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Cloud Expo Silicon Valley Speaker Profile: Joe Weinman – Telx

Joe Weinman – Sr. VP of Cloud Services & Strategy at Telx

With Cloud Expo 2012 Silicon Valley (11th Cloud Expo) due to open in three weeks' time at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA - co-located with 2nd International BigDataExpo - let's introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical program at the West Coast conference...

We have technical and strategy sessions for you dealing with every nook and cranny of Cloud Computing & 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 and/or Big Data solutions that are transforming the world of Enterprise IT?

CLOUD EXPO SPEAKER NAME: Joe Weinman

TWITTER: @joeweinman@Telx_Group & @TelxCloud

COMPANY: Telx

11TH CLOUD EXPO SESSION TITLE: Cloudonomics: Can the Cloud Be Strategic?

SESSION DESCRIPTION:
http://cloudcomputing.sys-con.com/node/2395187

BLOG: www.the-network-effect.com/

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: Joe Weinman is Sr. VP of Cloud Services & Strategy at Telx. He responsible for leading Telx’s fast-growing cloud services business development and strategy. He joined Telx with over 30 years of experience in executive leadership positions at AT&T, Hewlett-Packard, and Bell Laboratories, in areas such as corporate strategy, business development, product management, operations, and R&D.

Weinman is a frequent keynote speaker, blogger and the founder of Cloudonomics – a rigorous, multidisciplinary approach to valuing the cloud. He has been awarded 14 U.S. and international patents in diverse fields and has been showcased in numerous global broadcasts, print and online publications.

RECENT CLOUD COMPUTING QUOTE:

"I've been thinking about the strategic competitive advantage of clouds, and in particular about some of the mathematics and statistics behind cloud computing. For example, the benefits of aggregating demand can be characterized based on fundamental laws of statistics, such as the law of large numbers and the preservation of variance across addition of independent random variables. Observations such as this have profound business implications. For example, service provider clouds have fundamental strategic advantages over enterprise clouds or owned (or financed or leased) infrastructure based on this statistical behavior.

I coined the term "Cloudonomics", with Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams book "Wikinomics" in mind, to capture the notion that there are economic laws of cloud service providers and specific curves (e.g., hyperbolic, inverse square, asymptotic) that characterize how they create value."


[From "The 10 Laws of Cloudonomics" published by Weinman on his blog www.the-network-effect.com]

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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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