Global Vice President, SAP Americas, Data Warehouse Solutions & HANA Platform
Chris Hallenbeck leads SAP HANA's go to market globally. He has spent most of his career solving the big data technical problems of today and applying algorithms to solve tomorrow's business problems. Before coming to SAP, he was a Vice President of Products for DemandTec, one of the first SaaS-based big data analysis companies, led the technology consultants group for Siebel's Interactive Selling division, and was a data warehousing expert for Oracle.
Director, Linux Technology Center at IBM
Jim Wasko is the Director of IBM's Linux Technology Center (LTC), where he is responsible for Linux development across IBM's broad product portfolio. Jim has been responsible for IBM's enterprise-level Linux support team, cloud computing development in IBM's Systems and Technology group and other leadership roles. Today the LTC also includes OpenStack and Hadoop open source development.
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Cloud Computing, Cisco
Lew Tucker is responsible for helping to shape the future of Cisco's cloud and enterprise software strategies. He has more than 20 years of experience in the high-tech industry, ranging from distributed systems and artificial intelligence to software development and systems architecture, at Cisco, Sun Microsystems, Salesforce.com and Thinking Machines.
President & General Manager, SUSE
Nils Brauckmann is responsible for leading the continued development and distribution of the industry's first Linux operating system. He manages development, sales, marketing, technical support and services for SUSE worldwide.
Vice President of Global Alliances & Marketing, SUSE
Michael Miller is responsible for growing SUSE's business globally through key alliances, innovative marketing and strategic business development. He has over 16 years of experience across a broad range of global leadership roles including senior management positions in engineering, product management, marketing, sales and business development.