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Panel Discussion: Client success stories of finding fabulous, young new z talent


Presentation

Are your critical z resources nearing retirement?  Are you worried that you won't be able to find bright, young talented people who would be interested in working on the mainframe?  If you answered, "yes" to these questions, this session is for you!   Listen and be inspired by this client panel of young, z professionals as they talk about why they chose a career in mainframe computing.  Hear what excites them about working on z.  Learn how they were initially trained on z, and discover the valuable keys to successfully recruiting young talent to come and work for your company.

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Stream: 101
Room: Bentleys
Time: 12:00 - 13:00

Attachments

GSE Recent Hire Panel.pdf

Speakers


  • Christy Schroeder at IBM USA
  • Christy Schroeder has over 25 years of experience on the z Systems platform and has established extensive client, partner, and ISV relationships throughout her various IBM roles.  From enabling ISVs on the z Systems platform, managing z/OS Development Teams, and presenting z Systems hardware to clients at the Poughkeepsie Executive Briefing Center and IBM and User Group events, she has been focused on learning and building the z ecosystem.  Her current role as the Worldwide z Systems Skills Client Leader extends that focus by educating clients on the z Systems Academic Initiative offerings available to help them find, build and retain enterprise talent.

    Christy earned both an MS in Information Systems and an MA in Education from Marist College and earned her BS in Computer Science at the University of Denver.

    Linked In Profile

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/christy-joy-schroeder-52a37512


    Email: christys@us.ibm.com

  • Klaus Rutsch at IBM Europe
  • Klaus Rutsch is the European IBM z Systems Academic Initiative Program Manager.
    Klaus supports IBM z Systems AI program activities that produce more skills for the mainframe community in Europe.
    He has in-depth experience in marketing and sales and worked in different leading marketing and sales roles at IBM on Europe and on country level.
    Klaus holds a diploma in Mechanical Engineering and a Diploma in Business Engineering.


    Email: RUTSCH@de.ibm.com

  • Eunjin Lee (Ellie) at IBM UK LTD.
  • Email: ELe3@uk.ibm.com

  • Joe Sayer at IBM UK LTD.
  • Email: JSayer@uk.ibm.com

  • Christy Schroeder at IBM USA
  • Christy Schroeder has over 25 years of experience on the z Systems platform and has established extensive client, partner, and ISV relationships throughout her various IBM roles.  From enabling ISVs on the z Systems platform, managing z/OS Development Teams, and presenting z Systems hardware to clients at the Poughkeepsie Executive Briefing Center and IBM and User Group events, she has been focused on learning and building the z ecosystem.  Her current role as the Worldwide z Systems Skills Client Leader extends that focus by educating clients on the z Systems Academic Initiative offerings available to help them find, build and retain enterprise talent.

    Christy earned both an MS in Information Systems and an MA in Education from Marist College and earned her BS in Computer Science at the University of Denver.

    Linked In Profile

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/christy-joy-schroeder-52a37512


    Email: christys@us.ibm.com

  • Klaus Rutsch at IBM Europe
  • Klaus Rutsch is the European IBM z Systems Academic Initiative Program Manager.
    Klaus supports IBM z Systems AI program activities that produce more skills for the mainframe community in Europe.
    He has in-depth experience in marketing and sales and worked in different leading marketing and sales roles at IBM on Europe and on country level.
    Klaus holds a diploma in Mechanical Engineering and a Diploma in Business Engineering.


    Email: RUTSCH@de.ibm.com

  • Eunjin Lee (Ellie) at IBM UK LTD.
  • Email: ELe3@uk.ibm.com

  • Joe Sayer at IBM UK LTD.
  • Email: JSayer@uk.ibm.com

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