Scott Powers is a senior technical marketing manager for cloud solutions, in the Converged Platforms and Solutions Division of Dell EMC, currently focused on OpenStack cloud. Previously at Dell, Scott was product manager for the Dell Hybrid Cloud Platform Reference Architecture for VMware, and was the original product manager for Active System Manager, Dell's full-stack management and automation solution for enterprise systems management.
Joining Dell through the acquisition of a cloud automation software startup about 4 years ago, Scott has over 25 years of experience in system and software design, product management, and marketing with startups and large companies alike, in both enterprise and service provider markets. Broad interests range from architecture to automation, cloud to convergence, media to marketing. Originally from the Midwest, now in California, Scott has degrees from the University of Southern California and Stanford University and is based in Dell EMC's Santa Clara office in the epicenter of Silicon Valley.