James Bond

Over 25 years experience in the IT industry and is currently a Chief Technologist for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services (HPES). James has designed and deployed countless data centers, server farms, networks, and enterprise applications for large commercial and public sector Government clients—he was building hosted application services long before the term “cloud” was first used in the industry.

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.