Nick van der Zweep
Nick van der Zweep serves as Vice President of Strategy for Cloud Cruiser, the leader in IT financial management solutions for the hybrid cloud. In this capacity, Nick is responsible for defining key product innovations and strategic technology partnerships required to deliver financial success to enterprises and cloud service providers moving to the cloud. Nick is a recognized pioneer in cloud computing with over 20 years in the industry. His leadership includes 17 years with Hewlett Packard where he most recently served as Senior Director of Business Strategy. In this role, he spearheaded innovative offerings in virtualization and cloud technology. Prior to this, Nick created the industry’s first consumption-based IT business model, a pre-cloud offering that monetized IT consumption on a pay-per-use basis. Prior to HP, he was hands on in IT operations at financial services enterprise Great West Life. Nick earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Manitoba in Canada.