UTR: Cloud – April 2011


Schedule



08:00am - 09:00am

REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST


09:00am - 10:00am

SOLVING THE IT INNOVATION GAP

How CIOs Can Catch Up

Speakers



11:15am - 11:45am

BREAK



01:00pm - 02:00pm

LUNCH



03:15pm - 03:45pm

BREAK



05:00pm - 06:00pm

COCKTAIL RECEPTION


Speakers


 
David Berlind

David Berlind

Editor in Chief, Programmable Web

David Berlind is an award-winning journalist whose career spans more than 20 years dating back to 1991 when he started reviewing technology for PC Week. He was the editor-in-chief at Windows Sources, the editorial director at Computer Shopper, and executive editor at CNET.com. In 2008, David joined UBM Tech Media as a part of that company’s acquisition of Mass Events Labs — a conference production company he founded in 2006 that among other events, produced the API and developer focused event Mashup Camp. There at UBM, he served as the company’s Chief Content Officer until 2013 when he returned to the API economy and joined ProgrammableWeb as its editor-in-chief.  David has appeared on international media such as CNN, CNBC, the Charlie Rose Show, NPR, the BBC, the Economist, and FOX.

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Alan Boehme

Alan Boehme

Chief of Enterprise Architecture, Business Innovation and Emerging Technologies, The Coca-Cola Company

Alan Boehme has over 25 years of international and domestic experience leveraging technology to enhance business capabilities as a CIO or in other executive IT and business leadership functions for companies such as General Electric, ING, DHL, Sage Software and Juniper Networks, In addition he has been retained as a consultant to assist companies such as Bank of Montreal, Cathay Pacific Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines and The Hughes Aircraft Corporation to improve their internal business/technical capabilities, as well as providing guidance to a variety of technology based start-ups in the Silicon Valley. Alan has a proven ability to envision and orchestrate innovative corporate projects requiring high–performance teams, complex business analysis, and timely results.

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Sunil Dhaliwal

Sunil Dhaliwal

General Partner, Battery Ventures

Sunil joined Battery in 1998 and focuses on investments in IT infrastructure and financial services. Sunil is currently an investor in GreenBytes, Next Investments, Opscode, and Viridity Software. He has previously served as a director or board observer at CipherTrust, Inc. (acquired by Secure Computing), Netezza Corporation (NYSE Arca: NZ), Storigen Systems (acquired by EMC), @stake (acquired by Symantec) and Storability Software (acquired by StorageTek). Sunil has also been involved with other Battery investments including Cbeyond (NASDAQ: CBEY), and Akara (acquired by Ciena). Prior to joining Battery, Sunil worked in the High Technology Group at Alex Brown & Sons, Inc., where he worked closely with growth companies in the communications and software industries.

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Charlie J. Di Bona II

Charlie J. Di Bona II

General Manager Strategy, Server & Tools Business, Microsoft

Charlie Di Bona joined Microsoft in June, 2009 as the GM Strategy, Server & Tools Business. Prior to joining Microsoft, Charlie spent over eight years as Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.’s Senior Equity Analyst covering enterprise software. Before Bernstein, Charlie served as CFO of InfoRay Inc., a data integration and BPM start-up, after having been a VP of Hudson River Capital LLC, a private equity fund. Charlie also was an early participant in structured mortgage securities, heading structuring of mortgage derivatives at Drexel Burnham Lambert and Dean Witter Reynolds. Charlie is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

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John Dillon

John Dillon

VP Emerging Technology and Media, Alcatel-Lucent

John is Vice President of the Emerging Technology and Media group at Alcatel Lucent. In this role, John has overall responsibility for the ng Connect Program, an industry wide initiative that facilitates ecosystem collaboration with a view to shaping and defining an innovative new generation of connected solutions and services. Prior to taking up this position, John led global business development efforts for Application Enablement, one of Alcatel-Lucents key strategic solutions initiatives focused on helping Service Providers transform their networks into enabling platform for application developers. John joined Alcatel-Lucent via the acquistion of Velocix, a specialist provider of digital Content Delivery Network (CDN) solutions, where he served as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

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BJ Fesq

BJ Fesq

Merrill Lynch SVP Technology Fellow: Infrastructure Strategy & Architecture, Bank of America

BJ Fesq leads the Infrastructure Strategy & Architecture team supporting Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s GWIM and CSS businesses. BJ is one of Bank of America’s first Technology Fellows and is currently leading strategic efforts to exploit tablet and smartphone technology across the firm. BJ was previously responsible for Bank of America’s Compute Grid, Markets Innovation Lab, and several Centers of Excellence leading grid, cloud computing, and application lifecycle management strategies for the Bank. Prior career roles include Chief Architect of Global Markets Technology, Senior Director of Structured Finance Technology at S&P, and application development roles at JP Morgan Chase, CSFB and Chubb. BJ has been a regular conference speaker and an active participant in industry standards bodies including W3C, OASIS, and the JCP.

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Steve Gillmor

Steve Gillmor

Head of Technical and Media Strategy, salesforce.com

Steve Gillmor is a technology commentator, editor, and producer in the enterprise technology space. After an early career as a record producer and filmmaker with Columbia Records’ Firesign Theatre, Gillmor contributed to various publications, including Byte Magazine. Subsequently, Gillmor served as contributing editor at InformationWeek Labs, before joining Fawcette Technical Publications.  Gillmor joined InfoWorld Magazine and also served as Editor of eWEEK.com’s Messaging & Collaboration Center. As blogging emerged, he wrote the first blogs for Ziff Davis Media, CMP’s CRN, and CNet’s ZDNet. A podcasting pioneer, Gillmor created the seminal Gillmor Gang podcast. Gillmor Co-founded the Attention Trust, a non-profit organization protecting user data rights.

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Jason Guenther

Jason Guenther

VP, Technology and Product Development, ESPN.com

Jason drives the product development, technology innovation and design of ESPN.com, the leading online service for sports news and information. This includes the ESPN.com team and player pages, news, video, search, scores, stats, schedules, and more. He also oversees the ESPNDeportes.com and Soccernet.com development teams. Prior to ESPN, Jason led development teams for Disney Interactive Media Group (DIMG), overseeing content management and publishing, video and rich media delivery, DRM, wireless data services, wireless content management. He also led the technical development of various Disney Internet properties, including ABC.com, Disneyworld.com and Disneyland.com, ABCLocal.com and Movies.com.

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Jeff Kaplan

Jeff Kaplan

Founder and Managing Director, THINKstrategies

Jeff Kaplan is the Founder and Managing Director of THINKstrategies, the only strategic consulting firm focused entirely on the business implications of the transition of the technology industry from product-centric to services-driven solutions. THINKstrategies helps IT/business decision-makers with their sourcing strategies; solution providers with their marketing strategies; and venture firms with their investment strategies. Kaplan is also the founder of the Managed Service Showplace and Software-as-a-Service Showplace, the highest ranked, vendor-independent, online directories and best practice resource centers focused on SaaS and managed services. Prior to forming THINKstrategies, Jeff served as VP of Marketing and Business Development at InterOPS Management Solutions, and was Director of Strategic Marketing at International Network Services (INS).

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Reza Kazemipour

Reza Kazemipour

CEO and Founder, AltosMedia

Reza Kazemipour, is CEO and Founder of AltosMedia a search based application for publishers built on a platform for information aggregation and analysis tools that serve their users with exactly what they are looking for in online content, while at the same time creating new monetization opportunities for content providers and distributors. Mr. Kazemipour has over 18 years experience in corporate strategy, business development, and sales. Prior to AltosMedia, Mr. Kazemipour was an EIR at Clearstone Venture partners, and has held executive management positions at MuseGlobal, Siderean Software, Fast Search & Transfer, IBM, and Tibco Software.

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Jerome Labat

Jerome Labat

VP, R&D Cloud Automation Product Unit, HP Software

Mr. Labat leads HP Software’s Cloud Automation Strategy. Working in close partnership with Enterprise Servers, Storage, and Networking (ESSN), the Cloud Automation Product Unit is tasked with building solutions and products that will help IT organizations optimally deliver IT services to the business. Mr. Labat joined HP from Intuit, where he was responsible for partnering closely with the product development teams and the CTO to drive the technical transformation for Intuit’s journey from shrink wrap desktop products to Software-as-a-Service. Prior to Intuit, Mr. Labat worked at Oracle, where he held multiple product engineering and engineering operation leadership roles.

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Daniel Levine

Daniel Levine

Associate, Accel Partners

Dan joined Accel in 2010 and focuses on early stage investments. Prior to joining Accel, Dan founded chart.io, a Y Combinator-backed company specializing in visualizing data. Before chart.io Dan was at TechCrunch where he conducted industry research and published quarterly reports about industry trends, funding and M & A. Dan graduated from Yale University, where he was a sprinter on the track team. He now lives in Palo Alto, California.

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Alan McIntosh

Alan McIntosh

Vice President, Operations, CBS Interactive

Alan McIntosh is the Vice President of Operations for CBS Interactive, the premier online content network for information and entertainment. With hundreds of millions of unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and the largest premium content network online across brands like CBS.com, CBSNEWS.com, Gamespot.com, CNET.com, TV.com, last.fm, NCAA.com, and CBSSports.com.  With over 14 years of extensive experience in information technology operations, Alan leads CBS Interactive’s strategic technology initiatives and is responsible for all Internet infrastructure, applications, and data center operations. Prior to joining CBS Interactive, Alan has held various leadership positions with companies including Oracle, Siebel, and McAfee.

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Ravi Mhatre

Ravi Mhatre

Managing Director, Lightspeed VP

Ravi focuses primarily on software infrastructure, applications and Internet investments. He has fifteen years of venture capital experience and six years of operating experience. Before joining Lightspeed, Ravi was with Bessemer Venture. Before entering the venture capital industry, Ravi was with Silicon Graphics, where he was a product manager and later directed the company’s workstation market development efforts. Previously, he spent time in Lehman Brothers’ technology investment banking group and in management consulting with Booz Allen Hamilton. Ravi has served on the Board of Directors for The Indus Entrepreneurs Group (TiE) in Silicon Valley and has been recognized as a Top 100 dealmaker on Forbes’ Annual VC Midas List.

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Lew Moorman

Lew Moorman

President, Cloud Business, Rackspace

Lew Moorman is instrumental in driving strategic planning, product development and new business initiatives for Rackspace. He joined the company in April of 2000 and has served a variety of strategy and marketing roles throughout the company’s growth. Before joining Rackspace, Moorman held several positions at the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, advising a variety of high technology clients on critical strategic issues.

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Christopher Morace

Christopher Morace

SVP of Business Development, Jive Software

Chris Morace leads Jive’s entire partner ecosystem strategy, including the Jive Apps Market, Technology Partnerships and Strategic Alliances. He also leads the team responsible for Jive’s product marketing initiatives. Chris Morace joined Jive Software in October 2007 and led Jive’s product strategy and delivery for over three years. Under his direction the company became the industry-recognized leader in Social Business Software. He has a 15-year track record for building high-growth, high-value businesses in the technology sector. Prior to joining Jive, Chris held executive positions including Vice President of Research & Development at Mercury Interactive, the global leader in business technology innovation which was acquired by Hewlett Packard.

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Fritz Nelson

Fritz Nelson

SVP and Editorial Director, InformationWeek Business Technology Network and Executive Producer, TechWeb TV, InformationWeek Business Technology Network and TechWeb TV

Fritz is senior VP and editorial director of the InformationWeek Business Technology Network and executive producer of TechWeb TV. As an industry expert, Fritz writes about myriad technology issues – from software to mobile to cloud to social business – and meets regularly with CIOs and business leaders of the major technology companies. Rounding out his diverse background, Fritz has been deeply involved in the development and transformation of UBM TechWeb’s strategy, having led the acquisitions of Light Reading, Black Hat, Interop, and other key event businesses. Before joining UBM TechWeb, Fritz worked with Lockheed Martin’s Computing Standards group, a team that tested and evaluated technology and whose objective was to set corporate computing and networking standards.

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Lior Nir

Lior Nir

Strategy & Portfolio Management, Nokia

Lior Nir is the Director of Portfolio Management, Analytics and Business Development teams for Nokia’s Services Platform business unit. In this role, Lior manages the portfolio of Nokia’s Cloud Computing and Data Services, which enable Nokia’s Services and mobile devices to serve 150M+ consumers in 31 countries. Prior to this role, Lior was the General Manager of Nokia’s personal media sharing service, Ovi Share (10M+ users). He built and launched this Service in over 100 countries and managed the Services Social Media ecosystem. Before this, Lior was the Director of Global Product Marketing for Nokia Enterprise Mobility Solutions, responsible for the development and execution of the go-to-market strategy (establish 100+ mobile operators).

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Guy Philips

Guy Philips

Head of Small Business North America, Visa

Guy Philips is head of North American small business for Visa Inc, responsible for the development and implementation of VISA business products, portfolio growth, strategy and building client partnerships. In this role, he coordinates all small business credit and debit product efforts; including product development, product management and marketing. He also provides VISA members with insight and counsel on effective card portfolio growth strategies. Philips has 15+ years experience in the corporate payment card industry. Prior to joining Visa, he was a senior vice president at GreenSky Financial, where he made significant contributions to GreenSky’s portfolio growth, strategy and risk policies. Philips was also senior vice president of BankCard for The Bankers Bank, the largest correspondent bank in the U.S. In addition, Guy served as vice president of Business Card for General Electric Consumer Finance, managing the Business Card P & L, as well as held senior leadership positions with American Express.

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Steve Phillpott

Steve Phillpott

CIO, Amylin Pharmaceuticals

Mr. Phillpott is CIO for Amylin Pharmaceuticals, a leading provider of drugs for the treatment of Diabetes. Mr. Phillpott has over 20 years of broad experience in information technology and management that includes Fortune 500 and large global manufacturing companies. Prior to joining Amylin, Mr. Phillpott was CIO of Proflowers.com, a high volume e-commerce retailer. Steve was VP of IT for Global Enterprise Applications at Invitrogen(now Life Technologies Corp). Prior to that, he held various leadership positions at companies including Memec(Avnet), Gateway and Qualcomm.

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Luke Rajlich

Luke Rajlich

Distinguished Engineer, Zynga

Luke Rajlich is the co-creator and former CTO of FarmVille, one of Zynga’s most popular games. He has been at Zynga since 2009, where he now leads the content management team. Luke joined Zynga through the acquisition of MyMiniLife, a company he co-founded in 2007, and whose technology has formed the core of FarmVille and many subsequent Zynga games. He was recently named as one of Fortune Magazine’s “50 Smartest People in Technology.” Luke holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Jeff Samuels

Jeff Samuels

CMO, GoGrid

Jeff Samuels is responsible for managing and expanding the company’s multiple product lines and driving market adoption at a global level. Jeff has spent the majority of his career in the Internet infrastructure and application arena. Prior to the GoGrid appointment, he served as GM and VP at Neustar where he was responsible for product success and achieving revenue targets in Neustar’s Internet Infrastructure Services Group. Jeff came to Neustar through its acquisition of UltraDNS where he was GM and EVP of Marketing. At UltraDNS, he was charged with building, educating and selling the enterprise market on what can now be regarded as one of the first commercially successful cloudbased infrastructure solutions.

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Ravi Simhambhatla

Ravi Simhambhatla

Vice President, Information Technology and Business Applications, Tesla

Ravi joined Tesla in January 2011 and is responsible for driving the strategy for creating a world-class information technology platform that will create enterprise-wide efficiencies. Ravi is an information technology industry veteran with more than 19 years of experience. Prior to Tesla, he was a founding team member and Chief Information Officer at Virgin America, an award winning airline. He joined Virgin America in early 2006 as the Director of Architecture and Integration, and was appointed CIO in June, 2009. Ravi played a leading role in developing Virgin America’s innovative, guest-friendly and cost-effective technology platforms. Prior to joining Virgin America, he served as the Director, Global Applications at Aspect Communications where his portfolio included systems architecture, application engineering and sustenance in the enterprise financial systems and customer relationship management areas.

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Chris Weitz

Chris Weitz

Technology Integration / Technology Strategy and Architecture, Deloitte Consulting

Chris Weitz is a global leader of Deloitte’s Cloud Computing practice, working with the industry’s leading technology vendors and service providers to bring value to clients through new and innovative strategies, computing architectures and services models. He works with clients to develop new cloud computing services and solutions using leading processes and technology. Chris has over twenty-five years of experience in IT strategy, architecture, integration, and operations, with a focus on technology infrastructure. He has worked on strategic projects with leading companies around the world, and has successfully driven many large-scale strategy, integration and infrastructure projects, focusing on cloud computing, software services, data center strategy, infrastructure optimization, outsourcing, service models, and IT transformation.

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Von Wright

Von Wright

Vice President, Cloud and Wholesale Services, AT&T

Von Wright is responsible for establishing a new organization within AT&T Marketing, focusing on the concept, design, delivery, and ultimate monetization of cloud and wholesale services. This organization is charged with developing network and information service offerings that will power both AT&T branded services as well as the 3rd party application ecosystem. Prior to this recent appointment, Mr. Wright was responsible for strategy and innovation for the Consumer IT organization. With the organization serving as the “front door” to IT for the business, this team had the visibility into the work streams of all business verticals and was responsible for managing the IT spend for the consumer side of the business.

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Companies


 

Abiquo began in 2006 with an open-source product and has developed the Enterprise Edition into the leading Cloud management and enablement software. Abiquo empowers enterprises of all sizes to dramatically improve business agility, mitigate risk, and reduce costs. With Abiquo, organizations can create and manage private, public and hybrid Clouds leveraging globally deployed computing infrastructure, comprising unlimited physical resources, through a “single pane of glass”.  As a result, Abiquo customers are able to significantly decrease the cost and complexity of managing their virtual IT environments, while maintaining control of the physical infrastructure and increasing agility to change hypervisors as needed.

 

    Located in Redwood City, CA


 

Akiban’s data-grouping technology is a new approach for relational systems to deal with complex database schemas. It enables dynamic pre-computing of joins, which reduces and in many cases eliminates the high costs of these operations. That leads to transformational advances in performance, especially for complex operational queries. Akiban’s solutions can be deployed incrementally, without the disruption and risk of a full database replacement. They use only industry standard protocols and access mechanisms – including SQL – and therefore require only minimal changes to existing database applications.

 

    Located in Boston, MA


 

AppDirect offers companies a free private business application network to find, buy and manage web-based applications. It allows businesses to use and manage all their web-based applications in one simple and secure site, from anywhere. It also offers a marketplace giving businesses direct access to the latest and greatest tools.

 

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

AppFirst is the leading MaaS-based application-aware infrastructure performance management solution uniquely providing application architects and DevOps complete visibility into the behavior and performance of applications across the entire application stack, regardless of language, application type or location (cloud, physical or virtual servers).  The AppFirst patent pending “inside out” visibility into the executing application enables proactive management to drive down cost of operations, see changes before they become problems and reduce customer churn.

    Located in New York, NY


 

CipherCloud provides a revolutionary solution to address data privacy, data sovereignty, security and regulatory challenges that are impeding enterprise cloud adoption. This patent-pending technology leverages strong encryption to protect sensitive enterprise data in real-time before it’s sent to the cloud. Furthermore, it does not require any change to cloud applications, and works seamlessly without impacting functionality, performance, or user experience. Exposures to internal and external threats within the cloud environment are eliminated since the encryption keys always remain with the customer. In addition to several enterprise customers, CipherCloud has attracted strategic relationships with a number of cloud providers, including Salesforce.com.

 

    Cupertino, CA


 

CloudFlare brings the performance and security tools previously reserved for the Internet giants to the rest of the web. CloudFlare’s free and paid services power tens of thousands of websites around the world, securing them from spam and hacking attacks while giving them an average 40% performance boost.

 

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

CloudPassage is a security SaaS company offering the industry’s first and only server security and compliance product purpose-built for elastic cloud environments. The company addresses the technical challenges of securing highly dynamic cloud hosting environments where consistent physical location, network control and perimeter security are not guaranteed. The company’s early product feature set includes server vulnerability and compliance management, and centralized management of host-based firewalls. The technology operates across infrastructure models and seamlessly handles cloud server bursting, cloning, and migration. CloudPassage is headquartered in Menlo Park, Calif., and is backed by a number of well-known venture capital firms and angels.

 

    Located in Menlo Park, CA


 

Clustrix Inc. has built a database with no limits. It has no limits to database size, no limits to table size, no limits to the complexity of queries, and no limits to performance. The Clustrix database offers dynamic online scaling, seamless fault tolerance, full relational and transactional capabilities, and MySQL wire-line compatibility in single instance database.

 

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

Mailboxes contain years of important conversations and business information yet there is no easy way for developers to find and use that information. This is what Context.IO does. It’s the missing email API that turns mailboxes into a data source developers can leverage in applications such as CRM, document management, collaboration and project management.

 

    Located in Montréal, Québec


 

Docker/DotCloud is a platform-as-a-service. It makes it incredibly simple for developers to deploy and scale their applications, while at the same time delivering the flexibility and robustness required by critical business software. Developers can mix and match from a large choice of languages, databases, caching and messaging components, leaving them in full control of their technology stack.

 

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

Point of Sale Inc. (Erply in USA) is an enterprise software company focusing on cloud based retail and point-of-sale technology. It won the Seedcamp funding competition in London in 2009 and was called “the Skype of business software” by emerging technology blog TechCrunch the same year. The company provides elaborate inventory management, point-of-sale and sales management software that would normally be out of reach for small-to medium-sized businesses. The company is already profitable and has been swiftly acquiring a large client base. Its business model has been compared to those of open source software providers Zimbra and MySQL.

 

    Located in New York, NY


 

GoodData offers the world’s most powerful Cloud BI Platform, providing our customers and partners with operational dashboards, advanced reporting and data warehousing at a fraction of the cost and complexity of other approaches. GoodData is trusted by companies like Enterasys Networks, Pandora Media, and Software AG, and embedded into offerings from cloud innovators like Zendesk, Aurix and Brightidea.

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

Hadapt transforms Hadoop into the ideal data warehousing analytics platform, allowing customers to store and rapidly analyze structured and unstructured data in one infinitely scalable system. Using a hybrid database architecture to combine the high performance of relational DBMS’s with the scalability of Hadoop, Hadapt performs SQL queries 50x faster than Hadoop while running on inexpensive commodity hardware or in a cloud environment.

 

    Located in New Haven, CT


 

HipChat is a private group chat and IM service for companies and teams. No ads, obscure screen names, or failed file transfers. Collaborate in real-time with colleagues and clients in persistent chat rooms. Chat history and files are saved so you don’t forget who said what, and when. Admins control who joins the secure network and what they can see. HipChat is simple enough for the whole company to use, not just the techies. Thousands of startups, small busineses, and virtual teams use HipChat every day: FogCreek, TED, Meebo, AOL, Mozilla, and more.

 

    Located in Sunnyvale, CA


 

HoneyApps consolidates all of an organizations security vulnerability information, reporting and management into a single place. Our flagship product Conduit, is a SaaS connecting a number of automated vulnerability scanning solutions from web application, host, network and database vulnerability assessment tools and centralizes all vulnerability data and reporting functions. By offering additional synchronization with bug tracking and remediation tools, we give our customers a simple one-stop shop to manage the entire life-cycle of security bugs from detection to close.

 

    Located in Chicago, IL


 

Kinamik Data Integrity(tm) is a venture-backed software company that specializes in providing realtime data integrity technologies and innovative data assurance solutions. The company’s flagship product, the Kinamik Secure Audit Vault (kSAV), centralizes and preserves sensitive data as it is generated to create irrefutable records and to provide actionable data you trustSM. Kinamik Data Integrity Inc.’s technologies are used whenever users need to be assured that the sensitive data that they are working with has not been tampered with. Realtime data protection provided by Kinamik(tm) adds evidential weight to stored information to meet stringent compliance, scalability and other data assurance requirements.

    Redwood Shores, CA


 

Loggly is a leading provider of a Logging-as-a-Service (LaaS) platform for log management and data analysis. Founded in 2009, Loggly’s cloud-based service enables users to monitor, debug and troubleshoot their IT infrastructure, applications and business processes to generate actionable results.  The cloud service approach helps organizations decrease infrastructure cost and increase productivity.  The Loggly platform helps developers search, monitor and analyze data from multiple sources, both from traditional on-premise and cloud-based origins, through a single user interface.  Loggly’s open architecture enables developers to build apps on top of the platform expanding the benefits and consumption of log data throughout the entire organization.  Headquartered in San Francisco, Loggly has over 500 customers and is backed by True and Trinity Ventures.

 

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

NuoDB is a 21st century database that addresses the challenge of web-scale applications for the cloud. Exploiting a decentralized, shared-nothing architecture, the NuoDB database is 100% SQL compliant, guarantees ACID transactions, yet scales seamlessly and elastically on on-premises and modern cloud-based computing resources. Founded in 2010 by industry-renowned database architect and innovator Jim Starkey and enterprise software CEO Barry Morris, NuoDB will launch its next generation database software in Spring 2012.

    Located in Cambridge, MA


 

Nutanix is bringing a Google’s GFS-like distributed computing infrastructure to the world of virtualized data centers. Designed ground up for server and desktop virtualization, the system delivers both computing and storage capabilities in a converged architecture. The appliance leverages server-attached SSDs and hard disks, enabling organizations to run virtual machines without requiring a complex and costly SAN or NAS infrastructure. At the same time, it matches or exceeds the data management and availability features provided by the leading SAN and NAS solutions in the market. It is a clustered appliance that hosts virtual machines, enabling organizations to grow easily from a few servers to thousands of servers, as their needs grow.

 

    Located in Santa Clara, CA


 

OneLogin is a cloud-based identity management solution that provides single sign-on, user provisioning and directory integration. OneLogin is pre-integrated with thousands of applications and allows enterprises to get up and running in minutes. IT can centralize user management, access control and auditing while end-users get secure, one-click access to all their web applications – in the cloud and behind the firewall. OneLogin, Inc. is backed by Charles River Ventures and Redpoint Ventures.

 

    Located in Santa Monica, CA


 

PagerDuty is an incident tracking and alerting system for IT operations teams. Our goal is to help system administrators, operations people and developers resolve problems with their IT systems and software as fast as possible. PagerDuty collects alerts from all of your IT monitoring systems and alerts the on-duty engineer if there’s a problem. Alerts are dispatched via automated phone call, SMS or email. PagerDuty also schedules on-call duty for your teams and ensures no failures ever go unnoticed by automatically escalating unanswered alerts to another team member.

 

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

Nitobi Inc. is the creator of PhoneGap, an open source development tool for building cross-platform mobile apps with HTML5 and JavaScript that take advantage of core native features in the Apple iOS, Google Android, HP/Palm WebOS, Symbian and BlackBerry SDKs. The PhoneGap open source framework has been downloaded more than 400,000 times and thousands of apps built using PhoneGap are available in app stores and marketplaces. Nitobi provides commercial support and training on the framework for businesses around the world. In 2010, Nitobi launched the PhoneGap Build PaaS beta. This service built on top the PhoneGap framework solves key pain points of compiling, testing and deploying mobile apps for various devices automatically in the cloud, eliminating the need for SDKs, compilers and hardware.

 

    Located in Vancouver, BC


 

PHP Fog makes cloud deployment, scaling and running of content management systems and other PHP-based apps as simple as installing iPhone apps, whereas today deploying PHP apps is a lot like configuring a Windows 95 network settings.

 

    Located in Portland, OR


 

POSE is a cloud based Point Of Sale system (POS) for small businesses (Retail, cafes and services). To get started all is required is a basic computer and an internet connection. Manage inventory, clients, receipts and orders from a simple and friendly interface. Access your information from anywhere, any time. POSE provides an array of integrated marketing tools such as: A full featured Ecommerce site, CRM with Newsletter builder & distributer, member’s club, management and statistics tools and more.

 

    Located in Ashkelon/Rishon, Israel


 

Recurly provides subscription billing management as an easily outsourced service. Recurly can be set up in just days, and fully automates recurring billing; error-handling, dunning management, customer upgrades and downgrades and all related communications to ensure that merchants can focus on their core business rather than managing a complex billing system.

 

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

At RethinkDB, we’re redesigning databases from the ground up to meet modern data management demands, and to take advantage of the latest advances in hardware. We’re working to breathe new life into database technology, from the low level intricacies of database internals, to high level data access technology.

 

    Located in Mountain View, CA


 

SalesCrunch is a Social Selling Platform that takes selling from fuzzy art to repeatable process by capturing, measuring, training & tracking sales across your company and your customers. The company’s smart & social presentation and training solutions CrunchConnect, CrunchTrainer and SalesSchool make selling transparent and empower organizations to collaboratively meet the demands of a new generation of buyers to power profits.

 

    Located in New York, NY


 

ScaleXtreme is building the next generation of systems management products delivered as a cloud service. Built from the ground up to be simple, scalable, and social, ScaleXtreme’s product aims to transform the way IT admins manage their Amazon EC2, VMware virtual machine and physical server deployments. ScaleXtreme was founded by a team with deep expertise in enterprise software and systems management, including Bladelogic and VMware, and is backed by Accel Partners.

 

    Located in Palo Alto, CA


 

Strobe Inc. provides software and cloud services for touch-centric applications on the web. Based on a blend of technologies, like native, HTML5 and SproutCore, Strobe apps offer a high-quality native-style user experience across devices.

 

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

TransLattice is the distributed application and cloud computing company that provides information when and where it is needed. Running on the TransLattice platform, applications are inherently resilient due to an intelligent, distributed architecture. The platform intrinsically delivers elastic throughput and storage capacity, reducing the need to overprovision infrastructure and allowing organizations to quickly scale to meet changing business requirements. TransLattice anticipates application and data needs based on policy, usage and geography resulting in notably improved performance for users. This new approach to cloud and enterprise infrastructure results in significantly reduced costs and deployment complexity, while dramatically improving system reliability.

 

    Located in Santa Clara, CA


 

Benjamin Renaud and Erik Eccles founded Versly to make life better when working together on content. Versly integrates with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, the Web and your mobile devices to make it easy for groups to stay organized and on track – Anytime, Anywhere. Versly’s team consists of serial entrepreneurs and rockstar talent with experience dating back to the original Java™ team at Sun as well as early architects at WebLogic™, the Apache organization and Zimbra. Versly puts the power of the cloud in the applications people use every day and takes group collaboration to the next level.

 

    Located in San Francisco, CA


 

Every day, millions of meetings happen, costing billions of dollars, and wasting time because of poor management.  yaM has solved this problem by allowing you to capture information right on the meeting interface.  yaM allows you to share information with your team in real time and collaborate on specific topics in a visual, structured and effective manner.  yaM makes sure notes don’t get doubled up on and searching becomes easy.  yaM is a cloud based web application that supports multiple devices and makes meetings and collaboration effective, fun, and easy.

 

    Located in Alexandria, VA



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1065 La Avenida Street, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA


  1. Microsoft Conference Center

    CONFERENCE LOCATION:
    Microsoft Conference Center, Building 1
    1065 La Avenida Street | Mountain View, CA, 94043
    Microsoft Phone: 650-693-1001
    Directions Take 280 South (towards San Jose) if you are coming from San Francisco.
    * The morning traffic on 101 South WILL delay your arrival by 30 minutes or more.

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