Webinar: IBM Fireside Chat- Transforming Your Business by Putting Automation at the Core

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When:  Jun 15, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (ET)


Process transformation can make the difference between soaring success or crushing failure. The question for businesses now is - what approaches truly unlock business value today?

This is central to the upcoming fireside chat discussion between IBM Consulting VP Global Leader of Automation Consulting, Tom Ivory, and IBM Technology VP of Automation Product Management, Bill Lobig, as they share their thought leadership on successful transformation by putting automation at the core.

You will also have an opportunity to learn from our panelists how process excellence leverages the power of IBM Process Mining to visualize processes to accelerate transformation initiatives. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from our experts!

Learn from this panel discussion how to:

  • Unlock business value using process mining
  • Put automation at the core with process improvement and transformation
  • Start on the road to process excellence

Key Speakers

Bill Lobig
Vice President, IBM Automation, Product Management

Bill is responsible for product management and strategy of IBM's Automation portfolio. This includes a range of technologies covering business automation, IT Automation, application integration, and application runtimes.

Bill has been in the software product management and engineering space for over 20 years holding various roles in IBM engineering & product management ranging from unstructured data/content management, information life cycle governance, business process management, machine learning & AI, as well as cross product disciplines such as performance analysis and capacity planning.

Bill is well regarded in the industry and decades of experience in helping clients deliver technology to mission critical business applications.

Tom Ivory
VP Global Leader of Automation Consulting

As Senior Partner and Global Leader for Automation at IBM, Tom Ivory leads a practice that enables clients to digitally transform workflows with Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Process Intelligence, Business Process Management and Artificial Intelligence. The IBM Extreme Automation practice leverages automation capabilities to fuel next generation business operating models with the creation of a Digital Workforce. With over 24 years of experience in the technology services industry, Tom is a trusted advisor on how emerging technologies can drive growth for clients.

Prior to IBM, Tom led the North American Intelligent Automation practice at Capgemini and held the position of Chief Operating Officer at HFS Research, a global research & advisory firm dedicated to how innovation impacts global business operations. HFS was a pioneer in research on Robotic Process Automation in the global services industry.

Tom holds a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and lives in Dallas, Texas.

Leslie Chau
Director Product Management, Process Mining

Amitabha Mitra
Global Offerings Leader, IBM Automation Advisory Services

Karen Jaworski
Product Marketing Program Director, Business Automation



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