University of Southern California

Joseph Weinman
Worldwide Industry Solutions Executive
Hewlett Packard

Joe Weinman leads the Communications, Media, and Entertainment segment for Hewlett-Packard's Worldwide Industry Solutions, with a team spanning the Americas, EMEA, AP/J, and Australia. Hewlett-Packard is the world's largest high technology firm by revenue. His current focus is leading the strategy, development, marketing, and sales of compelling HP Enterprise Business solutions for communications service providers, network equipment providers, and media and entertainment companies. He is also known in the cloud computing industry as the founder of Cloudonomics, a rigorous analytical approach leveraging mathematics and Monte Carlo simulation to characterize the sometimes counterintuitive multi-dimensional business, financial, and user experience benefits of cloud computing and pay-per-use business models.

Prior to HP, he led global portfolio strategy and business development for AT&T Business Solutions. AT&T is the world's largest communications holding company with US$123 Billion (FY2009) in annual revenue.

He is a frequent global keynote speaker, a prolific inventor that has been awarded 13 U.S. and international patents, and an author who contributes to numerous on-line and print publications. He has held a variety of executive positions of increasing responsibility spanning research and development at AT&T Bell Laboratories, marketing, sales, product management, engineering and operations, and corporate strategy and business development.

He has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Computer Science from Cornell University and the University of Wisconsin - Madison respectively, and has completed Executive Education at the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Mr. Weinman has been awarded 13 U.S. and international patents in areas such as line coding, simulation and workflow, consumer goods, wireless technologies, telecommunications, and distributed computing. He has more pending in cloud computing, homomorphic encryption, IP unicast/multicast error correction, Internet search results ranking algorithms, digital imaging, and software applications. He is also a recipient of the AT&T Architecture Award, the AT&T Patent Achievement Award, and multiple AT&T Distinguished Speaker Awards.

He is currently or has been a member of a well-known Silicon Valley Venture Capital Technology Advisory Board, the IBM Advanced eBusiness Council, the Cisco Global Customer Advisory Board, the Intel Communications Board of Advisors, the Veritas (now Symantec) Utility Computing Advisory Board, the Hitachi Technology Advisory Council, the EMC Customer Advisory Council, the Technology Manager's Forum Corporate Advisory Board, where he has been a Best Practice Awards judge, the Technology Advisory Board of a Silicon Valley start-up, and supported the World Economic Forum.

He has had a variety of articles and talks published in the print and/or on-line editions of The New York Times, Business Week, Fortune, CNN, Money, Business Communications Review, Global Telecoms Business, Billing OSS Magazine, Information Week, GigaOM, Salon, VON, the ACM, the IEEE, CIO Magazine, and the AT&T Technical Journal, as well occasionally contributes to his own blogs, Cloudonomics.Com and The Network Effect. He has also appeared multiple times on Asian, U.S., and European television, been quoted in the U.S. and international magazine, newspaper, and on-line media, and appears in a number of on-line videos.