GigaOM Structure 2010: Top Execs to Speak at Industry’s Most Influential Cloud Conference

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All-star speaker lineup includes CEOs and CTOs from Salesforce, IBM, VMware, Dell, AT&T, Cisco, Amazon, CA, Cloudera, Juniper Networks, SugarCRM, Akamai, and many more. Over 800 Attendees Expected to Attend Structure 2010 in San Francisco on June 23-24, 2010

"The speakers at Structure 2010 are some of the brightest leaders in the enterprise infrastructure industry, and we're thrilled they will take the stage to share their insights and personal stories with cloud computing. These visionaries are responsible f

The GigaOM Network, a leading business media company, today announced new speakers for GigaOM Structure 2010, set to be the largest and most influential cloud computing conference this year. Dozens of leading cloud industry executives and influencers will take the stage at Structure 2010 to share best practices and real-world strategies for embracing cloud computing across the enterprise.

The speaker lineup at Structure 2010 is a virtual ‘who’s who’ of the cloud computing industry, and new speakers are being announced weekly for this year’s expanded two-day event – expected to draw over 1,000 attendees on June 23-24 in San Francisco.

Confirmed speakers at Structure 2010 include, among many others:

  •     Paul Maritz, President and CEO, VMware
  •     Erich Clementi, Vice President, Strategy and General Manager, Enterprise Initiatives, IBM
  •     Dr. Donald Ferguson, EVP and CTO, CA
  •     Marc Benioff, Chairman and CEO, salesforce.com
  •     Werner Vogels, CTO and Vice President, Amazon
  •     Paul Sagan, CEO, Akamai
  •     Forrest Norrod, VP and GM, Server Platforms, Dell
  •     Kim Polese, CEO, SpikeSource
  •     Larry Augustin, CEO, SugarCRM
  •     David Yen, EVP and GM, Fabric and Switching Technologies Business Group, Juniper Networks
  •     James Urquhart, Senior Market Strategist, Cloud Computing, Cisco
  •     Amr Awadallah, CTO and Co-Founder, Cloudera

Award-winning journalist and founder of the GigaOm Network Om Malik will co-chair Structure 2010 with GigaOm editor Stacey Higginbotham. Stacey commented:

"The speakers at Structure 2010 are some of the brightest leaders in the enterprise infrastructure industry, and we're thrilled they will take the stage to share their insights and personal stories with cloud computing. These visionaries are responsible for the seismic changes happening in the IT industry. Who better to dialogue with Structure attendees about the future of cloud computing than the people who are creating it?"

For a full list of Structure 2010 speakers, visit: http://events.gigaom.com/structure/10/speakers/.
Structure 2010 is a unique conference, providing a two-way dialogue that enables attendees to discuss and debate issues with speakers in an open format. Attendees will also hear real-world case studies from companies that have successfully implemented cloud technologies to reduce costs, improve efficiencies, and boost performance.

Structure 2010 will also host its first Launchpad, a program in which 10 promising new cloud companies or products, selected for their innovative technology offerings, will present their business models on stage. Interested startup’s can apply for the Launchpad via the Structure 2010 website at http://events.gigaom.com/structure/10/structure-2010-startup-launchpad/. The closing date for entries is Monday, May 17th at 11:59pm PST. Winners will be announced on Monday, May 24th, 2010..

Register Now
Based on the huge popularity of the first two sold-out Structure conferences, this year’s event has been expanded to two days. Hundreds of people have already registered, and tickets to Structure usually sell out quickly, so those who would like to attend the conference should register as soon as possible to ensure their space.

Whether you’re an IT professional looking to learn about best practices when it comes to implementing cloud infrastructures, or a cloud entrepreneur looking for funding, Structure 2010 is a must-attend event that will connect you with the industry's most innovative thinkers.

Sponsorships Still Available
Primetime sponsors of Structure 2010 include EMC, Salesforce.com, WordPress.com, DuPont Fabros Technology, Tilera, CDNetworks, Terremark, Peer1 Hosting, and SpiceWorks, with more sponsors joining weekly. Sponsorships are still available; visit the Structure 2010 Sponsor page for more information, or contact Mike Sly via email at sly@gigaom.com or phone 415-235-0358.

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