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2011 Speaker List

Hear from IT leaders, industry experts and developers at the defining event that brings together the entire cloud computing community.

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Ajit Gupta

President and CEO, Aryaka Networks

As the founder, President and CEO, Ajit is responsible for building the Aryaka vision and guiding the company’s strategy. He has more than 25 years of experience in management, sales, support and professional services. Prior to Aryaka, Ajit founded AAyuja Inc., a Strategic Technology Sales Acceleration company, serving as its CEO. Ajit achieved notable success for the creation of a world-class Internet company, Speedera Networks, in 1999. Under his leadership, Speedera became one of the fastest growing private companies in Silicon Valley and in the North American technology industry in five short years, as ranked by both Deloitte & Touche and PricewaterhouseCoopers. In 2004, he successfully launched Speedera India in Bangalore to drive the company’s accelerated global expansion. Speedera was acquired in 2005 by Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) for a stock transaction worth more than $500 million. Ajit has also held various positions at Oracle, Sybase and Resonate.
Ajit holds 12 patents for technology that brings together content delivery and global traffic management. He is well-known among his industry peers, and has been a speaker at a number of key conferences around the world, including the Red Herring and TiEcon conferences, Kagan Digital Media Summits, Datacenter Ventures events, Streaming Media conferences, and other popular trade shows and exhibitions. He is a founding board member of the IIT-Roorkee Heritage Fund.
Ajit holds a graduate degree in electrical engineering from the University of Alabama and an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India.


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