THINKstrategies, the Cloud Computing Showplace and Rising Tide Media are very pleased to announce that Stephen Cho, Director of Software Partner Business Development at Google Enterprise, has agreed to return to the second annual Cloud Channel Summit as a keynote speaker on Monday, November 5 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA.
Stephen’s keynote talk is entitled, “Strategies and Tactics for Building Productive Cloud Partnerships.”
During his presentation he will discuss how Cloud apps (SaaS) and Cloud computing (PaaS, IaaS) are evolving; how ISVs and solution providers are forging new relationships; which relationships are most important; what drives partner success for solution providers, ISVs and product vendors; and how customer needs inform the best partnerships.
Stephen is responsible for Google Enterprise relationships with software partners across Google Apps, Google Cloud Platform products, and the Google Apps Marketplace. Previously, Stephen was Director of Google Apps Channels, growing its partner network to over 6,000 resellers in over 80 countries. He has also served as Director of Product Management for Google Apps and Partner Products, and Director of Content Partnerships for YouTube/Google Video, Google Maps/Earth, and Google Books/Scholar. Prior to Google, Stephen held a number of leadership roles at Cisco, McKinsey & Company, and the Boston Consulting Group.
Stephen will join Stacy Nethercoat, VP of Software Product Marketing at Tech Data, as a keynote speaker at the Cloud Channel Summit.
The following executives have also agreed to speak at the Summit:
- Daniel Saks, President and CEO, AppDirect
- Feyzi Fatehi, CEO, Corent Technology
- Sonal Puri, VP of Marketing and Sales, Aryaka
- Russell Hertzberg, VP of SaaS and Software Solutions, SoftServe
- Joe Panettieri, Director of the Nine Lives Media Brands
Click here if you’d like to submit a speaker proposal for the Cloud Channel Summit before our deadline of August 31. You can also take advantage of our early-bird registration discount until September 1 by clicking here.
Stay tuned for more information about the speakers, topics and other Cloud Channel Summit details via Twitter @CloudSummits.
We look forward to seeing you November 5 at the Cloud Channel Summit.