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2012 Speakers

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

Tim Dickson

CIO of Mergers and Acquisitions IT, Dell

Tim Dickson currently serves as CIO of Mergers and Acquisitions IT at Dell, reporting directly to the Global CIO. Mr. Dickson has been with Dell for eight years and has built Dell’s M&A IT program from the ground up. In this role, Mr. Dickson and his team are responsible for the end-to-end IT and Infrastructure integration of acquired companies into Dell, spanning the M&A lifecycle for early IT due diligence and planning through Day One, integration, and business-as-usual. He has performed due diligence for over 15 acquisition targets and led the acquisition integration of over ten companies into Dell between 2010 and 2011. Those companies include KACE, Exanet, Scalent, Ocarina Networks, Boomi, Insite One, and SecureWorks.

Mr. Dickson has over 20 years of experience in the IT software industry and a background in IT Product Management, Product Development, Program/Project Management, Consulting, Systems Deployment, Global Team Management, and Business Relationship Management with previous companies such as IBM, HP, i2 Technologies.

Mr. Dickson has a bachelor’s of science in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.


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