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"From Web Sites to Web Services: Implications to Event and Peer Computing"

By Mr. Christopher S. Thomas, Chief e-Strategist, Solutions Channels Group, Strategic eMarketing, Intel Corporation

5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Open to the Public. No fee.
Pub Talk: 6:00-6:30 p.m.

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Considered one of Intel's visionaries charting future directions for industry and computing, Chris S. Thomas drives key eBusiness marketing and architecture activities within Intel's Solutions Market Development Organization and is an active Industry spokesperson and organizer. His teams have been chartered with developing an enterprise/internet architecture and vision for Intel, resulting in driving 3rd Generation Internet Business activities and creating the Distributed Enterprise Architecture Lab. Also at Intel, he was Director of Industry Strategic Marketing in the Enterprise Server Group, and managed core technology teams designing Intel LANDesk solutions. Mr. Thomas is well known for his work driving industry standardization specifically in the networking and systems management arenas. He was founding chairman of the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) advocating the Desktop management Interface (DMI) standard. He has extensive background in developing enterprise solutions involving some of the earliest TCP/IP based client and server integration to mainframe systems. Prior to joining Intel in 1988, he managed systems engineering and technical support for Information Technologies, Inc. pioneering early development of LAN gateways to enterprise systems. Mr. Thomas received a BS in Computer Science and a BA in Spanish from Carroll College in Waukesha, Wisconsin.


Intel (, the world's largest chipmaker, is also a leading manufacturer of computer, networking, and communications products.