Joe Weinman has held a variety of executive leadership positions at AT&T, Bell Labs, HP, and Telx. His background spans R&D, software development, operations and engineering, sales and marketing, product management, and corporate strategy. He has been awarded 21 U.S. and international patents in cloud computing, distributed storage, homomorphic encryption, pseudoternary line coding, mobile applications, and related technologies. He is the author of Cloudonomics: The Business Value of Cloud Computing, available in English and Chinese and considered the seminal text on cloud economics, including cost, performance, and user experience optimization. He is also the author of Digital Disciplines: Attaining Market Leadership via the Cloud, Big Data, Social, Mobile and the Internet of Things (Wiley CIO, 2015), which focuses on digital strategies. He is the Cloud Economics Editor for IEEE Cloud Computing magazine, and a contributor to Regulating the Cloud (MIT Press, 2015). He has keynoted and presented at well over 100 industry and academic conferences around the world, appeared on broadcast and satellite television, and is frequently quoted in the trade press. Weinman received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science from Cornell University and UW-Madison, respectively, and has completed executive education at the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland.