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Lunchtime Power Panel on Security at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley

Security, security, security... CloudNOW to explore the security trope from a best-practices perspective

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The ever-present raven of Cloud Computing called "security" cannot be ignored. This Lunchtime Power Panel at the 9th International Cloud Expo, featuring five prominent members of the Cloud Network of Women (CloudNOW), will explore the security trope from a best practices perspective.

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Panelist Bios:
Jill Tummler Singer is CIO for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), which as part of the 16-member Intelligence Community plays a primary role in achieving information superiority for the U.S. Government and Armed Forces. A DoD agency, the NRO is staffed by DoD and CIA personnel. It's funded through the National Reconnaissance Program, part of the National Foreign Intelligence Program. Prior to joining the NRO, Singer was Deputy CIO at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), where she was responsible for ensuring CIA had the information, technology, and infrastructure necessary to effectively execute its missions. Prior to her appointment as Deputy CIO, she served as the Director of the Diplomatic Telecommunications Service (DTS), United States Department of State, and was responsible for global network services to US foreign missions.

Jamie Dos Santos is President & CEO, Terremark Federal Group. She is responsible for the planning, development, and execution of the company's federal government sales, marketing and operations strategy and manages all aspects of Terremark's federal government relationships including the Department of Defense, Civilian Agencies and the federal systems integrators. Her previous role as Chief Marketing Officer included the development of strategic marketing initiatives and commercial sales strategies that contributed to the company's sustained growth.

Jocelyn DeGance Graham is Founder and President of Cloud Network Of Women (CloudNOW). Named by United Business Media's CRN as one of the 100 most influential women in IT, she currently leads the Grail Research (Monitor Group) Cloud practice and has deep expertise in the areas of marketing, communications and research. She has spent the majority of her career advising Fortune 100 companies including Hewlett-Packard, Intuit, and Arthur AndersenAccenture on strategic emerging technology decisions. Prior to joining Grail Research, she directed the marketing program for an award winning Cloud startup that was recognized by Gartner as one of the ‘Coolest Emerging Technologies' of 2010.

Kristin Lovejoy is the Vice President of Information Technology Risk for IBM, responsible for managing, monitoring and testing IBM's corporate security and resiliency functions globally. Prior to her role in Corporate IBM, she was Vice President of Security Strategy for IBM Security Solutions, responsible for the overall market direction and strategy for IBM's portfolio of security products. She is Chairman of IBM's IT Risk Steering Committee, co-Chair of IBM's Data Security Steering committee, co-Chair of the IBM's Social Networking committee, member of IBM's Security Executive Board, as well as a member of a number of external boards and advisory panels, including SC Magazine's Editorial Board, and FS-ISAC. Ms. Lovejoy holds U.S. and EU patents for Object Oriented Risk Management Models and Methods.

Melissa Siems is Sr. Director, Cloud Security at McAfee.

A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!
Cloud Expo 2011 Silicon Valley, November 7-10, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading Cloud industry players in the world.

The growth and success of Cloud Computing will be on display at the upcoming Cloud Expo conference and exhibition in Santa Clara, November 7-10, 2011.

The recent Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, was the largest Cloud Computing conference ever produced with more sponsors, exhibitors and delegates than all other Cloud events of the year combined!

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley will attract more than 10,000 delegates from 48 countries and over 200 sponsors and exhibitors!

Join leading Cloud industry players in a fast-moving industry power panel at Cloud Expo

All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented at the 9th International Cloud Expo - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network.

"Cloud Expo was announced on February 24, 2007, the day the term ‘cloud computing' was coined," said Fuat Kircaali, founder and chairman of SYS-CON Events, Inc. "Cloud has become synonymous with ‘computing' and ‘software' in two short years, and this event has become the new PC Expo, Comdex, and InternetWorld of our decade. By 2012, more than 50,000 delegates per year will be attending Cloud Expo."

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The growth and success of Cloud Computing will be on display at the upcoming Cloud Expo

Sponsorship Opportunities
for Cloud Expo Silicon Valley
Cloud Expo 2011 Silicon Valley "show prospectus" has shipped. Sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities can be obtained from Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at) sys-con.com, or by phone 201 802 3021.

Early Bird Registration Options
for Cloud Expo Silicon Valley
Cloud Expo delegates can pre-register for Cloud Expo Silicon Valley with $500+ savings here.

About SYS-CON Media & Events
SYS-CON Media (www.sys-con.com) has since 1994 been connecting technology companies and customers through a comprehensive content stream at www.sys-con.com - featuring over forty focused subject areas, from Cloud Computing to Web Security - interwoven with market-leading full-scale conferences produced by SYS-CON Events. The company's internationally recognized brands include among others Cloud Computing Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), Virtualization Conference & Expo (www.VirtualizationConference.com), Government IT Conference & Expo (www.GovITExpo.com), Cloud Computing Bootcamp (www.CloudComputingBootcamp.com), and UlitzerLive! New Media Conference & Expo (http://events.sys-con.com).

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