Keith Pijanowski is a Platform Strategy Advisor for Microsoft's Developer and Platform Evangelism team. As a Platform Strategy Advisor for Microsoft he spends a lot of his time researching the ever changing software industry. Some of the new ideas he has investigated over the years are:
• SOA as an Enterprise Architecture
• Web 2.0
• Cloud Computing
Keith enjoys investigating both the architectural underpinnings of these new ideas as well as the impact each will have on the business models of companies that adopt these ideas.
Keith has 23 years of experience in the Software Industry. He has been with Microsoft for 9 of those years. Prior to joining Microsoft he worked for various organizations solving problems in the Health Care, Financial Services, and Professional Services industries. He graduated from Boston University's college of Engineering in 1987 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.
Keith writes for MSDN Magazine and various developer and architect centers within Microsoft's MSDN site. He is also a frequent speaker at Microsoft events and community events in the New York/New Jersey area. You can reach Keith at www.KeithPij.com.
Location: Room 1E07 Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 9:00 AM-4:30 PM
On Day Two of Enterprise Cloud Summit, we'll turn our eye outward to look at the many public cloud offerings that are levelling the IT playing field. Public cloud providers offer pay-as-you-go economics and tremendous flexibility; but they also create new security, portability, and performance concerns. Once the exclusive domain of web startups, today enterprises big and small are finding ways to incorporate public cloud platforms into their IT strategy. Whether you're deciding how to embrace them or want to learn from what others are doing, Enterprise Cloud Summit is the place to do it.