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Cloud Expo New York Speaker Profile: Paul Rubell – Meltzer Lippe

Paul Rubell – Partner at Meltzer Lippe LLP

With Cloud Expo 2012 New York (10th Cloud Expo) now just under four weeks away, what better time to introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical and strategy sessions at the conference...?

We have technical and strategy sessions for you every day from June 11 through June 14 dealing with every nook and cranny of Cloud Computing and Big Data, 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, side by side with the exploding use of enterprise Big Data – processed in the Cloud – to drive value for businesses...?


TWITTER: @paulrubell

COMPANY: Meltzer Lippe Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP

10TH CLOUD EXPO SESSION TITLE: Cloud Computing & Healthcare


BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: Paul Rubell is Partner at Meltzer Lippe. He is founding member of Stony Brook University’s Center for Wireless and Internet Technologies and has substantial experience in all areas of business law.

Rubell represents public and private companies in merger and acquisition and financial transactions, is author of an open source software licensing white paper, and is the former personal/corporate attorney for world famous diet doctor Robert C. Atkins.


Paul Rubell recently stated, “Facebook’s IPO filing highlights the resurgence in technology’s profound effect upon social change and human ingenuity. The investing community has once again jumped on the bandwagon of technology companies as a way to reap financial rewards. This is not, however, a return to the hey-day of the dotcom era of the 1990s.

“Digital media and technology companies of the 2010’s generally have a firmer basis in real products, bon-a-fide services and sound ways to earn revenue. Facebook, for instance, grossed $2 billion in revenues during 2011. Although, its valuation of $100 billion is fantastically high, the amount bears a direct correlation to the way Wall Street and Facebook’s user community hold this company, and the entire concept of digital communications, in high regard,” said Rubell.

“Entire waves of political change, such as Occupy Wall Street and the “Arab Spring” revolts have shown how one person, acting alone can effect broad political economic and other changes. Prior to the world-wide web in the 1990’s, it was nearly impossible for anyone to be heard instantly round the world, but today Facebook, and companies like it, are able to facilitate the immediacy of personal interaction. Thus the filing of Facebook’s IPO is an arbiter of the world we live in and a harbinger of great advances in technology yet to come.”

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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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