Speakers

 Industry experts from leading technology companies.

Our agenda features keynote presentations from C-level executives and industry experts who live and breathe Cloud technology on a daily basis. These innovators and influencers will also lead a panel discussion to discuss what you want to know most about the Cloud. The most exciting part of this summit is the real, personal, one-on-one time you will have with these outstanding technology leaders at our Day Two event.

This outstanding line-up is just one example of what makes SSS 2012 a must-attend summit. SSS 2012 is a unique event that will connect you with business people just like you from a variety of industries all while you gain a simple, clear understanding of how your business can benefit from Cloud technology. What differentiates SSS 2012 from every other industry conference is the people you will meet, the conversations you will have and the partnerships that will grow out of them.

Be a part of this one-of-a-kind event by requesting your invitation today!
Vince Mayfield
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Vince Mayfield

Bit-Wizards, CEO

Vince Mayfield is an entrepreneur, seasoned software engineer, and CEO of Bit-Wizards, a leading software development firm. Under Mayfield’s leadership, Bit-Wizards has been named to Inc. Magazine’s list of the fastest growing private companies in America for three years in a row and Florida Trend’s list of best companies to work for in Florida. Mayfield’s firm has been at the leading edge of Cloud technology working with Microsoft and Kentico to develop real-world business solutions. Mayfield studied Mathematics, Computer Science, Aerospace Science at Troy State University, Troy, Alabama. Along with his Bachelors in Science degree, he earned a Masters of Science in International Relations from Troy State University. Mayfield is a Microsoft Certified Professional Developer.

Presentation: Moving Enterprise Workloads to Windows Azure

Mike Powell
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Mike Powell

Microsoft, Office 365 Partner Account Manager

Mike Powell has spent the last 20 years working in the technology industry. He began his career working in support and sales for Novell, followed by major account sales positions with Cisco and Dell. Prior to joining Microsoft, Mike spent some time as a Web application developer with Objectware, Inc., in Norcross, GA. In his current position, Mike works within the Microsoft incubation sales division with the unified communications partner account management team, supporting partners in the Southeast and South Central districts. Mike lives with his wife and two children in Atlanta; he attended the University of Georgia.

Presentation: Office 365 and Productivity Solutions in the Cloud

Shawn Henry
Shawn Henry

StorSimple, Regional Sales Manager

Shawn has been an IT professional for nearly twenty years. His experience includes working for firms like Software Spectrum in the 1990’s and for Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, and Equallogic over the past twelve years. Throughout his career, he has helped companies find solutions that reduce costs, increase productivity, remove risk, or improve competitive advantage. As the regional sales manager for StorSimple, he is focused on helping firms leverage new technologies that truly reduce storage costs 60-80 percent, by decreasing management, power, cooling, and disk resources. It is a whole new world.

Presentation: Storage Solutions in Windows Azure

Thom Robbins
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Thom Robbins

Kentico, Product Evangelist

Prior to Kentico, Robbins joined the Microsoft Corporation in 2000 and served in a number of executive positions. Recently, Robbins led the Developer Audience Marketing group that was responsible for increasing developer satisfaction with the Microsoft platform. Robbins also led the .NET Platform Product Management group responsible for customer adoption and implementation of the .NET Framework and Visual Studio. Robbins was also a Principal Developer Evangelist working with developers across the world on implementing .NET based solutions. Before joining Microsoft, Thom was the founder of Total Tech Solutions Inc., a privately held software company. Robbins attended Loyola College in Maryland and is a Navy veteran. Robbins currently resides in Seattle.

Presentation: Content Management in Windows Azure

David Powell
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David Powell

Teklinks, Vice President of Managed Services

Powell is a veteran of the IT industry having worked for VARs, software development firms, and three of the top managed services providers in the country. His extensive experience includes healthcare IT, telecommunications, and managed services. He heads up the managed services and Cloud services practice at Teklinks. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama.

Presentation: The Cloud & The Game Changing Paradigm