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6927: How to harness the value of great ideas and turn them into business value - with IBM Cloud

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The IBM Cloud Garage is where you can experiment with big ideas and emerging cloud technologies. We’ve helped hundreds of companies think through how to transform that great idea into a great solution and to undergo the cultural transformation needed to make that happen. In this session, we’ll take you through the Garage methodology and more - live. We’ll show how you can quickly and efficiently move from concept to a live product, how to transform your development culture and the core cloud native technologies you need to build applications that matter, faster and more successfully than ever before.

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Thu (February 14), 9:30AM PT


Mark Lack

Strategy Analytics & Business Intelligence Manager, Mueller Inc

Mark Lack works as a digital strategist and data scientist for Mueller, Inc. Recognized as a thought leader in the functions of analytics and data management, Mark spends his time analyzing future trends to be ready for the next big disruption. In addition, he serves as an advisor to IBM for its Analytics products.

Jason McGee

IBM Fellow, VP and CTO, Cloud Platform, Foundation Services Tribe Leader, IBM

Jason McGee, IBM Fellow, is VP and CTO, IBM Cloud Platform. Jason is currently responsible for the IBM Cloud's foundation  services, including Kubernetes Containers, Functions, MessageHub, Logging, Monitoring, Container Registry, Terraform and Activity Tracker. Jason is also responsible for the technical strategy and architecture for all of IBM's Cloud Developer Platform (PaaS). Previously Jason has served as CTO of Cloud Foundation Services, Chief Architect of PureApplication System, WebSphere Extended Deployment, WebSphere sMash, and WebSphere Application Server on distributed platforms.

Stephanie L. Trunzo

VP, WW Cloud Garage, IBM

Stephanie Trunzo is the Global Head of IBM Cloud Garage, a collaborative environment with diverse experts working with clients to meld industry practices, startup culture, and IBM's expertise to drive meaningful business outcomes. Stephanie has more than 20 years experience in the IT industry, Most recently Stephanie was the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Digital Officer for PointSource, a company she was instrumental in building from a mobile-focused boutique into a digital transformation powerhouse, and then leading through an acquisition to a public company. Stephanie has also held various executive roles in the former IBM Rational group running the Jazz platform and open standards. Stephanie is an accomplished speaker and author, and has been recognized for her leadership by The Cube, Princeton Review, and Best in Biz. She also sits on the TechGirlz Advisory Board and was on the IBM Global Business Partner Council.

Barry Pellas

Chief Technology Officer & EVP, Application Development & Delivery, Primerica

Yousif Yousif

Head of Digital Development and Commercial, Etihad

Briana Frank

Program Director of Offering Management in IBM Cloud, IBM

Briana directs Offering Management & Design within IBM Cloud. Together these teams create experiences that allow users to accelerate their innovation via development on IBM Cloud. Briana owns services which include the IBM Cloud Kubernetes service, registry, Istio, monitoring, logging, activity tracker, event streams and IBM Cloud Functions. Briana has run incubation teams within IBM Cloud and run Marketing and Design for a startup which achieved double digital annual growth.