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Wednesday, June 12 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Are You Flexible Enough? Thoughts on the Future of Big Data and the Cloud

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Is there a "right" role for the cloud in your company's future? Are there too many risks and costs associated with public clouds? Is hybridization of on premises and cloud a viable strategy? In this session, we will explore the pros and cons of cloud architecture as it relates to your big data projects.


Gurvinder Singh Ahluwalia

CTO for Cloud Computing, IBM
Gurvinder Singh Ahluwalia is the CTO for Cloud Computing across LOB's at IBM covering the West US market. In this role, he serves strategy and architecture leadership in the field to customers, represents 60-70% of the cloud portfolio at IBM, and creates heterogeneous, open source, cloud based solutions and business models for clients. During Distributed Computing era, Guri immersed in design-deploy-run of the second largest routed network in the... Read More →

Biri Singh

Technology Thought Leader, N/A
Zorawar Biri Singh was recently SVP and GM, HP Converged Cloud and HP Cloud Services. In this role, he oversaw HP‚ global cloud portfolio & strategy and held overall responsibility for HP public cloud infrastructure, platform services, cloud solutions and cloud ecosystem. Singh has 22 years of global leadership experience as an executive and serial entrepreneur in enterprise IT, online advertising, e-commerce and communications. He... Read More →

Wednesday June 12, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm
Firehouse Building Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA