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DevOps Summit Power Panel: How DevOps Is Changing the Way IT Works

DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world’s largest enterprises – and delivering real results

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Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's largest enterprises - and delivering real results.

In this DevOps Summit Power Panel on June 9 at our New York City studio, led by conference chair Roger Strukhoff and moderated by Andi Mann, DevOps Summit conference chair, Kevin Behr, founder of the Information Technology Process Institute (ITPI) and the Chief Strategist for the CIO and Board Advisory Practice at Assemblage Pointe; JP Morgenthal, Director, Cloud Computing Practice at Perficient, Inc.; and John Willis, VP of Customer Enablement for Stateless Networks; Gordon Haff, Cloud Evangelist at Red Hat; and Alan Shimel, Editor-in-Chief of, will discuss how DevOps is changing the way IT works, how businesses interact with customers, and how organizations are buying, building, and delivering software.

Panelist Bios:
Roger Strukhoff is Executive Director of the Tau Institute for Global ICT Studies, with offices in Illinois and Manila. He is Conference Chair of @ThingsExpo and WebRTC Summit. He has a BA from Knox College, Certificate in Tech Writing from UC-Berkeley, and MBA studies at CSU-East Bay. He serves on the board of the Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies, and has served as Director, U.S. Coast Guard Aux Int'l Affairs.

Andi Mann is vice president of Strategic Solutions at CA Technologies. With more than 20 years' experience across four continents, he has deep expertise of enterprise software on cloud, mainframe, midrange, server and desktop systems.

Kevin Behr is the founder of the Information Technology Process Institute (ITPI) and the Chief Strategist for the CIO and Board Advisory Practice at Assemblage Pointe, where he has built a unique consulting practice that mentors and coaches IT organizations to increase their business effectiveness and competitive advantage now and over the long term through the application of improvement sciences.

JP Morgenthal is Director of Cloud Computing Practice at Perficient, Inc. He is best described as "the voice of Enterprise IT" bringing insight to the application of technology and the real world complexity of delivering for large and mid-sized enterprises.

John Willis is the VP of Customer Enablement for Stateless Networks. Willis, a 30-year systems management veteran, joined Stateless Networks from Dell where he was Chief DevOps evangelist. A leading infrastructure management architect in the enterprise systems management category, Willis has trained more than 10,000 people on IBM Tivoli products around the world and is recognized as an industry expert in enterprise systems management and monitoring.

Gordon Haff is Cloud Evangelist at Red Hat. He holds an SB in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, an ME from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, and an MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.

Alan Shimel, Editor-in-Chief of, is attuned to the world of technology. He has founded and helped several technology ventures, including StillSecure, where he guided the company in bringing innovative and effective networking and security solutions to the marketplace.

A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!
DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo® 2014 New York, June 10-12, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading Cloud industry players in the world.

The growth and success of Cloud Computing will be on display at the upcoming Cloud Expo® conference and exhibition in New York City, New York, June 10-12, 2014.

All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented at the 14th International Cloud Expo® - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network.

Sponsorship Opportunities
for 2nd DevOps Summit
Sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities can be obtained from Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at), or by phone 201 802-3021.

Early Bird Registration Options
for 2nd DevOps Summit
DevOps Summit delegates can pre-register for 2nd DevOps Summit with Early Bird Savings here.

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