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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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Derek Chan

Head of Digital Operations, Dreamworks Animation SKG

As Head of Digital Operations for DreamWorks Animation SKG, Derek Chan is responsible for the operations, strategic vision and planning for the Company’s computing infrastructure.
With additional experience in Software Development, Derek has served in various management roles on multiple animated films, including the Shrek franchise, “How to Train Your Dragon” and DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming release, “Kung Fu Panda 2.”
Derek holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Masters Degree in Computer Science from Stanford University. In 2008, Derek was named one of Computer World’s Premiere 100 IT Leaders and is an advisor on various industry boards, including Red Hat and HP Technical Advisory Councils.


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