Vice President, MGI Research
Andrew Dailey is a Managing Director of MGI Research. Mr. Dailey leads the enterprise applications (SaaS, PaaS, and cloud) coverage for MGI. He has over twenty years of diversified technology and financial services experience. Prior to MGI Research, Dailey was a partner at the Jetstream Group, a management consulting firm advising Fortune 500 CIOs on software procurement negotiations, enterprise applications strategies and outsourcing/offshoring strategies. In this role, Mr. Dailey advised clients such as British Petroleum, Applied Materials, JPMorganChase, McDonald's, McKesson, Nissan, Sun Microsystems, and Tetra Pak. His report on BPO, call centers and outsourcing was featured in cover stories by BusinessWeek and Time magazine. Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Marketing for Baan Company, a Nasdaq and Amsterdam Exchange-listed ERP software company. He was responsible for product marketing, events, and managed five global industry solution centers. Mr. Dailey spent eight years at Gartner Group, where he co-founded the Software Asset Management practice, and launched the ERP and supply chain management advisory businesses in Europe. While at Gartner, he received multiple awards for his research, including Analyst of the Year honors. Mr. Dailey is the author of numerous industry research papers and has lectured at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, UCLA's Anderson School of Management, and The Charles University, Prague. Mr. Dailey has served on both public and private company boards of directors, and currently serves as the Lead Director for Project Bandaloop, a San Francisco-based aerial dance company. A four-time NCAA All-American in tennis, Mr. Dailey holds a BA degree from Swarthmore College.
Cloud computing compliments mobile development by providing a foundation for application development and testing. Today entire application development platforms can be purchased in the cloud. What are the benefits and disadvantages of cloud app development. This panel will discuss the build versus buy decision for mobile app development platforms and what you should look for.