Middleware Mash-Up 2021: Modernize Your Messaging and Integration Approach

Starts:  Apr 27, 2021 09:00 AM (ET)
Ends:  Apr 28, 2021 05:00 PM (ET)
On April 27th & 28th, experts from IBM and other industry leaders are teaming up to fill in the information gap around the modernization of messaging & integration architecture.

This free online event fills-in that gap with insight not available at any other event. World-leading messaging & integration experts show you how to:

  • Futureproof tactical approaches for your integration teams
  • Maintain tactical alignment with strategic goals.
  • Solve the challenges of modernized integration frameworks.
  • Bridge the Time-Effort-Value gap
  • Optimize preproduction phases for continued delivery of superior customer experiences.

Expert-led sessions, discussion forums & interactive breakout session will let you interact with your peers and industry experts to share experiences, trade ideas & just get general advice.

Check out the agenda to see what sessions are valuable to you.

Individual sessions are limited to the first 100 people who sign up for them, so register today to make sure you get into the sessions you want.

Andrew Humphreys, IBM
Andrew Humphreys
Program Director, Offering Management, IBM Cloud Pak for Integration

Andrew Humphreys leads the IBM Cloud Pak for Integration Offering Management organization and is responsible for setting the strategy and direction for the IBM integration products. Throughout his over 25 year career in integration he has performed roles in product implementation services, pre-sales and product strategy and has demonstrated sustained technical leadership to deliver successful projects using leading-edge software technologies and products. He has a combination of broad architectural skills and deep specialist knowledge in the areas of digital transformation and the API economy, messaging, SOA, integration and business processes.

David Ware, IBM
David Ware
Chief Architect of IBM MQ

David is the Chief Architect of IBM MQ, IBM’s enterprise grade message queueing solution. He has responsibility and a passion for driving the architecture and innovation of IBM MQ across all its many environments and form factors, from on-premise to the cloud. He spends much of his time working with MQ’s many users across the world, teaching and learning from their experiences, which all feed back into MQ’s future direction. He has been working with messaging solutions for many years, having performed most roles possible

Callum Jackson, IBM
Callum Jackson
Solution Architect for IBM Messaging

Callum Jackson is a solution architect within the IBM Messaging Offering Management team. He works as a technical gateway between clients and the IBM development team, to understand client challenges, and how IBM Messaging and the wider IBM Integration portfolio can solve these. Prior to this, Callum spent several years within the IBM Lab Services organization, building Integration solutions across the IBM Integration portfolio.

Nicholas Glowacki, IBM
Nicholas Glowacki
Executive IT Specialist, IBM, Evangelist for IBMs integration Portfolio

Nick is a technical evangelist for IBMs integration portfolio working as a technical specialist exploring current trends and building leading edge solutions. He has spent the last 5 years working in the field and guiding a series of teams through their microservices journey. Before that he spent 5+ years in various other roles such as a developer, an architect and a IBM DataPower specialist. Over the course of his career he’s been a user of node, xsl, JSON, Docker, Solr, IBM API Connect, Kubernetes, Java, SOAP, XML, WAS, Docker, Filenet, MQ, C++, CastIron, IBM App Connect, IBM Integration Bus.

Amy McCormick, IBM
Amy McCormick
Principal Offering Manager – IBM MQ Distributed IBM Automation

Amy McCormick is the principal offering Manager for IBM MQ. Her main responsibilities are identifying trends in the Integration market with a specific focus on supporting messaging between applications, presenting innovative and creative product solutions, managing new product development and launches, monitoring the performance of existing products and services to ensure they deliver value for our clients around the world.

Shreyas Shah, IBM
Shreyas Shah
IBM Offering Manager, Hybrid Integration

Shreyas is responsible for managing the IBM App Connect offering, where his role is to develop the vision, strategy and market execution for the application integration capabilities in the portfolio. He works closely with 100s of customers across all industry verticals, who automate and integrate apps, APIs, systems and data across their Enterprise landscape.
Shreyas is passionate about responsible tech and diversity of thoughts in building products. He and his team are now working towards making integration technology accessible and consumable by everyone – irrespective of their skill set and experience in the space – paving the way to truly democratizing the adoption of integration technologies.

Peter D’Agosta, Avada Software
Peter D’Agosta
Co-Founder and Chief Product Manager, Avada Software

Peter D’Agosta has been in IT for 35 years. Cofounder/COO and Product Manager at Avada Software, his background includes application and systems programming, enterprise architecture, consulting, management, analysis, strategic 24/7 systems including airline, banking, and internet, as well as technology innovation. Peter oversaw infrastructures for airlines, branch banking, and online service companies before moving into the software vendor arena where he worked with new innovations in email, messaging, portal and web service technology. Interspersed with engagements for some of the world’s largest companies, Peter’s varied background provides him a unique perspective in applied technology.

Nick Felicione, Information Design, Inc. (IDI)
Nick Felicione
Senior Vice President, Information Design, Inc. (IDI)

Nick Felicione serves as IDI’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. With over 35 years of IT, Software Security and Integration experience, Nick provides the synergy to our clients and prospects. His unique ability to solve problems has poised him as a Subject Matter Expert and is highly regarded in our field.

Matthew Sunley, IBM
Matt Sunley
Program Director of Offering Management, IBM MQ – IBM

Since joining IBM in 2000, Matt has built a wide range of skills and experience with roles spanning several of the major offerings delivered by the IBM Hursley Lab, such as IBM MQ, App Connect and WebSphere Application Server. He has held leadership positions in many disciplines including technical delivery, project management, line management and offering management. Matt is currently the Offering Management lead for IBM MQ, responsible for evolving MQ to meet the connectivity needs of customers in diverse environments – whether this is software running in VMs or containers, special platforms such as z/OS and Appliance or supporting a wide variety of cloud deployment options including SaaS.

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