Keynote Speakers Distinguished Speakers
SHARE is proud to enlist a variety of IT industry experts to present at SHARE in Anaheim. We would like to highlight a few standout speakers that will be presenting in August.
Angie Greenhaw, IBM Corporation
Angie Greenhaw joined IBM 12 years ago with a Bachelors degree in Computer Information Systems from Arizona State University. She is currently a Senior IT Specialist in the IMS Advanced Technical Skills group, where she is a primary resource in the areas of IMS security, Dynamic Resource Definition, Common Service Layer and Online Change. Angie enjoys educating customers at conferences such as IOD and SHARE, as well as IMS Regional User Group meetings on these topics, among others. Prior to this role Angie worked in IMS development, specializing in the Online Change function, contributing to new IMS functionality and devising solutions as a Level 3 Service Representative in this same area. She also spent three years as the IMS Development Representative at SHARE. Angie also invests time in creating intellectual capital and has written two white papers on the topics of Global Online Change implementation and using IMS Open Database with the IVP, and has co-authored four IBM Redbooks: IMS Version 10 Implementation Guide, IMS Version 11 Technical Overview, IMS Version 11 Open Database and IMS Version 12 Technical Overview.
Simplifying IMS Dynamic Resource Definition: A Basic Approach with Best Practices
Using IMS Dynamic Resource Definition (DRD) Hands-on Lab
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Kai Dupke, SUSE
Kai Dupke is Sr. Product Manager at SUSE, responsible for the the High Availability and Real Time extensions, as well as for the HPC market. As member of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server team he is deeply involved into the development of SUSE Linux Enterprise. Before joining SUSE in 2007 Kai Dupke was head of Open Source business at a systems integrator, responsible for the Open Source consultant and development business in Germany. Kai has a strong background in both business and technical areas, including project management, consulting and engineering.
High Availability for Highly Reliable Systems
Current & Future Features SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z
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Jacob Ukelson, ConicIT
Dr. Jacob Ukelson has a proven track record in discovering and developing innovative solutions to real-world customer problems, and then developing them into products. Jacob has fostered innovation in many different environments, including both research and business settings. In his role at ConicIT Jacob is applying behavioral analytics to solve performance issues in real world mainframe applications.
Jacob has led the design and development of many large-scale applications in both startups and large companies. Prior to ConicIT, Jacob was the CTO of Actionbase, VP Products at Dapper (now Yahoo!), CTO at Itemfield (now Informatica) and department general manager at IBM’s TJ Watson research labs. In 1989, Jacob received his D.Sc. in computer science from the Technion, Israel's Institute of Technology.
Behavioral Analysis & Predictive Analytics meet SLA’s , Prevent Problems, and Reduce Costs
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Glenn Anderson, IBM Corporation
Glenn Anderson is currently a Consulting IT Specialist with the z/OS Curriculum of IBM Training. In addition to delivering classes on performance, WebSphere and security, Glenn is a popular speaker at large systems conferences throughout the world. During his over 30 years with IBM, Glenn has held positions in sales, technical support and management. His current areas of focus include WebSphere for z/OS, on demand security, SOA and cloud computing, the z/OS Workload Manager, and all aspects of System z, zEnterprise, and Parallel Sysplex performance. Glenn holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Missouri University of Science and Technology. In his private life, Glenn is active in Chicago area theater as a member of an improvisational acting troupe.
zEnterprise eXposed! Part 1 of 2: Introduction to zEnterprise Performance Management
Cloud with zEnterprise: Aligned with your IT
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Matthew Webster, IBM UK Laboratories Limited
Matthew joined IBM in 1989 and started work on CICS mainframe products before moving to the distributed platform. In 1997 he moved to the Java Technology Center working initially as a "Java Evangelist" before joining the IBM Sovereign JVM team. After helping to design and implement the IBM JVM for Windows and AIX, Matthew joined a small team developing high performance garbage collection and shared classes technology for CICS, IMS and DB2. In 2002 he mentored a successful Extreme Blue project on Aspect Oriented Software Design before joining the IBM incubator project of the same name, during which time he became a committer on the AspectJ Eclipse project specializing in integration with OSGi. In 2007, Matthew returned to CICS to lead the architecture, development & delivery of what became the IBM CICS Explorer and the "New Face of CICS" in CICS TS V4.1. He was the technical lead for end-to-end support of OSGi application development, deployment and management in CICS TS V4.2. Matthew is currently the architect for Agile Deployment, part of the cloud support in the "CICS TS V5.1 open beta".
CICS Platform and Applications Basics
CICS Platform and Applications Advanced Concepts
CICS and Java: How the JVM Server transforms Java in CICS
CICS Transaction Server V5.1 Open Beta - Lunch & Learn
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Visit the IBM CICS Explorer forum.
Dr. David Woolbright, Columbus State University
Dr. David Woolbright is a Professor of Computer Science at The TSYS School of Computer Science at Columbus State University in Georgia. He has been using IBM Assembly language since the late 70's. Columbus is home to a large credit card transaction processing company and a Fortune 500 insurance firm, and he has had the pleasure of training over 1,200 students in Assembly Language both corporately and at CSU.
VisibleZ: a Freeware Product for Teaching IBM Assembler and System/z Architecture
David Lytle, Brocade Communication Systems
Currently a member of a select team at Brocade headquarters focused on FICON and System z technologies, David Lytle has forty three years in the computer industry, including ten years as an end-user of which seven were spent as a mainframe systems programmer. David has spent thirty three years in the vendor world with positions at Amdahl, StorageTek, REAL Solutions (an IBM BP), McDATA and Brocade. Dave is an industry-recognized expert on ESCON, FICON, and mainframe I/O. He is a regular speaker at industry/vendor conferences such as SHARE and the Brocade Technical Conference. He is also a published author on Mainframe I/O and FICON. Dave’s papers have appeared in zJournal and the CMG Proceedings. David is an active volunteer in the SHARE user group conferences. Dave is a Brocade Certified Architect for FICON and was among the first to achieve this widely regarded professional certification.
A Deeper Look Into the Inner Workings and Hidden Mechanisms of FICON Performance
A First Look at the Interworkings and Hidden Mechanisms of FICON Performance
SAN (Storage Area Networking) Overview - Part 1
SAN (Storage Area Networking) Overview - Part 2
Why Customers Should Deploy Switches in Their SAN and FICON Environments
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Visit the Brocade Mainframe Solutions Blog
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Join the Brocade Facebook Community
Piotr Polanowski, Oracle
Mr.Polanowski is a Senior Product Manager at Oracle, currently responsible for Tape Media and Mainframe Storage product lines. Mr.Polanowski has over 20 years of combined experience in information systems storage arena, both in engineering and business capacities. He holds engineering degree in Computer Science from University of Colorado, and MBA from Leeds School of Business.
Session: Bringing Your Large Data Storage System into 21st century
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Joseph Gulla, IBM Corporation
Joseph Gulla is an Executive IT Specialist for IBM Global Technologies Services. Joe is currently leading a WW program to help customers migrate servers and workloads to SmartCloud Enterprise+ which became generally available in April 2012. Joe’s primary focus is making it possible for existing IBM managed services customers to exploit cloud capabilities as quickly as possible. His current assignment includes the Migration Services for Cloud, SCE, and SCE+ products. Previously, Joe worked on managed hosting service offerings in the US, Europe, and Asia. Joe’s research interests include collaboration, systems development process, enterprise architecture, applications management, systems and network management, management information repositories, and toolsets. Joe has spoken at a number of technology forums including SHARE, IDC’s Outsourcing and Managed Services Conference, Technical Leadership Exchange (TLE), the High Availability “Best Practices” Topical Conference, Internet Society Conference, Professional Leadership Technical Exchange (PLTE), Planet Tivoli, Enterprise Systems Management Share Net, IBM Security Seminars, and the Northeast Information Systems Users Group (NEISUG). Joe is on the Faculty of Nova Southeastern University where he teaches distributed computing, enterprise architecture, and systems development process courses and projects. Joe is also keenly interested in helping students complete their dissertations and serves on several of their committees. Dr. Gulla’s dissertation, titled Design and Implementation of a Prototype Toolset for Full Life-Cycle Management of Web-Based Applications, was published as an IBM Technical Report in 2003. Joe has published over sixty papers and presentations in a wide variety of forums like conference proceedings, Web conferences, and intellectual capital databases.
Session: Overcoming Integration Challenges in Cloud Computing - It is Worth the Investment
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Scott Raimist, ECM Universe
Mr. Raimist is Chief Solution Architect at ECM Universe, an IBM Business Partner specializing in Social Media Surveillance, Text Analytics, eDiscovery, and Records Management on the IBM ECM platform. Mr. Raimist has 25 years’ experience in software development and information technology. Mr. Raimst currently focuses on the application of natural language processing and text analytics in electronic discovery. Mr. Raimist holds a Bachelor of Computer Science and Mathematics from the State University of New York in Binghamton, and a Masters of Computer Science from American University in Washington, DC. Mr. Raimist holds U.S. Patent #7,590,617 as an inventor for healthcare systems integration software.
Session: Social Media Surveillance - Not Just For the FBI Anymore: Big Data and Analytics Customer Experience
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