Steven Derr, vice president of cloud operations and engineering at Oracle, has been selected to serve as chair of Executive Mosaic’s 4×24 Cloud Computing Group.
Public sector leaders join senior industry executives in a series of dinner meetings and networking events as part of Executive Mosaic’s 4×24 executive leadership program. Designed to foster close public-private partnerships and engage thought leaders in important dialogue, the 4×24 program provides a safe, collaborative forum for timely conversations and relationship building.
Members of the 4×24 Cloud Computing Group are experts, thought leaders and executives working to accelerate innovation and progress within the cloud industry. For more information on how to join this group, led by Steven Derr, click here.
“I am honored to return as the chairman of the Cloud Group at Executive Mosaic,” said Derr. “Cloud technologies continue to play a critical role in transforming public sector missions and I am excited to collaborate with fellow executives and government leaders to drive mission advantage. I look forward to expanding the conversation to include multi-cloud, tactical edge, artificial intelligence and other capabilities powered by the cloud.”
Derr has been with Oracle for more than a decade, and prior to his current position, he served as vice president of hardware solutions for the company’s national security group. Before joining Oracle, Derr held senior leadership roles at Avaya Government Solutions and Nortel Government Solutions. His career also includes more than eight years of service in the U.S. Air Force as a satellite communications technician and a weapon control systems specialist.
“We’re in the midst of a very exhilarating era for cloud computing as government agencies and commercial companies alike migrate with increasing speed to cloud environments,” said Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic and founder of the 4×24 program.
“Steve is a senior leader who understands the momentum and magnitude behind this cloud revolution. As a former Air Force satellite communications technician and an industry executive specializing in cloud, intelligence, national security and technology, Steve is well positioned to guide our Cloud Group in this exciting new season of 4×24 dinners,” Garrettson added.