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Leveraging the Cloud: IBM’s Presentation at Cloud Computing Expo 2009 East

Mike Hill shows how cloud computing offers a huge opportunity for the CIO

Cloud Computing will have major impact on the way in which IT is delivered from the data center to its many clients. For CIOs, this can be perceived as a threat to the way in which they manage data center capabilities. In reality, cloud computing offers a huge opportunity for the CIO who now has the capability to offer more responsive, scalable, and available IT services. In his presentation at Cloud Computing Conference & Expo 2009 East, IBM's Mike Hill provided a perspective on cloud computing's future and illustrated how the CIO can appropriately leverage cloud to become the hero again.

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Mike Hill is Vice President of Enterprise Initiatives for IBM, responsible for the development and delivery of new IT technologies and services. With an initial focus on Cloud Computing, Mike is leading the IBM sales, services, and business development teams to provide a portfolio of Cloud-delivered solutions for clients.

Other positions have included Vice President of Business Transformation and Chief Information Officer responsible for IBM's global voice and data infrastructure and application development. Mike also was a member of the executive team managing IBM's internal transformation to an e-business in the 1990's, an initiative which helped turn IBM's business into a new model of growth in the 21st century. Prior to this, Mike held many sales and executive management positions including General Manager of IBM Southeast and South Asia.

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