November 3, 2011 | Written by: Dominique Vernier
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UPDATE: The meeting will take place on Nov. 16 from 9-10 a.m. ET, NOT 8-9 a.m. ET.
- Alexander Amies: Introduction
- Patrick Kerpan: CohesiveFT – VPN-Cubed
- Dominique Vernier: deployment utility
- Dominique Vernier: The “handy command-lines and Java Libraries” (backup presentation)
Date: November 16, 2011
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Eastern US
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Patrick Kerpan is the President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for CohesiveFT, the provider of Secure Cloud Container Solutions including Elastic Server for virtual image management and VPN-Cubed for cloud networking. In these roles, Patrick is responsible for directing product, technology and sales strategy. Patrick brings more than 20 years of software experience to the role of CTO and was one of CohesiveFT’s founders in 2006. Previously he was the CTO of Borland Software Corp. which he joined in 2000 through the acquisition of Bedouin, Inc., a company that he founded. Before founding Bedouin, Inc., he was a managing director responsible for derivatives technology at multiple global investment banks.
Dominique Vernier, in recent years, has focused on Java technologies and cloud architecture. He also has been working in information technology for quite a while where he earned a broad knowledge in technologies and products such as messaging, database, SOA, EAI, and existing frameworks. Dominique also has extensive knowledge in industry areas such as telecommunications, CRM, logistics, and insurance. He worked for various international companies, such as Texaco and Caterpillar. He is the author or co-author of four patents having to do with state engines and resource management. At present, Dominique is in charge of the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise solutions with the IBM GTS Global Team.
The IBM SmartCloud Enterprise API User Group is a technical community composed of individuals interested in the application programming interfaces (APIs) of the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise offering. The group includes customers, IBM Business Partners, independent software vendors, and IBM employees who share a common interest in understanding the APIs of the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise offering and how they can be used to automate processes and build solutions that integrate with IBM SmartCloud Enterprise.
The IBM SmartCloud API User Group is hosted by Alex Amies. Alex is a Senior Software Engineer in the GTS Development Lab team. He has been with IBM since 2002. His current assignment is Architect with the design team for the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise public cloud offering at ibm.com/cloud/enterprise. Alex has been working in the China Development Lab in Beijing since 2009. Prior to 2009 Alex was product architect for IBM Tivoli Identity Manager, based in Costa Mesa, California.
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