474
      Nebula
      Founder

      Chris C. Kemp is an entrepreneurial executive with a passion for igniting innovation in high-tech organizations.

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    • vinod_khosla640x474
      Khosla Ventures
      Partner

      Vinod Khosla is an entrepreneur, investor, and technology fan.

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    • tom_krazit640x474
      Gigaom
      Executive Editor

      Tom is a veteran technology journalist, writer, and editor who has never worked in any other medium than the internet. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Gigaom’s editorial mission. Tom has written and edited stories about nearly everything

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      Twitter
      VP of Platform Engineering

      Raffi leads the Platform Services team at Twitter, who are the custodians of Twitter’s core logic and application infrastructure.

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    • david_linthicum640x474
      Cloud Technology Partners and Gigaom Research Analyst
      SVP

      David Linthicum is Gigaom Pro’s cloud analyst, as well as a consultant with Cloud Technology Partners.

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      DataGravity
      CEO and Co-Founder

      Paula brings over 30 years of experience to DataGravity in delivering game changing high-tech innovation. Prior to DataGravity, Paula served as vice president of product development at Heartland Robotics. In 2001 Paula co-founded storage provider EqualLogic, resetting the bar on

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      Gigaom
      Founder

      Om Malik has more than 15 years of experience as a journalist covering technology and business news.

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    • jai_menon640x474
      Dell
      VP and Chief Research Officer, Dell Research

      Dr. Jai Menon serves as vice president and chief research officer leading Dell Research at Dell.

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    • marten_mickos640x474
      Eucalyptus Systems
      CEO

      Marten Mickos is CEO of Eucalyptus Systems, the leader in open source cloud computing platforms for on-premise use.

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    • paul_miller640x474
      Analyst, Gigaom Research
      Founder, The Cloud of Data

      Paul is an analyst and consultant, based in the Yorkshire (UK) market town of Beverley, and working with clients world-wide.

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      Beyond Verbal
      CEO

      Leading the Beyond Verbal team, Yuval has more than 25 years of experience in managing early stage, hi-tech companies and taking them to successful exits – four in total.

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      Janakiram & Associates
      Principal Analyst

      Janakiram MSV is the Founder and Principal Analyst at Janakiram & Associates.

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    • david_mytton640x474
      Server Density
      Founder and CEO

      David Mytton is the founder of Server Density, a SaaS tool which helps you provision and monitor your infrastructure.

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      Apstrata
      CEO

      Rabih is the founder and CEO of Apstrata, a cloud platform that enables Mobile Operators to transform into App & API economy infrastructure suppliers.

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      CloudBolt Software
      Evangelist

      Justin Nemmers is the Chief Evangelist at CloudBolt Software, Inc.

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      Heroku
      CEO

      Tod Nielsen is the CEO of Heroku, a subsidiary of Salesforce.com.

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    • david_ohara640x474
      Gigaom Research
      Founder, GreenM3 and Analyst

      Dave Ohara has spent his employment career at HP, Apple, and Microsoft working in manufacturing, distribution, purchasing, hardware and software product development, marketing and evangelism.

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      Gap
      Senior Director, Infrastructure Architecture

      Jeffery Padgett (AKA “Padge”) is Senior Director, Infrastructure Architecture for Gap Inc.

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      Facebook
      VP, Infrastructure Engineering

      Jay Parikh is vice president of infrastructure engineering at Facebook.

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      Citrix Cloud Service
      Group VP and GM, Cloud Services

      Mitch Parker leads Citrix’s imperative to build mobile workspaces delivered as a cloud service, including the strategic direction, product management, product development, product marketing, and revenue attainment.

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      Code On Network Coding
      Co-Founder and Managing Director

      Laila is a serial entrepreneur and Fortune 100 trained executive who is passionate about developing early stage ideas and technologies into compelling, executable businesses.

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      CloudFlare
      Co-Founder and CEO

      Matthew Prince is the co-founder & CEO of CloudFlare, the web performance and security company.

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      Adallom
      CEO

      Assaf Rappaport is co-founder and CEO at Adallom, a Sequoia Capital and Index Ventures backed enterprise information security startup focused on extending IT purview to SaaS applications and protecting sensitive data through advanced risk-based behavioral threat detection.

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      Accenture Technology Labs
      Managing Director

      An accomplished executive with a track record of applying technology innovation to address business challenges, Mike Redding is the Global Managing Director for Accenture Technology Labs, the dedicated technology research and development organization within Accenture.

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      Rackspace
      President

      Taylor Rhodes is President of Rackspace, responsible for all of the company’s operations in the U.S. and abroad.

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      Evernote Corporation
      VP of Operations

      Alexei Rodriguez leads technical operations for Evernote Corporation, the company that wants to help the world to remember everything and get things done.

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      Pantheon
      CEO

      As CEO and Co-Founder, Zack leads the charge to define what developers need now, and what they and their clients will need 5 years from now—and beyond.

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      North Bridge Venture Partners
      General Partner

      Paul Santinelli joined North Bridge Venture Partners in February 2005 and is located in Palo Alto.

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      North Bridge Venture Partners and Growth Equity
      General Partner

      In his role at North Bridge Venture Partners, Michael partners with entrepreneurs helping them from inception to company to market leader.

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      Microsoft
      EVP and General Counsel

      Brad Smith is Microsoft’s general counsel and executive vice president, Legal and Corporate Affairs (LCA).

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    • brian_stevens640x474
      Red Hat
      CTO

      Brian Stevens joined Red Hat’s senior management team in 2001 and has been critical to the company’s enterprise operating system, storage, and virtualization strategies.

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      Sideband Networks
      CEO and Co-Founder

      Zane M. Taylor is a Silicon Valley veteran with more than 30-years of industry experience managing Global Operations, Manufacturing and Sales for world-renowned companies including Cisco Systems, Exodus Communications, NetScaler, Citrix and FireEye.

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      Hewlett-Packard
      EVP and GM, Enterprise Group

      Bill Veghte is EVP and GM of HP’s Enterprise Group, a $28 billion annual revenue business that includes server, storage, networking, technology services, and cloud technologies.

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      Amazon.com
      CTO

      Dr. Werner Vogels is Chief Technology Officer at Amazon.com where he is responsible for driving the company’s technology vision, which is to continuously enhance the innovation on behalf of Amazon’s customers at a global scale.

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      Dyn
      Chief Technologist

      Cory von Wallenstein is the Chief Technologist of Dyn where he is the voice of the company’s technical vision and preeminent solution architect for customers.

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      Gigaom
      CEO

      Paul Walborsky brings two decades of entrepreneurial, financial, and executive expertise to Gigaom. A former Wall Street executive and founder of two companies, Paul has the unique ability to grow a disruptive business idea into a highly successful company. Prior

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      IEEE Intercloud Testbed Executive Committee
      Author, Cloudonomics, and Chairman

      Joe Weinman has held executive leadership positions at Bell Labs, AT&T, Hewlett-Packard, and Telx, in areas such as corporate strategy, business development, product management, operations, and R&D.

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      Florida Crystals
      VP and CIO

      Don Whittington is Vice President and CIO of Florida Crystals Corporation, a multi-national, vertically integrated sugar company, headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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      The New York Times
      Chief Data Scientist

      Chris Wiggins is an associate professor of applied mathematics at Columbia University as well as Chief Data Scientist at the New York Times.

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      Keen IO
      Co-Founder and CEO

      Born in Cairo, Illinois and raised on the internet, Kyle is a lifelong programmer, product designer, and entrepreneur.

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      CenturyLink Cloud
      CTO of Cloud

      Jared Wray, Chief Technology Officer for CenturyLink Cloud, is an early cloud pioneer and visionary architect.

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      Pivotal
      President and Head of Products

      Scott Yara is the president and head of products at Pivotal.

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