Author of "Dotcloud Boom: How born-in-the-cloud entrepreneurs are shaking up the world's biggest tech companies and creating the next generation of startup millionaires."
Dan Blacharski is a thought leader, advisor, industry observer and
PR counsel to several Internet startups. He has been widely published on subjects relating to customer-facing technology, fintech, cloud computing and crowdsourcing. He lives in South Bend, Indiana with his wife Charoenkwan and their Boston Terrier, "Ling Ba."
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