Chris De Vere is a twenty five year veteran of the computer industry, starting with Honeywell and working for Silicon Graphics, EMC2, Tivoli and IBM Software Group before joining VMware. At VMware Chris is responsible for working with Systems Integrators and Service Providers to develop and roll out VMware-based Cloud platforms across Europe. A key component of this work is helping these partners add value to their Clouds by moving up the Cloud hierarchy to deliver Cloud Foundry based Platform-as-a-Service and Cloud-based ISV applications. Chris is married with a 15 year old daughter and his interests include rifle shooting, beekeeping and helping with Math’s homework!!