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Keynote: A “Surthrival” Guide for the Perfect Storm of BigData, Cloud and IoT

Mac Devine, Vice President & CTO, Cloud Native Center of Competency, Strategic Client Success IBM Fellow, Master Inventor, IBM Cloud Division
09 Dec 2015
13:30 - 14:00
Grand Keynote Theatre

Keynote: A “Surthrival” Guide for the Perfect Storm of BigData, Cloud and IoT

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Session Abstract

Virtual Internet of Things ConferenceIn this session Mac Devine explains how just surviving the explosion of data and devices via Cloud Services is not enough. You need to thrive by riding the tidal wave of BigData, Cloud and IoT technology via an embrace of MicroServices, Continuous Delivery/Operations and Composable Services. By following this Surthrival Guide you can make objective business decisions based on FACTS (Fast, Accurate, Complete, Trusted and deployed at Scale)

This is a continuation of the Perfect Storm series that Mac has presented across the globe over the last year (e.g. see
http://t.co/mJzhOpMx6N and http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/61443395).


Mac Devine
Vice President and CTO Networking and Innovation Services, IBM Cloud Division

Mac has 26 years of experience with networking and virtualization. He became an IBM Master Inventor in 2006, an IBM Distinguished Engineer in 2008 and is a Member of the IBM Academy of Technology since 2009

He served 2 years as the Chief Architect for IM System z Enterprise Software and 2 years as the CTO for IBM Cloud partnerships and client innovations within the IBM Corporate Strategy team. Mac served 2 years as Director and CTO Cloud Portfolio within IBM Global Technology Services. He lead the technical due diligence for the SoftLayer acquisition which lead to the creation of IBM Cloud Services Division. He co-authored Springer’s Handbook of Cloud Computing used by colleges and universities.

Mac currently serves as Vice President and CTO of Networking and Innovation Services, IBM Cloud Division and also serves on the Internet of Things Community Advisory Board as well as the advisory boards for more than a dozen cloud companies.

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CxO, Technical


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