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March 04, 2015 09:03 ET

Midokura to Present at Interzone Banff

Director of Technical Marketing's Susan Wu to Serve on Judging Panel for Startup Pitch and Participate in Enterprise IT Debate Session

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 4, 2015) - Midokura, a global company focused on network virtualization, today announced it will participate in two sessions at Interzone Banff, a three-day event putting the best line-up of technology thought leaders in the history of Canada on the stage to discuss the relevance of enterprise IT today.

Held March 11-13, 2015, in Banff, AB, Canada, Susan Wu, director of technical marketing at Midokura, will participate as a judge for a startup pitch and join in on the enterprise IT debate session.

Session Details At-a-Glance:

What: Subculture Banff, The Interzone Pre-Party: "The Invisible Invasion"
Seven lucky emerging technology companies were selected to pitch to Steve Wozniak, Robert Herjavek, Bruce Croxon and other key technology icons at Interzone. The semi-finals round at the Edmonton and Vancouver events narrowed it down to the top five. Midokura's Susan Wu will serve as one of five esteemed judges, along with executives from Cloud Foundry at Pivotal Inc., OpenStack, Nebula, Auro/iDigital and Intel IT, who will name the top two finalists on Friday in front of the Interzone audience.

When: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 6:40 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. MST
Where: Dancing Sasquatch, 120 Banff Ave, Banff, AB T1L 1A6, Canada
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What: Interzone Session: "Is This It?"
Come hear Susan Wu, along with executives from the City of Palo Alto, Warner Music Group and Avasant Digital in a no-holds-barred Oxford-style debate -- complete with audience voting and untold bragging rights for the winners -- about the proposition: "dedicated IT departments are no longer a useful part of a business." The outcome of the session will reveal whether enterprise IT is an outdated fossil or a critical cornerstone of modern organizations.

When: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. MST
Where: Van Horne Ballroom, The Fairmont Banff Springs, 405 Spray Ave, Banff, AB T1L 1J4, Canada
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About Susan Wu
Susan Wu is director of technical marketing at Midokura. She is also co-founder of FunnelBeam. Prior to Midokura, Susan previously led product positions for Oracle/Sun, Citrix, AMD and Docker. She is a mentor to SuperG, a startup accelerator program backed by the China Science and Merchants Capital Management (CSC) firm.

Susan is a frequent speaker for industry conferences including Cloudcon/Data360 and SNIA. Honored by the Cloud Network of Women (CloudNOW) organization as one of the Top Women in Cloud for 2013, Susan is passionate about advancing women's contribution to the cloud industry and serves on the Board of Directors for CloudNOW.

Connect with Midokura
To schedule one-on-one meetings with Susan Wu at Interzone Banff, send an email to Follow the company on Twitter at @midokura.

Register for Interzone Banff at:

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About Midokura
Founded in 2010, Midokura was an early global leader in network virtualization. The company's pedigree includes Amazon, Cisco, Google and VMware. With its Midokura Enterprise MidoNet (MEM) solution, Midokura offers the industry a complete overlay technology that integrates with cloud platforms such as OpenStack. A contributor to the OpenStack Networking (Neutron) Project and member of the Open Daylight Project, Midokura has made the source code for MidoNet freely available at, delivering the first truly open, vendor-agnostic network virtualization solution available for the OpenStack community.

Midokura has offices in San Francisco, Tokyo and Barcelona, and is on the web at Follow us on Twitter: @midokura

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