C3's Co-Founders Join Cloud Computing Panel
On June 28th, Jerry Luftman and Ken Saloway represented the Cloud Computing Consortium at The Outsourcing Institute’s one day event held in New York City. The panelists discussed the plethora of changes that cloud computing will bring to business as well as the impact it will have on both buyers and sellers. In addition to Jerry and Ken, the panel included Chris Bernard of Cushman & Wakefield, Andrew Wasser of Carnegie Mellon University and Frank Vella of Virtustream. The panel’s moderator was Joe Talik of Terremark.
Working Groups Seek New Members
The IT Processes Working Group, which is examining the changes that cloud will bring to internal IT processes, has a new team leader, Pasquale Cirullo. John Fcasni, who has headed up this team from its start and who has done an excellent job, has passed the reins to Pasquale. Pasquale is seeking additional team members. Please contact Pasquale and let him know of your interest to join the team. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Sourcing and Negotiations Working Group, which is exploring the changes that cloud will bring to procurement and contracting is lead by Paul Price. Paul is looking for additional team members. Please contact Paul and let him know of your interest to join the team. He can be contacted at Paul.Price@WorkforceSG.com .
The Implementation and Operations Working Group, which is lead by Neil Brandmaier, would also like to increase its membership. This group is examining how best to plan for the implementation and operation of cloud services. Neil would like to add additional members to his team. Please contact Neil and let him know of your interest to join the team. He can be contacted at email@example.com .
Speakers Sought for Fall C3 Event
Planning has begun for a Fall one day event. We are looking for speakers who have first hand practical experience in planning and implementing SaaS, PasS, IaaS or BPaaS systems in their organizations or for their clients. We want speakers who can provide practical sessions about cloud computing, who can tell the story of what was involved in getting to a successful outcome, what went well, what didn’t and what problems occurred on the journey. Your real world experiences will help shape our event attendees’ understanding on how best to incorporate cloud computing into their enterprises.
If you have a practical and worthwhile story to tell that will benefit our members and other attendees, please let us know by contacting Ken Saloway( firstname.lastname@example.org, 973.885.6461 )
Support C3 - Have Your Organization Become a Sponsor
C3’s conferences and mini-session briefings bring business and IT leaders together to obtain the latest insights and best practices for enabling business value through the use of cloud computing.
We encourage your organization to step forward and become a C3 sponsor. Sponsorships are our primary way to fund C3 programs and expenses. Sponsors will have the opportunity to meet our C3’s members (CEOs, CIOs, and other corporate leaders) as they demonstrate their support for the consortium and its mission. Please encourage your partners and suppliers to become sponsors as well.
We offer different sponsorship programs including Yearly Events Sponsorships and Individual Event Sponsorships. Each offering has a choice of sponsorship levels.
Please use these links to download the C3 sponsorship program brochures.
Yearly Events Sponsorships
Individual Event Sponsorships
Invite Your Peers to Join C3
We are seeking new members, who can add value to the consortium and increase our ability to assist business leaders in understanding about cloud computing. Please reach out to friends and colleagues that you feel will benefit from participating and will meet our membership qualification. The consortium welcomes CxOs and CIOs/IT leaders from larger small cap, mid cap and large cap size organizations to join the consortium.
Here is a partial list of the companies represented in C3. ADP, Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Bank of New York Mellon, Brother International Corporation, Business & Decisions NA, Cigna, City of Philadelphia, College of Business, University of North Texas, Diageo Inc., Direct Brands, EMCOR Group, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Equinix, Ernst & Young, FIS Global, Fordham University, GAF Materials Corporation, GlaxoSmithKline, Grey Global, Hewlett Packard Company, Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc., IBM, Integra Life Sciences Corporation, Johnson & Johnson, Lazard Capital Markets, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Metlife, Microsoft, Navisite, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Oracle, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and Thomson Reuters Corporation.
Please direct new member inquiries to Ken Saloway, program director, at email@example.com, (973) 885-6461.