Pierre-Olivier is a leader in transformational technologies who thrives on organizations becoming disruptors, focusing on open-source technologies in Cloud, Zero-Trust Networks for Edge, and Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning innovations at Red Hat as a Global Senior Director leading sales initiatives in the Financial and Telco Media Entertainment verticals. He started his career in Montreal at Teleglobe Media Enterprise, developing the first commercially available hosting service in Canada. He then moved to the US to focus on developing new technologies in the world of security and High-Frequency trading in the early days of virtualized cloud computing @Radianz (JV Reuters/Instinet/Equant). Pierre-Olivier later worked at Computer Associates and EMC Corp. on Wall Street, leading sales in cloud transformation for some of the world’s largest banks and financial organizations. Subsequently, he was recruited by a French start-up, eNovance, to lead their US market for cloud deployments on OpenStack, which resulted in its acquisition by Red Hat in 2014. Pierre-Olivier lives in Dallas, Texas, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (BAA) from the University of Montreal, Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC).