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Colleen McCretton has been working with Maximo for over 10 years. She is the designer and architect responsible for Maximo security and administrative functions that are leveraged throughout the Tivoli Process Automation Engine.
Pam Denny is a Software Architect for Tivoli within IBM's Software Group. She is responsible for the Business Intelligence functionality within the Maximo product lines, which includes application analysis, KPIs and reporting.
Ed Jones is the Product Architect for Maximo Linear Asset Manager. For the past 5 years, Ed has made it his mission to understand the impact of linear referencing on enterprise asset management. His goal is to ensure that those who maintain linear assets, such as roads, railways, pipelines. water or waste water mains can do that more efficiently with Linear Asset Manager.
David Havican has been working with Maximo since 1995 as a product manager and design architect for PSDI, MRO Software and now with IBM. His main area of focus is Maximo Work Management and Maximo Mobile Solutions.
Kelvin Sumlin is a Software Engineer for Tivoli within IBM's Software Group who has been working with Maximo since 2006. He brings extreme AIX/UNIX skills along with an emphasis on mobile environments. Kelvin's current area of focus is integrating Maximo with third party applications via the Maximo Integration Framework.
Qiuping Mao is a Software Engineer for Tivoli within IBM's software group who has been working with Maximo more than 10 years. She is the lead developer for the Tivoli Maximo Asset and service management applications. Qiuping is heavily involved in the design and development of Maximo Asset Management Scheduler. Qiuping is a Lab Advocate who works closely with clients to help troubleshoot their concerns and expedite solutions.
Chris Lange is an information developer for Tivoli within the IBM Software Group. Chris is responsible for developing and maintaining common installation and deployment information shared by all Tivoli Process Automation Engine based products.
Scott Peluso is the Manager of the Maximo Level 2 Systems and System Administration Support teams. He has been working with Maximo for over 16 years assisting customers with product upgrades, advanced configuration, and performance and tuning. Scott is also a frequent speaker at customer events providing customers with the latest information on product updates, Support processes, and online technical support resources.
Anamitra Bhattacharyya is the lead developer for the Tivoli Maximo Integration framework, which is part of the TPAE platform. He has been involved in Maximo framework development for the last 10-plus years. Anamitra is heavily involved in the design and development of the Web services, REST apis, as well as the XML messaging and eventing framework. He is a lab advocate and closely works with clients to understand and resolve their concerns.
Carey is a Product Designer and an Architect for Tivoli within IBM's Software Group. He is responsible for the Maximo for Transportation product within the Maximo product lines.
Advisory Software Engineer
Srinath Anand has about 11 years of experience working with Java technologies and the Maximo product. He worked with different versions of Maximo and is an IBM Certified Maximo Deployment Professional. He is also a Sun(Oracle) Certified Java Programmer and Certified Web Component Developer and has a Masters degree in Computer Science from Boston University.
Vinicius Garmatz is working with Maximo products since 1997 in Oil and Gas companies, now being part of Maximo Product Architect team, helping to design, develop and support products in several areas, such as Planning and Scheduling with the adapters for MS Project and Primavera, Maximo Space Management for Facilities, Maximo DataCenter and Infrastructure Manager and, at last but not less important, Maximo for Utilities
Sampath (Sam) is a product designer and architect in the Maximo development organization. Sam has been in the software engineering field for 17 years engaged in developing innovative software solutions for clients in a variety of industries. In the Maximo development organization, Sam is responsible for the architecture and design of several key components in the Tivoli process automation engine (Tpae). These components include scripting, Migration Manager, escalations and web service interactions.
Lead Product Manager
Joe serves as the Lead Product Manager for IBM Maximo for Nuclear Power. We work with development partners at operating nuclear stations and with other professionals on the IBM team to provide the best tools available to help operating nuclear station personnel generate safe, reliable, and cost-effective nuclear electricity.
Lee is a Software Developer for Tivoli within IBM's Software Group. He is a senior developer for the Maximo Asset Configuration Manager (ACM) add-on solution. Lee also has responsibilities for the product architecture and design of ACM. Additionally he works very closely with clients in the use of existing functionality, as well as collaboration on future functionality.
Mark joined IBM in 2007 as a product Manager and System Architect in the IBM Maximo for Nuclear Power group. My recent past design contributions to Maximo for Nuclear Power have been Impact Plans, Permits, Configuration Change Management, and Lineups. I continue to work on new designs in the operational management area as well as collaborate on EAM designs and concepts for the new nuclear build.
Lisa Stuckless has been working with Maximo for over 10 years. She is a Design Architect responsible for Health Care, Life Sciences and Calibration.
Mimi is a Software Architect for Tivoli within IBM's Software Group. She is responsible for the Business, Financial, and Integration functionality with the Maximo and SAP systems, which includes Maximo invoice application and integration between Maximo and SAP systems.She speaks Korean.
Rob Powell is a product architect for IBM and is responsible for leading the development of the Maximo Asset Configuration Management solution. He has over 30 years experience in the aviation sector, including 14 years in the Royal Air Force as an Airframe Mechanic and 10 years in commercial aviation in a variety of roles. The last 10 years with MRO Software / IBM, working initially as the Aviation Specialist before moving to current position in Software Development 3 years ago.
Dean LaPorte is a Product Designer
Lead Product Architect
Thomas Knowles is a product architect for the Maximo product line currently responsible for the design of IBM Intelligent Building Management. His main areas of focus are operational processes for asset management with an emphasis on building and IT asset management. He has been working with Maximo for the last 8 years as a designer for Tivoli Asset Management for IT and previously a consultant leading implementations of Maximo for key clients.
Alfredo Cortes is an Application Architect with Tivoli Maximo. Alfredo has been involved with Tivoli Maximo development for over 10 years; he is currently responsible for system integration capabilities of the Tivoli Process Automation Engine. Main areas of expertise include: information-oriented, and service-oriented application integration as well as software requirements analysis.
Kevin Buonagurio started with PSDi (which became MRO software, which was purchased by IBM in 2006) in January of 2000. Kevin has worked in a design and development role for Maximo's materials management and supply chain functionality for over ten years. As an IBM liaison to the Maximo Supply Chain User Group, he supports customers efforts in employing Maximo's supply chain functionality and is a regular speaker at MSCUG meetings as well as the annual IBM Tivoli PULSE user conference.
Software Test Specialist
As a Tivoli Secure Engineering Framework (SEF) Pillar lead, I provide guidance to other Appscan penetration testers within the Asset Management product families for scan coverage. I encourage development teams to institute coding best practices to make our products more secure for the customer.
Sachin Balagopalan is a Software Engineer for Tivoli within IBM's Software Group and has been working with Maximo since 1998. Over the years he has worked in various areas of the product. He currently works in the business object framework group and his main focus is in the following areas - WorkFlow, Escalations, LDAP/VMM, BulletinBoard, EmailListener, and Email Configuration. Sachin is also a Lab Advocate and works closely with customers.
Jenny Wang is a Software Engineer for Tivoli within IBM's software group who has been working with Maximo for over 10 years. Jenny leads object framework development and takes particular interest in improving Maximo performance and stability.
After a stint as a submariner in the U.S. Navy, Pete Halbeisen started working with PSDI (which became MRO Software until acquired by IBM in 2006) in the summer of 1998. Pete has worked in quality assurance, release engineering and development, along the way acquiring a ninja-like set of software skills. He generally works on internal development process automation, L3 development, new release development, and dives in whenever and wherever he is needed.
Rich Goyette has worked in the software industry for 20 years in various roles including Customer Support, Quality Assurance, and Sales Engineering. With deep skill sets in system hardware, IBM Websphere, Oracle Weblogic , AIX and Linux, Rich previously held the position of Maximo Team Lead for the Systems Configuration Group in designing, building, and supporting Maximo environments used by IBM teams around the world. Rich has recently taken on a more customer facing role including on-site deployments and support for Beta programs that involve the Maximo portfolio and Tririga.
Daniel McConomy is a Systems Configuration Specialist in the IBM TPAE Quality Assurance and Development group and has held this position since 2009. He has been working for IBM since 2007 and started in Level 2 IBM Maximo Support. His recent work involved testing and configuring High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions for IBM Tivoli Process Automation Engine based products. His specialties include, IBM DB2, Oracle, IBM WebSphere, LDAP, and Linux/UNIX systems. Daniel is LPIC-1 (Linux Professional Institute) certified and a Novell Certified Linux Administrator.
Xinyu Wu is a Software Engineer for Tivoli within IBM's Software Group who has been working with Maximo for more than 10 years. Her expertise is in the System Object Framework area. She was previously a L3 engineer and has a lot of experience in working directly with customers. She is currently heavily involved in the design and development of Maixmo Asset Management's Multi-tenancy project.
Scott Dickerson started working at IBM in 1999 and has held a variety of roles from verification to software development and design. He was a programmer on CCMDB in the Change Management domain, was the chief programmer for SmartCloud Control Desk 7.5 and is now working on enhancements to the Tpae User Interface framework.