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Roadmap to Rapid Recovery to Meet Resiliency Challenges, Featuring Ryerson

Embracing Resiliency and Business Continuity

Learn about the Roadmap to Rapid Recovery to meet resiliency requirements, including cyber attacks. We will also have a discussion with Ryerson Holding Corporation on why they chose IBM Orchestration to solve their business continuity challenges. The session will also showcase a brief demonstration of the solution offering to highlight the client experience.

Core Curriculum Security and Resiliency Embracing Resiliency and Business Continuity
Security and Resiliency Campus Theater A
Thu (March 22), 9:30AM PT


James Chorosevic

Chief Technology Officer, Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc.

James Chorosevic, Vice President & Chief Technology Officer of Joseph T. Ryerson Son Inc., has more than 30 years of IT experience and has worked in transportation, retail and metals distribution industries. Jim is a business and technology executive that has focused companies to be more competitive, operationally efficient, and ready to leverage technology to expand new markets. Among his significant accomplishments, Jim is experienced in building strong client relationships within the business, while optimizing IT delivery performance. During his tenure at Ryerson Jim has led the development of integrating three major ERP platforms, as well as the construction of a state-of-the art data center environment in Lisle, Illinois. He is currently involved in a major technical upgrade of Ryerson’s SAP ERP platform. Chorosevic holds a BS in Business Administration–Accounting from Southeast Missouri State University and a MBA from Fontbonne University-Eckelkamp College of Global Business

Chandra Pulamarasetti

ex-CEO, Sanovi and IBM Vice President, Resiliency Strategy & Resiliency Orchestration Software and Services, IBM

With more than 20 years of sound business and technology vision and delivery experience with large scale enterprise systems in disaster recovery, storage, server and networking areas, Chandra Sekhar is one of the founders and also the CEO of Sanovi. As founder and CEO, Chandra has been one of the driving forces behind Sanovi’s successful transition from just another start-up to the industry leader in Disaster Recovery Management (DRM) space. In his earlier role as Sanovi’s CTO, Chandra was responsible for the strategy, development and delivery of Sanovi’s unique DR Management Platform. Prior to founding Sanovi, Chandra worked as the Director of SAN Engineering at Sanrise Inc., a leading storage service provider, where he delivered intelligent service-centric storage solutions in the disk, backup, and recovery areas. Chandra holds a BS in Computer Science from India’s premier technology institute, the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) at Pilani. He has also co-authored fi

Vinod Kuppusamy

Distinguished Engineer - Resiliency Orchestration, IBM India Pvt Ltd

Vinod Kuppusamy is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and the Chief Technology Officer for Resiliency Orchestration in IBM Global Technology Services. He is a seasoned professional and technologist with over 2 decades of experience in software product architecture, design and development with expertise in Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery (BC/DR), databases and storage domain. He has extensive experience in multiple facets of software product development from technology direction, product engineering, sustenance engineering and quality assurance. He has held various technical and management positions in the BC/DR domain.