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November 1 - 4, 2012 - New Orleans

Industry Keynote Speaker

Alok Shrivastava

Alok Shrivastava

Senior Director, EMC Education Services

Alok is the architect of several of EMC’s successful education initiatives including the industry leading EMC Proven Professional program, industry readiness programs such as EMC’s Academic Alliance, and this unique and valuable book on information storage technology. Alok provides vision and leadership to a team of highly talented experts, practitioners, and professionals that develops world-class technical education for EMC’s employees, partners, customers, students, and other industry professionals covering technologies such as storage, virtualization, cloud, and big data. Prior to his success in education, Alok built and led a highly successful team of EMC presales engineers in Asia-Pacific and Japan. Earlier in his career, Alok was a systems manager, storage manager, and a backup/restore/disaster recovery consultant working with some of the world’s largest data centers and IT installations. He holds dual Masters degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, India, and the University of Sagar in India. Alok has worked in information storage technology and has held a unique passion for this field for most of his 30 year career in IT.