Change the Way You build and Modernize Applications With the IBM Cloud Pak for Applications


With IBM Cloud Pak for Applications, customers can rapidly build and manage the apps that drive business forward. Hear client success stories of building and modernizing apps at the pace business demands while maintaining compliance with standards and governance. In addition, IBM and Red Hat leaders will discuss how the IBM Cloud Pak for Applications enhances leading industry platform, OpenShift, with WebSphere and Red Hat Runtimes, and DevOps tools providing the widest set of capabilities in one offering. We’ll also share some exciting news about upcoming abilities and technologies that will create a frictionless collaborative experience and architectural governance for multi-disciplinary teams, optimizing ROI quickly.


Walt Noffsinger

Director - WebSphere and Cloud Platform for Apps, IBM

Chris Bailey

STSM, Cross-Cloud Pak Applications and Accelerators, IBM Cloud Pak for Apps, IBM

Chris is the Chief Architect for Cross-Cloud Pak Applications and Accelerators at IBM, working on the IBM Cloud Pak for Applications which builds onto of RedHat OpenShift and the CodeReady tools. Chris has worked on programming languages and microservice frameworks for a number of years, spanning Java, Node.js and server-side Swift. More recently he has been working on making it easier to build multi-microservice applications.

Nathan Ziemann

Program Director, Product Mgmt, Cloud Pak for Apps, IBM

Nate Ziemann is a lead product manager with IBM Cloud Pak for Applications, focusing on cloud-native development with enterprise governance, open source, and technologies related to Kubernetes and container development. He has 20 years of experience across cloud, software, services and support. Areas of expertise include Kubernetes, modernizing applications and enterprise-grade software for Kubernetes, WebSphere and application migration. Passions include bringing new and innovative capabilities to market that truly help our clients transform and realize the benefits of cloud.

Rich Sharples

Senior Director, Product Management , Red Hat