Fellow at Dell Technologies
VP of Strategy & Innovation at DELL EMC
B.S. Computer Science, 1987, M.S. Computer Science, 2006
Diploma of Bible and Doctrine 2008, Global University
Data General 1986- 1999, EMC 2000-2016
DELL Technologies 2016-Current
List of products (software in parentheses) invented/built from 1986-Current
9390093 Managing Data Objects
9361269 Knowledge Management Across Distributed Entity Using Predictive Analysis
9361045 Virtual Storage Networks for Multiple Tenants with QoS
9356961 Privacy Scoring for Cloud Services
9317820 System and Method for Configuring a Cloud Computing Space
9292523 Managing Data Storage
9262217 Computation Resource Cyclic Utilization
9262188 Virtual Asset Management in Data Center
9262146 Supplying software via data storage system
9235971 Service Window Optimized Service Alert Engine
9235630 Hypothesis-based Dataset Discovery
9229646 Increasing data storage capacity in object-based systems
9170737 Processing data storage system configuration information
9152820 Cookie Anonymization and Rejection
9134916 Managing Content in a Distributed System
9098803 Hypothesis Aggregation
9098617 Analytics Lifecycle Automation
9075851 Content Retention
9031994 Database partitioning for data processing system
8996690 Time-based analysis of data streams
8984931 App-aware database management
8977814 Information lifecycle management for binding content
8972490 User Discovery in Socially Aware Storage Systems
8972361 Providing cloud system management services
8935474 Policy-based storage of object fragments on multiple tiers
8918586 Policy-based configuration of object fragments on multiple tiers
8909875 Versioning for new objects
8832224 Data tracking for provenance and chain of custody generation
8819234 Storage Appliance Services Endpoint
8819203 Application Services Appliance
8812423 Object qualifiers for multi-dimensional object model
8751622 Automated App Discovery
8725869 Classifying Situations for System Management
8725767 Multi-Dimensional Object Models
8706683 Knowledge Management Across Distributed Entity
8700678 Data Provenance in Computing Infrastructure
8700669 Techniques for Advanced Storage System Management
8645375 Var and Distributor Override of Ecosystem Management
8635707 Multi-dim obj model MOF file qualifiers
8601175 Service Portals for On-site Ecosystem Mining and Customization
8601131 Active Element Manager
8549048 Workflow database for scalable storage service
The Value of Data: Treating Data as a Capital Asset, Cairo AmCham, Egypt, November 2016
International Conference on Innovations in IT, Al Ain, UAE, November 2016
Evanta CIO Executive Summit, Skytop PA, October 2016
Introduction to Data Value, Business Information Systems, University of Leipzig, Germany
eMerge Americas 2016, Miami FL
Gordon Engineering Leadership School, UC San Diego, January 2016
EnterConf Data Value Keynote, Belfast, Ireland, June 2015
IT@Cork Data Value Keynote, Cork Ireland February 2015
Powering the Cloud Conference, Frankfurt Germany 2014
Academic University, Saint Petersburg, Russia, April 11, 2013
Northeastern University Distinguished Speaker Series, March 28, 2013
China Amchan/USITO Lecture, Innovation In Emerging Markets, Beijing, China, July 17, 2012
Panel Discussion on Russian Startup Innovation, St Petersburg World Economic Forum, June 23, 2012
Northeastern University Distinguished Speaker Series, March 30, 2012
Cairo Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, January 23, 2012
UMASS Computer Science Lecture, Dec 6 2011
Center for Innovation Management Studies, NC State, October 25, 2011
Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, June 1-3, 2011
Innovation Cubed Conference, Featured Speaker. December 8-10, 2010.
Reverse Innovation. Keynote Speech at Moscow SECR Conference. October 15, 2010.
Global Intrapreneurship. Lecture to Russian University Students (ITMO and SPb SU). October 2010.
Intrapreneurship. Lecture to University Students in St. Petersburg, Russia. January 2010.
eScience Conference 2009. Scientific Lineage and Object-based Storage Systems (with Dan Hushon). December 2009.
Harvard University IIC Colloquium. XAM, Digital Curation, and eScience. September 2009.
EMC Innovation Lecture Series. The XAM Standard and Its Role in Digital Curation (with Professor Stuart Madnick). June 2009.
The International Journal of Digital Curation. The eXtensible Access Method (XAM) Standard. December 2008.
Master's Thesis, University of New Hampshire. Comparing the XAM API with File System Programming. December 2006.
North Andover High School (Massachusetts) Athletic Hall of Fame.
Member of Mensa International.
Member of Liberty Church Executive Board of Directors, 2005-2012.
Selected as EMC Fellow, November 2012.
Selected as EMC Distinguished Engineer, October 2008. Had to wear a suit.
3rd Place Out of 410 entries in EMC's 2007 Global Innovation Contest
2nd Place Out of 984 entries in EMC's 2008 Global Innovation Contest
Final 30 Out of 1422 entries in EMC's 2009 Global Innovation Contest
Final 30 and Winner of Data Computing Division Award Out of 1500+ entries in EMC's 2010 Global Innovation Contest
Named as Director of EMC's Global Innovation Network, May 2011
2013 Top 10 Innovation Blogger (#10), Innovation Excellence
2012 Top 10 Innovation Blogger (#8), Innovation Excellence
2011 Top 40 Innovation Blogger (#25), Innovation Excellence
Winner, 2012 Greenplum Innovation Showcase Award, October 2012
Data Monetization: Big Potential, Bigger Challenges, IT Trends & Analysis
Economic Value of Data In An Information Driven World, Reflections Blog
How Twitter Users Can Generate Better Ideas, MIT Sloan Management Review
Information Playground Blog: Building Software for the Information Storage Industry.
Innovation Excellence: Contributing Blogger
Vault.com Blog: Careers in High-Tech
CNBC Blog: Boomers and High-Tech
2010 World Innovation Forum: Blogger's Hub
2009 World Innovation Forum: Blogger's Hub
2009 World Business Forum: Blogger's Hub
"Innovate With Influence: Tales of a High-Tech Intrapreneur", published by Booklocker.com.
"Innovate With Global Influence: Tales of High-Tech Intrapreneurs", published by Booklocker.com.
Co-host, "Data Crunchers" Video Series