In Chapter 1 of 16 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview, cloud computing technology executive Marc Ferrentino answers "What is Getting Easier and What is Getting Harder in Your Life?" Ferrentino notes how as his kids age, he finds parenting more approachable. This also comes with finding the children schools and getting them enrolled. He notes how challenge boils down to managing time, schedules, and commitments to stay balanced with the kids and each parent's respective career. 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.