About the Author
James Bond is a subject matter expert in cloud computing with over 25 years of experience in the IT industry. He is a true cloud industry pioneer having created several successful companies, business practices, and hosted infrastructure and software services long before the term cloud computing was first used. James is a Chief Technologist for Hewlett Packard (HP) providing cloud strategy, guidance, and implementation planning to Fortune 100 organizations that are planning a transition from legacy IT to cloud. He is a featured speaker at industry conferences and customer executive briefings throughout North America.
Mr. Bond has built several Application Service Provider and Software-?as-?a-?Service companies and practices in the past 10 years serving in Chief Technology Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Vice President, Senior Architect, and Software Development roles. He is currently focused on cloud computing and creating technology reference architectures and solution deployment standards for HPES. He routinely delivers technology strategy and lessons learned briefings to C-?level executives— both educating and providing guidance on how to transition to cloud computing environments and lessons learned based on the first five years of the cloud industry and this new style of IT service delivery.
Mr. Bond has a Bachelor Degree in Information Technology from the University of Maryland and has received numerous industry certifications and awards throughout his career. While this is his first published book, he has been a long-?time contributor to numerous industry magazines and blogs as well as speaker at IT conferences.