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Cloud Capital Forum

Cloud Capital Forum

Ireland’s digital leaders on cloud computing and the big data revolution.

“Cloud computing is a game-changer for the European economy. Plain and simple.”
- Neelie Kroes, European Commission VP, responsible for the Digital Agenda portfolio, February 2012

Today, there is consensus in government and industry that cloud represents an unrivalled opportunity for Ireland’s economy. The Cloud Capital campaign will leverage Silicon Republic’s audience, and its unrivalled global search engine rankings, to broadcast Ireland’s cloud credentials to the world.

At the Cloud Capital Forum on Friday, 23 November in Dublin, our leading keynote speakers will be joined by Ireland’s technology leaders, who will take part in mediated panel discussions, before an audience of C-suite executives and senior policy makers, on Ireland’s opportunity to be the cloud capital of Europe and to take its place at the heart of the big data revolution.

Keynote speaker: Simon Wardley, Leading Edge Forum

Voted as one of the UK's Top 50 Most Influential People in IT in ComputerWeekly's 2011 poll, Simon Wardley is a researcher for the Leading Edge Forum and his focus is on the intersection of IT strategy and new technologies. Simon's recent research covers subjects including Learning from Web 2.0 and A Lifecycle Approach to Cloud Computing. As a geneticist with a love of mathematics and a fascination in economics, Simon is a passionate advocate and researcher in the fields of open source, commoditisation, innovation, organisational structure and cybernetics. Simon is also a regular presenter at conferences worldwide, like OSCON and the Cloud Computing World Forum. TheNextWeb cites Simon in its ‘25 Most Influential People Tweeting About Cloud Computing’.

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