ET SIG: Where Intel is Placing its Bets



  • Come hear Chris Thomas, chief E-Strategist for Intel, talk about the enterprise software industry from Intel's perspective.


    Chris Thomas (bio), Chief E-Strategist - Intel

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    Presentation Overview

    Where Intel is Placing its Bets

    In this talk, Chris will talk about the current state of the enterprise software industry, the trends that Intel thinks are important over the next 2 to 4 years, and what Intel is doing about them.


    About the Presenter


    Chris Thomas, Chief E-Strategist at Intel

    Considered one of Intel's visionaries charting future directions for industry and computing, Chris S. Thomas drives key e-Business marketing and architecture activities within Intel’s Solutions Market Development Organization and is an active Industry spokesperson and organizer. His teams have been chartered with developing an enterprise/internet architecture and vision for Intel, resulting in driving Web Services, 3rd Generation Internet Business activities and creating the Distributed Enterprise Architecture Lab. Also at Intel he was Director of Industry Strategic Marketing in the Enterprise Server Group, and managed core technology teams designing Intel LANDesk ? solutions.

    Mr. Thomas is well known for his work driving industry standardization specifically in the networking and systems management arenas. He was founding chairman of the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) advocating the Desktop management Interface (DMI) standard. He has extensive background in developing enterprise solutions involving some of the earliest TCP/IP based client and server integration to mainframe systems. Prior to joining Intel in 1988, he managed systems engineering and technical support for Information Technologies, Inc. pioneering early development of LAN gateways to enterprise systems.


    Event Logistics


    Cubberley Community Center
    4000 Middlefield Road, Room H-1
    Palo Alto, CA


    7:00-7:15pm registration/networking/refreshments/pizza
    7:15-9:00pm presentation


    $15 at the door for non-SDForum Members
    No charge for SDForum members and full-time students with ID
    No registration required

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