Dell in the Clouds Europe Think Tank – An Online Happening for Cloud in Europe

I am thrilled to participate in another Dell Services-lead, Cloud Think Tank discussion focused on the cloud computing market in Europe (See Matthew Mikell's recent post on Cloud Computing in Europe). Just as we did a few months back, a leading group of European cloud experts from various backgrounds of expertise will assemble for a full-day round-table discussion on various topics related to the future of cloud in the EU.  Headlining the event is Steve O’Donnell, author of What Every CIO Wants who will lead the 3 topic sessions and ensure that the topics are covered in detail.

3 Agenda Topics Include:

  • Unleashing the Potential of Cloud Computing in Europe
  • Barriers in Europe Preventing Cloud Adoption
  • Motivations in Europe for Cloud Computing

Participating Industry Experts Include:

  • Jared Carstensen – Manager, Enterprise Risk Services at Deloitte @jaredcarstensen
  • Richard Morrell – Cloud Product Evangelist at Red Hat @dickmorrell
  • Max Cooter – Editor at Cloud Pro @maxcooter
  • Clive Longbotton–  Co-Founder & Service Director at Quocirca, Ltd @clivel_98
  • Martin Molloy – Principal Consultant, KMPG
  • Laurent Lachal – Cloud Computing Research Lead at Ovum  @OvumICT
  • Christopher Millard – Professor of Privacy and Information Law, Queen Mary, University of London, Oxford Internet Institute at University of Oxford, Bristoows
  • Sebastien Goasgeun – Cloud Computing Evangelist, EMEA at Citrix @sebgoa
  • Tony Lucas – Founder, SVP Product at Flexiant
  • Jacqui Sasserth – Director and Co-Owner Cognitive Channels, Ltd. @JacquiSasserath
  • Dr Will Venters – University Lecturer, Information Systems at London School of Economics
  • Ian Turner – VP & UK Country Manager, Intralinks
  • Duncan Jonhston-Watt – CEO, CloudSoft Corporation @duncanjw

Dell is also sending a team of cloud experts to join in the conversation:

  • David Tait – Executive Director, Services at Dell
  • Tom Callaghan – Solutions Architect Director, Services at Dell
  • Stephen Spector – Cloud Evangelist at Dell @SpectorAtDell

The Dell in the Clouds Think Tank event is scheduled for November 13 at 9:45AM GMT and will be live-streamed at . Be sure to follow the conversation by asking questions and adding comments using the Twitter hashtag #FutureCloud.

About the Author: Stephen Spector