Posted By Colleen Miller On January 27, 2012 @ 11:12 am In AFCOM,Events | No Comments
The early-bird rate for registration closes today for the spring AFCOM Data Center World conference, planned for March 18-22 at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas. AFCOM, a leading data center professional association, recently announced it is the newest special interest community in the iNET Interactive media portfolio .
There is growing interest in the Data Center World conference this spring, since the keynote speaker is Vivek Kundra, who formerly served as the U.S. Chief Information Officer. Kundra was recently hired by Salesforce.com to serve as Executive Vice President of Emerging Technologies.
Kundra’s keynote will emphasize leadship in times of change and transformation, and the lessons every organization can learn from when leading a transformation in a change-averse environment.
As the first federal CIO, Kundra faced significant challenges as he oversaw the federal government’s information technology bureaucracy at a time of cutting costs, increasing efficiency and driving innovation. His responsibilities included managing the $80B federal technology budget as well as transforming the way technology was purchased. He brought best-in-class private sector solutions to solve massive public sector inefficiencies.
Kundra is credited with saving over $3 billion in taxpayer dollars, adopting game-changing technologies in the public sector, strengthening the cybersecurity posture of the nation and launching an open government movement through that data.gov  platform, which has been replicated across 21 nations, 29 states, 11 cities, and several international organizations.
Also, Kundra will explain:
For further information and registration, visit our Data Center World page  on the events calendar.
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