Will Pemble: Death by Winning

Entrepreneur and executive coach Will Pemble has been founding and growing businesses of all shapes and sizes for over 25 years. Video Will Pemble Death By Winning He said that web.com was growing consistently already, but then their customer acquisition shot through the roof – around 2,000 new customers per day. Just like how Factory […]

Xavier Poisson: The Cloud is Not a Destination, It’s an Experience

In his keynote address, Xavier Poisson Gouyou Beauchamps, Hewlett Packard’s Vice President for Service Providers and Cloud28+ Worldwide, shared with the CloudFest crowd how technologies and alliances to shape the next generation of IT and break cloud stereotypes. Video Xavier Poisson There’s always a way to innovate faster with any cloud, anywhere, and at the […]

Christian Geckeis Video: How Microsoft AI is empowering business transformation

“What could be worse than the apocalypse?” asked Geckeis. “AI could just be a marketing buzzword!” Business around AI has exploded, said Geckeis: 67% of businesses have already indicated a willingness to engage with artificial intelligence in their plans for tomorrow. Some major trends have come together to make this the moment for AI, said […]

Hank Shocklee Video: Believe the Hype

“Inspiration comes from everywhere,” said Hank Shocklee. “Especially artists, we all take music from other places, take certain riffs and turn ‘em around – it all adds inspiration!” Now, though, inspiration has become legally controlled in a way never seen before. Shocklee said that making the seminal Public Enemy record Fear of a Black Planet […]

Bhavin Turakhia: From Founder To Billionaire

“I’m a problem-solver. When I see a problem, I can’t do anything but try and solve it,” said Bhavin Turakhia, an icon in the cloud industry. Video Bhavin Turakhia At CloudFest, Turakhia shared a quick high-level SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) of today’s Cloud industry. From Founder To Billionaire About Bhavin Turakhia Bhavin […]

Graeme Hackland: Using Data To Achieve Excellence in Speed and Precision

Graeme Hackland is no stranger to the need for speed when it comes to moving data around – he’s the CIO of Williams Racing, a leading Formula 1 team and engineering company. Hackland spoke at CloudFest to share some of the amazing data science that goes into achieving Formula 1 racing success. Williams started in […]

Patricia Florissi: Don’t Just Stand There… Innovate!

How is multi-cloud impacting individuals and societies? Patricia Florissi, Vice President, Global CTO for Sales and Distinguished Engineer at Dell Technologies, shared how her team’s vision is shaping our future, innovating for the best, and building our next generations, today. Onstage at CloudFest, Florissi discussed how exploring new innovative and technological heights, creating unique new […]

Andy Simpson: Hyperscaling With the DNS – Yes, You Can!

During his CloudFest keynote, Andy Simpson, principal data scientist at Verisign, explored how one can use domain names in new customer engagement strategies. Verisign is the back-end registry for .COM and .NET, among others – it is a global provider of domain-name registry services, security, and internet infrastructure; enabling internet navigation for many of the […]

Birgitta Jónsdóttir: A Vision for a Brighter Future

How then does democracy in the digital era need to evolve? Now is the time for the world to figure it out. The latest addition to our dynamic line-up of keynote speakers is Birgitta Jónsdóttir. Video Birgitta Jónsdóttir A Vision for a Brighter Future The Fight For Civic Liberties, Human Rights and Democracy in the […]

USA Partner Highlight: atmail

Cloud Conference partner highlight atmail WHD: Describe what your company does, why you chose this focus, and who benefits from the work that you do. atmail is an email solutions company. We’ve been serving hosting service providers, as well as telecommunications, government and corporate customers across the globe since 1998, when we launched one of […]