Tech history in photos: Cloud computing pioneers

1. Urs Hölzle, Google

Advances in networking led us to the cloud revolution. Here are ten people who were instrumental in making cloud computing a reality.

Hölzle is senior vice president of technical infrastructure at Google. He was the eighth Google employee and played a major role in scaling the infrastructure to handle the demands of the cloud.

Image: Stephen Shankland/CNET

By Conner Forrest

Conner Forrest is an analyst for 451 Research. He was formerly a Senior Editor for TechRepublic.