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Wikibon is a community of business technology practitioners founded to deliver the most actionable and real-time information available in the marketplace. Since 2007, Wikibon's research has been viewed and trusted by millions.
Co-Founder & Chief Analyst
David Vellante is co-CEO of SiliconANGLE Media, as well as co-founder and Chief Analyst at The Wikibon Project, the world’s leading open source technology research community. Dave is a long-time tech industry analyst, entrepreneur, writer and speaker. As co-host of theCUBE – “The ESPN of Tech,” Vellante has interviewed over 5,000 experts since 2010. He is also a co-founder of CrowdChat, an angel funded startup based in Palo Alto using big data techniques to extract business value from social data. Prior to these exploits, Dave founded a CIO consultancy and spent a decade growing and managing IDC’s largest business unit. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and four children where he is active in town activities including serving as the president of his town’s local “Kiddie Sports” association. Dave holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Union College.
Managing Director & Principal Analyst
Analyst with a unique combination of product, engineering, marketing, sales, and operations experience. Rob has held senior executive positions within startups and Fortune 500 organizations. Leading world-class teams delivering, marketing, and selling products in the areas of cloud, SaaS, MSPs, storage, application management, disaster recovery, networks, analytics, infrastructure operations, and management.
George Gilbert, lead data & analytics analyst for theCUBE Research. Former Gartner analyst, former lead enterprise software analyst for Credit Suisse First Boston, one of the top investment banks serving the technology sector. Big Data analyst for Gigaom Research. Co-founded Techalphapartners, a consultancy that advised vendors and institutional investors on market development and product strategy. George has led conference panels with prominent thought leaders in cloud infrastructure and big data. He has been profiled on the front page of the Wall Street Journal and published as a guest author in a major overview of the evolution of cloud computing in The Economist. Prior to being an analyst, George was a product manager on Notes at Lotus Development. George received his BA in economics from Harvard University.
David Floyer spent more than 20 years at IBM, holding positions in research, sales, marketing, systems analysis and running IT operations for IBM France. He worked directly with IBM’s largest European customers, including BMW, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and Lloyd’s Bank. Floyer was a Research Vice President at International Data Corporation (IDC) and is a recognized expert in IT strategy, economic value justification, systems architecture, performance, clustering and systems software.