Darren is an Enterprise Solution Architect at Intel in the Data Center Group. He works directly with governments and enterprise organizations such as IBM, GE and Toyota to help them understand the Cloud components and elements they need to consider to achieve their goals. He addresses (Cloud areas of expertise) workload migration, developing in the cloud, hyper converged, and modern Data Center Architectures. Prior to joining Intel, Darren was the CIO of a juice company, named Xango. His research has resulted in ten patents in Cloud and Grid computing infrastructures and his technology has been used in companies to decrease product development life-cycle time through build, test and deployment optimization and virtualization. Darren is a published author with 3 books on technology and technology management and over 50 articles published in several different industry trade magazines.