Brock Hotaling received his BS in Physics and Political Science from Michigan State, and did graduate
work in software and database architectures at Boston University.
Over the past three decades in business technology, he has played the roles of analyst
software developer, IT executive for worldwide systems, and is now an entrepreneur and business
He has led a menagerie of pioneering software development and IT groups, such as
the first reverse technology exchange from sub
an Africa to Europe, for Ford Motor;
the first web
based enterprise marketing and retail system for Armani Exchange;
the world’s first large
anufacturing Resource Planning System (
used by IBM, PepsiCo, and Simplot;
He is a member of the Connecticut CTO Club for chief technology officers, a graduate of the Society of
Information Management Executive Leadership program, and a winner o
f the CQIA Gold Award for
Connecticut Quality Improvement Award
He holds core U.S. and Canadian patents in distributed office automation and has two patents pending
ftware development systems. He is also author of patent disclosures in wireless locating,
business data search and order automation.
As an expert on software architectures and development, he has pursued recent technology
breakthroughs in creating mor
e affordable and effective websites for mid
market businesses by
source platforms such as Joomla, and Wordpress to move business operations to
the cloud with agility and low cost.
Today Brock will describe the new tools and benefits for
exploiting the cloud in the modern
environment of social networking and mobile apps.