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Cloud Expo Day 2 Keynote Speaker Profile: Pete Malcolm - Abiquo

Pete Malcolm - CEO at Abiquo

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?

CLOUD EXPO SPEAKER NAME: Pete Malcolm

TWITTER: @Abiquo

COMPANY: Abiquo


9TH CLOUD EXPO SESSION TITLE - DAY TWO KEYNOTE: The Enterprise Cloud Tightrope - Balancing for Success

SESSION DESCRIPTION: 
http://cloudcomputingexpo.com/event/session/1289

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: Pete Malcolm is CEO of Abiquo, a leading vendor of Cloud infrastructure management solutions. Described by SYS-CON's Jeremy Geelan as “a beacon of light amid the murky fog surrounding Cloud Computing”, Malcolm is the inventor of the term “Resource Cloud”, a concept which provides complete separation between physical infrastructure providers and virtual enterprise consumers, with substantial benefits to both.

Malcolm was previously founder and CTO of Orchestria, Benchmark Capital’s first European Entrepreneur-in-Residence, and a Senior Vice President with CA, Inc.

BLOGS:  Cloud Computing Straight Talk and Abiquo company blog

RECENT CLOUD COMPUTING QUOTE:

"Cloud computing is essentially a simple concept that has been overly complicated by vendor marketing hype. Vendors either want to jump on the cloud bandwagon when they really don’t belong there, or they want everyone to believe their cloud product is better than it really is.

As a result, the scope of what cloud means has broadened, and everyone claims they do it, which makes it very hard to understand from the outside (it’s not that easy from the inside either)."

[From Cloud Computing Straight Talk]

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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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