Chief Information Officer, BMC
Mark is the chief information officer of BMC Software. In addition to running BMC Software’s IT department, Mark is a rare CIO who makes customer calls, as he helps many of the BMC Software’s customers (who in many cases are CIOs) understand how best to leverage BMC’s offering.
Prior to his time with BMC Software, Mark served as the CIO of four Fortune 300 companies: Corporate Express, Arrow Electronics, Visa International and Occidental Petroleum, making him one of the most seasoned CIOs in the United States. Mark has worked in a variety of industries including consumer products, high tech distribution, financial services and oil & gas. During the early stages of his career, he held P&L responsibilities as the Director of a systems integration business unit within Hughes Aircraft Company.
Mark’s formal education is in the Geological Sciences. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from MIT and a PhD from Brown University. He is also former Air Force officer and NASA Program Scientist.
Cloud Executive Summit at Cloud Connect Silicon Valley 2013 will bring together key influencers and executives from the Industry for a thought provoking discussion on emerging trends and future opportunities in the Cloud. This exclusive program attracts CIOs, entrepreneurs, software and infrastructure industry executives and investors, for a rich discussion and networking opportunities in advance of the Cloud Connect event. What are the next opportunities in cloud computing and how are you positioned to take advantage of them?
1:35pm-2:00pm Opening Keynote - Opportunities in the Mobile Cloud
2:00pm-2:20pm What's the Big Data Deal: Market Insights and Opportunities
2:20pm-2:40pm How Software Defined Networks Change Everything
2:40pm-3:00pm How to Get Your Cloud Startup Funded
3:15pm-3:40pm Understanding Enterprise Requirements for the Cloud - A CIO Interview
3:40pm-4:10pm Are you Being a Good Cloud Broker for your Business?
4:10pm-4:35pm Finding the Next Cloud Opportunity - VC Panel
4:35pm-4:55pm Have Business Buyers Driven us to the Tipping Point for Cloud Adoption?
5:00pm-6:00pm Networking Reception