David (Dave) S. Linthicum is the CTO and founder of Blue Mountain Labs and an internationally recognized industry expert and thought leader, and the author and coauthor of 13 books on computing, including the best-selling "Enterprise Application Integration" (Addison Wesley). Dave keynotes at many leading technology conferences on cloud computing, SOA, Enterprise Application Integration, and enterprise architecture, and has appeared on a number of TV and radio shows as a computing expert. Dave's latest book is "Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise, a Step-by-Step Approach."
In his career, Dave has formed or enhanced many of the ideas behind modern distributed computing, including cloud computing, Enterprise Application Integration, B2B Application Integration, and SOA, approaches and technologies in wide use today. For the last 10 years, Dave has focused on the technology and strategies around cloud computing and how to make cloud computing work for the modern enterprise. This includes work with several cloud computing startups, and the formation of Blue Mountain Labs.
Dave’s industry experience includes tenures as CTO and CEO of several successful software companies, and upper-level management positions in Fortune 100 companies. In addition, he was an associate professor of computer science for eight years and continues to lecture at major technical colleges and universities, including the University of Virginia, Arizona State University, and the University of Wisconsin.
- Cloud Technology PartnersSVP, 2013 - present