Cheaper computers, faster networks and the rise of mobile computing are driving innovation faster than ever before. Cloud computing services are the fundamental enabler of this transformation and are reshaping business models for organizations of every size. Conrad during his tenure as the CIO of the City of Orlando was responsible for driving the adoption of Gmail and other cloud services for the city’s 3000 person workforce, a pioneering move amongst city governments in the US. He will talk about the "magic bullet" how do you convince your organization that cloud services are the right solution.
Conrad C. Cross is a former CIO of the City of Orlando's Technology Management Department who recently retired fro City government after 23 years of service. He has held several positions including Computer Operations Bureau Chief, Applications Development Bureau Chief, Systems and Networks Bureau Chief over the past 23 years. Conrad worked in the private sector as Director of Network Operations for two companies, Virtual International, Inc. and Applied Digital Communications, Inc., both providers of networking services and applications.