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7287: Building Computing Architecture for the Era of Multicloud and AI

Agility for a multi-cloud world

A "cloud-first" strategy drives efficiency and competitiveness. But as organizations deploy more demanding, data-intensive workloads like in-memory databases, predictive analytics and AI in a cloud environment, most infrastructure hits a wall when it comes to performance. Learn how “purpose-built” infrastructure and co-optimized software can help you overcome these challenges, accelerate your journey to multicloud and drive performance for cutting-edge workloads like AI.

Core Curriculum Infrastructure Agility for a multi-cloud world
Cloud & Infrastructure Theater F
Wed (February 13), 11:30AM PT


Hillery Hunter

CTO and VP, Cloud Infrastructure, IBM

Hillery is an IBM Fellow and CTO of Infrastructure in the IBM Hybrid Cloud business. She has served in technical and leadership roles in memory technology, IBM Research, Systems for AI, and other areas of hardware-software co-optimization. She is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology.

Michael C. Hollinger

Master Inventor, STSM, and Principal Engineer, Machine Vision for IBM Cognitive Systems, IBM

Mike Hollinger is Principal Engineer for machine vision in IBM Cognitive Systems. Mike previously spent two years in Taipei, Taiwan as Lead Software Architect for Power Systems Firmware Development. Mike's also an IBM Master Inventor, recognizing his contributions to the IBM intellectual property. When he's not tinkering, he's either running on a trail in Austin, TX, or trying out a new recipe.

Kenneth S. King

General Manager, OpenPOWER, IBM