Ken Rothenberger is a Senior Director Advisor at Gartner, focusing on: Public cloud strategy, migration, and infrastructure. This extends to service provider management (AWS, Alibaba, Google, Microsoft and Oracle) as well as cloud operations. Dr. Rothenberger has led large scale data center consolidation, migration and co-location strategies as well. Dr. Rothenberger has over 25 years of experience in various enterprise leadership roles including service management, compliance and audit, security, disaster recovery and data management. As a solution architect Dr. Rothenberger has built out highly available cloud platforms focusing on automation, observability and telemetry.
Ken Rothenberger previously worked for General Mills as an EA leading their cloud strategy. While their he established and led the Cloud Center of Excellence and Cloud Architecture communities.
Prior to General Mills Ken was the director of Cloud Architecture for MediaBeacon. As a director, Ken was responsible for the solution architecture, migration and security as well as training cloud engineers and operations teams.
VP - Cloud Services Code42 2- years
Managing Director CompuCom 3-years
Director Data Center Operations Velocity - 1 year
Manager Infrastructure & Operations Medtronic 5-yers
Cloud Strategy & Cloud Infrastructure Consultant, Enterprise/Solution Architect design and deploy applications in Azure, AWS, GCP & Alibaba
Sr. Enterprise Architect - Cloud Strategy
Director Cloud Architecture
VP Cloud Support
I&O Operations Management
Data Center Infrastructure
Cloud and Edge Infrastructure
PhD Business & Technology
1Cloud Strategy, Guidelines, Guardrails, Guiding Principles and Tactics
2Cloud Infrastructure, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS Road maps
3Cloud Architecture, Cloud design, backup and HA
4Cloud Operations, Operating model, incident and change management, ITSM
5Cloud Management, Team organization, Training and skills development