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Fast, Secure, and Effective: Delivering Results From Cloud Migration and Modernization

Cloud Platform and Hosting

To capitalize on the myriad digital technology options, you've got to make smart decisions on cloud and AI. In this session, industry leaders will explain the choices they made: the right cloud model, migrating applications painlessly, and retaining the sovereignty of data—and the insights that can be gleaned. These leaders will show how attacking complex challenges wisely can unlock unprecedented opportunities.

Core Curriculum Cloud Cloud Platform and Hosting
Business and AI Campus Theater A
Tue (March 20), 10:30AM PT


Sanjay Rishi

General Manager - Global Cloud Consulting Services, IBM

Sanjay Rishi captivates audiences. He inspires and motivates them
with real-life stories of organizations that are achieving success using
innovative IBM technology. As a former CIO in the automotive industry,
Dr. Rishi has collaborated with C-level executives in a multitude of
corporations throughout the world, earning his stellar reputation as a
strategist, innovator and disruptor. Currently, as Managing Partner for
Global Cloud Application Services, his focus is on cloud technology,
cognitive computing, and how the two can be combined to create a
powerful engine that not only moves organizations, but dramatically
changes the way they do business. Whether he’s brainstorming
one-on-one with corporate leaders or speaking to a large gathering of
industry professionals, Mr. Rishi helps others target higher achieve-
ment through deeper thinking, digital empowerment and industry

Steve Robinson

General Manager, Client Technical Engagement, IBM Cloud, IBM

Steve Robinson is the General Manager for Client Technical Engagement in IBM Hybrid Cloud. His organization’s mission is to work directly with clients on their cloud journey and ensure their success with IBM Cloud technologies. Steve is also the executive founder of the IBM Bluemix Garages. The Garages are intentional spaces that combine elite design and development expertise in an entrepreneurial environment to drive successful innovations, using technologies like cognitive and blockchain, on the cloud. Steve earned his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University and his MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.