David Linthicum

Cloud Computing Thought Leader, Executive, Consultant, Author, and Speaker

Leading technology publications frequently name David S. Linthicum among the top 10 enterprise technologists in the world. He is a true thought leader in the industry, and an expert in complex distributed systems, including cloud computing, data integration, service oriented architecture (SOA), and big data systems. As 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, he is often quoted in major business and technology publications. In addition, David is a frequent keynote presenter at industry conferences, with over 500 presentations given in the last 20 years.

David'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, moving them to lucrative exits that benefitted investors, employees, and customers.

Dave is the CTO and founder of Blue Mountain Labs, a cloud computing consulting and advisory firm (sold to Bick Ventures in Feb. 2010). David’s latest book is "Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise, a Step-by-Step Approach." He is also the cloud computing blogger for InfoWorld and GigaOM Pro, as well as the creator and host of the highly successful Cloud Computing Podcast, now past 200 episodes.

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  • Speaking Topics:

    B2B & B2C, Cloud Computing, Technology

  • Travels From:

    Virginia

  • Price:

    $5,000 - $7,500

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Leading technology publications frequently name David S. Linthicum among the top 10 enterprise technologists in the world. He is a true thought leader in the industry, and an expert in complex distributed systems, including cloud computing, data integration, service oriented architecture (SOA), and big data systems. As 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, he is often quoted in major business and technology publications. In addition, David is a frequent keynote presenter at industry conferences, with over 500 presentations given in the last 20 years.

David'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, moving them to lucrative exits that benefitted investors, employees, and customers.

Dave is the CTO and founder of Blue Mountain Labs, a cloud computing consulting and advisory firm (sold to Bick Ventures in Feb. 2010). David’s latest book is "Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise, a Step-by-Step Approach." He is also the cloud computing blogger for InfoWorld and GigaOM Pro, as well as the creator and host of the highly successful Cloud Computing Podcast, now past 200 episodes.

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