Kathy Bennett

Vice President IBM Systems, Enterprise Linux Product Management, ISV Enablement & Business Development

Kathy is the Vice President of Enterprise Linux Product Management and ISV Enablement for IBM Power . Her Product Management responsibility is focused on SAP HANA on Power defining and developing differentiated SAP HANA based offering to continue to grow our share of SAP workloads on Power in the cloud and on premise. The ISV enablement part of her mission focuses on growing the ecosystem for Power building on the differentiated platform capabilities that enable superior ROI, affordable scaling and uptime on one of the most secure platforms in the industry Much of Kathy's background is in the Linux and Operating Systems support area where she had held various executive and management positions after starting as a support programmer in the IBM z team in Poughkeepsie, NY. Kathy is currently based in Austin, Texas.