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This year's topics include new approaches to scaling alternative energy sources, the changes digital technologies are bringing to traditional education, the growing significance of personal genomics, the unprecedented impact of big data and social technology on everyday life, and more.

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Steve Herrod


Steve Herrod is the Chief Technology Officer and SVP of R&D at VMware, driving the company's broad technology strategy, working with VMware’s engineering teams towards continued delivery of innovative products. Steve provides leadership around technology collaborations between engineering, partners, and customers. He also plays an integral role in VMware's acquisition strategy, serves on the EMC Technical Advisory Board and as chairman of VMware's InnoLabs board. Steve was named CTO of the Year by InfoWorld in 2009. At Stanford University, Steve worked with VMware's founders on the core research behind the company, becoming one of the first VMware engineering directors. Prior to VMware, Steve co-led the development of a virtual CPU at Transmeta Corporation. He also works to apply cloud computing to improve of U.S. educational system. Steve holds a Ph.D. and a Masters in Computer Science from Stanford, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin.

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