Barb Goldworm has spent over 30 years in systems, software, and storage in various senior management, marketing, sales, technical and industry analyst positions with IBM, StorageTek, Novell, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) and several successful startup ventures. A frequent keynote speaker at industry events, Barb has been one of the top ranked expert speakers at StorageNetworkingWorld (SNW), TechTarget Data Center Decisions and numerous other events. She also chairs Interop’s Virtualization and Virtualization Management tracks, created and chaired Interop’s Network Storage Track, and is virtualization chair for Blade Systems Insight, as well as being a frequent judge for various Product of the Year and Best of Show awards. Barb also has been a regular featured expert speaker for TechTarget, Ziff-Davis and Business Trends Quarterly webcast, podcast and live events, as well as hundreds of channel partner events throughout North America.
As an analyst and expert columnist since the 1990s, Barb has authored hundreds of articles, business and technical white papers, and research studies. She has written regular columns for TechTarget SearchServerVirtualization and SearchSystemsChannel, Network World, ComputerWorld and Virtual Strategy Magazine. She recently published a book entitled “Blade Servers and Virtualization: Transforming Enterprise Computing While Cutting Costs” commissioned by Wiley, available on Amazon.com.
Barb brings a unique blend of marketing and technical depth, both strategic and tactical, with experience in product management, product marketing, sales, market research, software development, project management and education.