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Keynote and Featured Speakers


Cincinnati Cloud Conference hosted by MAX Technical Training and NKU College of Applied Informatics is pleased to announce the keynote and featured speakers for the conference on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at The METS Center. We will feature two keynote sessions, two featured speaker sessions and nine breakout sessions offering you best practices, strategic concepts, and practical techniques that can be applied immediately. Learn more about our agenda and speakers!
Keynote Speakers 

Keynote Session Chris Howard, Gartner

Chris Howard is Chief of Research for the Burton Group research product within Gartner. In that role, Mr. Howard ensures that the research agenda meets the needs of IT practitioners and influences the overall practice of enterprise technology. In addition, he contributes research focused on leadership strategy and various technical disciplines.


Keynote Session  Deepak Rao, Microsoft

Deepak Rao is Director for Cloud Computing Platforms at Microsoft. His team is responsible for Windows Azure Platform across enterprise as well as small and medium business acorss 18 states in the central US. Prior to his current role he was the Director, Specialist Technology Unit in the Midwest District.


Featured Speakers 

Featured Speaker Jim Scott, KnowledgeWorks

James (Jim) Scott is the CIO for KnowledgeWorks, a Cincinnati-based social enterprise that develops and implements innovative education initiatives nationwide.  With 30 years of experience in technology, Jim has served in executive management roles with several Fortune companies in the area, including Kroger.  


Featured Speaker Patrick Mooney, Dell

Patrick Mooney is Executive Director of Cloud Computing Services at Dell, Inc. In this role, he has primary responsibility for Dell's infrastructure cloud line of business, including sales, product, technology and delivery.  Patrick joined Dell in 1999, and has held several leadership roles  in global project services, global service delivery, managed services and enterprise technical support.  

Early Bird Registration Ends Friday, May 11th! 


Early Bird Registration is $199.00 now through Friday, May 11, 2012.  We also offer Group Pricing for groups of three or more from the same organization. Register together for $150.00.


Learn more about our top notch speakers and see our sessions.  Register today! 


Early Bird Registration ends May 11, 2012

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