Everything open source
May 16–17, 2016: Training & Tutorials
May 18–19, 2016: Conference
Austin, TX
Ken Owens

Ken Owens
CTO Cloud Services, Cisco Systems

Website | @kenowens12

Ken Owens is chief technology officer of Cloud Infrastructure Services at Cisco Systems, where he is responsible for creating and communicating technical and scientific vision and strategy for Cloud Infrastructure Services (CIS) business. Ken brings a compelling view of technology trends in enterprise IT (e.g., infrastructure, computing, SaaS, virtualization, and the cloud) and evangelizes the technology roadmap for the business. Before joining Cisco in 2014, he spent over seven years at Savvis as the chief scientist, CTO, and VP of security and virtualization technologies. Prior assignments include five years as a network security architect at the A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. and Edward Jones brokerage firms in St. Louis, Mo, and 10 years in the design and architecture of communications systems and components for Erlang Technologies, Tellabs, and Wiltel. Ken holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology.


2:40pm–3:20pm Wednesday, 05/18/2016
Location: Meeting Room 17B
Ken Owens (Cisco Systems), Lauren Cooney (Cisco)
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Developers are driving the market for cloud consumption and leading the industry to a new era of software-defined disruption. It's no longer a question that elastic and flexible development is the way to innovate and reduce time to market. Ken Owens and Lauren Cooney dig into open source architectures, explain why these solutions need to be open, and deep dive into other related challenges. Read more.