There are a LOT of buzzwords in the cloud these days. Join Cloudant and Rackspace along with a number of our customers, partners, and friends for a fun evening of discussing these topics. We will have speakers from Rackspace, Cloudant, Bislr and R/GA as well as plenty of time for networking. Agenda- 5:30 - 6pm - Cocktails and networking 6-7pm - Introductions and presentations 7-8:30 - Continued cocktails and networking
Mike Miller - Co-founder/Chief Scientist - Cloudant - As Cloudant chief scientist, Mike is responsible for developing and evangelizing Cloudant's technical vision, managing long-term product R&D, and directing special projects. While at MIT as a Postdoctoral Fellow, he co-founded Cloudant after cutting his teeth on petabyte-per-second problems at the Large Hadron Collider.
Chris Sharkey - Co-founder/CTO - Bislr - Chris is co-founder of the innovative new marketing platform, Bislr. Bislr delivers intelligent website marketing products that enable marketers to immediately create, optimize and manage their websites for the social and mobile era. Prior to Bislr Chris Sharkey is best known for having co-founded Stayz, the largest holiday accommodation website in Australia. Similar to HomeAway in the United States, Stayz was sold to Fairfax Digital in 2006. Stayz exists today as the most popular self-contained holiday accommodation website in Australia.
Nick Katsivelos - Vice President, Managing Director, Technology & Strategy - R/GA - Nick has designed and implemented countless interactive technology solutions for Global 100 corporations. In that time, he has become all too familiar with the issues of content management in relation to the development of breakthrough user experiences. At R/GA, one of worlds most innovative and decorated digital agency's, he manages a large portfolio of clients, leading technology strategy and delivery for engagements that deliver optimized user experiences and achieve positive marketing results.