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The 2018 "Building a Cloud Practice: The Real Answers" Roadshow


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Usama Houlila

CrossRealms Solutions

Usama Houlila previously served 12 years as an Enterprise Architect for a large multi-national law firm and the United Nations.  For the past eight years he has applied his passion for technology into building CrossRealms – a next generation IT consulting company in Chicago.  Usama focuses on improving technology delivery services for his clients by creating dynamic workloads in the cloud. Outside of work, Usama and his family enjoy spending their time at charity races and competing in triathlons.

Cloud Professional

Nick Mader

MySQL Worldwide Partner Enablement Manager
Oracle MySQL

As MySQL Worldwide Partner Enablement Manager, Nick is responsible for global partner enablement in order to increase revenue contribution and specialization for MySQL products through the channel.  Nick has been with Oracle for over two years and prior to that was on the Oracle product team at Tech Data for six years.  In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, trying new restaurants, and supporting the University of Florida Gators and the Tampa Bay Rays. 


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John Fakhoury

Framework Communications

John is the Founder and CEO of Framework Communications, the worlds best IT department. We are a leading single-source Managed IT, Cloud, voice and data services firm. The idea for the company, and our core mission, came from my experience as a consultant; it was clear to me technology had to be more user-friendly and approachable for businesses in order to help them succeed. 

Cloud Speaker

Steven Fell

Director, Solution Providers Practice Recruit
VMware CloudTM on AWS

Steven currently leads Solution Provider Partner Practice Recruit for VMware™ Cloud on AWS in the WW Partner Organization.  Prior to joining VMware, Steven was Vice President of Business Development & Sales for a Seattle based Cloud Solution Provider/MSP.  Steven has over 20 years’ experience in IT industry where he led Strategic Alliances, Sales, Licensing, and GTM Channel Strategy at Microsoft with leading ISV, OEM & Media partners including Dell, Acer, Adobe, AOL, Real Networks, Oracle, Borland, IBM, and Hollywood studios.

Cloud Professional

Desa Zraick

Senior Director of Partner Marketing

Desa thrives on strategy development, business planning, account management, and operational optimization in the context of revenue and profit targets. In the course of my career, I have become an expert in building both internal and external business alliances and devising value-added strategies to deliver desired results in quickly evolving global environments. Over the last two decades, I have built a strong track record driving results in global marketing & sales management with leading public and pre-IPO companies. 

Cloud Professional

Greg Ginand

Partner Success Manager
Datto, Inc.

Cloud Professional

Mark Emanuelson

VP Solution Sales

Mark is the Vice President of Solution Sales for RelationEdge, a partner.  From offices across the USA, RelationEdge’s team of business process engineers help clients to market, sell and deliver customer services using leading cloud technologies.


Cloud Professional

Rod Baptie

Baptie & Company

Rod is formerly Managing Director of WBN (a leading hi-tech agency). In 1993 he launched Baptie & Co, which began organizing conferences addressing key sales and marketing issues for senior executives in the technology and telecom industries.