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About David Linthicum

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@davidlinthicum         @cloudtp

David Linthicum is an internationally known cloud computing visionary, technology innovator, and agent of change. Dave’s industry experience includes tenures as CTO and CEO of several successful public and private software companies, and upper-level management positions in Fortune 100 companies. Dave has delivered over $2 billion dollars in value by transforming companies from traditional to innovative technologies, and moving them to lucrative exits that benefited investors, employees, and customers.

Leading technology publications frequently name Dave among the top enterprise technologists in the world, and he was named one of the cloud pioneers by Information Week and TechTarget. Dave provides core leadership to drive productive use of resources, as well as strategic leadership to drive true innovation within ever-changing technology markets. This ability to offer a hybrid leadership approach is a key point of value to Dave’s clients as he contributes to their projects’ success.

External communication and thought leadership are fundamental pieces of Dave’s industry success, within both startup and corporate settings. Dave is the author of over 13 books on computing, with over 3,000 published articles, as well as radio and TV appearances as a computing expert. Dave is often quoted in major business and technology publications, including Forbes and The Economist. In addition, David is a frequent keynote presenter at industry conferences, with over 500 presentations given in the last 20 years. A prolific writer, Dave authors 5 blogs on deep technology topics, which include being the cloud blogger for InfoWorld since 2010, and Gigaom’s cloud analyst since 2012. He writes many industry reports, which often involve deep analysis of cloud computing technology.