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Jeffrey R Deacon

Jeffrey R Deacon
Chief Cloud Strategist, Terremark

Jeff Deacon is currently Terremarks Chief Cloud Strategist. In this capacity, he is instrumental is shaping Terremarks strategy related to virtualization and cloud computing, and is playing a key role in the development of new on-demand IT services.

Previously, Deacon served as manager of IT solutions product marketing for Verizon Business with responsibility for the company's software-as-a-service and cloud computing services.

With over 15 years of managed hosting industry experience, Deacon has broad expertise helping enterprise customers develop and implement effective data strategies. Over the span of his career, he has held positions in engineering, consulting, and product marketing. Prior to joining Verizon in 2007, Deacon held positions with Opsware, Savvis, LoudCloud and Digex.

Deacon regularly presents at cloud computing conferences, venture capital events and vendor seminars. He also actively consults with senior-level executives across a wide range of industries, including retail, finance, health care and software development, offering guidance and best practices on how to implement highly available IT architectures that scale up and down as demand for network and computing resources change over time.

He holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Maryland and a master's degree in information systems from Loyola University of Maryland.

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