Engineer for the future of Cloud
June 10-13, 2019
San Jose, CA
Alex Chen

Alex Chen
Senior Director of Product Management, Alibaba Cloud

Alex Chen is the senior director of product management at Alibaba Cloud, responsible for storage products and function compute. Previously, he held various leadership positions over 19 years at IBM. He was the worldwide business executive for IBM Enterprise Storage XIV, IBM File Storage offerings, and IBM Software Defined Storage offerings. He also led various business development efforts for IBM, including the acquisition of Texas Memory System in 2012, and divestiture of System X to Lenovo in 2014. He holds six US patents from his early career as a storage software development engineer, and he worked on enterprise block storage, tape systems, and storage management software development.

Sessions

4:45pm5:25pm Thursday, June 13, 2019
Building Cloud Native Systems
Location: LL21 A/B
Alex Chen (Alibaba Cloud)
More than $30.5 billion of goods, over 180 thousand brands, sold in one day, through one platform with peak message request 1.72 billion per second—Alex Chen explores what the cloud storage infrastructure supporting this level of data velocity, variety, and volume is. Read more.