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Cloud Expo Speaker Profile: Brett Adam - rPath

Brett Adam - CTO at rPath

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 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?


TWITTER: @bpjadam


9TH CLOUD EXPO SESSION TITLE: Cloud Applications: The Seven Deadly Sins


BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: Brett Adam is CTO of rPath. He has more than 20 years of experience in the software industry spanning software architecture, engineering, product management, marketing, sales and corporate development.

Prior to joining rPath, he served as CTO and vice president of engineering for Versata, Inc., acquired by Trilogy, Inc. in 2006. A serial entrepreneur, Adam has founded three technology companies including Verve, Inc., an early leader in the embedded business process engine space, which he brought to profitability and sold in late 2000 without external investment.

BLOG: rPath TechView


"Working closely with Cisco, rPath is bringing our industry-leading application management technologies to a private / hybrid cloud near you. We already established the pattern in 2010 with our joint efforts around the newScale products - now the Cisco Cloud Portal offering. By combining this excellent self-service portal with the Cisco Enterprise Orchestrator and Cisco UCS solutions as part of Cisco Intelligent Automation, application workloads can be rapidly defined and provisioned, consistently maintained and updated and more reliably managed than ever before.

The keys to this are rPath’s unique approach to modeling the application services and automating the entire imaging and update process across the lifecycle. rPath answers the important question of “where do those apps come from?” that any cloud solution must address."

[From rPath TechView]

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