Wayne Pauley, Ph.D.
Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group
Wayne Pauley is a Senior Analyst focused on Cloud Computing, ITaaS, and the Software-defined Data Center. With over 30 years of industry experience, Wayne has personally designed and managed technology infrastructure in large IT shops, and built startups from the ground up.
Prior to joining ESG, Wayne Pauley worked for 10 years at EMC where he held roles in engineering, sales, and services. While at EMC, Wayne developed a curriculum that has had over 10,000 registrants as part of the EMC Proven Professional program to become cloud and virtual data center architects, and filed over 20 patents in the areas of cloud computing, privacy, and big data. Wayne is also an adjunct professor at Franklin Pierce University, teaching graduate courses in operating systems and information privacy. Wayne is often asked to speak at conferences and universities on cloud computing, security, and privacy.
Wayne has a Ph.D. from Nova Southeastern University in Information Systems Science, specializing in information security and privacy. Wayne loves riding his Harley on weekends and spending time helping young people in his active role in the IEEE.