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Joe Weinman is a frequent global keynoter, digital strategist, and experienced telecom and IT executive who is the author of the Amazon #1 Hot New Release in Computers and Technology, Digital Disciplines: Attaining Market Leadership via the Cloud, Big Data, Social, Mobile, and the Internet of Things (Wiley CIO, 2015), also available in Chinese 新动能 新法则 (PTPress, 2016).

He is also the author of Cloudonomics: The Business Value of Cloud Computing (Wiley, 2012), which has been translated into two Chinese editions: 云经济学 (PTPress, 2014) and 云端时代 (PTPress, 2015).

He is also a contributor to Regulating the Cloud: Policy for Computing Infrastructure (MIT Press, 2014) and a forthcoming Springer textbook on big data applications.

He is the Cloud Economics editor for IEEE Cloud Computing magazine, and his business and technical articles have appeared there as well as in the print or online editions of The New York Times, Business Week, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Wired, CNN Money, CIO, InformationWeek, Gigaom, Computing Edge, the Journal of Software Technology, Business Communications Review, Global Telecoms Business, BillingOSS Magazine, Salon, VON and The AT&T Technical Journal.

A longtime industry executive, he has held leadership positions in areas such as corporate strategy, innovation management, business development, product management, operations, sales, and R&D, most recently as Senior Vice President, Cloud Services and Strategy at Telx (now Digital Realty) and formerly at AT&T Bell Labs, AT&T corporate, and HP.

Mr. Weinman has been awarded 22 U.S. and international patents in a variety of technologies such as cloud and distributed computing and storage, pseudoternary line coding, simulation and workflow, consumer goods, wireline and wireless technologies, telecommunications, web search algorithms, and homomorphic encryption.

He received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Computer Science from Cornell University and the University of Wisconsin - Madison respectively, and completed Executive Education at the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland.

He has also been selected as a Netflix Cloud Prize judge, appeared multiple times on Asian, U.S., and European television, is frequently quoted in the U.S. and international magazine, newspaper, and online media and analyst reports, and appears in a number of on-line podcasts and videos such as The New York Times Timescast, The Street, and for various companies, organizations, and events.

He has been profiled in Art & Living, China Policy Review, the Industrial Research Institute's Research-Technology Management Journal, and On Top of the Cloud (Wiley, 2012).

Weinman is the founder of Cloudonomics, a mathematically rigorous, multidisciplinary analytical approach leveraging economics, behavioral economics, statistics, calculus, computational complexity theory, simulation, and system dynamics to characterize the sometimes counter-intuitive multi-dimensional business, financial, and user experience benefits of cloud computing and other on-demand, pay-per-use business models. He is also the founding chair of the IEEE Intercloud Testbed executive committee.

He is a recipient of the AT&T Architecture Award, Patent Achievement Award, and multiple Distinguished Speaker Awards.

He is currently or has been a member of a well-known Silicon Valley Venture Capital Technology Advisory Board, the IBM Advanced eBusiness Council, the Cisco Global Customer Advisory Board, the Intel Communications Board of Advisors, the Veritas (now Symantec) Utility Computing Advisory Board, the Hitachi Technology Advisory Council, the EMC Customer Advisory Council, the Technology Manager's Forum Corporate Advisory Board, where he has been a Best Practice Awards judge, the Technology Advisory Board of a Silicon Valley start-up, and supported initiatives and events of the World Economic Forum, the United Nations / International Telecom Union, the United States FCC and State Department Public-Private Partnership U.S. Telecom Training Institute. He is a past Chairman of the joint National Science Foundation / Industry Advisory Board of the Center for the Management of Information at the University of Arizona. He is or has been a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society, and serves on the program planning committees of a number of cloud computing conferences including TechWeb's Cloud Connect, the IIR Telecom Cloud Summit, the Pacific Telecommunications Council, the Board of Directors of the University of Southern California Institute for Communications Technology Management, and the 4G Americas Board of Governors.

He has been Master of Ceremonies, keynoted, moderated, judged, presented, and/or been a panelist at numerous events globally, including:

      The United Nations International Telecommunications Union and ITU Technical Symposium Geneva;

Financial and Industry Analyst events, e.g., 451 Group ICE (Information, Communications, Entertainment); Credit Suisse Next Generation Data Center Conference, San Francisco; Gartner ITxpo, Cannes; GilderTech Telecosm; IDC Asia/Pacific Cloud Computing Conference, Singapore; Light Reading/Heavy Reading Ethernet Expo Americas, Telecommunications Industry of America/GlobalComm Masterclass, Future of Optical Networking, New York and 2020 Vision Executive Summit, Reykjavik; IIR Finland, Helsinki; IIR Telecom Cloud Summit, Berlin, London, and Hong Kong; Oppenheimer & Company Technology, Internet, and Communications, Boston and Cloud Services Conference, New York; Tier1 Research (Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit), Las Vegas; Yankee Group Telecom Industry Forum;

Corporate events, e.g., for ABB, Akamai, Alcatel-Lucent (Nokia), AT&T, Autodesk, Avasant, BEA (Oracle), CenturyLink, Cheetah Mobile, Cisco, (Dell) EMC, Ericsson, Hitachi Data Systems, Hitachi Global, HP, IBM, Interxion, John Deere, MetaSwitch, Mirantis, Microsoft, Navisite (Time Warner Cable), Niksun, NTT, Odin (Parallels), SAP, Sonus Networks, Telstra, Telx (Digital Realty) and Veritas;

Publisher events, e.g., Capacity Media International Telecoms Week, Chicago, Capacity Europe, Amsterdam, and Capacity Metro Connect, Miami; CDM Media CTO Telecom / CIO CME Summit, Phoenix; CEO/CIO China, Sanya, China; CIO Magazine Summits; CIO World CIO 100, Niagara Falls, Canada; CloserStill's Cloud Expo Asia, Singapore, and Cloud Expo Europe, London; Contingency Planning and Management, Orlando and San Diego; Datamation; Dealmaker Media's "Under the Radar", Mountain View; Disaster Recovery Journal; Enterprise Systems Journal; Forbes Telecosm; GDS Publishing, Jacksonville; Giga Omni Media's Structure 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015, San Francisco, Structure Europe, London, Structure Europe, Amsterdam, and Structure Data, New York; IDG's Cloudworld, San Francisco, and Cloud & Data Center World, Korea; Techweb's VoiceCon, Las Vegas; TMTPost T-Edge Summit, Beijing; UBM's Interop Carrier Cloud Summit, Interop NYC, Interop LV, Cloud Connect Silicon Valley, Cloud Connect Chicago, Cloud Connect Las Vegas, and Cloud Connect China; VentureBeat CloudBeat, Redwood Shores;

Industry association events and exhibitions, e.g., American Chamber of Commerce (Beijing); American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Annual CFO Conference, Virginia; Amsterdam Cloud Seminar; Argyle Executive Forum, New York; Asia CIO Summit, Beijing; BrightTalk Webcast; Buy-Side Technology North American Summit, New York; Caribbean Information & Communications Technology Roadshow, Curacao; Churchill Club, Palo Alto; Cloud Analytics Summit, New York; Cloud Expo, Santa Clara and New York; Cloudscape, Brussels; Comunicações Unificadas, São Paulo; Confederation of Indian Industry, Goa, India; Data Center Dynamics Intelligence Unit London and DCD Converged Chicago, London, and New York; DeployCon PaaS Summit, New York; Destination CRM, New York; Dublin Web Summit; Federal Office Systems Exhibition, D.C.; Federation of Internet Solution Providers of the Americas; GITEX/GulfComms, Dubai; Global Network Summit, Tokyo; Green Grid Forum, San Francisco Bay Area; GSMA's Mobile World Congress, Barcelona; Guide Share Europe, Brussels; HMG Strategy CIO Executive Leadership Summit, Houston; Hong Kong Banking and Finance Exhibition; Industrial Research Institute Annual Conference, Seattle; Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Conference on Cloud Engineering, Boston, Technology Time Machine, Dresden and Hong Kong, CLOUD, Anchorage and Honolulu, Cloudcom, Singapore and Taipei, and Globecom, Anaheim; Insurance Accounting and Systems Association, Anaheim; International Conference on Intelligence in Next Generation Networks, Berlin; International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP), Cascais, Portugal; Login Conference, San Francisco; Logistics and Supply Chain Executive Conference, Hong Kong; Milken Institute Global Conference, Beverly Hills; NASSCOM India Leadership Forum Mumbai and NASSCOM Bangalore; New England Business and Technology Association, Boston; New Jersey Society of Information Managers; New Jersey Technology Council Data Summit and Expo; Next Generation Optical Networking, Dallas; NYU Alumni Association, New York; OFC/NFOEC, Anaheim; Open Data Center Alliance: Forecast, New York; Open Stack Silicon Valley, Mountain View; Outsourcing Institute's Wall Street Technology, New York; Pacific Telecommunications Council Honolulu; QCon, New York; Simposium Internacional de Sistemas Computacionales y Tecnologias de la Informacion (SISCTI), Monterrey, Mexico; SmartCon, Dubai; Software and Information Industry Association, Boston and San Francisco; South by Southwest, Austin; Spectrum Futures, Singapore; SWIFT SIBOS, Hong Kong; Technology Leader's Forum, Kuala Lumpur; Technology Manager's Forum, New York; Telecommunications Management Forum Management World, Nice, Management World, Dublin, and Management World Americas, Orlando; Telco 2.0, London; United States Telecom Association, Miami; Telecommunications Industry Association, New York; Vancouver Board of Trade; Zhe Shang Merchants, Ningbo, China;

Universities and Institutes, e.g., Boston University; Fairleigh Dickinson University; Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton; Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; New Jersey Institute of Technology; NYU; Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law; Rutgers University; Southwestern University; Technology Insititute of Monterrey (Mexico); Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management (Beijing); University of California, San Francisco; University of Pennsylvania Law School; University of Rennes (France); University of Southern California, Institute for Communications Technology Management; University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business;

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Prior to Telx, he led the Communications, Media, and Entertainment segment globally for Hewlett-Packard's Business Solutions organization, with responsibility for a multi-hundred million dollar software portfolio and a team spanning the Americas, EMEA, and Asia/Pacific.

Prior to HP, he was an executive at AT&T, where he led the assessment and creation of strategic solutions and new offers based on emerging technologies and next generation business models, such as high definition immersive video conferencing, utility, grid, and cloud computing, unified communications and collaboration, web services, application services, IP Video, Display over IP, Radio Frequency Identification / Electronic Product Codes, advanced optical networking, storage and information lifecycle management, intelligent networking, next generation management, and application-aware networking; developed alliance relationships; and evaluated firms for possible M&A or equity investments.

Previously, he led engineering and operations for AT&T's Business Continuity organization responsible for the end-to-end process of ensuring IT continuity, reliability, availability, and performance for AT&T and its customers. This included analysis, architecture, engineering, planning, implementation, operations, and incident management. In addition, he has developed advanced simulation tools and object management software to support risk management, DR planning, process engineering, reliability, SLA engineering, and financial analysis.

Until 1996, he led the Quality, Process, and Business practice of AT&T Bell Laboratories, where he led a team of over 100 consultants in business process reengineering, quality, ISO 9000, the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, software quality assurance, and project management. This team supported AT&T's unprecedented success in winning three Baldrige awards and Japan's Deming Prize. Prior to that he headed the global sales efforts for AT&T Bell Labs consulting services, where he successfully initiated global consulting for AT&T through engagements with European banks, IT service firms, and telecoms.

He has consulted, trained, and lectured industry and government clients and audiences throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, South America, Western Europe and Scandinavia, the Middle East, India, Mainland China / Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, and Australia. He has led teams and initiatives spanning business development, strategic alliance development, global sales, mergers and acquisitions and equity investments, strategic planning, product marketing and management, engineering economic analysis, software development, systems engineering, operations planning, business strategy, technology strategy, business continuity and disaster recovery, systems and business unit integration planning, and process engineering and reengineering consulting, training, and/or automation projects for domestic and international paper, metals, computer, retail, banking, and telecommunications companies as well as postal, defense, and communications agencies in the U.S. government.

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