Storing and organizing data and disseminating information within organizations are critical functions of many industries. Modern technology has brought advancements such as cloud computing services, enabling various industries to store, protect, back up and disseminate information efficiently.
Today, cloud computing it is available and suitable for other industries to carry out various missions and operations. Here’s a roundup of the executives who were key players in no particular order in the cloud computing industry in 2023.
Greg Bateman, regional vice president of defense, Salesforce
Greg Bateman has been Regional Vice President of Defense for Salesforce since March 2022. He is responsible for the company’s business with the United States Department of Defense (DOD) 4th Estate, the division covering organizations outside of community agencies military and intelligence.
Bateman also builds trust with customers who rely on Salesforce cloud computing services. Proof of this commitment is Salesforce IL4 for the Department of Defense. IL4 is a designation that covers controlled unclassified information (CUI), non-CUI, export controlled data, personally identifiable information (PII), non-national security systems, and other mission-critical information.
Bateman brings nearly a decade of professional experience in cloud computing services to Salesforce. Previously, he designed new cloud reseller programs, established cloud-centric systems to support business growth, and led federal agencies to effectively adopt cloud platforms.
Lillian Chang, senior vice president of product strategy, SAP NS2
Lillian Chang is Senior Vice President of Product Strategy at SAP National Security Services (NS2). Since 2021, Chang has been responsible for the company’s cloud portfolio and partnership relationships. She also manages SAP NS2’s physical cloud environment, including her software and hardware services to support cost optimization.
Chang has 10 years of experience working on cloud computing solutions at SAP NS2. Prior to his current role, Chang served as GTM Director and GTM Vice President of NS2 Cloud. He leverages his past experience to design cloud platforms and cloud-based solutions that meet the requirements of the critical infrastructure industry.
On March 22, 2023, the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRamp) released certification for SAP NS2 cloud-based enterprise resource planning program. Under Chang’s leadership, this program enables federal customers to implement the cloud platform as a software-as-a-service application within SAP NS2s Cloud Intelligent Enterprise.
Steve Derr, vice president of cloud engineering and operations, Oracle Corporation
Steve Derr has served as vice president of Cloud Operations & Engineering at Oracle Corporation since 2017. In his current role, Derr leads specialized cloud operations and engineering services teams to meet the needs of homeland security clients.
At Oracle, Derr brings over a decade of experience working on cloud computing and hardware solutions for federal intelligence agencies. He led teams and developed the know-how to use Oracle’s storage solutions, high-performance computing, and engineered systems to implement mission-critical functionality for several segments of the federal government.
Kathleen Flynn, Vice President of Capability Cross Cut, Capgemini Government Solutions
Kathleen Flynn is Vice President of Cross-Cutting Capabilities at Capgemini Government Solutions, a subsidiary of Capgemini SE. Flynn has served as a vice president since 2015 and oversees the deployment of all capabilities for the firm’s portfolio of partner clients.
Flynn focuses on defining practical applications and accessing Capgemini resources for intelligence, cloud migration and portfolio rationalization on behalf of the firm’s clients.
Toby Haertl, Head of Global Business Development, CyrusOne
Toby Haertl has been with CyrusOne since 2017 and is currently the company’s Enterprise and Federal Segments Global Business Development Manager.
Haertl has ten years of professional experience in cloud computing services and draws on his previous work to innovate cloud-based applications. He leveraged his experience in CyrusOne’s cloud computing services as National Channel Manager of solution providers. He specializes in delivering advanced data centers to support customers’ managed services and cloud infrastructure businesses and build stronger, strategic customer relationships.
Brian Keith, Microsoft Federal Azure Data & AI Leader, Microsoft
Brian Keith is General Manager, Azure Data and AI Leader, and National Intelligence Specialist at Microsoft Federal, the mission-focused arm of Microsoft Corporation.
Keith focuses on integrating data and AI into federal and corporate organizations and workflows through agile data, AI solutions, and cloud strategies. With decades of developing solutions for the federal government, Keith is an expert in implementing artificial intelligence and intelligence strategies to support critical missions.
Mike Miller, Vice President, Corporate Sales, North American Public Sector, Red Hat
Michael “Mike Miller is Vice President of Enterprise Sales and North America Public Sector at Red Hat. He has 25 years of experience in cybersecurity, analytics, data protection, DevOps, and no-code developments.
At Red Hat, Miller leads teams of innovative members who deliver cloud-based solutions, high-performance Linux applications, containers, and Kubernetes technologies to help solve complex problems across multiple domains.
Drew Schnabel, Federal Vice President, Zscaler
Drew Schnabel is the federal vice president of Zscaler. Schnabel has years of experience developing software and information systems that support various missions and projects for the United States government. His experience includes service delivery, enterprise software, enterprise architecture, SaaS, and storage area network (SAN).
Schnabel is committed to ensuring that Zscaler’s zero-trust cloud security platforms are accessible to federal customers, regardless of device, network or location. In 2021, Schnabel was involved in the development of the Prototype of Secure Cloud Management (SCM). for the Department of Defense.
Kaus Phaltankar, president and chief executive officer of Caveonix
Kaus Phaltankar co-founded Caveonix in 2017 and is the company’s current president and chief executive officer. He has a 25-year professional background in cyber security and domain business management which he integrated with the Caveonix cloud computing system.
In a cloud security roundtable in 2018, Phaltankar provided insights into the growing enterprise demand for control and visibility across hybrid cloud environments to support critical IT employees, assets, business partners and assets. Phaltankar’s panel and expertise led to the development of Caveonix Cloud, the first-of-its-kind cloud digital risk platform designed for hybrid clouds.
Brad Scyrkels, Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Cyxtera Federal Group
Brad Scyrkels is the vice president of public sector and general manager of Cyxtera Federal Group. He was selected for these roles in 2021 and is responsible for Cyxtera’s public sector sales, marketing, channels, infosec and GRC activities.
Scyrkels leads a team of cloud experts working on FedRamp, Cyxtera’s hybrid cloud security services for the federal government. They work to integrate the speed and scale of the cloud with the performance, accuracy and cost benefits of the data center.
Brian Pickerall, senior vice president of Changeis, Inc.
Brian Pickerall is the current senior vice president of Changeis, Inc. He has 25 years of professional experience in project management, large-scale software development, and transportation operating systems.
Pickerall is responsible for the company’s initiatives, such as business development and business growth plans. She is also responsible for Changeis’ enterprise technology solutions, covering data analytics, hybrid cloud services and domain expertise.
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