Data Center & Cloud

Cole Crawford


Cole Crawford Vapor IO OpenStack Open Compute NDBS

Founder & CEO, Vapor IO

Cole is the CEO of Vapor IO, the Chairman of StackingIT and the Founding Executive Director of the Open Compute Project Foundation. He is an industry recognized cloud thought leader and co-founder of OpenStack. He worked with the US Government on the standard definition of Cloud Computing. He is a sought after public speaker who sits on multiple technical advisory boards for cloud and hardware related companies.

Morning Keynote: The disaggregated data center and its role in the Internet of Everything.

We’ve all witnessed the smart device craze and the growing IOT impact but what happens to our physical world when we enter the era of the yottabyte? A brave new world is upon us. We’ll explore the impact of smart everything and how we’ll have to innovate in order to keep innovating.