About Us Cloud Computing Caucus Advisory Group CCCAG ID-8d656456-d37d-4921-8737-867766db42f6 The Cloud Computing Caucus Advisory Group is a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of technology companies and industry groups focused on educating lawmakers and the public about cloud computing as well as other information technology issues. Technology Companies Industry Groups Lawmakers The Public Cloud Computing Caucus Congressmen Darrell Issa (R-Ca.) and Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) are the co-chairs of the Cloud Computing Caucus. Congressman Darrell Issa Congressman Gerry Connolly Cloud Board Members Alban de Bergevin Federal Sales Director - Application Platform, Microsoft Corporation Max R. Peterson, II Director and General Manager, Amazon Web Services Worldwide Public Sector -- Max Peterson is AWS Director and General Manager for Amazon Web Services Worldwide Public Sector. Mr. Peterson is responsible for developing and supporting AWS public sector partnerships with system integrators, solution providers, independent software vendors and value added resellers. AWS' rich partner ecosystem plays a key role enabling government and education customers to leverage AWS cloud solutions. Mr. Peterson's AWS Capture and Contracts teams are responsible for identifying and winning large public sector programs and performing pre- and post-award contract management. Mr. Peterson is a public sector industry veteran with over twenty-five years of experience. He joined Amazon Web Services in February 2012. Prior to joining Amazon, he was Vice President and General Manager for Dell Federal Civilian and Intelligence Agencies. Before joining Dell in May 2007, Mr. Peterson held executive management positions at CDWG where he was Vice President of Federal Sales and Commerce One where he was Vice President of Public Sector Sales. Among Mr. Peterson's government IT accomplishments, at Commerce One, his organization was responsible for many e-government "firsts" such as Navy Seaport and GSA's FirstGov.Gov citizen portal. Mr. Peterson earned both a bachelor's degree in finance and master's of business administration in management information systems from the University of Maryland. He is an active member of the Industry Advisory Council, the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association and past board member of the Government Information Technology Executive Council. Cloud Computing Caucus Advisory Group Supporters Cloud Computing Exchange http://www.meritalk.com/about.php Amazon Web Services http://aws.amazon.com/ EMC http://www.emc.com/index.htm?fromGlobalSiteSelect Microsoft http://www.microsoft.com/government/en-us/products/Pages/azure.aspx Caroline Carpenter For more information, contact Caroline Carpenter at 703-647-4558, or P.O. Box 25584, Alexandria, Virginia 22313. 3e21ee74-888a-44f4-95d3-22e05c3ec677 To educate lawmakers and the public about cloud computing as well as other information technology issues. ID-648418eb-e482-4262-bbf2-8b644b94f120 Policy The Cloud Computing Caucus Advisory Group is driven by the understanding that sound policy relies on a full understanding of the issues affecting Federal information technology. Understanding Information Technology Nonpartisanship The Advisory Group adheres to no ideology, party, or political belief. Independence The Cloud Computing Caucus Advisory Group complies with all House rules. It is separate and distinct from the Cloud Computing Caucus, a Congressional Member Organization. Paths [Consider] the best and most efficient paths to the cloud ID-c60355c7-0b31-4855-afdd-3529cb8c7de8 1 What are the best and most efficient paths to the cloud? 3a9c1bcb-260b-465b-adf4-378e47c1c6c1 7a95195a-2984-4db4-b799-37ea96f9d31a Benefits & Costs [Address] the benefits and cost savings realized through cloud computing ID-fcfba901-2ec9-4867-b33c-90285f478021 2 What are the benefits and cost savings realized through cloud computing? 698209fa-55a6-448a-b581-97133bd08bb4 1c1c2f3f-271c-4852-b348-3733efdae440 Opportunities [Identify] opportunities ID-b2b67852-1195-4528-9689-173f95cf8389 3 What are the opportunities ahead? 84a78ae7-f4c0-4e2e-a222-7e9e3c3bc564 fd330415-7540-4367-9db6-6946a3eee731 Leaders & Laggards [Consider] who is leading and who is falling behind ID-ee689cb4-f774-4718-aaa2-c8956d9b81f8 4 Who's leading and who's falling behind? 16d3be28-ca54-4707-bc1d-aa088e049d95 4ce32be2-c5fb-44a8-a305-51187e21fd58 2014-01-17 http://www.cloudcomputingcaucus.org/about Submit error.