Andi Mann, Chief Technology Advocate, Splunk
Andi Mann, Chief Technology Advocate at Splunk, is an accomplished digital business executive with extensive global expertise as a strategist, technologist, innovator, and communicator. For over 30 years across five continents, Andi has built success with Fortune 500 corporations, vendors, governments, and as a leading research analyst and consultant. Andi is a sought-after commentator on business technology - published in USA Today, New York Times, Forbes, CIO, and Wall Street Journal; presented at Gartner ITxpo, VMworld, CA World, Interop, Cloud Expo, and DevOps Summit; participated and hosted interviews for radio, television, webcasts, podcasts, and live events; and more. Andi has been named to Business Insider's Top Thought-Provoking Enterprise Tech Execs, Robert Half Technology's Top 20 People Most Mentioned by IT Leaders, Huffington Post's Top 100 Cloud Computing Experts, Gathering Clouds Top 5 Cloud Experts - Who's Who in Cloud, SAP's Top 50 Cloud Computing Influencers, and in research firm ITSMA's Best Practices in B2B Thought Leadership. Andi is co-author of the popular books, 'Visible Ops – Private Cloud'; and 'The Innovative CIO'. He blogs at 'Andi Mann – Übergeek' (http://pleasediscuss.com/andimann), and tweets as @AndiMann. Outside work Andi loves sports (mainly cycling, skiing, basketball, and rugby), cooking, eating, travelling, art, photography, and gaming.