Speaker Profile

  • Kent Alstad

Kent Alstad


Cloud Army

Kent is an entrepreneur, software architect, and technology innovator and conference speaker. Before becoming the CEO of CloudArmy, Kent was VP Acceleration at Radware, an global network company that acquired Strangeloop Networks where Kent was co-founder and CTO. At Strangeloop Networks Kent pioneered web acceleration technologies that included work with Google on the new HTTP2 protocol (SPDY). Kent was instrumental in authoring all of Radware/Strangeloop’s issued as well as pending patents. Prior to helping create Strangeloop, he served as partner and CTO at IronPoint Technology. Kent also founded Eclipse Software, a Microsoft Certified Solution Provider, which he sold to Discovery Software in 2001.

At CloudArmy Kent is leading a team that has created a new online platform, called CloudArmy Reactor, for configuring, executing, and analysing online, crowdsourced market research.

In more than 25 years of professional development, Kent has worked as architect and lead developer for successful production solutions with Vancouver Port Corporation, IronPoint CMS, The Active Network, ADP, Lucent, Microsoft, and NCS Pearson.

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