Joe Weinman

Joe Weinman
Presentation title

"Leveraging the Cloud, Big Data, Mobile, and the Internet of Things to Create a Smart Nation and Improve Social Welfare"

Presentation synopsis

Information technology has been often considered to be a cost center.  However, today, emerging technologies such as the cloud, big data, mobile and wireline networks, and the Internet of Things are creating immense new possibilities to improve services, security, productivity, social welfare, education, and the quality of life.  The "Digital Disciplines" framework can provide a means to structure investment to achieve key objectives for CuraƧao.


Joe Weinman is the author of Cloudonomics: The Business Value of Cloud Computing (Wiley, 2012), which has been translated into two Chinese editions, and the Amazon #1 Hot New Release in Computers and Technology, Digital Disciplines: Attaining Market Leadership via the Cloud, Big Data, Social, Mobile, and the Internet of Things (Wiley CIO, 2014).  He is also a contributor to Regulating the Cloud (MIT Press, 2014) and a forthcoming Springer textbook on big data applications. He is the Cloud Economics editor for IEEE Cloud Computing magazine, and has contributed to numerous print and online publications such as Forbes, InformationWeek, Wired, and CIO.  A long time industry executive, he has held leadership positions at AT&T Bell Labs, AT&T corporate, HP, and Telx, a data center and colocation provider.
He has been awarded 22 patents in a variety of technologies, including cloud and distributed computing, mobile telephony, encryption, and voice and data networks. He has a BS and MS from Cornell University and UW-Madison, respectively, and has completed executive education at the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne.