Keith started in IT in 1976 within an IBM environment, within operations, progressing through system programming, capacity planning, and consultancy, pre-sales and sales positions at both a technical and management level. Keith has extensive experience in the IT environment, covering business areas from Software to Application Change Management (SCM / ALM) environments through to Systems Information, Network & Systems Management (INSM). As part of working closely with organisations, Keith has aided many in their integrations of ERP based solutions, including SAP, PeopleSoft, MARS, Huron, Oracle Financials, with legacy applications to provide a ‘Service’ view. Keith joined IBM in 2010, coming from CA, and is working with current and new customers on valued enterprise (mainframe and Non Mainframe) application management structures with the usage of IBM DevOps and cross platform solutions. Keith is an active presenter of many papers at leading venues, on subjects covering Change Management, Security Management and Systems Management areas.