Keynote

Learn first-hand how Microsoft Management solutions can empower you in your cloud computing journey and help you manage a wide range of different devices in your organization. Brad Anderson, Corporate Vice President of Program Management in Microsoft’s Windows Server and System Center Group (WSSC), returns to deliver this year's keynote.

Cloud Optimize Your Business with Microsoft Management Solutions
Monday, April 8, 8:45-10:30AM
With a set of breakthrough new products and growing industry momentum, Microsoft is transforming IT management. The new capabilities of Windows Server 2012 with System Center 2012 SP1 enable customers to build and manage elastic infrastructures while reducing complexity, improving deployment of critical applications, and advancing the consumerization of IT. In this keynote session, Brad Anderson will demonstrate how Microsoft technologies deliver new cloud capabilities, and he will showcase how customers are already realizing gains in productivity, growth, and innovation through Microsoft solutions.

About Brad Anderson

Brad Anderson

Brad Anderson is the Corporate Vice President of Program Management in Microsoft’s Windows Server and System Center Group (WSSC). As the Program Management leader of the group, he is committed to helping enterprise organizations be agile, reduce their costs, protect their users, and drive their businesses forward with the WSSC suite of products and services. These technologies and strategies include delivering the best cloud systems for Private and Partner clouds and establishing the Consumerization of IT scenarios to the enterprise business. Brad reports to Satya Nadella, President of the Server and Tools Business.

Since joining Microsoft in 2003, Anderson has had many significant accomplishments, such as leading the System Center product team on a path of continual growth; winning significant market share by strengthening its core product and service offerings, and supporting the innovation of virtualized and online management technologies. His passion for technology and insightful business knowledge has been instrumental in forming strategic partnerships with customers within the industry, collaboration on significant initiatives across Microsoft, and investing in key acquisitions.

Prior to Microsoft, Anderson spent 12 years at Novell, most recently serving as Vice President and General Manager of the ZENWorks product line. Anderson graduated Magna Cum Laude in Design Engineering Technology, and graduated with honors with an MBA, both from Brigham Young University. Outside of work, Anderson enjoys spending time with his wife Kim and their five children.