Nolen, Thor

Thor Nolen is an AWS partner solution architect who has worked with Red Hat for the last 5 years, enabling valuable solutions for Red Hat customers. Thor is a Red Hat alum, from 1998 to 2002, and facilitated an AWS lab at last year’s Summit.

Hoffmann, Karl-Heinz

Karl-Heinz Hoffmann leads global go-to-market and business development for SAP’s Sybase database products. He works closely with all parts of the organization to define the vision and strategy for the product set, and helps communicate this vision to customers.

Karl has more than 20 years of experience in technology, and has worked for leading database, middleware, and applications vendors. He started his career as a Sybase database administrator before working for Sybase, BEA, and SAP, where he had multiple roles in consulting, architecture, the Center of Excellence, and business development.