Russell Bonner is an IBM Certified Consulting IT Specialist. In his current role as a Client Technical Specialist with IBM Systems based in the UK, he is a technical consultant to clients and business partners, specialising in the z Systems portfolio of software solutions with a focus on DevOps and Middleware. He is also a member of the European CICS Software Architecture Team and the IBM zChampions programme. Russell has presented at numerous events and conferences including Guide Share Europe UK and Innovate UK on DevOps for Enterprise Systems, Mobile, and CICS Transaction Server technologies. Russell is a Member of the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and is a Chartered IT Professional holding a Certificate of Current Competence. He is also a Master Certified IT Specialist with The Open Group.