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What is IBM z16 Day SE?

  • 1-DAY VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
  • 100 INDUSTRY SPEAKERS
  • MULTIPLE LIVE DEMOS
  • LEARNING PLATFORM FOR ALL
IBM z16 Day SE (Special Edition) is a free 1-day virtual conference for anyone and everyone! Hear about IBM z16 and join our lineup of global thought leaders, who will highlight industry trends and innovation spanning AI, Quantum, and more!

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Tracks

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Keynotes

US EDT Sessions
05-Apr
10:00 AM
Welcome | Expert Panel Discussion: Impact of AI and Quantum
Meredith Stowell
Vice President, IBM Ecosystem
IBM
Donna Dillenberger
IBM Fellow, CTO Hybrid Cloud Systems Research
IBM
Elpida Tzortzatos
IBM Fellow, IBM AI Strategy, CTO z/OS
IBM
Anne Dames
Distinguished Engineer, Cryptographic Technology Development
IBM
R “Ray” Wang
Founder, Chairman, & Principal Analyst
Constellation Research
05-Apr
11:00 AM
The Future is IBM z16
Ross Mauri
General Manager, IBM Systems
IBM
Dario Gil
Senior Vice President and Director of IBM Research
IBM
Priya Doty
Vice President, Product Marketing
IBM

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US EDT Sessions
05-Apr
10:00 AM
Welcome | Expert Panel Discussion: Impact of AI and Quantum
Meredith Stowell
Vice President, IBM Ecosystem
IBM
Donna Dillenberger
IBM Fellow, CTO Hybrid Cloud Systems Research
IBM
Elpida Tzortzatos
IBM Fellow, IBM AI Strategy, CTO z/OS
IBM
Anne Dames
Distinguished Engineer, Cryptographic Technology Development
IBM
R “Ray” Wang
Founder, Chairman, & Principal Analyst
Constellation Research
05-Apr
11:00 AM
The Future is IBM z16
Ross Mauri
General Manager, IBM Systems
IBM
Dario Gil
Senior Vice President and Director of IBM Research
IBM
Priya Doty
Vice President, Product Marketing
IBM
05-Apr
12:00 PM
Innovation Inside: Interactive Tour of IBM z16
Kenny Stine
IBM Technical Specialist, Washington Systems Center North America
IBM
Komal Mann
Student, IBM zSystems Ambassador Captain
Chandigarh University
05-Apr
12:30 PM
IBM Telum Processor – Designed for AI
Christian Jacobi
Distinguished Engineer, IBM Hardware Development
IBM
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
05-Apr
1:00 PM
Integrated AI for Realtime Insight
Jens Ole Hein
Technical Lead for AI
Dataport
Elpida Tzortzatos
IBM Fellow, IBM AI Strategy, CTO z/OS
IBM
Meeta Vouk
Director, Product Management AI
IBM
05-Apr
1:30 PM
Experience AI in Action to Move From Fraud Detection to Prevention
Richard Brandenburg
Product Manager, Watson Machine Learning
IBM
Maggie Lin
STSM, IBM Machine Learning Development
IBM
05-Apr
2:00 PM
Putting Data At The Center of Your Analytics and AI Strategy
Tom Davenport
Distinguished Professor of IT and Management
Babson College
Jonathan Sloan
Portfolio Product Marketing Manager, Data and AI
IBM
05-Apr
2:30 PM
Meet Key Sustainability Commitments with IBM z16
Cristina Bueti
Counsellor
UN ITU
Iain McCorquodale
Head of Core Solutions, Technology
NatWest Group
Dustin Demetriou
STSM, Sustainability and Data Center Innovation, Advanced Thermal Energy Efficiency Lab Systems
IBM
Edan Dionne
VP, Environmental, Energy & Chemical Management Programs, Corporate Environmental Affairs
IBM
05-Apr
3:00 PM
Operationalize AI for IT Value Using AIOps
Len Santalucia
CTO
Vicom Infinity, A Converge Company
Stephen Elliot
Group Vice President, I&O, Cloud Operations, and DevOps
IDC
Tim Brooks
IBM AIOps Product Manager
IBM
05-Apr
3:30 PM
Flexible Capacity for Cyber Resiliency
Phil Allison
Enterprise Architect
Black Knight, Inc
Anastasiia Didkovska
Product Manager, IBM Resiliency
IBM
Stephan Wiedemer
IBM Resilience Product Manager
IBM
05-Apr
4:00 PM
Resiliency Innovations to Maximize Availability
Jeff Waggoner
Staff Technology Engineer
State Farm Insurance
Jacob Snyder
Associate Product Manager, IBM Resiliency
IBM
05-Apr
4:30 PM
Behind the Scenes of IBM z16
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
Aaron Ralls
Chief Technical Penguin
IBM
05-Apr
5:00 PM
Optimization with the Power of the ISV Ecosystem
Venkataraman Balasubramanian
CTO
Zafin
PJ Kirner
CTO and Co-Founder
Illumio
Biju Suresh Babu
Managing Director, Banking & Financial Services
Fiorano Software
Patrick Ikhifa
Distinguished Client Architect, Financial Services
MuleSoft
Meredith Stowell
Vice President, IBM Ecosystem
IBM
05-Apr
5:30 PM
Fast Track to a Career in Enterprise Computing
Jade Melody Walker
ZDP Trainee
M&T Bank
Jayashree Harsha
QA/Test Developer
IBM
Sudharsana Srinivasan
IBM Advocacy Program Manager
IBM
05-Apr
6:00 PM
#BeatsOnIBM – Music Creators & IBM z16
Kelly Lovell
Founder & CEO
BridgingTheGap Ventures
Sharada Mohanty
CEO
AIcrowd
James Weaver
Quantum Developer Advocate
IBM
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM

Modern

US EDT Sessions
05-Apr
10:00 AM
Welcome | Expert Panel Discussion: Impact of AI and Quantum
Meredith Stowell
Vice President, IBM Ecosystem
IBM
Donna Dillenberger
IBM Fellow, CTO Hybrid Cloud Systems Research
IBM
Elpida Tzortzatos
IBM Fellow, IBM AI Strategy, CTO z/OS
IBM
Anne Dames
Distinguished Engineer, Cryptographic Technology Development
IBM
R “Ray” Wang
Founder, Chairman, & Principal Analyst
Constellation Research
05-Apr
11:00 AM
The Future is IBM z16
Ross Mauri
General Manager, IBM Systems
IBM
Dario Gil
Senior Vice President and Director of IBM Research
IBM
Priya Doty
Vice President, Product Marketing
IBM
05-Apr
12:00 PM
How Atruvia Achieved Transformation Through Modernization
Pascal Meyer
Senior Enterprise Architect
Atruvia
Kathryn Briscoe
Design Principal, z/OS Middleware Containers
IBM
05-Apr
12:30 PM
Discovery – Unlock Application Mysteries
Gary Lesage
Product Owner
Sun Life
Rosalind Radcliffe
CIO Distinguished Engineer, DevSecOps CTO, AoT DevOps
IBM
05-Apr
1:00 PM
Accelerate Dev & Test with a Cloud z/OS Experience
Harry Mavrakis
Chief Enterprise Architect, Group IT Governance
Eurobank SA
Minaz Merali
Director, DevOps for IBM Hybrid Cloud
IBM
05-Apr
1:30 PM
Fintech Perspective on Innovation and Digital Engagement
Yiannis Giokas
Co-Founder & CEO
finclude
Ioanna Stanegloudi
Co-Founder & Chief Risk Officer
finclude
Bryan Young
Co-Founder & CEO
Home Lending Pal
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
05-Apr
2:00 PM
Integrating Core Assets Across the Enterprise
Jerker Emilsson
Solution Architect
Skandia
Steve Wallin
Director, CICS Portfolio
IBM
05-Apr
2:30 PM
Using Open-Source Languages to Modernize Applications
Ralph Hess
VP, Db2 and Analytics
Credit Suisse
Sabine Diemt
Student, IBM zSystems Ambassador Captain
FernUniversität in Hagen
Vinayak Mahajan
Senior IT Build Analyst
Canadian Financial Institution
Shereen Ghobrial
Director, Compilation Technology & Enterprise Products, IBM Software
IBM
Marie Laser Buzetti
IBM z/OS Containers Development
IBM
05-Apr
3:00 PM
Skills for the Future: Attract, Retain, Grow
Gary Fusco
Technology Director, z Platform & Middelware Engineering & OPS, Senior Vice President
M&T Bank
Nick Henges
Technical Apprentice
M&T Bank
Ben Provenzano
Technical Apprentice
M&T Bank
Marcus Nudelman
Technical Apprentice
M&T Bank
Harriet Davy
Technical Delivery Manager
Barclays
Joseph James Hulme
Finance Industry Apprentice
Barclays
Jack Finney
Finance Industry Apprentice
Barclays
Michael Pedro
Mainframe Infrastructure Analyst
East Coast Financial Institution
Sudharsana Srinivasan
IBM Advocacy Program Manager
IBM
05-Apr
3:30 PM
Diversifying and Transforming Through Automation
Mike Fontanetta
Director of IBM Product R&D Engineering and Innovation
Ensono
Steven Perva
Senior Mainframe Modernization Engineer
Ensono
Maria Tzortzatos
Director, IMS and Hybrid Cloud Foundation
IBM
Daniel Jast
Go-To-Market Offering Manager – Ansible
IBM
Luisa Martinez
IBM Digital Transformation Wizard, Software Engineer
IBM
05-Apr
4:00 PM
End to End Hybrid Cloud Demo
Nathan Dotson
IBM Hybrid Cloud Offering Manager
IBM
Raichel Babu
Product Manager, IBM Wazi Developer
IBM
05-Apr
4:30 PM
The M&T Bank Mainframe Modernization Journey
Sean Ashley
Master Software Engineer, Vice President
M&T Bank
Joe Winchester
STSM, Zowe.org, z/OS Explorer, Master Inventor
IBM
05-Apr
5:00 PM
The Debut of the Digital Asset Neo-Bank and What It Could Mean For Your Pocketbook
Michael Clayton
CTO
LevelField
Tarun Chopra
Vice President, Hybrid Cloud
IBM
05-Apr
5:30 PM
Modernization Strategy Trends
Krupal Swami
Founder & CEO
Team Swami
Aparna Sharma
Managing Partner, Hybrid Cloud Transformation, IBM Consulting
IBM
05-Apr
6:00 PM
#BeatsOnIBM – Music Creators & IBM z16
Kelly Lovell
Founder & CEO
BridgingTheGap Ventures
Sharada Mohanty
CEO
AIcrowd
James Weaver
Quantum Developer Advocate
IBM
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM

Secure

US EDT Sessions
05-Apr
10:00 AM
Welcome | Expert Panel Discussion: Impact of AI and Quantum
Meredith Stowell
Vice President, IBM Ecosystem
IBM
Donna Dillenberger
IBM Fellow, CTO Hybrid Cloud Systems Research
IBM
Elpida Tzortzatos
IBM Fellow, IBM AI Strategy, CTO z/OS
IBM
Anne Dames
Distinguished Engineer, Cryptographic Technology Development
IBM
R “Ray” Wang
Founder, Chairman, & Principal Analyst
Constellation Research
05-Apr
11:00 AM
The Future is IBM z16
Ross Mauri
General Manager, IBM Systems
IBM
Dario Gil
Senior Vice President and Director of IBM Research
IBM
Priya Doty
Vice President, Product Marketing
IBM
05-Apr
12:00 PM
Quantum-Safe: Protection Now and In The Future
Dustin Moody
Mathematician
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Jessica Doherty
Principal Product Manager, IBM Security, Industry and Compliance Systems
IBM
Mark Indermaur
Product Manager, Wazi Analyze, ADDI
IBM
05-Apr
12:30 PM
Compliance Simplified
Robert Miller
Senior Manager, IBM Alliance
Deloitte
Matt Meck
IBM Security & Compliance Product Manager
IBM
Pradeep Parameshwaran
Architect, Security and Regulatory Compliance & Co-Chair Security IDT EMEA
IBM
05-Apr
1:00 PM
Knock Your Socks Off Fintech Innovation
Sam Carter
Co-Founder & CEO
Moneo
David Wachira
Co-Founder
Wayapay
Hempstone Maroria
Co-Founder & CEO
Wayapay
Kim LaFleur
CIO & Head of ECommerce
Title3Funds
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
05-Apr
1:30 PM
Fight Ransomware with Cyber Resilience
Anthony Church
Technical Architect Lead
USAA
Dave Petersen
Distinguished Engineer, GDPS Chief Architect
IBM
05-Apr
2:00 PM
Putting the Zero in Zero Trust
Dr. Johannes Drooghaag
CEO
Spearhead Management
David Rossi
Cybersecurity Architect IBM Systems North America
IBM
05-Apr
2:30 PM
Healthtech Startup Innovation
Valérie Côté
Product Innovation Team Leader
BioTwin
Heather Logrippo
Co-Founder & CEO
USCHAG
Jeremy Kagan
Founder & CEO
CardioLync
Yaw Asamoah
CEO
MedPharma
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM
05-Apr
3:00 PM
An Intergenerational Dialogue: Data Privacy in Hybrid Cloud
Sally Eaves
CEO
Aspirational Futures
Paola Medrano
Student, IBM zSystems Ambassador
Universidad Mayor de San Simon
Maxwell Weiss
Security Solutions Engineer
IBM
05-Apr
3:30 PM
Encrypt Everything
Julie Bergh
Cyber Security Architect
Sirius
Dan Little
Senior Director Mainframe Operating Systems
RBC
Mike Weber
Director – Cryptographic Development & Key Management
RBC
Cecilia Carranza Lewis
STSM, z/OS DFSMS Architecture, Design and Development
IBM
Eysha Shirrine Powers
STSM, Chief Architect, IBM Cryptographic Portfolio
IBM
05-Apr
4:00 PM
Fully Homomorphic Encryption: The Future of Privacy
Francois Paillier
Co-Founder & CEO
CircaGene
Michael Jordan
Distinguished Engineer, IBM Security
IBM
Donna Dillenberger
IBM Fellow, CTO Hybrid Cloud Systems Research
IBM
05-Apr
4:30 PM
Enterprise Knights Security Guru Game Show
Aaren Isabel
Student
Tennessee State University
Lella Halloum
Student Intern
IBM
Bryan Childs
Product Manager, z/OS Security
IBM
05-Apr
5:00 PM
Optimization with the Power of the ISV Ecosystem
Venkataraman Balasubramanian
CTO
Zafin
PJ Kirner
CTO and Co-Founder
Illumio
Biju Suresh Babu
Managing Director, Banking & Financial Services
Fiorano Software
Patrick Ikhifa
Distinguished Client Architect, Financial Services
MuleSoft
Meredith Stowell
Vice President, IBM Ecosystem
IBM
05-Apr
5:30 PM
Risk Management for Digital Assets
Javier Tamashiro
Co-Founder & CEO
Ospree
Peter DeMeo
Head of IBM Digital Assets Infrastructure
IBM
05-Apr
6:00 PM
#BeatsOnIBM – Music Creators & IBM z16
Kelly Lovell
Founder & CEO
BridgingTheGap Ventures
Sharada Mohanty
CEO
AIcrowd
James Weaver
Quantum Developer Advocate
IBM
Melissa Sassi
Chief Penguin
IBM