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Off-Premise Data Centers & Cloud Computing . . . CIOs are faced with the question of keeping compute resources on premise or off. Cloud computing is offering lines of business the opportunity to procure their own compute resources without involving IT. Join SIM AZ in welcoming Michael Spandau, CIO/SVP at Fender Musical Instruments, as our speaker for our February 13th dinner meeting. Michael was SIM AZ's 2011 CIO of the Year and is a respected thought leader in Arizona and his industry.

2/13/2013
When: 2/13/2013
5:30 PM
Where: University Club - ASU Campus
425 East University Drive Tempe, AZ 85287
(480) 965-0700
Contact: Bob Lindquist


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February 2013 Chapter Meeting

 

February 13, 2013

5:30 pm 

 

University Club - ASU Campus
425 East University Drive Tempe, AZ 85287
(480) 965-0700 

Topic:


Off-Premise Data Centers & Cloud Computing

CIOs are faced with the question of keeping compute resources on premise or off.  Cloud Computing is offering lines of business the opportunity to procure their own compute resources without involving IT.


Join SIM AZ in welcoming Michael Spandau, CIO/SVP of Fender Musical Instruments, as our speaker for our February 13th dinner meeting.  Michael was SIM AZ's 2011 CIO of the Year and is a respected thought leader in Arizona and his industry

Speaker:

Michael Spandau is FMIC’s Senior Vice President of Global Information Technology and CIO. 

Spandau joined Fender in October 2005 and orchestrated the remediation efforts related to Fender’s SAP implementation. He has responsibility for managing, developing and executing Fender’s Global IT strategy.  

Prior to joining Fender, Spandau worked for twelve years at Deloitte Consulting, leading complex international ERP implementations and IT initiatives for a diverse international business clientele. Prior to Deloitte Consulting he worked for Shell Chemicals in Europe and on Worldbank projects located East Africa and Indonesia.  

Michael holds a diploma in Computer Science with special focus on Business Economics from the Hochschule Reutlingen, Germany. 

He and his family live in Scottsdale, Arizona. 

Years In Industry: 8 (in music industry)Recent Awards: SIM 2011 CIO of the Year, CIO of the Year - 2012
First Computer: Commodore 64, followed by an Atari

 

Location:


University Club - ASU Campus
425 East University Drive Tempe, AZ 85287

Registration:


You can register here or by contacting Bob Lindquist at robertklindquist@gmail.com

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Members                         $0
Member Guests               $40
Guests                             $60

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