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

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Dante Malagrino

CEO and Co-founder, Embrane

Born and raised in Italy, Dante is the co-founder and CEO of Embrane, where he leads and inspires the team to turn the company’s vision into execution, drives the values and the culture that define the company, and sometimes stocks the break-room. His professional life before that is pretty simple: a little over 10 years at Cisco. He was part of one of the most successful teams at Cisco, building the Catalyst 6500 family of switches. He later became part of the founding team of Andiamo, a spin-off that Cisco created to enter and disrupt the storage networking market. More recently, he led the worldwide marketing campaign for Cisco’s Data Center 3.0 strategy. While at Cisco he wore several hats: engineer, product manager, marketing manager and sales manager. He even spent three years in Europe, evangelizing Cisco’s Data Center story to the market. When he is not thinking about how to power the agile network, Dante enjoys traveling, scuba diving, and cooking homemade pizza from scratch.


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