Atul Varde: Senior VP and CIO Affinity Credit Union, Speaker World CIO Forum (WCF)

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Atul Varde: Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Affinity Credit Union. Due to his recognized standing, Atul is an invited speaker to the World CIO Forum (WCF—November 1 to 4). I will also be…


Dharmesh Mehta interview: Director, Windows and Windows Live Division Microsoft Corp.

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I have an interview with Dharmesh Mehta interview: Director, Windows and Windows Live Division Microsoft Corp. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki As director of product management and product marketing for the Windows Live business at Microsoft Corp., Dharmesh…


SecTor – Security Education Conference, Register before rates increase

SecTor – Security Education Conference Toronto 2011 October 17 – 19, 2011, Metro Toronto Convention Centre Canada’s leading security conference takes Security Education to the next level – and with sessions titled ‘Everything You Need to Know about Cloud Security (and then some)’, ‘FireShark – A Tool to Link the Malicious Web’, and much more;…


Ryan Storgaard, Award Winning Director of Technical Evangelism, Microsoft Canada

Ryan has a considerable history of success and incredible background to bring to the broad IT community and to his leadership roles. He rare accomplishments include the Microsoft Chairman’s Award and the Microsoft Circle of Excellence Award plus leading key initiatives. Have a good look at his amazing background below and then listen to the…


Stephen Forte: Chief Strategy Officer, CTO, Scrum Master, Author, Serial Company Founder, Microsoft MVP, Keynote

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I have an interview with Stephen Forte, Chief Strategy Officer for Telerik. Stephen’s extensive success history includes: CTO, Scrum Master, Author, Serial Company Founder, Microsoft MVP, and sought after Keynote. In our discussion, Stephen shares valuable…


Bjoern Herrmann and Max Marmer: Silicon Valley Thought Leaders, Entrepreneurs, Founders Startup Genome Project

How important is innovation to the world, your country, your company, your division, your department, your project, …? Is innovation an art or science? How can you support innovation in your organization? What factors create success in Silicon Valley startups and can this replicated in your organization? You will find answers to these questions and…


24 Keynotes on the Cloud including on Windows Live

Scan the Site Map then Watch and Share the 24 keynotes on Cloud Computing from “24 Hours in the Cloud “ :  http://vepexp.microsoft.com/24hitc I have previously spotlighted the Opening Keynote by Doug Terry. Three Canadians have keynotes: – David O’Leary, Terrie McAloney—Opportunity and Risk of Cloud Computing for Higher Education and Evolution of Educational Technology…


Benoit Bertrand: Essential Cloud Trends and Answers–VP, CTO Avanade

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I have an interview with Benoit Bertrand: Vice-President, Chief Technology Officer, Avanade. Benoit share his top leadership and technology lessons plus key insights on cloud computing from a recent global survey. Benoit goes on to share…