The Mainframe Force, omnipresent in the hybrid IT universe, is the source of growth and innovation that will take us far into the future. Mainframe Jedi masters are innovating the mainframe to accelerate development and extend the Mainframe Force to all corners of the galaxy. Join us as we explore how the Zowe alliance and Brightside bring light to the dark side with an open source framework that enables development on the mainframe like any other cloud-platform. And the Force awakens with Docker. We’ll share how we’re using Docker containers to embed intelligence and extend automation to empower the mainframe of the future. May the Mainframe Force be with you!
Time: 09:00 - 10:00
Greg Lotko is SVP and General Manager for Broadcom’s Mainframe business unit. A passionate leader, Greg’s customer-first approach has helped countless organizations drive business and technical success resulting in lasting customer relationships. Currently, Greg is responsible for all facets of the Mainframe division, including strategy, product management, engineering, services, support, and marketing. Under his leadership, the division helps the world’s top companies operate, automate, secure, and modernize the mainframe systems that run their businesses. Known for driving growth and innovation, Greg was selected to lead the strategic Mainframe division when Broadcom acquired CA Technologies in 2018. At CA, Greg was General Manager for Mainframe and, prior to that, SVP of Software Engineering. Before joining CA, Greg spent 29 years with IBM. He was the Business Line Executive for IBM’s Mainframe business, including strategy, architecture, operations, and overall financial performance. In addition, he held senior leadership roles across server, storage, software, services, and information technology. Greg also was a member of the CEO’s Growth and Transformation team responsible for reinventing IBM. A technologist at heart, Greg received his Computer Science degree from Clarkson University where he serves on the Dean of Arts and Science Advisory Council. Greg is a car enthusiast and compares car racing to IT. Taking advantage of the available power with discipline and control is crucial. This is how you drive with both speed and resource efficiency to sustain top performance and strategically outmaneuver the competition.