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Thursday, July 2 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Open Mainframe Project Mini-Summit

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Open Mainframe Project strives to eliminate barriers to open source on the mainframe through demonstrating the value of the mainframe on technical and business levels. As such, with this current climate, we want to assure you that open source and diverse collaboration are ways that help us stay connected to each other.

Join this roundtable Open Mainframe Project session to learn the latest approaches to integrating the mainframe into modern devops tooling and practices to accelerate delivery and drive true cross-platform applications. Open Mainframe Project leaders from IBM, the Linux Foundation, SUSE, and Vicom Infinity will share insight and roadmaps about several open source projects under the OMP umbrella that can help with your devops needs.

Agenda:
  • 2:00 - 2:10 PM   Intro - Why open source? - John Mertic, The Linux Foundation 
  • 2:10 - 2:25 PM   OMP Overview - Stacey Miller, SUSE
  • 2:25 - 2:35 PM   New COBOL Training Course - Sudharsana Srinivasan, IBM 
  • 2:35 - 2:50 PM   Zowe - Sujay Solomon, Broadcom 
  • 2:50 - 3:00 PM   Zowe Use Case - Yongkook(Alex) Kim, Vicom Infinity 
  • 3:00 - 3:10 PM   How to get involved and why - Yvette A LaMarr, IBM
  • 3:10 - 3:30 PM   Q&A

Speakers
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John Mertic

Director, Open Mainframe Project. Director of Program Management, Linux Foundation, The Linux Foundation
John Mertic is the Director of Program Management for The Linux Foundation. Under his leadership, he has helped ASWF, ODPi, Open Mainframe Project, and R Consortium accelerate open source innovation and transform industries. John has an open source career spanning two decades, both... Read More →
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Stacey Miller

Global Product and Solutions Marketing Manager, SUSE
Stacey Miller is the SUSE Global Product Marketing Manager for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for IBM Z and LinuxOne, Real Time, Geo Clustering and Global Services. As such, Stacey is responsible for driving SUSE product market strategy and communicating their value to SUSE partners... Read More →
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Sudharsana Srinivasan

Program Manager, IBM
Sudharsana Srinivasan is a Program Manager with IBM Z Ecosystem team. She has worked on several programs, most prominently the COBOL Course that launched on Open Mainfame Project in April 2020. She worked to build up a bay area startup Mom Relaunch, where she continues to be an advisory... Read More →
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Sujay Solomon

Chief Z DevOps Advocate, Broadcom
Sujay Solomon is the Chief Z DevOps Advocate for Broadcom’s Mainframe Division. He is a recognized industry evangelist of open source and DevOps on the mainframe and an award-winning speaker at popular IT conferences such as SHARE, IDUG, DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES), and IBM... Read More →
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Yongkook(Alex) Kim

Enterprise Solutions Architect, Vicom Infinity
Yongkook(Alex) Kim is an electrical engineer/IT architect with over 20 years of industry experience. Yongkook started his career as a design engineer for IBM Z® Crypto hardware at IBM Poughkeepsie, New York in 2001, and designed AES engine in ASICs for Crypto Express 2 as well as... Read More →
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Yvette A LaMarr

Director, IBM Z Influencer Ecosystem, IBM
Yvette LaMar is the Director of the Influencer Ecosystem for IBM. Her mission is to help build a strong IBM Z community and talent pipeline. She and her team work with universities, students, professional developers, startups, and partners around the world to expand the solution portfolio... Read More →



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