Technology Innovation Talk: Cloud Computing in an Open World


The path to hybrid multicloud begins with the right cloud modernization strategy and architecture combined with a solid infrastructure foundation that only IBM Cloud, servers and storage can provide. Listen in as David La Rose, General Manager, IBM Partner Ecosystem sits down with Sebastian Krause, GM, IBM Cloud & Cognitive Software & John Teltsch, GM, IBM Systems Sales. Hear them outline the unique differentiation that IBM Cloud, Cognitive, AI & Infrastructure deliver in the market and how IBM Business Partners can lead the journey to cloud with their clients providing choice, openness and resiliency.


John Teltsch

GM, Systems Sales, IBM Corporation

John is the general manager of IBM Systems Sales. He leads worldwide sales for the IBM Storage, IBM Cognitive Systems, IBM Z, Lab Services and Technical Sales teams. In collaboration with his peers in Systems’ product development and offering management, John owns and executes IBM’s go-to-market strategy for hardware products and related software offerings in IBM Systems.

Sebastian Krause

GM, IBM Cloud & Cognitive Software, IBM

GM, IBM Cloud & Cognitive Solutions, IBM Europe

David La Rose

GM, Partner Ecosystem, IBM

David leads the organization's worldwide channel business. He engages with more than 160,000 Ecosystem Partners around emerging opportunities in the channel through cloud, analytics, mobile, security, AI and modern infrastructure.