As Vice President of Cloud Security at Trend Micro, Dave Asprey is responsible for thought leadership and technology evangelism for Trend Micro’s cloud computing and virtualization businesses. He is the author of the upcoming book Cloud Networking Simplified (Prentice Hall 2013).

Dave created and launched two early cloud computing service offerings, and his writing on the cloud has been published by the New York Times, GigaOm, Fortune, and he’s been featured on CNN, Forbes, ABC Nightline, and Fast Company. He co-chairs the Cloud Security Alliance Virtualization Working Group and sat on RSA China’s Program Committee. He is a sought-after speaker and panel moderator who has presented at more than 100 cloud, virtualization, and security conferences globally, and previously ran the Web & Internet Systems Engineering Program for the University of California.

Dave joined Trend Micro after a being cloud Entrepreneur in Residence at venture capital firm Trinity Ventures, co-founding a cloud startup, and selling a web-based virtual desktop startup. He was previously VP of Technology & Corporate Development at Blue Coat Systems, ran strategic planning for Citrix’s Virtualization Business Unit, and began his career in the cloud as a co-founder of the professional services group at cloud pioneer Exodus Communications. Tech startups Dave worked for have created more than $1.5 billion in acquisition value.