From the start of his career, Faried has worked to expand access to technology, and the opportunities that provides, to people and organizations the world over. With 26 patents to his credit, he is widely recognized within and outside IBM for his thought leadership and focus on quality.
Within IBM, Roland is the recognized leader for hybrid multi-cloud solutions, with expertise in Kubernetes, microservices, cloud-native and full-stack development — technologies that have transformed the way IBM sells and delivers software. His approach became the template behind the IBM Garage Methodology.
Sergey is a globally recognized expert in quantum computing theory whose innovations have been critical in maintaining IBM's leadership in the quantum industry. He designed key components of scalable fault-tolerant quantum architectures, including state-distillation protocols that enable a robust implementation of computationally universal logical gates.
Oliver is well known for his work in coherence, gate fidelity and increasing yield for large superconducting quantum processors, as well as for groundbreaking results in semiconductor singlet-triplet qubits and quantum Hall experiments.
Andrew led the re-architecture of IBM's public cloud technology as it progressed from the SoftLayer acquisition to a global business spanning IaaS and PaaS services. He has been the driver for key innovations such as the multizone region construct, and has championed services consistency and standards through the “One Cloud” program.
Nataraj is a recognized security expert who has consistently demonstrated vision and thought leadership, coupled with an ability to execute and implement new technology and solutions for both IBM and clients.
Tetsuya is an outstanding technical leader and one of IBM's worldwide thought leaders for hybrid cloud, serving as GBS Japan CTO and leading IBM Japan's cross-brand hybrid cloud team.
Maja pioneered the use of AI for Service Management, and leads the research and technical strategy for AI-driven application modernization, and the movement of enterprise mission-critical application workloads to hybrid multicloud platforms.