Cloud Architecture Lead, CompuCom Systems, INC
Michael Ducy currently works as a Cloud Architecture Lead for CompuCom Systems, INC focused on designing and implementing large scale Cloud systems for CompuCom's managed services business. Prior to CompuCom, Michael worked at enStratus helping customers evaluate and implement the enStratus Cloud Management Platform, and BMC Software focusing on Cloud Computing and Data Center Automation. Michael has also worked in various capacities at Orbitz Worldwide, focusing on performance management, capacity planning, and operations. Michael has held other roles as a Linux Systems Engineer, Instructor of IT courses, and Private Consultant. After graduating from the University of Missouri St. Louis with a degree in Computer Science, Michael completed his Masters degree in Computer Science at the University of Chicago. More recently Michael completed his MBA at the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.
How should we value the cloud? Is the cloud really lower cost? What is business agility anyway? Can the cloud be strategic? How should we think about the new IT metrics?