Full Name
David Linthicum
Job Title
Chief Cloud Strategy Officer
Deloitte Consulting
Speaker Bio
David Linthicum was named one of the top 9 Cloud Pioneers in Information Week 7 years ago but started his cloud journey back in 1999 when he envisioned leveraging computing services over the open internet. More recently, Dave was named the #1 cloud influencer via a major report by Apollo Research and is typically listed as a top 10 cloud influencer, podcaster, blogger, book author, and thought leader.

David has been a CTO five times for both public and private companies, and a CEO two times in his 35-year career. He is credited with creating 4 billion dollars in shareholder return in those roles, including his current role as Chief Cloud Strategy Officer at Deloitte Consulting as a leader in the Cloud Practice.

Beyond cloud computing Dave has created, or assisted in creating foundational technical concepts, including Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), and advanced distributed computing architectures. All still in use today.

With more than 13 books on computing, more than 7,000 published articles, more than 700 conference presentations, and numerous appearances on radio and TV programs, David has spent the last 30 years leading, showing, and teaching businesses how to use resources more productively and innovate constantly. He has expanded the vision of both startups and established corporations as to what is possible and achievable.
David Linthicum