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eTechSuccess: Patterns of Success - Kevin Jackson

An interview with John Baker

My sincere appreciation to John Baker for the eTechSuccess: Patterns of Success interview. John and I worked together IBM as part of the Wireless Emerging Business Organization. His team and mine collaborated often in the delivery of customer solutions around the world. Through his current company, eTechSuccess, John offers his clients assistance in business development, program management, and solution analysis/design for emerging technologies. He also reviews existing software processes and/or help set up new processes to effectively implement the chosen technologies. John has a proven record of successfully using emerging technologies to solve real world business problems.

In the interview, John and I have a wide ranging discussion on the importance of cloud computing to government. As John has so eloquently put it:

"Over the years the technology has changed but the experience of successfully delivering an application into production based on a new idea or platform or product has been the same."

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Kevin Jackson, founder of the GovCloud Network, is an independent technology and business consultant specializing in mission critical solutions. He has served in various senior management positions including VP & GM Cloud Services NJVC, Worldwide Sales Executive for IBM and VP Program Management Office at JP Morgan Chase. His formal education includes MSEE (Computer Engineering), MA National Security & Strategic Studies and a BS Aerospace Engineering. Jackson graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1979 and retired from the US Navy earning specialties in Space Systems Engineering, Airborne Logistics and Airborne Command and Control. He also served with the National Reconnaissance Office, Operational Support Office, providing tactical support to Navy and Marine Corps forces worldwide. Kevin is the founder and author of “Cloud Musings”, a widely followed blog that focuses on the use of cloud computing by the Federal government. He is also the editor and founder of “Government Cloud Computing” electronic magazine, published at Ulitzer.com. To set up an appointment CLICK HERE

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