Ingo Averdunk is a Distinguished Engineer and member of the Cloud Adoption, Method and Solution Engineering office for IBM Cloud. As part of the worldwide CAMSE team, he is responsible for Architecture and Solutions for Cloud Service Management and Site Reliability Engineering. Mr. Averdunk develops transformation initiatives and architectures, consults with IBM’s strategic customers and performs RedTeam reviews and Design Thinking Sessions globally. Ingo Averdunk is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology, and the IBM D/A/CH Technical Leadership Team. Recently, he co-authored “The Cloud Adoption Playbook” (Wiley, 2018), documenting proven strategies for transforming an organization with the Cloud.
Mr. Averdunk joined IBM in 1997 as a Senior Consultant for Enterprise Systems Management. He held various positions throughout his career with IBM, including the Software Group Services lead architect for Service Management globally. He has more than twenty-five years of experience in enterprise systems and service management.
Ingo Averdunk holds a masters degree in Computer Science and Theoretical Medicine at the Technical University of Munich (Germany) and is an ITIL Certified Service Manager. He was awarded the title Distinguished Chief/Lead IT Architect by The Open Group.
On a personal side, Ingo Averdunk is married to his wife Kathleen and a proud father of three sons. His main hobby is Karate, which he practices for more than 35 years. He is the holder of the 4.Dan in Shotokan, and is a certified examiner. Ingo has the trainer license (A-Trainer Leistungssport) from the Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund (DOSB). His other hobbies are photography, traveling and hiking.