Come listen to VP of Product Marketing, IBM Automation, Stephen Mortefolio, and Turbonomic CEO, Ben Nye, discuss why now is the perfect time for the acquisition, how both companies will transform the future of application performance with application resource management, and how enterprise customers will benefit from the combined IBM and Turbonomic Synergies.
Benjamin Nye is Chief Executive Officer at Turbonomic, the leader in Application Resource Management. He is a veteran enterprise software executive with a two-decade track record of driving growth and innovation. Ben has been named to Forbes annual “Midas List” of top VC investors six times. He is also a Managing Partner at Bain Capital Ventures.
Prior to Turbonomic, Ben was Senior Vice President at VERITAS Software following its acquisition of Precise Software, where he served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. He played an integral role in transforming Precise from a $10M privately-held company to a $100M public company – which subsequently became the fastest-growing public company in its space. Previously, Ben was a principal at Allied Capital. He also served as a political appointee member of the Senior Executive Service and direct report to US Treasury Secretaries Robert Rubin and Lloyd Bentsen.
Ben currently serves on the boards of Cloudistics, Rapid7, SevOne, ObserveIT, and Turbonomic. As a Harvard Scholar, he graduated with Honors from Harvard College and Harvard Business School.
Stephen Mortefolio is a B2B product and marketing expert with 20 years of experience in global enterprise technology. Steve is passionate about the convergence of design, technology, and marketing. Steve is an engineer who holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management with a specialization in strategy and marketing.
Mike McGee is a Global Sales Executive at IBM with over 20 years experience both in selling and leading high performing sales teams. He has been most recently focused on helping IBM Customers advance their key initiatives around DevSecOps and Application Management. He joined IBM in 1994 with the acquisition of Candle Corporation.
Mike is based in Raleigh, North Carolina with his wife and two daughters.