An instigator, part time provocateur, bootstrapper, amateur cloud lexicographer, and purveyor of random thoughts, 140 characters at a time.
Reuven is recognized as an early innovator and thought leader in cloud computing & infrastructure. He leads worldwide advocacy efforts for Citrix, with a particular focus on increasing the reach and influence of Citrix's extensive portfolio of technology solutions used by more than 330,000 customers and 100 million end users across the globe.
A successful entrepreneur, Reuven founded Enomaly, which was among the first to develop a self-service infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform in 2005, and acquired by Virtustream (backed by Intel & SAP) in 2012. Reuven also founded SpotCloud in 2011, the first commodity style cloud computing Spot Market.
Reuven writes The Digital Provocateur column for Forbes.com and co-hosts the DigitalNibbles Podcast, sponsored by Intel. He is the co-founder of CloudCamp (300+ Cities around the Globe), the largest unconference where early adopters of Cloud Computing technologies exchange ideas. He has served as a board member to the Information Technology Association of Canada as well as a strategic advisor to Sun Microsystems, Amazon.com, York University, U.S. and Canadian Governments and others.
An active thought leader, Reuven is an expert commentator, contributor and writer for a variety of major business publications including Forbes, Wall Street Journal, The Economist, MIT Technology Review, CNN, BusinessWeek, InformationWeek, Wired, among many others.
A Few recent media highlights.
Reuven Cohen named #5 Most Powerful Voice in Security
The 25 Most Influential People Tweeting About Cloud Computing
MIT Technology Review Names Reuven Cohen in Key Players in Cloud Computing List
- Citrix SystemsChief Technology Advocate, 2013 - present
- VirtusteamSenior Vice President, 2012 - 2013
- Enomaly IncFounder, Chief Technologist, 2003 - 2012
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