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Cloud Expo New York Speaker Profile: Henry Fastert – SHI

Henry Fastert, Chief Technologist & Managing Partner at SHI Enterprise Solutions Services Group

With Cloud Expo 2012 New York (10th Cloud Expo) now under three weeks away, what better time to introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical and strategy sessions at the conference...

We have technical and strategy sessions for you every day from June 11 through June 14 dealing with every nook and cranny of Cloud Computing and Big Data, but what of those who are presenting? Who are they, where do they work, what else have they written and/or said about the Cloud that is transforming the world of Enterprise IT, side by side with the exploding use of enterprise Big Data – processed in the Cloud – to drive value for businesses...?

CLOUD EXPO SPEAKER NAME: Henry Fastert

TWITTER: @SHICloud

COMPANY: SHI Enterprise Solutions Services Group

10TH CLOUD EXPO OPENING KEYNOTE TITLE: Mission-Critical Applications in the Cloud – Myth or Reality?

KEYNOTE DESCRIPTION:
http://cloudcomputing.sys-con.com/node/2209206


BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: Henry Fastert is Chief Technologist and Managing Partner at SHI, where he has overall responsibility for the SHI Enterprise Solution Services (ESS) Group. Leveraging over 25 years of IT experience, his responsibilities include both strategic and operational direction for ESS, as well as providing expertise on infrastructure design, data center consolidation, and technology consolidation to SHI’s largest customers.

Fastert comes to SHI from Unisys, where he was responsible for their North American professional services organization. His responsibilities included business development and service delivery, as well as providing deep expertise on ERP, Business Intelligence, infrastructure design, and data center consolidation. Prior to joining Unisys, he spent five years as VP and Chief Technologist for Melillo Consulting..

BLOG: blog.shicloud.com/p/bloggers.html

RECENT CLOUD COMPUTING QUOTE:

"The ability to flexibly and quickly adjust infrastructure allows IT to respond to line-of-business requirements in a way that was impossible prior to the advent of cloud computing. SHI has seen a very rapid growth in cloud demand in the last two quarters."

[from Exclusive Q&A with Henry Fastert, Cloud Computing Journal]

More Stories By Jeremy Geelan

Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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