|By Elizabeth White||
|March 9, 2011 10:00 AM EST||
Money is a high-availability resource. Delays in paying and getting paid can affect business and personal lives. PayPal had this in mind when first creating a way to facilitate payments online, and continues to make money more easily accessible with its latest attempts to create a cash-free world on and offline. PayPal is the only global company that bridges financial services with the Internet. But what are the challenges to creating a truly virtual wallet that lives in the cloud and can be used to pay for both a consumer's online and offline purchases?
In his session at the 8th International Cloud Expo, Scott Guilfoyle, PayPal CTO, will explain how PayPal's platform, which now has millions of virtual wallets and registers as endpoints, was designed to be open, robust and adaptive as the need for digital money increases. Over the past 12 years, PayPal has built one of the largest and most reliable payment networks and extended it to leverage the talents of the best developers across the globe. All of this has been achieved while maintaining scalability for the 90 million global PayPal users, and extensibility to take advantage of the latest in IT innovations.
Scott Guilfoyle is Sr. VP of Platform Services & CTO, PayPal. Together with his teams in North America, Europe and Asia, Guilfoyle is responsible for providing a world class payments platform, technology infrastructure and operations for PayPal's millions of accounts around the world. He leads PayPal's platform operations, product development, information security, corporate information technology and corporate architecture.
Prior to joining PayPal, he was the CIO for Interactive Corporation's financial services and real estate division, overseeing sites including LendingTree, GetSmart, HomeLoanCenter and Realestate.com. Guilfoyle also served as CIO for Bank of America Card Services. He began his career at GE, holding key technology leadership positions including CIO of GE Plastics, Americas and GE Engine Services.
A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!
Cloud Expo 2011 New York, June 6-9, 2011, at the Javits Center, New York City, New York, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading Cloud industry players in the world.
The growth and success of Cloud Computing will be on display at the upcoming Cloud Expo conferences and exhibitions in New York, June 6-9, and in Santa Clara, November 7-10, 2011.
The recent Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, was the largest Cloud Computing conference ever produced, more sponsors, exhibitors and delegates than all other Cloud events of the year combined!
All main layers of the Cloud ecosystem will be represented in the 7th and 8th International Cloud Expo - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network.
"Cloud Expo was announced on February 24, 2007, the day the term ‘cloud computing' was coined," said Fuat Kircaali, founder and chairman of SYS-CON Events, Inc. "Cloud has become synonymous with ‘computing' and ‘software' in two short years, and this event has become the new PC Expo, Comdex, and InternetWorld of our decade. By 2012, more than 50,000 delegates per year will be attending Cloud Expo."
for Cloud Expo 2011 New York
Cloud Expo 2011 New York "show prospectus" has shipped. Sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities can be obtained from Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at) sys-con.com, or by phone 201 802 3021.
About SYS-CON Media & Events
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