***PUB TALK: THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 2001
"From Web Sites to Web Services: Implications to Event and Peer
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.
ABOUT CHRISTOPHER S. THOMAS
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.
the world's largest chipmaker, is also a leading manufacturer of
computer, networking, and communications products.