Randy Blea


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Randy Blea is Senior Technical Staff Member and software architect at IBM with over 25 years of experience in the field of copy services. His responsibilities include setting the strategic vision and technical architecture for IBM Copy Services Manager, an enterprise data center management solution for copy services and disaster recovery management on IBM storage devices. In his role, Randy has gained experience in the agile development of Enterprise products using Java and deploying solutions across multiple platforms, from Distributed Systems to z/OS Systems. Randy has promoted innovation throughout his technical career earning the title of IBM Master Inventor for his contributions to the IBM patent portfolio as well as his mentor ship of other IBM employees. Recently, Randy has taken on an additional role in helping to deliver automation solutions using python and Ansible RedHat for DS8000 and Copy Services Manager customers.