Ezriel Gross is a principal solutions advisor for Rocket Software, specializing in IBM CICS tools. He was formally the CEO of Circle Software (acquired by Rocket Software in 2018), where he specialized in hands-on classes and consulting in CICS, Db2 and MQSeries. Ezriel was a Gold Consultant for many years and is currently an IBM Champion. His specialties include web services, web support, performance/tuning, monitoring, internals, CICSPlex SM, DevOps and Liberty as they relate to CICS. He recently co-architected the Rocket C\Prof product, a tool that captures CICS trace without running in a CICS region.