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Jim Grubb

Chief Technology Evangelist

Cisco Customer Experience Center

 

As an expert in Digitization even before it was called Digitization, Jim has spent most of his career inventing and explaining the Art Of The Possible with technology. He is an exponential thinker and charismatic speaker working with most of Cisco's largest customers as they build their Digital Strategies.

As John Chamber's Sidekick, he delivered over four hundred Keynote demonstrations at industry, technology. and CXO events, including Cisco Live, CES, HIMSS, NRF, Oracle World, Salesforce, DODIS, Cisco Partner Summit, and Cisco's World-wide Sales meeting.

He has also presented to many Government and World Leaders, including Hillary Clinton, George W Bush, Tony Blair, Madeleine Albright, Dimitry Medvedev, Al Gore, Viktor Chernomyrdin, Vicente Fox, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jean Carnahan, and Jim Gilmore

When he's not explaining technology, Jim is an Astronomer, Musician, Photographer, Pilot, and avid Boater..

Follow him on Twitter! @jimgrubb

Articles

Fast IT Workshop #2 – Roadmap to Fast IT

As business leaders navigate an increasingly complex world of connections, they need IT to provide a programmable infrastructure that can dynamically respond to their needs. This four-part blog...

May 14, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

How IT Leaders Can Embrace the Change that Comes with Network Programmability

The programming of network resources is not just a trend, but also a way to future-proof IT and business needs. This blog series examines how infrastructure programmability is providing a faster time to competitive advantage and highlights the differences between programmable infrastructure and traditional infrastructure, and what programmability means for your entire IT infrastructure. To […]

April 29, 2014

DATA CENTER

What is Infrastructure Programmability?

The programming of network resources is not just a trend, but also a way to future-proof IT and business needs. This blog series examines how infrastructure programmability is...

April 23, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

The Need for a New IT Model: Fast IT and the Convergence of Mobility and Cloud for IoE

Guess what? Convergence is happening again, and it’s happening at a faster pace with more profound implications than I have never seen before. Those of us who’ve been in the industry a long time have seen convergence happen over the years across various technologies and areas of IT. This time, we’re talking about convergence across […]

January 23, 2014

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Summary: Next Gen IT Predictions: 2014 and Beyond

2014 will be a year that builds on the momentum of mobile, cloud, the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Internet of Everything (IoE). How can your organization realize value from today’s new model for IT? Here’s my take on the trends we will see over the next twelve months: Increasing urgency to manage our zettabyte-driven […]

January 23, 2014

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Next Gen IT Predictions: 2014 and Beyond

In my travels, I am fortunate to see new and interesting innovations, emerging technologies and trends. Of course, the growth of mobile and cloud technologies continues to shape our work and lives. 2014 will be a year that builds on the momentum of these trends, along with IoT, with more connected people, processes data and things […]

December 12, 2013

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

An Innovative Infrastructure to Capture the Value of the Internet of Everything

As the saying goes, the constants in life are death and taxes. We all know there are more than those two, including change and its counterpart, disruption. Business success will...

October 23, 2013

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Internet of Everything and the Digital Industrial Economy

As we continue to progress toward an Internet of Everything (IoE) digital world, organizations will need to think strategically about IT budgets and smart spending in order to keep pace with the changing landscape. CEO’s want a flexible, adaptable enterprise, and IT needs to deliver “fast IT” for them to achieve that. One part of […]