As a long standing advocate and voice of cloud management at Cisco, Joann’s domain knowledge and technical expertise have contributed significantly to the strategy, development and adoption of Cisco’s cloud management and data center automation software solutions. She is currently the marketing leader and voice for Cisco’s latest and broadest enterprise software offering in the category. During a distinguished career spanning two decades Joann has held major product management and product marketing positions at BlueArc/Hitachi, Netapp, Parallels, and HP, successfully launching and establishing many technologies that are industry standards today. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and computer science, having graduated with honors in the field.
Cloud platforms are increasingly a viable option for a growing set of enterprise applications and workloads. Application teams are uncompromising in their desire to build and deploy new applications into