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Chris C. Kemp, CEO of Nebula and Co-Founder of OpenStack to Provide Closing Keynote Presentation at Canadian Cloud Council's "Cloud Matters" Event

CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/20/12 -- The Canadian Cloud Council's third national cloud Conference, "Cloud Matters", will be held at the Rimrock Resort in Banff, Alberta on March 11 and 12, 2013 and will feature a closing keynote presentation by Chris C. Kemp.

Kemp is the Co-Founder & CEO of Nebula, a cloud systems company dedicated to enabling all enterprises to easily, securely and inexpensively deploy on-premise private cloud computing infrastructures. Prior to Nebula, Kemp was the Chief Technology Officer for IT at NASA, where he co-founded OpenStack, and was responsible for pioneering work in cloud computing, open source and open government. Mr. Kemp has also served on the White House Cloud Computing Executive Steering Committee, and was the chair of the Cloud Standards Working Group. He is an acknowledged technology leader and has been named a top CIO by CIO Magazine. Most recently, he was recognized as the number one leader in cloud computing for 2012 by TechTarget.

"I am very excited to be speaking at the "Cloud Matters" conference in Banff next March. Nebula's mission is to enable all businesses to easily, securely, and inexpensively build large scale-out computing infrastructures, which is uniquely aligned with the goals of the Canadian Cloud Council. The ability to address Canadian thought leaders in the cloud space is a great opportunity and an honor," commented Kemp.

"Cloud Matters" will also feature keynote presentations from Robert Herjavec, Star of CBC's "Dragon's Den" and ABC's "Shark Tank", Jeff Webb, Senior Director of Cloud Computing at Amazon Web Services and Robin Beinfait, CIO of Research in Motion (RIM).

Speaking and sponsorship opportunities are still available for the event and can be inquired after by emailing [email protected]

For more information about "Cloud Matters" or to register for the event please visit: www.canadiancloudcouncil.ca.

ABOUT CANADIAN CLOUD COUNCIL

The Canadian Cloud Council is a national vendor-neutral association providing an educational forum for Canada's cloud computing thought leaders, policy makers and industry advocates.

The Canadian Cloud Council works with small, medium and large enterprises to accelerate the speed of Canadian cloud adoption and position Canada as a global leader in the field. Our agenda is supported by a national network of cloud providers and users and is the preeminent source for Canadian cloud expertise.

The Canadian Cloud Council acts on behalf of and is supported by its members. To get involved and support the activities of the cCc become a member today. Visit: www.canadiancloudcouncil.ca.

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