In Chapter 2 of 16 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview, cloud computing technology executive Marc Ferrentino answers "How Do You Use Your Network to Get Help Making Career and Life Decisions?" Ferrentino speaks about career and life challenges, especially at forks in life and how networks can help. He notes how specialization makes the network more valuable, especially around career choice, family, and financial planning. Ferrentino is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of cloud computing at BMC Software. Previously, he was Chief Technology Architect (CTA) at Salesforce.com. Previous to Salesforce.com, Ferrentino worked in mobile and Internet startups and at Goldman Sachs. He earned a BSEE in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan.