Multi-cloud is hard. Most corporations focused their application development efforts on the tools offered by a single cloud provider to start their enterprise cloud journey. As such their business operations become entwined with that cloud provider. Can a high level of intertwinement be replicated across multi cloud providers when each cloud provider offers different tools and constructs? In this session, we explore the reality of a multi-cloud strategy from those who are living with one.
Jonell Taylor leads the adoption of Azure Kubernetes Services as a member of the Enterprise Cloud Computing Team at Fidelity Investments. Prior to Fidelity, Jonell managed a multitude of projects using open source software at MetLife and assisted with the transformation of the organization as a member of the first team to implement Platform As A Service, Containers As A Service, Big Data As A Service, Kubernetes, and Docker into the MetLife enterprise. Prior to MetLife, Jonell worked as a System Administrator at South Atlantic Services Incorporated. Jonell has a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology with a concentration in Statistics from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Jonell enjoys learning how enterprises leverage cloud services to create new products effectively and economically on platforms such as Azure, AWS, and Google.
Bruce Pinsky is a Distinguished Engineer in the Product Infrastructure and Reliability Engineering team at Intuit, Inc. with over 25 years of network experience. Mr. Pinsky leads the development of vision and strategy for the network supporting Intuit’s SaaS platform for products such as TurboTax Online and QuickBooks Online.
Mr. Pinsky is a Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) and is one of the earliest CCIEs (#1045) and CCDEs (#2007::0003).
Mr. Pinsky is co-author of the book Cisco Router Configuration: A Practical Introduction to Cisco IOS Configuration, 1st and 2nd edition and co-inventor of U.S. Patents 6,130,890, 6,870,851, 7,623,528, and 7,969,992, A Method and system for optimizing routing of data packets and U.S. Patent 7,733,798, Evaluation of network data aggregation.
Christopher Moretti has been an executive leader with Cigna since October, 2015 and is currently responsible for all infrastructure engineering Leading the Global Engineering & Infrastructure Services. In this role, Chris provides executive leadership over the teams that deliver Cigna’s voice & data networks, security engineering, contact center, database, compute, storage, information management, mainframe, cloud & devops.
Previous to Cigna, Chris spent 14 years at General Electric and its subsidiaries in various executive leadership roles supporting its insurance, consumer and commercial banking businesses. While at GE, Chris attended and graduated many of their prestigious management training classes including AIMC and EIMP. Most recently, Christopher was Managing Director of Global Networks for J.P. Morgan Chase & Company based in midtown Manhattan.
Chris started his career in IT performing many different hands on technical roles in client/server, network and security for various sized firms in the greater New York market including a period where he consulted for Greenwich Technology Partners.
Chris earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Connecticut and currently resides in Shelton, CT with his wife and 3 sons.