An instigator, part time provocateur, bootstrapper, amateur cloud lexicographer, and purveyor of random thoughts, 140 characters at a time.
Reuven is an early innovator in the cloud computing space as the founder of Toronto based Enomaly in 2004. Enomaly was among the first to develop a self service infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform (ECP) circa 2005. As well as SpotCloud (2011) the first commodity style cloud computing Spot Market.
A part from Enomaly Reuven is also the co-creator of CloudCamp (100+ Cities around the Globe) CloudCamp is an unconference where early adopters of Cloud Computing technologies exchange ideas and is the largest of the ‘barcamp’ style of events.
Reuven is very active in International trade as a liaison with various governments helping define IT policy, definitions (NIST) and agendas. Some of his recent participation include the governments of the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Brasil, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Philippines, Taiwan and China. (Sino-EU, America Cooperation Roundtable forum – Beijing, China, May 2011)
A Few recent media highlights.
Reuven Cohen named #5 Most Powerful Voice in Security
The 25 Most Influential People Tweeting About Cloud Computing
MIT Technology Review Names Reuven Cohen in Key Players in Cloud Computing List