Fellow and VP, Innovation and Automation, IBM GTS
Dr. Stefan Pappe is an IBM Fellow in Global Technology Services, the highest technical rank in IBM, an expert in Hybrid Cloud and the chief architect of the IBM Services Platform with Watson. In addition, as a Vice President he leads a global team of IBM Distinguished Engineers focusing on Enterprise IT client innovation with Hybrid Cloud and the IBM Services Platform with Watson. Stefan spent most of the 25+ years of his IBM career growing the Services business through technical advancements. His assignments span Research, Software, Services units and range from infrastructure to application domains. The realization of a transformational services model is a consistent thread throughout his career. Stefan Pappe holds a Master in Economics from University of Karlsruhe, Germany and a PhD in Computer Science from University of Kaiserslautern, Germany.