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Cloud Expo New York: Industry-Leading CxOs to Present June 11-14

Speaker Faculty of Cloud Expo New York Packed with Leading Cloud & Big Data CxOs

What do the CTOs of the CIA and of the U.S. Dept. of Justice and the CIO of the National Reconnaissance Office have in common with the CEOs of Eucalyptus, GoGrid, ActiveState, Appcara, OpSource and Nortonworks, the CTOs of Rackspace, SoftLayer, SOA Software and AppZero, the Founder & General Manager of Dell Boomi, the VP of Big Data & Streams at IBM, the Chief Strategy Officer at Pacific Controls, and the Co-Founder/CTOs of CiRBA, CodeFutures and Piston Cloud Computing?  

Answer: all are due starting Monday of next week (JUne 11) to present breakout sessions as members of the largest-ever distinguished Speaker Faculty of Cloud Expo New York, taking place June 11-14, 2012, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City.

The quality of the speakers is best evidenced by the fact that they include:

Founder & GM at Dell Boomi - Rick Nucci
CTO at the Central Intelligence Agency - Ira A. (Gus) Hunt
CTO at U.S. Dept. of Defense - Ajay Budhraja
CIO at National Reconnaissance Office - Jill T. Singer
Chief Technologist & Managing Partner at SHI - Henry Fastert
CEO at Eucalyptus Systems - Mårten Mickos
Advisory Board Member at Pacific Controls - Glen Allmendinger
Director of Global Cloud Solutions at Dell - Mark Clifton
CTO of Rackspace Hosting - John Engates
President & CEO, ActiveState Software - Bart Copeland
Vice President, Cloud Services at Terremark - Bill Lowry
Founder, Chairman & CEO of GoGrid - John Keagy
Co-Founder & CEO of Hortonworks - Eric Baldeschwieler
Co-Founder & CTO of Cetas - Christos Tryfonas
President & CEO at PerspecSys
- David Canellos
Chairman & Secretary of the Open Data Center Alliance - Marvin Wheeler
Executive Architect at Commonwealth Bank of Australia - Jon Waldron
Executive Director of Data Center Solutions at Dell -
Steve Cumings
Sr. Director of Product Management for Oracle Public Cloud - Sandeep Banerjie
CTO for Security at IBM - Nataraj (Raj) Nagaratnam
VP of Hosting, Application & Cloud Services at AT&T Business Solutions - Steve Caniano
VP of Big Data & Streams at IBM - Anjul Bhambhri
Director, Center for Policy & Compliance at VMware - George Gerchow
VP of Enterprise Strategy at Rackspace Hosting - Andy Schroepfer
Sr. Principal Product Director at Oracle - Anand Akela
CTO of AppZero - Giovanni Boschi
CTO at SoftLayer - Duke Skarda
CTO at Pacific Controls -  Nigel Mackenzie
CTO at SOA Software - Alistair Farquharson
Co-Founder & President at Symform - Praerit Garg
Executive Director at OASIS - Laurent Liscia
VP of IT Risk for IBM - Kristin Lovejoy
President & CEO of Terremark Federal Group - Jamie Dos Santos
Sr. VP of Cloud Services & Strategy at Telx - Joe Weinman
VP of Industry Standards & Open Source at CA Technologies - Paul Lipton
Sr. Business and Technologies Strategist at Esri - Victoria Kouyoumjian
Chief Strategy Officer for GCE - David Lucas
Director of Cloud Solutions at
Dell Commercial Business Unit - Mark Clifton
CEO & Co-Founder of NextAxiom - Ash Massoudi
CEO & Co-Founder of 1010data - Sandy Steier
Co-Founder & CTO of CiRBA - Andrew Hillier
VP & GM of North America at OutSystems - Jeff Newlin
Sr. Director of Product Management for Oracle VM at Oracle - Adam Hawley
VP of Market Development, Cloud Platforms Group at Citrix -
Shannon Williams
Sr. Vice-President at Appcore - Darryl S. Brown
Chief Security Officer at Axway - John Thielens
CTO of EffectiveUI - Ken Guiberson
Cloud Evangelist at ActiveState Software - Diane Mueller
Cloud Business Development Manager for EMC's Atmos - Brian Olson
Sr. Security Architect & Principal Engineer at Intel - Steve Orrin
Head of Product Management for the Cloud App Delivery Group at Citrix - Orestes Melgarejo
Sr. Sales Engineer at StorageCraft - Rich Werhun
Co-Founder & CTO of Piston Cloud Computing - Chris MacGown
Sr. Professional Services Architect at RightScale - Brian Adler
Project Technical Lead at Rackspace - John Dickinson
Sr. Cloud Architect at NJVC - Cary Landis
Founder & CEO of GreenButton - Scott Houston
Director, Cloud Computing Community at Citrix - Mark Hinkle
VP of Cloud Security at Trend Micro - Dave Asprey
VP of Product Strategy at CipherCloud - Varun Badhwar
Founder & CEO of ScaleOut Software - William L. Bain
Founder & CEO of ScaleMP - Shai Fultheim
VP Strategy Services at Mashery - Drew Bartkiewicz
Lead Partner at SHI Enterprise Solution Services - Sal Bruno
VP Business Development at CARI.net - Mike Carpenter
Chief Strategy Officer at Pacific Controls - Terry Casey
Director of Cloud Computing of QLogic - Ilker Cebeli
Director of Operations at Racemi - Adiascar Cisneros
VP at Symform - Margaret Dawson
CEO of Stonebranch - Gwyn Clay
CIO at The SI Organization - Steve DeLuca
CEO of Coraid - Kevin Brown
Senior Principal Product Manager at Oracle - Jean-Pierre Dijcks
Advisory Board Member at Pacific Controls - Schahram Dustdar
CIO & VP of Product Quality at Xsigo - Bruce Fingles
Cloud CTO at Pegasystems - Ben Frenkel
Lead Partner, Advanced Technology at SHI Enterprise Solution Services - Jeff Gibson
OpenStack Private Cloud Engineer at Rackspace Hosting - Hart Hoover
Director Product Management at Oracle - Shail Goel
CEO of HyperStratus - Bernard Golden
Sr. Director of Product Marketing at Oracle - Ayalla Goldschmidt
VP of Sales Engagement at Terremark - Scott Thomas
Java Evangelist at Oracle - Arun Gupta
CEO/CTO of CodeFutures Corporation - Cory Isaacson
Principal Engineer in Intel IT - Das Kamhout
CEO & Co-Founder of Infineta Systems - Raj Kanaya
Director of Business Development at Copyright Clearance Center - Christopher Kenneally
Director of Product Management for NextIO - Steve Knodl
Technology Strategist at dynaTrace -Michael Kopp
VP of Marketing at UnboundID - Andy Land
Director of Alliances at Amplidata - Tom Leyden
Founder & CTO of Blue Mountain Labs - Dave Linthicum
Cloud & Data Center Marketing Manager at Intel - Greg Lord
CTO & Co-Founder of UShareSoft - James Weir
SVP of Cloud Services & Strategy at Telx - Joe Weinman
VP of Product Marketing at Oracle - Rex Wang
Lead Partner, SHI Enterprise Solution Services - Rich Taggart
CEO & Co-Founder of DNAnexus - Andreas Sundquist
Co-Founder & CEO of OpSource - Treb Ryan
VP of Enterprise Application Products at Akamai - Neil Cohen
SVP Business Development & Platform Ecosystem at ServiceMesh - Dave Roberts
CEO of Xoreax - Eyal Maor
CEO of Fortress ITX - Jason Silverglate
Sr. Product Manager at GoGrid - Rupert Tagnipes
VP of Cloud Services at EvolveIP - Joe Corvaia
Head of Impetus Labs at Impetus Technologies - Vineet Tyagi
Director of MarCom at TelecityGroup - James Tyler
Software Design Engineer at SAIC - Matthew Vahlberg
Manager, Cloud Segment at Interxion - Jelle Frank van der Zwet
Sr. Director of Strategic Advisory Services at Mirantis - Jason Venner
VP of Product Management for CloudPassage - Rand Wacker
Sr. Sales Engineer at StorageCraft - Rich Werhun
Project Technical Lead at Rackspace Hosting - John Dickinson
Sr. Solutions architect at SHI - Garth Whitacre
Co-Founder & CEO of Apprenda - Sinclair Schuller
CEO at Appcara - John Yung
EVP of Professional Services at Coalfire Systems - Tom McAndrew
VP of Client Solutions at Layer 7 - Matt McLarty
VP, Research & Development for PerspecSys - Mike Morrissey
Director, Enterprise Product Management at ActiveState - Diane Mueller
President & CEO of AppZero - Greg O'Connor
VP of Business Development at iland - Dante Orsini
CEO & Co-Founder of TwinStrata - Nicos Vekiarides
Sr. Cloud Engineer at Eucalyptus Systems - Paul Weiss
EVP of Products & Engineering at EnterpriseDB - Karen Padir
Sr. Enterprise ICT Architect at Capgemini - Hans van de Koppel
Director of Product Management for CloudSwitch - Pavan Pant
Business Technology Advisor at Pricewaterhouse Coopers - Dhiraj Pathak
Sr. Systems Engineer at VMware - Gotce Peev
Director of Product Management at Eucalyptus Systems - Govind Rangasamy
Director of Product Management & Marketing for WHIPTAIL - Mike Schmitt
VP of Research & Development at Hostway - Mike Robski
Vice President Embedded Practices at VDC Research Group - Chris Rommel
Partner at Meltzer Lippe - Paul Rubell
Enterprise Architect at Rackspace Hosting - Duncan Rutland
Director of Product Marketing for Akamai’s Enterprise Cloud - Michael Cucchi
CMO & VP of Products for
WHIPTAIL - Max Riggsbee
VP of Product Management with Certes Networks - Todd Cignetti


With company participation from most every level of the cloud computing ecosystem and a non-stop, 4-day technical program, Cloud Expo New York features expert speakers from every top Cloud & Big Data player, including ActiveState, Akamai, Amplidata, Appcore, AppZero, AT&T Business Solutions, Backupify, Barracuda Networks, Blue Mountain Labs, CA Technologies, Capgemini, CARI.net, Cbeyond, Central Intelligence Agency, Cetas, CipherCloud, CiRBA, Cisco, Citrix, CloudPassage, CloudSwitch, Coalfire Systems, CodeFutures, Copyright Clearance Center, Coraid, Dell, Dell Boomi, dynaTrace, EnterpriseDB, Esri, Eucalyptus Systems, FastIgnite, Fiorano, Full360, Fusion-io, GCE, GoGrid, GreenButton, Hortonworks, Hostway, HP, HyperStratus, IBM, iland, Impetus, Infineta Systems, Intel, Intel IT, Interactive Intelligence, Interxion, KPMG, KuppingerCole, Layered Technologies, Layer 7, Mashery, McAfee, Meltzer Lippe, Microsoft, Mirantis, National Reconnaissance Office, NextAxiom, NextIO, NJVC, OASIS, Open Data Center Alliance, OpSource, Oracle, OutSystems, Pacific Controls, Parabon, Pegasystems, PerspecSys, Ping Identity, Piston Cloud Computing, PricewaterhouseCoopers, QLogic, Quest Software, Racemi, Rackspace Hosting, RightScale, Rise Partners, Riverbed Technology, Robust Cloud, ScaleMP, ScaleOut Software, ServiceMesh, SHI, SHI Enterprise Solution Services, The SI Organization, Servoy, SnapAppointments, SOA Software, SoftLayer, Spoon, Stonebranch, Stoneware, Sybase, Symform, Telecity Group, Telx, 1010data, Terremark, Telx Group, Trend Micro, UnboundID, U.S. Dept. of Justice, UShareSoft, VDC Research Group, VMware, Voxel, WHIPTAIL, WidePoint, Xiotech, Xoreax, Xsigo and Zapthink.

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Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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