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John Furrier
Worked at CrowdChat Platform
Attended Babson College -MBA
Lives in Palo Alto, California
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Congrats to Google for advancing the mission of open source. Love to get some of the cloud folks on theCUBE in Palo Alto sometime.
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Love the prediction by myself that AWS will be $100 Billion in revenue :-)

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Matt is a very cool guy. Developers are ruling the world

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Derek is awesome.  Great to see him on theCUBE.  I wish that I was there

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My  daughter running for Paly high class - go Caroline president https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVR2faBo9g4
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Thanks ..tell her thanks for the vote.  Ohlone all the way.  I'm proud of her for running.  Thanks Devony!!!
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Building system software is hard and commercialize it is even harder says Michael Stonebraker data and system software guru

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Reddit is falling apart
Update: Several other popular subreddits have set themselves to private in protest against Victoria Taylor's removal from the company and due to an “underlying resentment against the admins for running the site poorly.” Several of the subreddits have millions of subscribers, ...
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Great interview with Ben he's a #techathlete  here at RE:Invent https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOgt4j_yvO4

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Mike's #theCUBE  Interview from #Oracle  Engineered Systems Launch 2015
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Love this notion of DDI - Developer Driven Infrastructure; Wikibon Research called this SLI - software led infrastructure 3 years ago.  Cloud is flipping things upside down
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Cofounder of CrowdChat Platform' Degree in Computer Science + MBA; Founder of SiliconANGLE.com;
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Entrepreneur, Father, and Husband who loves tech and media plus developing new products and companies from zero stage and the thrill of selling early customers on those products.  Been an startup guys since 1997.  
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Entrepreneur, Husband, Father of 4 kids, technology entrepreneur in Silicon Valley
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  • Babson College -MBA
  • Northeastern University - Computer Science
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Run TechBlog and Social Media and New Venture Lab - Love Starting New Ventures
Employment
  • CrowdChat Platform
    Cofounder & CEO, 2012 - 2016
    CrowdChat is a global real-time social network platform with integrated conversation application for public group discussions and information sharing.
  • SiliconANGLE Media Inc
    Founder Editor in Chief, SiliconANGLE; founder of startups, 2009 - present
    Founder, co-CEO, and Editor in Chief
  • Broadband Development
    Founder, 2003 - 2009
    Research and development for new venture creation. Incubator for new emerging big ideas around Internet infrastructures.
  • PodTech Network
    Founder & CEO, 2004 - 2007
    One of the original podcasters and podcasting companies to emerge in the early 2000s. In 2004 raised venture capital along with Odeo, and PodShow. All three failed to achieve our mission to create social media platform for podcasts.
  • RealNames
    VP Product, 1999 - 2001
    VP of the Product Group for the global keyword system for 70% of the Internet traffic.
  • Labrador Software
    Cofounder & CEO, 1997 - 1999
    One of the early three keyword visionaries with Goto.com and Realname that led to the expansion of keyword resolution. Shut down company and joined Realnames in 1999 to lead product group.
  • Hewlett-Packard
    Engineer, Enterprise Sales, Channel Mgr, 1988 - 1997
    Rose up through the ranks of HP during their growth years of the second wave of the computer client server revolution.
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Wikibon sees major disruptive potential in software containers | Silicon...
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Containers, and specifically Docker, allows the management of applications to be freed from the shackles of infrastructure. This article exa

IronKey CrowdChat #GoldenKey #RSA15 | SiliconANGLE
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CIOs understand that a clear cloud strategy is critical for IT today. Wikibon believes the biggest mistake organizations can make is convert

Launching #VCchat Inaugural CrowdChat with NEA Pete Sonsini | SiliconANGLE
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CIOs understand that a clear cloud strategy is critical for IT today. Wikibon believes the biggest mistake organizations can make is convert

[LIVE CHAT] Hedvig startup Q&A – crowd activated press conference wi...
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The Big Data market continued its maturation in 2014, experiencing both significant growth as measured by vendor revenue and increased adopt

Localytics gets $35 million in SAP-led funding to inject more data into ...
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The thesis of the overall Wikibon research in this area is that within 2 years, the majority of IT installations will be moving to combine w

#ReDefineBigData CrowdChat with Bill Schmarzo | SiliconANGLE
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The Public Cloud market is still forming – but seems to be poised to soon enter the Early Majority stage of its development where user behav

Entrepreneurial Hustle or Arbitrage? The Meerkat Pivot | SiliconANGLE
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The Public Cloud market is still forming – but seems to be poised to soon enter the Early Majority stage of its development where user behav

No silver linings in GigaOm’s demise | SiliconANGLE
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The Public Cloud market is still forming – but seems to be poised to soon enter the Early Majority stage of its development where user behav

Recognizing the layers of critical insight data offers | SiliconANGLE
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The Public Cloud market is still forming – but seems to be poised to soon enter the Early Majority stage of its development where user behav

Wikibon view: ODP clarifies choices in chaotic Hadoop market | SiliconANGLE
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The Public Cloud market is still forming – but seems to be poised to soon enter the Early Majority stage of its development where user behav

Hadoop is now a board room discussion | #BigDataSV | SiliconANGLE
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Is a wave of consolidation about to begin in the Big Data market? Take a sneak peak of #BigDataSV 2015, where Wikibon analysts, SiliconANGLE

Big Data Week #bigdataSV and #strataconf conversations | SiliconANGLE
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Is a wave of consolidation about to begin in the Big Data market? Take a sneak peak of #BigDataSV 2015, where Wikibon analysts, SiliconANGLE

Cisco puts hundreds of software products in the cloud | SiliconANGLE
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Acceding to the growing ranks of customers who are demanding that software be divorced from hardware and delivered as a service, Cisco Syste

Microsoft Buys Revolution Analytics & Popular R Programming Language...
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Microsoft has reached an agreement to acquire Revolution Analytics. Revolution Analytics is the leading comm davidsmith ercial provider of s

The Industrial Internet could add $14 trillion to global economy by 2030...
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The world's economy could miss out on a massive $14 trillion potential windfall from the Industrial Internet, due to a lack of understanding

HBO Online coming April, CTO quits as streaming outsourced to MLB Advanc...
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HBO Inc., will be launching its new online television streaming service HBO Online in April, with news that CTO Otto Berkes has resigned due

Fail: Uber banned in Delhi, driver previously jailed for rape, Uber faci...
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Things continue to go from bad to worse for Uber Inc. with the Delhi Government banning the service, as it has also been revealed that the d

Google fesses up: Over half of its ads are never seen by humans | Silico...
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Online ads are massive, accounting for about 20 percent of total spending in the advertising industry, and more than 90 percent of Google's

Amazon’s enterprise push: “We’re in it to win it” | #reinvent | SiliconA...
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“The message from Amazon is, “we're going to win the enterprise”, they're serious now and they're showing some proof points.” That's how the

How Dell flourishes without shareholders: Exclusive with CCO Marius Haas...
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A year into becoming a private company, Dell Inc. is “experiencing tremendous growth in every line of business,” said Marius Hass, Chief Com

High quality equipment and people !!! Very easy to work with and super cool. Collaboration is a word that I find comes to mind with the word Quality. John P and Cali and crew are the best.
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Drive Thru Interactive are a great bunch of guys. Classy and professional. They have a high level of integrity. John Furrier
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