Tony is a renowned thought leader and technology visionary with decades of experience and guru-level knowledge on emerging technologies for pragmatic enterprise computing. He has directed and led the life-cycle design of complex distributed systems on diverse platforms in Fortune 50 companies and big public-sector organizations. He drove innovations with insightful consulting and advising on large-scale high-profile projects that won many rewards. He authored dozens of top-notch publications and more than 10 books on next-generation technologies. He wrote multiple entries on architecture and methodology to IT encyclopedias.
He is also a regular keynote speaker and chair, moderator, advisor, and organizing committee member in preeminent conferences; an editor and editorial advisory board member of IT research journals and books; and a founder of several user groups and forums. In particular, he is a world-leading authority in the Big Data and cloud space, delivering scores of presentations, panels and workshops in various industry events, and serving general chair in international conferences. He has extensive speaking experience at conferences and industry events.