Dave Elliott leads AI and Machine Learning advocacy for developers at Google Cloud. His team engages communities to inspire them to try new products and technologies, embrace new ideas, and they are the voice of those communities to product development. Prior to Google, Elliott was the Chief Cloud Evangelist at Symantec where he advocated for new architectures in data and storage. Mr. Elliott was an early advocate of cloud computing while at Sun Microsystems in the 1990s and has spent his career helping companies understand and embrace emerging technologies.
Prior to Symantec, Elliott served as GM Americas at Arkeia Software, an innovator in data protection for virtual and cloud environments. Earlier, Mr. Elliott was responsible for Strategic Development for Iomega Corporation’s PSS Business Unit, and held management positions at Blue Martini Software and with management consulting firm A.T. Kearney. Mr. Elliott holds an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley and a BA in Quantitative Economics & Decision Sciences from the University of California, San Diego.