CloudBeat 2011 Expands Speaker Lineup with Top Executives from New Relic, Oracle, IBM and Amazon
CloudBeat 2011, VentureBeats’s first cloud computing conference, is taking place on November 30 and December 1 at the Hotel Sofitel in Redwood City, CA. The two day event will put the spotlight on customer-centric case studies to provide insights into the best examples from all main layers of the cloud ecosystem. More than 500 executives from cloud startups, major cloud vendors, and Fortune 500 companies alike will participate at the event.
CloudBeat 2011 has announced new additions to the already impressive list of prominent industry speakers who will take the stage at the conference focused on cloud computing and its revolutionary potential. The following new speakers are added to the event program:
Lewis Cirne is the CEO and Founder of New Relic. He is a seasoned entrepreneur, technologist, and enterprise software pioneer who founded Wily Technology in 1998. Lew served as Wily’s chief executive officer for the first four years and subsequently as its chief technical officer. He invented its flagship performance management solution, Introscope, and played a key role in Wily’s 2006 acquisition by CA, Inc. Most recently Lew was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Benchmark Capital. He holds seven patents, including four related to Wily’s core technology.
Rick Schultz is Vice President of Technology Product Marketing at Oracle. In this role, Mr. Schultz is responsible for defining and driving the global market strategy for Oracle’s technology business, spanning Oracle Database, Oracle Fusion Middleware, cloud computing, business intelligence and analytics, big data, security, management and virtualization, operating systems, developer tools, and the Java platform. He also leads the marketing efforts for Oracle’s engineered systems products including Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Big Data Appliance, and Oracle Database Appliance.
Anjul Bhambhri has 23 years of experience in the database industry with engineering and management positions at IBM, Informix and Sybase. She is currently IBM’s Vice President of Big Data Products, overseeing product strategy and business partnerships. Previously at IBM, Anjul focused on application and data lifecycle management tools and spearheaded the development of XML capabilities in DB2 database server. In 2009, she received the YWCA of Silicon Valley’s “Tribute to Women in Technology” Award.
Adam Selipsky joined Amazon Web Services in May 2005 as Vice President for Product Management and Developer Relations. He oversees developer support, product strategy, demand generation, evangelism, and marketing communications. Before joining Amazon Web Services, Selipsky served as a Vice President in several areas for RealNetworks. Selipsky was also a partner at Mercer Management Consulting, specializing in business strategy for telecommunications and technology companies.
The full list of CloudBeat 2011 speakers can be found here.
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