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Subram Natarajan, leads the Deep Computing group, which is focused on the business and channel development of high performance computing solutions for India /South Asia. He also heads the Systems Solutions Center in Bangalore – this facility along with a datacenter, enables customers to test drive and experience the technology. Subram has been with IBM for the past 16 years and came to IBM as part of Informix acquisition. He is an active member of IBM Technical Experts Community, contributes regularly to various techno magazines in the AP region. He holds an IBM Patent under his name. Apart from IBM, his 20 years of industry experience includes leading various engineering teams with Procter & Gamble and Informix. He holds a Masters degree in Industrial Engineering from McGill University, Canada.
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Mrinal Jain - Client Technical Specialist, Cloud Computing
Mrinal is a Cloud Solutions Architect representing the Systems and Technology Group on a cross-brand initiative at IBM, where his work is directed at helping IBM clients adopt Cloud Computing successfully in their business. He is an MBA from the Booth School of Business at The University of Chicago, and a Master's in Computer Engineering from Purdue University where he specialized in Parallel Computer Architectures. In previous professional stints he set up Yahoo's internal storage cloud, and was involved with early Cloud initiatives at Sun Microsystems. He balances his passion for the Cloud with a deep interest in building and flying model airplanes and helicopters, and he is a keen photographer.
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Amit Merchant - CTO for Processor Development, India and South Asia
Amit has been in the microprocessor and systems industry for 20 years. He has worked with Intel and Dell. He has worked on and led various design teams, such as the Pentium II and Pentium 4; he is currently the CTO - Processor Development in IBM India. He has 25+ patents in architecture and design. He was awarded the highest technical excellence award at Intel twice. He co-teaches advanced computer architecture at IISc.
Kashish Karnick - Brand Manager, IBM BladeCenter, India and South Asia
Kashish is consultant for large virtualization projects across India. He also leads initiatives around virtualization and has worked with the IBM Systems & Technology Group's Research and Development center to develop the financial model for Desktop Virtualization, in the past.
S Sreehari - zChampion and Certified Senior IT Specialist, IBM India
Sreehari is an Open Group Certified Master IT Specialist and Mainframe evangelist. He holds an MBA in Marketing and Operations from IIM, Kozhikode, and an engineering degree in Electronics and Communications.
Elisabeth Stahl - Benchmarking & Systems Performance
Elisabeth is Chief Technical Strategist, Performance Marketing for the IBM Systems and Technology Group and has been working in systems performance for over 25 years. Elisabeth's blog is for the open exchange of ideas relating to systems performance and benchmarking.
Chris Gibson - AIX and PowerVM Specialist, Southern Cross Computer Systems
Chris is an AIX and PowerVM specialist. He is an IBM CATE, AIX, has over 10 years of AIX experience and a 20 year IT experience. He works with clients to help design and implement AIX and PowerVM solutions running on the IBM Power Platform.
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Ravi Khattar leads IBM India's Technical Sales Support team for the Systems and Technology group. His areas of specialization include Data Storage, Data Replication and Disaster Tolerance on a wide range of Server systems and OS platforms, for both IBM and Non-IBM operations. He also, has keen interests in Systems & Storage Virtualization trends and SAN (Storage Area Network). Apart from these, he has co-authored four IBM Redbooks including Systems's Architects Handbook, Introduction to SAN File Systems and SAN Distance Solutions
Subhojit Roy - Systems Hardware Development and Software Architect, IBM India
Subhojit is an Architect for the SVC/Storwize V7000 product line in the Storage Labs. He is currently responsible for the architecture, design and development of FCoE for the SVC, Storwize V7000 and Storage ITE product lines. With industry experience spanning 17 years, he has spent 16 years in the Enterprise Storage Software development.
Tony Pearson - Senior IT Storage Consultant, on Inside System Storage
Tony consults on the entire IBM System Storage product line as well as Tivoli storage software. He leads client workshops for IBM's strategic planning for integrated storage management software, hardware and virtualization products.
Barry Whyte - SVC Performance Architect, on Storage Virtualization
Barry is a 'Master Inventor' in IBM Systems & Technology group. His current focus is on the IBM SAN Volume Controller virtualization system. He has worked on the successful Serial Storage Architecture (SSA) range of products and the Fibre-channel products used in the IBM DS8000 range.