Meet the cloud computing industry’s leaders who are shaping the industry.
Founder and chairman,
The Big Data Institute
Mr. Sushil is a Sr. Information Technology Executive with about 20 years of progressive experience across multiple industry sectors. Mr. Sushil is an industry thought leader in Big Data Analytics, Information Management - Data Warehousing, Business
Intelligence and Master Data Management. Recently ranked globally as # 6, he is also the Founder and Chairman of The Big Data Institute (TBDI). He is speaker at multiple conferences and engagements. He is well known for his Blog on IBM Big Data Hub and recently quoted on leading American Bankers Journal, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia, TIBCO, Pervasive, Midsize Insider, eForensics, WhiteHall Media for his leadership in Big Data Analytics and Data Science.
Rob possesses a unique mix of expertise across cloud, data center, IT, energy management and facilities architectures. He started his career focusing on electrical and mechanical engineering for data centers while working for APC by Schneider Electric. He switched his focus to network, compute and enterprise software architectures when he joined Cisco in 2005. During his tenure at Cisco he focused on strategic alliances, sustainability strategy and planning, data center design, market management, acquisitions and energy management. He is co-creator of Cisco EnergyWise and in his last project at Cisco, he led the acquisition of JouleX in order to establish cloud-based energy management services. The company he founded, EcoLibrium Services brings these many disciplines together through a simple service catalog found at www.eclservices.com. He has been on the board of directors for Climate Savers Computing Initiative and The Green Grid. He is also on the advisory board for Mission Critical Magazine. More information on Rob at www.robaldrich.com.
Shawn Conaway has approximately 20 years experience designing IT infrastructure solutions and managing global teams at Fortune 500 companies. He is currently responsible for the automation and provisioning of multi-tenant services from several private and hybrid clouds. Shawn is a frequent speaker data center and cloud conferences. He has started several technical magazines including Virtualize! and Cloud Strategy. He is a columnist for Cloud Strategy and previously wrote the Site Selection column for Mission Critical. Shawn can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.