Roger Strukhoff has spent 25+ years in Silicon Valley and other technology regions. He's served as Editorial Director and Publisher at IDG, and VP/Editorial at Sys-Con Media. He is co-founder of JavaOne and Cloud Expo, and today is Conference Chair of @thingsexpo. He has been named one of the Top 50 IoT Thought Leaders in the World. He also served as Director, Global Publications at Tibco Software, and spent 2009-2012 as a writer, speaker, & researcher in Asia. Roger received his BA from Knox College, Certificate in Tech Writing from UC-Berkeley and conducted MBA studies at Cal State-East Bay.