“Where Enterprise Tech meets Consumer Tech…”

Speaking in Tech is a tech podcast hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch, Melissa Gurney and Peter Smallbone. The podcast is distributed every week on iTunes and every Wednesday in Europe’s largest tech publication, The Register. Speaking in Tech was recently recognized as one of the top tech podcasts by Entrepreneur.

Greg Knieriemen      Twitter / Google+ / LinkedIn
greg-knieriemen-sit Greg is the Hitachi Data Systems Chief Technology Strategist where he helps develop and drive the vision and application of Hitachi Data Systems technologies.
Ed Saipetch               Twitter / Google+ / LinkedIn
Ed Saipetch has spent over 15 years in strategic roles at start-ups, vendors and enterprises.  He is a passionate technologist focused on topics ranging from IT transformation to web app scalability and infrastructure architecture.  Additionally he co-hosts the Speaking In Tech podcast and participates on panels at conferences focused on cloud and IT transformation.  Ed is a Senior Director for the Office of the CTO at Blue Box, an IBM Company.
Melissa Gurney  Twitter / LinkedIn
Melissa is a technology leader and enthusiast with over 15 years in IT, architecting and implementing some of the most sophisticated and coolest computing infrastructures in the world. Her field of expertise includes Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery solutions and massive scale data center consolidations and migrations. In addition to continuing to work directly with IT teams, she leads a team of storage specialists at DellEMC responsible for designing and implementing next generation storage and computing environemnts. When she’s not saving the world, she is super mom to 2 boys, enjoys tinkering with robotics, woodworking in her woodshop, and is in a constant quest for that perfect margarita.  Much of these activities are chronicled on social media, so check her out at @solutiongeek
Peter Smallbone  Twitter / LinkedIn
Peter is a TOGAF-certified technology architect with a focus on infrastructure, cloud and end user computing. He’s previously worked for several leading IT firms, including Capgemini and Unisys, and even did a stint on London 2012. In 2014, Peter threw off his corporate overlords and now works as a freelance architect (offers of contracts always welcome!). He lives in Birmingham, UK. When not at work, Peter enjoys swimming and occasionally dabbles in politics. You can find Peter at @petersmallbone.
(RETIRED) Sarah Vela  Twitter / Google+ / LinkedIn
Sarah is a long-time content strategist and social media professional, now working for Dell in the Server Solutions group. She originally hails from New York City, but has made Austin, Texas her home for the past 10 years. She has five kids, a dog, a cat, and in her spare time she occasionally sleeps. Her online handle is @orchid8.




Disclosure Statement: Speaking in Tech does not receive support directly or indirectly from vendors or guests and vendor relationships are disclosed on the podcast. Hosts of the podcast do occasionally accept opportunities from vendors to cover special events and vendor announcements where travel, lodging  and meals are typically covered and  is clearly disclosed on the podcast.

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