Barcelona, Spain
October 25-28, 2016

Speaker Details

Tom Mathews
OpenPOWER Software Specialist

Tom is a Distinguished Engineer leading the overall Cloud technical strategy and architecture for the Power Systems software development organization within the IBM Systems Division.  He is currentlyfocusing on OpenStack enablement, enhancement, and optimization of the OpenPower platform.   Tom has extensive technical experienceand background based in OpenStack and has been responsible for the architecture and development of numerous OpenStack-based IBM product offerings, including the SoftLayer-based IBM Cloud OpenStack Services private managed cloud,  IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack, and IBM's PowerVC virtualization cluster management product.   He has also had responsibility for developing and delivering scalable OpenStack infrastructure clouds that underlie key IBM BlueMix services provided through IBM's public cloud environment.  Tom also has extensive systems andinfrastructure knowledge grounded in years spent designing and developing system software for IBMs UNIX** business.   He joined IBM in 1985 after receiving a B S degreein computer science from the University of Texas at El Paso in 1984