Brian Gracely brings over 20 years of industry experience to the Interop community, having held leadership, product management, strategy, marketing and technical marketing roles for Cisco, Linksys, NetApp, Virtustream and EMC. His experiences can be found at the intersection of new technologies and new business models. He has delivered both commercial products/solutions and open source software projects to global markets. Brian is active in many technical communities, including DevOps, networking (CCIE), virtualization (VMware vExpert 2011-2015) and cloud computing. He is widely recognized for his podcast The Cloudcast, and has been a frequent writer about cloud computing topics. He is a published author and editor for Cisco Press and often speaks at industry events and local meetups. Brian holds a BS and MBA from Wake Forest University, and completed executive programs at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Find him on Twitter: @bgracely.