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6926: Managing the Hybrid Multicloud World for Digital Transformation


Enterprises are faced with an existential threat from digital transformation. The traditional, centralized, ITOps model is becoming obsolete in today’s hybrid multicloud world. Many enterprises, including brick and mortar, have realized that DevOps is key in establishing a digital relationship with their customers. Managing a self-service, federated model is what is required to support the six or more cloud providers that most enterprises use. Attend this session to hear real-world stories and demonstrations on digital transforming.

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Theater Room
Tue (February 12), 10:30AM PT


Arun Sharma

Director of Development, General Motors

Arun Sharma is managing GM private Cloud services, Mobile Infrastructure, API Management, Automation and configuration management tools. Arun is driving technical architecture, strategy and leadership around app architecture to modernize monolithic app model to cloud native platforms and move towards MicroUI/MicroServices models, Agile methodologies and DevOps culture within General Motors.

Robin Hernandez

Director, IBM Private Cloud Offering Management, IBM

Robin is the Executive Director of Multicloud offerings at IBM. She has 20 years of experience in the software industry, and has been working in the Cloud Computing space for ten of those years. Her experience spans development, technical sales, and product management roles. She enjoys creating new products, developing new markets, and successfully executing across multi-discipline teams.

Robert Erickson

Director, Offerings for Hybrid Cloud Services, IBM

With more than 25 years of experience in technology across product management, product development, marketing, sales, and general management,
Robert oversees of IBM's Hybrid Cloud Services and Management product portfolio, strategy and technical roadmap efforts.