What is a IBM Champion?
The IBM Champion program recognizes exceptional contributors to the technical community, who are
non-IBMers that work alongside IBM to build solutions for a smarter planet.
An IBM Champion is a developer or IT professional who leads and mentors his or her peers
and motivates them toward IBM solutions and services. Champions can be found
running user groups, managing websites, speaking at conferences, answering questions in online forums,
and writing blogs, how-to articles, and technical books. The IBM Champion program recognizes and thanks these innovative thought leaders,
amplifying their voice and increasing their sphere of influence in the technical
What are the benefits of being a IBM Champion?
IBM Champions may receive:
- Visibility & networking opportunities at events and conferences
- Participation in exclusive IBM online communities
- Exclusive access to IBM product development teams
- Invitations and discounts to events and conferences
- Special recognition on their developerWorks profile
Do you have the right stuff?
IBM Champions will collectively represent a spectrum of IBM products and capabilities, including: Business Analytics, Information Management, Lotus, Power Systems, Rational, Storage, System x, System z, Systems Software, Tivoli, and WebSphere. Why not explore the IBM Champion program or jump right to the nomination form!
Alice Chou, Director IBM developerWorks, introduces the IBM Champion program at Impact