Season 1, Episode 5
11/22/2021

IT-as-a-service: A renter’s market

IT-as-a-service: A renter’s market

As-a-service models have moved far beyond data centers and cloud computing. But should everything be a service? These tech insiders have some surprising answers, and a warning for those who aren’t ready for a subscription economy.

Tien Tzuo
Tien Tzuo
Founder and CEO, Zuora
Tien is CEO of Zuora (NYSE: ZUO), the leading subscription management platform, which he founded after 9 years at Salesforce, serving as the company’s chief marketing officer and chief strategy officer. Tzuo is also the author of the USA Today, LA Times and Amazon best-selling book, SUBSCRIBED: Why the Subscription Model Will be Your Company's Future - and What to Do About It.
Matt Kimball
Matt Kimball
Principal Analyst, Moor Insights & Strategy
Matt has over 25 years’ experience working in areas ranging from hardware to software engineering, enterprise IT, and product management. He spent 11 years in AMD’s Server Business Unit and was also an IT Director for the States of Florida and Oregon. Currently, he is a Principal Data Center Analyst at the global consulting firm Moor Insights & Strategy. Matt is also the proud owner of a dog named Walliford Theodore Franklin. That’s right, the dog’s initials are W.T.F.
Baratunde Thurston

Meet your host

Baratunde Thurston

Host, Writer, Futurist, Great Guy to Hang Out With After Work

Baratunde is back for Season 2 and ready to get real about IT! He is an Emmy-nominated host of the PBS series America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston, creator of the podcast, How to Citizen with Baratunde, founding partner of the new media startup Puck, and author of NYT best-seller How to Be Black.

After-hours fun fact: MSNBC said Baratunde gave “one of the greatest TED talks of all time.”

Season 2 (4 episodes)
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