John Mertic

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John Mertic

Bitnami

Biography

John is Director of Business Development – Software Alliances at Bitnami, helping bring great applications to the masses thru the reach of Bitnami. He comes from a PHP and Open Source background, being a developer, evangelist, and partnership leader at SugarCRM, board member at OW2, president of OpenSocial, and frequent conference speaker around the world.

Proposals for this user

* A hitchhikers guide to the cloud, or anywhere else your customer might want your app

In this talk, I’ll explore how a customer experiences the go live process, and how you as a vendor need to rethink the definition of a successful deployment in today’s complex deployment world.
Business 2015-01-21 22:53:55 +0000
John Mertic

* Growing up; what’s a techie to do in their mid 30s to keep their career moving

In this session, I’ll share my journey from developer to evangelist to business development. You’ll learn how I got there, what I learned along the way, and what you should look for in order to determine when it makes sense to do a career transition.
Culture 2015-01-21 22:55:37 +0000
John Mertic

* Thinking big picture; the vernacular for today’s buyer

In Thinking Big Picture, I’ll describe how to better engage your prospects, tell your story, and leave buyers with confidence in your ability to deliver. You’ll walk away with strategies for better positioning your product and executing on key big picture strategies -- without a huge pre-sales team.
Business 2015-01-21 22:54:48 +0000
John Mertic