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Cloud Expo Speaker Profile: Marc Wilkinson - HP

Marc Wilkinson - Director, Cloud Global Practice at Hewlett-Packard

With Cloud Expo Silicon Valley (9th Cloud Expo) starting today Monday November 7 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, let's introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical program at the conference...

We have technical and strategy sessions for you every day from Nov 7 through Nov 10 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?


CLOUD EXPO SPEAKER NAME: Marc Wilkinson

TWITTER: @marcathp

COMPANY: Hewlett-Packard

9TH CLOUD EXPO SESSION TITLE: Accelerate Application Deployment within the Cloud

SESSION DESCRIPTION: http://cloudcomputing.sys-con.com/node/1987074

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: Marc Wilkinson is Director, Cloud Global Practice at HP Enterprise Business, responsible for the CloudPortfolio and Strategy across HP Software Services. The Cloud Global Practice is responsible for identifying and creating repeatable solutions, best practices, artifacts and intellectual property to accelerate the adoption or provision of cloud solutions and improve the time to value for the customer.Prior to this, Wilkinson ran the IT Service Management (ITSM) and Business ServiceManagement (BSM) Global Practices as part of HP Software Services.

He also has held the position of regional chief technology officer of HP Software, focused on the communication, media and entertainment market, and was the bridge between software portfolio planning/direction and major customers. In all of these roles, Wilkinson has regularly provided guidance and advice to HP’s global enterprise customers regarding their strategy, transformation and architectural direction including emerging topics such as cloud and new service delivery models; how they can best capitalize on the opportunity; and how HP can help them achieve their objectives.

Wilkinson has more than 20 years of experience in IT with more than 15 years of involvement in designing, implementing and supporting business, service and infrastructure management solutions. Prior to joining HP, he was deputy chief technology officer and head of architecture and portfolio product management at RiverSoft and Micromuse, responsible for medium- and long-term portfolio direction

BLOG: HP Cloud Computing Solutions

RECENT CLOUD COMPUTING QUOTE:

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Today, organizations struggle to innovate; taking months or years to move from idea to implementation. The problem is compounded by the time it takes IT to order, provision, test and deploy applications and infrastructure. Test environments have to be nimble and development processes need to be aligned. By associating automation and continuous quality validation across hybrid delivery environments, IT can supercharge the business."

[via 9th Cloud Expo website]

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