CloudScale 2012 Schedule

CloudScale 2012 – October 18th, 2012

Time Topic
1:00 – 1:05pm Opening Remarks
1:05 – 1:20pm Keynote: Andrew Higginbotham, President of savvisdirect – Product Launch
1:20 – 1:35pm Keynote: Bernard Golden, VP Enterprise Solutions at enStratus and Wired Cloudline Top 10 Cloud Influencer describes the overall landscape and opportunities in cloud computing
1:35 – 2:25pm Corporate Panel: Corporate Innovators take a deep dive into the overall cloud landscape as illustrated by Bernard Golden, explaining how the high level items will affect market players on a day-to-day level.
Krishnan Subramanian, Founder & Principal Analyst, Rishidot Research
Jason Hoffman, Founder & CTO, Joyent
Jim Stikeleather, Chief Innovation Officer, Dell
Dean Sirovica, Vice President Huawei
Peter Oel, Executive Director, Volkswagen Group Electronic Research Lab
2:25-2:40pm Keynote: James Urquhart, VP Product Strategy at enStratus and Wired Cloudline Top 10 Cloud Influencer explores The New Business of Interoperability
What are the opportunities and obstacles created when businesses become increasingly dependent on 3rd and 4th party services, data and components in their own applications and data?
2:40 – 2:45pm Matthew Cameron describes the new opportunities available on CenturyLink’s Portal
2:45 – 2:55pm Jostein Svendsenserial entrepreneur and CEO of WeVideo describes his journey in building a world class, high growth company
2:55 – 3:00pm Takashi Kato of Mitsubishi Estate Entrepreneur Group for Growing Japan describes the opportunities in expanding business to Japan
3:00 – 3:30pm Break
3:30 – 4:50pm Startup Pitches 10 Cloud Start ups pitch for funding and exposure in a 3 minute pitch format, then face questions from a high level VC panel
4:50 – 5:05pm Reuven Cohen Forbes Contributor and SVP of Virtustream tells the “Anti-VC Story” of how he raised funding from an alternative source
5:05 – 5:15pm Start up Award Ceremony
5:15 – 7:00pm Networking Reception