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Doug Bourgeois

Doug Bourgeois is a Managing Director in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Federal Cloud Practice. Mr. Bourgeois has more than 20 years of experience as a senior business and IT executive. He has demonstrated strategic innovation and transformation leadership to align IT with the business and deliver world-class IT and shared services and has established himself as a thought leader in the Federal marketplace in the areas of cloud computing, shared services, IT strategy and efficient operations. He has had a role in various IT related pieces of legislation, including data center consolidation and the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) and was an early adopter of cloud computing in the Federal market. As a Federal executive, he led his shared services organization to develop and deploy several cloud based services at enterprise class scale - the first such cloud in the Federal government. At VMware, Mr. Bourgeois led the development of their cloud services offerings for their Federal and Public Sector practices and also led a $100 million annual P&L of end user computing products and services.


Cloud migrations: An ounce of prevention vs. a pound of cure

Mixed signals about the benefits of cloud deployments suggest the need for stronger leadership around cloud migrations and more communications about the results before, during and after the move.