World’s First FSS Ready Public Cloud


IBM has designed the world’s first financial services-ready public cloud for financial institutions to unlock the speed and innovation of the public cloud, while helping to address their regulatory compliance, security and resiliency requirements. With trust and confidence in a secured public cloud, banks and their partners can focus on delivering new operating and business models, in addition to services that delight their customers. Listen to Hillery Hunter, IBM Cloud CTO and Fellow, give an overview of the soon to be launched world's first financial services-ready public cloud for financial institutions.


Hillery Hunter

CTO and VP, IBM Cloud; IBM Fellow, IBM

Hillery is CTO of IBM Cloud, responsible for technical strategy for IBM's cloud-native and infrastructure offerings. Prior to this role, she served as Director of Accelerated Cognitive Infrastructure in IBM Research, leading a team doing cross-stack (hardware through software) optimization of AI workloads, producing productivity breakthroughs of 40x and greater which were transferred into IBM product offerings. Her technical interests have always been interdisciplinary, spanning from silicon technology through system software, and she has served in technical and leadership roles in memory technology, Systems for AI, and other areas. She is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology and was appointed as an IBM Fellow in 2017. Hillery is a BS, MS, and PhD graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.