David Linthicum is the chief cloud strategy officer at Deloitte Consulting and a cloud computing thought leader, executive, consultant, author and speaker. In the past 25 years, he has been a CTO five times and a CEO three times -- for both public and private companies -- and has been named the No. 1 cloud influencer by Apollo Research.
With more than 13 books on computing, more than 5,000 published articles, more than 500 conference presentations and numerous appearances on radio and TV programs, David has spent the last 20 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.