Rock Stars of Mobile Cloud Speakers

Nick Brown

Nick Brown

Senior Vice President, Mobile Strategy

In his global role, Nick Brown is responsible for driving SAP's mobile platform strategy for MEAP, MCAP and MDM, and managing the portfolio of mobile B2E & B2C applications across all SAP LoB and Industry focus areas. Nick and his team are responsible for delivery of mobile roadmaps and market requirements for all aspects for SAP Mobile business. In addition, he is responsible for strategic market development, mobile strategy, and overall business planning. Brown joined SAP in 2007 as vice president of CRM Alliances, driving the development of strategic partnerships with systems integrators to accelerate market adoption of SAP CRM. He also spent eight years with Oracle's Siebel division in product marketing.
Peter Coffee

Peter Coffee

Vice President, Strategic Research

Peter works with IT professionals and independent developers to build the global community using cloud application platforms including's and Heroku. He also served as the company's first CTO for Automobile Industry Initiatives and supported customers' Internet of Things and big data programs. Peter has more than 30 years' experience in guiding adoption of new technologies and practices as a developer, consultant, educator, author, and lecturer, with particular emphasis on software development and information security disciplines. He has served as a keynote speaker, moderator, and workshop leader at industry events and academic meetings throughout the world.
Scott Davis

Kit Colbert

CTO, End-User Computing

Kit Colbert is the CTO, End-User Computing at VMware, driving technical strategy and advanced development of innovative solutions for VMware's desktop, social, and mobility products. A 10-year veteran at VMware, Kit previously held roles as the Chief Architect and Principal Engineer for Horizon Workspace and as the lead Management Architect for the vCenter Operations Suite. At the start of his career, he was the technical lead behind the creation, development, and delivery of the vMotion and Storage vMotion features in vSphere. Kit holds a ScB in Computer Science from Brown University and is a recognized thought-leader on End-user Computing and Cloud Management trends. He speaks regularly at industry conferences, on the main stage at VMworld, and is the desktop and mobility voice for the VMware Office of the CTO blog.

Bernard Golden

Bernard Golden

Vice President, Strategy

Named by as one of the 10 most influential persons in cloud computing, Bernard is a recognized visionary in the field. Before joining ActiveState, he oversaw the Cloud Computing Enterprise Solutions division at Dell Enstratius. Bernard serves as the cloud computing advisor for CIO Magazine. His blog has been named on over a dozen "best of cloud computing" lists and is read by tens of thousands each month. He is a highly regarded speaker, and has keynoted cloud conferences around the world. Bernard is the author or co-author of four books on virtualization and cloud computing.
Joshua Greenbaum

Joshua Greenbaum

Enterprise Applications Consulting

Joshua has over 30 years of experience in the industry as a computer programmer, systems analyst, author, consultant, and industry analyst. Josh regularly consults with leading public and private enterprise software, database, infrastructure, implementation, and hardware companies, and advises end users on technology infrastructure and applications selection, development, and implementation issues.
John Halamka

John Halamka, MD

Chief Information Officer
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

As CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, John is responsible for all clinical, financial, administrative, and academic information technology serving 3,000 doctors, 14,000 employees and 2 million patients. He is also a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, chairman of the New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN), co-chair of the national HIT Standards Committee, co-chair of the Massachusetts HIT Advisory Committee, and a practicing emergency physician. As chairman of NEHEN, he oversees clinical and administrative data exchange in Eastern Massachusetts. As co-chair of the HIT Standards Committee, he facilitates electronic standards harmonization among stakeholders nationwide. As co-chair of the Massachusetts HIT Advisory Committee, he engages stakeholders to guide the development of a statewide health information exchange.
Frank Ingari

Frank Ingari


Frank is a veteran technology entrepreneur with extensive experience in database, network applications, and end-user adoption. As CEO of NaviNet, he oversees the nation's leading network connecting physician offices and hospitals to payers, government agencies, and high-value applications such as HIEs and clinical informatics systems. It connects more than 350,000 active users representing more than 1 million healthcare professionals. Frank has contributed to industry standards and collaboration in several ways, serving as an original advisor to the Object Management Group (CORBA and web services specifications), President of the Massachusetts Telecommunications Council, and Chairman of the PricewaterhouseCoopers National Survey of Software Industry Operating Practices.

Carlo Cadet

VP of Customer Solutions
Perfecto Mobile

As VP of customer solutions at cloud-based mobile application testing and monitoring company Perfecto Mobile, Carlo has been on the cutting edge of enterprise mobile cloud solutions. Combining his expertise and knowledge in the areas of enterprise mobility and cloud computing, Carlo  has assisted dozens of leading enterprises in the planning and execution of their mobile quality strategies. Previously, he was responsible for driving identity and access management and virtualization initiatives at RSA Security. He earned an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BSc in Computer Science from Tufts University. As a US Air Force captain, he drove large-scale software programs focused on command and control.
George Reese

George Reese

Executive Director and Senior Distinguished Engineer
Dell I Software

George has been delivering software as a service since 2003 when he founded Valtira, a suite of Web-based marketing tools. Prior to Valtira, George held a variety of technology leadership roles with J. Walter Thompson, Carlson Marketing Group as well as startups like Ancept and Imaginet. George is the author of several O'Reilly books on Internet and enterprise technologies, including "Java Database Best Practices" and "Managing and Using MySQL." and the recently released "Cloud Application Architectures." George has an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA in Philosophy from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.
Krishnan Subramanian

Krishnan Subramanian

Director, OpenShift Strategy
Red Hat

Krishnan believes in the open source way that drives the evolution of Red Hat technologies and products. Krishnan's focus is on platform services, infrastructure, and the role of open source in the services era. OpenShift is Red Hat's platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering. He also helps his team develop their community and ecosystem efforts. Krishnam is the founder of Rishidot Research, a research community focused on the services world. Prior to joining Red Hat, he was an industry analyst.