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A Call to Action- IBM Awarding-winning CTO Alan Ganek sets the scene for the future of IT

March 25th, 2009


Award-winning technology guru and leader in the field of Autonomic Computing, Alan Ganek, chief technology Officer and vice president for IBM Software strategy and technology, is our guest today.

Speaking with ICPC podcast host Amanda Carl, Ganek discusses his day-to-day responsibilities at IBM, as well as how he defines business leadership in the IT industry. He also shares valuable advice for the next generation of engineers, including tips on how to prepare for the needs of an ever-demanding global community.

An IBM Veteran, Ganek has more than 16 patents to his name and has been presented with a Technical Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and an Outstanding Innovation award from IBM on behalf of his work on Enterprise Systems Architecture/370 and System/390 Parallel Sysplex Design.