TitleCompany:Chief Executive Officer, Government of Canada Cloud Adviser, Cloud Perspectives, Canada
Bio:Steven Woodward is CEO of Cloud Perspectives, advancing and accelerating secured cloud computing deployment that includes edges, further optimizing the benefits from cloud eco-system solutions.
Steven’s core message is that secured and trusted connectivity are core to successful cloud and innovative deployments. Steven is focusing on federation, culture change, blockchain, edge, network segmentation, IoT, and geo-jurisdictions in 2020.
As a Canadian expert with ISO/IEC SC7 (Systems) & SC38 (Cloud), Steven leads proposed new work items around cloud service connectivity. Other groups Steven contributes to includes: NIST, TM Forum, ITU-T, Quest Forum, IFPUG, itSMF, OMG, IIBA, ISACA, IEEE, Cloud Security Alliance, and OpenStack. Standards are now enabling interoperability, transparent, and governed innovation, impacting businesses and citizen services.
Steven provides consulting and training internationally, advising governments and enterprises regarding complex project outsourcing, contracting, cloud computing roadmaps, culture change, estimation/planning, and governance, resulting in saving customers several hundreds of millions of dollars.