Keeping up with the latest in cloud computing can be a Sisyphean struggle. As soon as you think mastered the subject, a new wave of developments come along, and you feel like you’ve been tossed back to the beginning again. While Twitter can be an invaluable resource, it can be a bit overwhelming. With 243 million unique users, it’s tough to find the people actually worth following.
We’ve combed through some of the top accounts covering cloud computing and assembled a list of the seven greatest analysts and thought leaders in the industry.
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Ian Moyse @imoyse
Ian Moyse is a prominent thought leader and social influencer in the cloud, IoT, and SaaS spaces. In addition to working as a Sales Director and a board member at the cloud industry forum, Moyes also runs his own blog, Cloud Matters, tackling all issues SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, and IoT related.
Dion is a prominent strategist, speaker, analyst, and author on the topics of digital strategy and enterprise IT. Hinchcliffe has architected over a dozen in-production cloud/SaaS services in the social, mobile, and enterprise industries.
David Linthicum @DavidLinthicum
David Linthicum is a cloud computing visionary, best selling author, and speaker. Having published 13 books, 3,000 articles, and having spoken at numerous cloud centered events, Linthicum is definitely worthy of his reputation.
Tristan Nitot @nitot
Tristan Nitot is the Cozy Cloud Chief Product Officer and brings a whole load of cloud knowledge to the table. Aside from his day job, Tristan has written a book on privacy and surveillance.
Gordon Davey @GordOnCloud
Gordon Davey understands that while ‘cloud computing’ may be tossed around a lot, it’s still highly misunderstood. His primary motivation is to simplify the world of cloud computing and raise awareness of what cloud computing can do for the modern enterprise.
Louis Columbus @LouisColumbus
Louis Columbus is software and product management leader with experience in marketing management and direct sales with a focus on cloud, catalog, and content management, sales and product configuration.
Stephan Duncan @CloudTechReview
How could we forget our very own cloud and devops analyst, Stephan Duncan? Stephan’s al\ways up to date with the latest in cloud computing, network monitoring, devops, and backup & disaster recovery.