The 2023 Cloud + Skills Summit Recap: Here’s what you missed

The ExitCertified Team | Wednesday, May 10, 2023

The 2023 Cloud + Skills Summit Recap: Here’s what you missed

ExitCertified hosted the three-day virtual Cloud + Skills Summit on May 2-4. The summit was designed for IT and Learning & Development professionals to discover the latest cloud technology trends and better understand the importance of continuous learning. The event uncovered the latest cloud technology trends.

In case you did not get the opportunity to catch these sessions live, below is a recap of our most popular sessions. 

Public Cloud Comparison: The State of AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Speaker: Myles Brown – Senior Cloud & DevOps Advisor | ExitCertified

Myles Brown, Senior Cloud & DevOps Advisor, ExitCertified, has over twenty years of experience in the IT industry across a variety of platforms. In this session, Brown compared the major four public clouds: AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to help organizations determine which providers might serve them best for certain workloads.

Driving Digital Transformation: Upskill and Retain IT Talent

Speaker: Victor Torgrimson – Senior Director of Delivery Operations | ExitCertified

Victor Torgrimson has worked for ExitCertified for 18 years managing education delivery to help customers reach their education goals in the classroom through virtual learning and self-paced online training. He spoke about the acceleration of cloud technologies, the demand for certified IT cloud professionals, the types of training that are needed for organizations to reap the full benefits of the cloud, and factors that affect how well training is received by executives and students alike. He also spoke about the importance of skill assessments and the benefits of working with an IT training provider that serves as a consultant and provides vendor-authorized training from award-winning instructors.  

How to Fail at Cloud Transformation

Speaker: Ken Krueger – Senior Instructor | ExitCertified

Ken Krueger has over 30 years of experience as a software developer, project leader, and project manager. He’s seen why companies fail at cloud transformation, why others succeed, and what needs to be done to move to the cloud and use various cloud-related technologies effectively. He spoke about some of the most common reasons why organizations fail to achieve the promise of cloud transformation so that you don’t make those same mistakes.

The Value of AWS Certification

Speaker: Beth Watson – Global Channel Leader | AWS

Beth Watson, an AWS Global Channel Leader and Cloud enthusiast, dove deep into how training and certification impacts innovation and efficiencies in your organization. She spoke on the correlation between business outcomes and training and on key strategies that will help your cloud investment and the future of your business.

Why Oracle Cloud Infrastructure?

Speaker: Orlando Gentil – Instructor | Oracle

Orlando Gentil is an Oracle Instructor who has been working in the IT industry for over 20 years. He presented an introductory session tailored for beginners on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). He explored the fundamentals of OCI, its primary services, underlying architecture, and the steps to successfully launch and manage your cloud resources.

To catch the replay on these sessions and more, visit and scroll down to see the various sessions. Next to each session, click Recording Available. A new popup window will appear where you can click Watch Recording.