Joe Weinman

Author, Cloudonomics and Digital Disciplines

Joe-Weinman-1Joe Weinman was most recently Senior Vice President, Telx, responsible for leading cloud services business development and strategy. He joined Telx with over 30 years of experience in executive leadership positions at AT&T, Hewlett-Packard, and Bell Laboratories, in areas such as corporate strategy, business development, product management, operations, and R&D.

Named a Top 10 Cloud Computing Leader by TechTarget, Weinman is a frequent keynote speaker, blogger and the founder of Cloudonomics, a rigorous, multidisciplinary analytical approach leveraging economics, behavioral economics, statistics, calculus, computational complexity theory, simulation, and system dynamics to characterize the sometimes counter-intuitive multi-dimensional business, financial, and user experience benefits of cloud computing and other on-demand, pay-per-use business models. He is the author of Cloudonomics: The Business Value of Cloud Computing, published by John Wiley & Sons and available worldwide in hardcover and ebook. He is also the chair of the IEEE Intercloud Testbed executive committee.

Mr. Weinman has been awarded 20 U.S. and international patents in areas such as line coding, simulation and workflow, consumer goods, wireless technologies, telecommunications, cloud and distributed computing, web search algorithms, and homomorphic encryption. He is also a recipient of the AT&T Architecture Award, the AT&T Patent Achievement Award, and multiple AT&T Distinguished Speaker Awards.

He has had a variety of articles and talks published in the print and/or on-line editions of The New York Times, Business Week, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Wired, CNN Money, Business Communications Review, Global Telecoms Business, BillingOSS Magazine, InformationWeek, GigaOM, Salon, VON, the ACM, the IEEE, CIO Magazine, and The AT&T Technical Journal, and occasionally contributes to his own blogs, Cloudonomics.com and The Network Effect. He has also been selected as a Netflix Cloud Prize judge, featured in Art and Living magazine, appeared multiple times on Asian, U.S., and European television, is frequently quoted in the U.S. and international magazine, newspaper, and online media, and appears in a number of on-line videos such as the New York Times Timescast, The Street, and for various companies and events.

He received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Computer Science from Cornell University and the University of Wisconsin – Madison respectively, and completed Executive Education at the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland.