Roger Strukhoff heads the Tau Institute for Global IT Research. He is also a member of the Working Team for the Smart Nations Foundation.
During his career he has served as Conference Chair of Cloud Expo; Director, Global Publications at TIBCO Software; Director of Research at Altoros; Story Manager at the Cloud Foundry Foundation; and Vice President, New Product Development at the International Data Group (IDG). He also co-founded the JavaOne Conference. He has a BA from Knox College, an MBA in International Economics from Cal State-Hayward, and a Certificate in Technical Writing from UC-Berkeley.