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Melvin Greer Cited by IBM for Cloud Computing Innovation

Congratulations to my good friend Melvin Greer for being awarded IBM's first ever ACE Award!!

Congratulations to my good friend Melvin Greer for being awarded IBM's first ever ACE Award!!

“Melvin Greer, Lockheed Martin Senior Fellow has won IBM’s first ever Awarding Customer Excellence (ACE) Award for Innovation, which recognizes his work in applying Cloud computing toward the development of innovative solutions and mission applications that demonstrate creativity, resourcefulness and real-world problem solving. Mr. Greer will be presented the award by Steve Mills, IBM Senior VP and Group Executive Software & Systems on April 12th during the general session at the IBM Impact 2011 Global Conference. ”.

I have been collaborating with Mel on cloud computing for over two years. He currently serves as Vice Chairman on the NCOIC Cloud Computing Working Group and as the industry lead on the NIST USG Business Use Case Working Group. The ACE award session The session will be attend by 10,000+ people and broadcast live to a global audience.


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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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