Event:

Presenter:
Angel Calvo, Chris Wells, Dan Mitchell and Mike Coleman
Company:
Microsoft, Red Hat, EMC and Docker

Today’s fragmented technology landscape has made life a lot more complex for IT Ops leaders. Find out how to cut the complexity and create an integrated technology ecosystem that eliminates silos, improves consistency, and drives efficiency.

Presenter Bio:

Angel Calvo is responsible for leading the Enterprise Cloud Group (ECG) Software Engineering team responsible for delivering PowerShell, Desired State Configuration, Group Policy, and the overall ECG Management and Automation Platforms. These technologies enable IT Professionals, DevOps and Hosters to automate and manage: Windows, Private and Public Clouds Services and Data Center infrastructure and devices.

Chris Wells is the Product Owner for Red Hat Satellite. As Product Owner, he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Red Hat Satellite business, including business, technical and go-to-market strategy, as well as operational execution of the business. Chris is a high-tech veteran with over 20 years of experience in technology training, product management and product marketing. Prior to joining Red Hat in 2008, he worked at Quest Software, where he managed several of their Windows Management enterprise products. Prior to that he held both product marketing and product management positions at Sterling Commerce (now part of IBM), a leading provider of business integration solutions. Chris has both an undergraduate degree and an MBA from the Ohio State University. Go Bucks!

Dan Mitchell has a knack for building startups. In recent years, Dan was Technical Director for Dunes Technologies (USA), which was acquired by VMware in September 2007. Dan departed from VMware in June 2008 to become Technical Director for DynamicOps, a software spinout from Credit Suisse specializing in Cloud Management. During his time at DynamicOps, Dan authored the book VMware vSphere for Dummies. Dan eventually rejoined VMware as a Senior Product Manager when DynamicOps was acquired by VMware in July 2012. Just 15 months later Dan was tapped by EMC to build the a Cloud Solutions business inside of EMC. In his role as Business Development Manager, he is responsible for defining the strategy and vision for EMC's Enterprise Hybrid Cloud solution.

Mike Coleman is responsible for creating technical content to help customers come up to speed on Docker and its related components. Prior to joining Docker this summer he spent about 15 months at Puppet Labs working in product management. And, before all that he spent time at VMware. Microsoft, Intel, and HP in both product management / marketing as well as IT engineering. Outside of work Mike enjoys riding his motorcycles around Oregon's backroads, spending time with his wife and kids, and supporting the Portland Timbers (that's a soccer team).