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Wednesday, May 15 • 12:15pm - 1:00pm
POWER Panel: The Business of Cloud & Big Data

As Cloud computing is becoming a de facto standard, we are collectively storing massive amount of data in the cloud. Companies are now trying to mine this immense source of information. Assuming everything is stored in the cloud, interesting questions arise. Listen to the thought leaders as they discuss business issues and lessons learnt by companies in Cloud and Big Data space.

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Jim Kaskade

CEO, Infochimps
Jim Kaskade is a visionary CEO in emerging technology environments. Jim has led companies in cloud computing, software as a service (SaaS), online and mobile digital media, online and mobile advertising, and semiconductors from their founding to acquisition. Prior to joining Infochimps, Jim was Entrepreneur-in-Residence at PARC, a Xerox company, where he helped advance PARC’s Big Data program. Earlier, as Chief of Cloud at SIOS, Jim was... Read More →

Distinguished Speakers
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Ron Bodkin

Founder and CEO, Think Big Analytics
Ron Bodkin, Founder and CEO of Think Big Analytics Ron founded Think Big to help companies realize measurable value from Big Data. Previously, Ron was VP Engineering at Quantcast where he led the data science and engineer teams that pioneered the use of Hadoop and NoSQL for batch and real-time decision making. Prior to that, Ron was Founder of New Aspects, which provided enterprise consulting for Aspect-oriented programming. Ron was also... Read More →
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Lawrence Guillory

CEO, Racemi Inc.
CEO, Racemi Inc. | Mr. Guillory is the CEO of Racemi Inc. Racemi builds industry leading solutions that are purpose built to solve the cloud migration issue. With Racemi, businesses can move server workloads “as is” between dissimilar physical, virtual, and cloud platforms, enabling them to easily migrate existing physical and virtual workloads between public, private, or hybrid cloud infrastructure. Currently Racemi supports... Read More →
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Chris C. Kemp

CEO, Nebula
Co-founder and CEO, Nebula | Chris C. Kemp is the co-founder and CEO of Nebula, developers of a turnkey enterprise private cloud computing system. Prior to Nebula, Kemp was the Chief Technology Officer for IT at NASA, where he co-founded OpenStack, and was responsible for pioneering work in cloud computing, open source and open government. Kemp has also served on the White House Cloud Computing Executive Steering Committee, and was the... Read More →
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Marten Mickos

CEO, Eucalyptus Systems
CEO, Eucalyptus Systems | Marten Mickos is CEO of Eucalyptus Systems, the leader in open source cloud computing platforms for on-premise use. Previously as CEO of MySQL AB, Marten grew that company from a garage start-up to the second largest open source company in the world. After the acquisition by Sun Microsystems of MySQL AB, he served as Senior Vice President of Sun's Database Group. Marten holds a M.Sc. in technical physics from... Read More →
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Emil Sayegh

President & CEO, Codero Hosting

Emil Sayegh is an early pioneer of cloud computing and is recognized as one of the industry’s only true veterans. A cloud visionary, he is credited with launching and leading the very successful cloud computing and hosting businesses for HP and Rackspace – two of the strongest competitors to Amazon Web Services (AWS). He is also known as one the “fathers of OpenStack” having created the open source software. | | Emil... Read More →

Wednesday May 15, 2013 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Salon F-J