Goldman Sachs Cloud Computing Conference to Feature Acquia CEO in Application Development Panel [May 7, 2012]

BURLINGTON, MA – May 7, 2012 – Acquia, the enterprise guide to Drupal, today announced that CEO Tom Erickson will participate in a panel discussion on application development in cloud computing during the invitation-only Goldman Sachs Cloud Computing Conference on May 8 at Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park, CA. This year, the event will focus on the next stage of cloud development and global opportunities the cloud presents.

Goldman’s second annual conference provides a forum for industry leaders to network, discuss and debate the important trends driving this tectonic shift in the technology landscape. The event brings together some of the most influential individuals in cloud computing with leading industry executives in panel discussions, fireside chats, and keynote presentations. Erickson will join CEOs from other leading cloud application companies to discuss and share insights and examples on the “Developing Applications in the Cloud” panel.

Tom Erickson has over 30 years of experience in the software industry and has held senior leadership positions with pioneering software companies in the U.S., Europe and Australia. Before joining Acquia in 2008, he served as Chief Products Officer at map maker Tele Atlas and CEO of Systinet, a leading provider of SOA tools that was acquired by Mercury Interactive and subsequently HP. He has also served as an advisor and board director at several private companies, including ITKO (acquired by CA Technologies), TaskRabbit, Quickcomm (acquired by Vodafone), VoltDB, GoodData, Offerpop and ExpenseCloud.

  • What: Goldman Sachs Cloud Computing Conference - Exclusive, invitation-only event consisting of keynote presentations, panel discussions and a networking reception.
  • Where: Rosewood Sand Hill - 2825 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • When: Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM PST

About Acquia™, the enterprise guide to Drupal
Acquia empowers enterprises with the open source social publishing system Drupal. Co-founded by Drupal’s creator in 2007, Acquia helps customers manage their growth and scale their online properties with confidence. Acquia’s products, cloud infrastructure, and support enable companies to realize the full power of Drupal while minimizing risk, as it has done for nearly 2,000 enterprise customers including Twitter, Warner Music Group, Turner Sports, Intuit, World Economic Forum, Stanford University, Mercedes-Benz and NPR. See who’s using Drupal at http://www.drupalshowcase.com, and for more information please visit www.acquia.com or call 888-9-ACQUIA.