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Introducing the speakers for the 2012 Cloud Conference

The 2012 Cloud Intelligence Conference is quickly approaching.  In part one of this two part blog I’ll highlight the great speakers we have lined up to provide you with all the background and knowledge you need jump head first into the cloud.  Register now and enter the promo code “Cloud2012” to save $200 off the regular ticket price by paying the low price of $199 (regular retail price:$399).  We encourage you to register as soon as possible, as the Cloud Intelligence Conferences sell out very quickly. 

Let’s start off with our very special Keynote speaker, Miguel Wood.

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Miguel Wood

Miguel is the Director, Central Region and Chief SharePoint Architect for Planet Technologies, a National Systems Integrator (NSI) partner of Microsoft. Miguel’s background includes extensive experience in consulting and mentoring organizations to better utilize technology to improve business processes. Miguel holds numerous Microsoft and industry certifications, including being one of the first to earn the prestigious Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) for SharePoint 2010, of which there are only a few in the world. His areas of focus include SQL Server, .NET programming, Security, Windows Server, and, of course, all released versions of SharePoint.

Once Miguel gets everyone revved up our lineup of speakers will continue to WOW you for the rest of the day.

Brian Prince

Brian H. Prince is a Principal Cloud Evangelist for Microsoft, based in the US.  He gets super excited whenever he talks about technology, especially cloud computing, patterns, and practices. His job is to help customers strategically leverage technology, and help them bring their architecture to a super level.  Further, he is a co-founder of the non-profit organization CodeMash (www.codemash.org). He speaks at various international technology conferences.  Brian is the co-author of “Azure in Action”, published by Manning Press.

 

Vince Fabro

 Vince Fabro is a Practice Manager for the Enterprise Microsoft Solutions practice at Cardinal Solution’s Columbus, Ohio, branch.  Vince loves building things and fixing things, and working with teams to achieve success.  He’s been applying those passions to the IT industry for well over 20 years now – the past 20 as a consultant wearing many hats (developer, trainer, architect, mentor, manager).  As a former certified trainer he has enjoyed training hundreds of students, and has presented technology topics at IT conferences and user groups for many years.  Vince has specialized in Microsoft’s .Net technology stack for more than a decade now, and is always striving to learn more effective ways to build applications that solve challenging IT problems.

Tom Walters

Thomas Walters has over 22 years of experience as a technical consultant, writer and certified trainer.  He has presented on a variety of industry topics at events such as Microsoft Developer Days, Dog Food, NUI and Novell Brainshare, and holds over 30 industry certifications.  Mr. Walters currently directs the Infrastructure Services group at Quick Solutions, Inc. in Westerville, Ohio.

Come back next week to see who else will present at the conference, and don’t forget to register now and enter the promo code “Cloud2012” to save $200 off the regular ticket price by paying the low price of $199 (regular retail price:$399).  We encourage you to register as soon as possible, as the Cloud Intelligence Conferences sell out very quickly.  Like us on Facebook for exclusive offers, and follow us on Twitter to keep up to date on the conference events.

 -Matt