Dave Nielsen is the co-founder and creator of CloudCamp, an organization of unconference events around the world. With 330 events in the past 4 years, CloudCamp has become a phenomenon in the Cloud Computing industry.
Dave is also the Principal Consultant at Platform D, a strategic consulting company Dave started to help Cloud Services companies market their services to the technology community. Dave is currently consulting to HP Cloud.
Prior to Platform D, Dave helped launch PayPal’s first Web Services platform and ran the PayPal Developer Network which operated closely with the eBay Developer Program after PayPal was acquired. Following PayPal, Dave ran Partner Programs for Strikeiron, an innovative Web-API-as-a-Service platform for the monetization of commercial data and web services.
Dave lives in Mountain View, CA with his daughter Tessa & wife Erika whom he proposed to in his book PayPal Hacks.