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Individual Speaker Profile

Date Joined: July 16, 2015
Country: United States
Home Town: New York
Zip Code: 10018
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • 451 Research - From 2013-02-01 (Current)
Statement of Interest

Industry analyst

Areas Of Expertise
  • Infrastructure
  • virtualization
  • cloud
  • service provider landscape
  • OpenStack


As Research Vice President, Al is responsible for setting the research agenda for the Infrastructure practices, spanning servers, storage, networking and software-defined infrastructure. He regularly advises the vendor and service provider C-suite, investment bankers and enterprise CIOs on the business problems technology attempts to solve and the companies that build, use and invest in these technologies. Al also contemplates the evolving business models leveraging OpenStack. 

Prior to 451 Research, Al held management positions in software development, network operations, product development and product management at AT&T, Global Crossing and Level 3 Communications. He led global teams to develop customer care applications, set cloud strategy and managed a colocation product portfolio, and he launched multiple network-based managed services for the enterprise sector. 

Al is PMP-certified, and he holds a BS in Business Administration from Bryant University, as well as an MS in Management from Stevens Institute of Technology. 

While offline Al likes to play a 'hybrid' of golf and hunting, coaching travel baseball and competing in fantasy football.



Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:

Willing to present via video conference: No
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English

Contact Al