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Designed for teams, built for the web by Michael Lock, Vice President, Americas at Google Enterprise; Cloud Slam 2012 Keynote

Cloud Slam 2012 Closing Keynote delivered by Michael Lock – Vice President, Americas at Google Enterprise.

The cloud is revolutionizing the way people work together, allowing businesses to create new value by accelerating collaboration and innovation. We’ll explore how products designed for teams and built for the web truly enable people to work better together.

This session discusses how the consumer web and user behavior is changing the way enterprises view and use emerging technology such as Cloud. Cloud enabled, social, mobile and connected devices and applications are among core areas being addressed in this session.

Michael Lock
Vice President, Americas, Google Enterprise

Michael oversees the Americas Sales and Operations organization for Google’s Enterprise division. Since joining Google in 2005, Michael has helped rapidly expand Google’s footprint within the global Enterprise marketplace. Currently, he is responsible for teams driving customer acquisition of Google’s Enterprise offerings in the product areas of Search, Maps, Earth, Apps and Postini.

A 25-year veteran of the enterprise information technology industry, Michael began his career at IBM where he held roles in the general systems and enterprise systems divisions. He moved to Silicon Valley as a sales and marketing executive for Oracle in the 90′s and subsequently, took positions in several Silicon Valley start-ups. Michael played a pivotal role in the success and eventual acquisition of Virage, a pioneer of multimedia search and content management software.

Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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