Bill Alexander has over 25 years of experience in mainframe application development. Before joining IBM, Bill developed and supported COBOL batch and CICS applications for MetLife and Bank of America. Since joining IBM he has been involved in the design and development of various middleware and tooling products. Currently Bill is an Architect on the DevOps for Enterprise Systems team with primary focus on IBM Developer for z Systems. Bill holds multiple patents and can often be found presenting at various conferences regarding methods to increase the productivity of mainframe application developers.