#TheAppGap Think Tank Recap

On January 23, Dell Services hosted a think tank in Silicon Valley, "The New Age of Apps and Delivery Gaps." The two-part agenda featured a range of discussion topics, including open-source, app developers, security and compliance, and how company culture impacts IT and innovation.


  1. The panel was comprised of 10 IT experts with experiential diversity, including CEOs from app-centric, “greenfield” companies with reliance on the cloud, and enterprise CIOs focused on shifting from legacy platforms to leveraging cloud computing, social, mobile and big data:

    Jay Ferro, CIO, American Cancer Society

    Barry Livenson, SVP & CIO, Safeway

    Alex Salazar, Co-Founder & CEO, Stormpath

    Sarah Novotny, Tech Evangelist, Nginx
    Michael Cote, Research Director, Infrastructure Software, 451 Group

    Luke Kanies, Founder & CEO, PuppetLabs

    Alex Williams, Blogger & Journalist, Tech Crunch

    Das Kamhout, Research Director, Infrastructure Software, Intel

    Jimmy Pike, Sr. Fellow & Chief Architect, Dell           

    Ranga Jayaraman, Associate Dean and CIO, Stanford GSB

  2. #TheAppGap Soundbites: