8 - 9 March 2016

Brussels, Belgium


Cloudscape VI Keynotes

Cloudscape VI speakers and keynotes include 1 of TechTarget's top 10 Cloud Computing leaders, and 2 of the UK's top 50 most influential people in IT and 2 of the top 100 tweeters on cloud computing.

Stephen McGibbon, CTO EMEA, Microsoft

"Companies are understanding where the cloud fits in their architecture and they're building a new generation of applications that are cloud-savvy, and that manage the risks that they identify in ways that they are satisfied with"

Stephen leads the EMEA Technology Office which engages with technology policy makers concerning the future direction of high impact technologies and the implication of these trends on government’s social and economic policy agendas. Through these engagements, Stephen and his team work to ensure that the unique needs of government and public sector organizations are reflected in Microsoft’s technology and development strategies.

Cloudscape VI Keynote: 09:30, 24 February 2014

Joe Weinman is Senior Vice President, Telx

“Cloud computing can be viewed as a means of reducing cost, increasing revenue, improving business agility, and enhancing the total customer experience.

Joe Weinman is Senior Vice President, Telx, responsible for leading Telx’s fast-growing cloud services business development and strategy. He is also IEEE Intercloud Testbed executive committee.
Named a “Top 10 Cloud Computing Leader” by TechTarget, Weinman is a frequent keynote speaker, blogger and the founder of Cloudonomics, a rigorous, multidisciplinary analytical approach leveraging economics, behavioral economics, statistics, calculus, computational complexity theory, simulation, and system dynamics to characterize the sometimes counter-intuitive multi-dimensional business, financial, and user experience benefits of cloud computing and other on-demand, pay-per-use business models. He is the author of Cloudonomics: The Business Value of Cloud Computing, published by John Wiley & Sons and available worldwide in hardcover and ebook.

Cloudscape VI Keynote: 09:30, 25 February 2014

Simon Wardley, Researcher, Leading Edge Forum

“Without a map you have no strategy. Mapping is critical to understanding the environment you exist within and "where" you might attack”

Simon Wardley is a Researcher for CSC’s Leading Edge Forum, a global research and thought leadership community dedicated to helping large organizations become more successful by identifying and adopting Next Practices at the growing intersection between business and information technology.  
Simon was voted as one of the UK's top 50 most influential people in IT in ComputerWeekly’s 2012 and 2011 polls. His focus is on the intersection of IT strategy and new technologies including Learning from Web 2.0 and A Lifecycle Approach to Cloud Computing.

Cloudscape VI Keynote: 14:00, 25 February 2014 - Situation normal, everything must change.

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