IBM Systems Magazine, Power Systems - May 2018 - 42
Vice president of strategy, Mark III
Andy Lin supports clients that
run IBM i, AIX, and Linux on
Power Systems. Lin believes the
Power Systems platform, as well
as others based on OpenPOWER
technologies, are optimized for
workloads that will define the
next decade in technology.
Lin works for Mark III, whose
clients run business applications
and workloads that range from
traditional, core applications to
newer, cloud-native applications.
The company also operates a
digital development company
called BlueChasm, which offers
AI-driven platforms that leverage
Power Systems technology and its
"I strongly feel that these systems
will play a major role in solving
many key human and societal
issues over the next decade," he
says. "It's vital that I play my role
in ensuring that the ecosystem and
the industry stay informed on how
Power Systems can contribute to
solving some of these problems."
Enterprise architect and AIX
Jaqueline Lynch Consulting
Jaqueline Lynch works as an
independent contractor providing
services that include enterprise
architecture, with a focus on
Power Systems virtualization with
AIX and Linux. Her strengths are
in performance tuning, virtualization and security across a wide
range of customer areas.
Lynch writes articles for
to clients, speaks at conferences
and user groups and more. "I edu42 // MAY 2018 ibmsystemsmag.com
"Volunteer efforts and community members actively
spreading the word goes a long way to enhance
awareness of what the Power Systems platform
has to offer."
-Laura Ubelhor, president, Consultech Services
cate clients on how to get the most out of the systems
they are buying. It's important that clients know all
the capabilities and that POWER has a robust future,
so they are reassured that it's a great decision."
Professor, CentraleSupélec, Université Paris Saclay
Based in France, Frédéric Magoulès is an author,
consultant and educator in the development of math
models and computational methods on the Power
Systems platform. As a professor at CentraleSupélec,
he works at the interface between parallel computing
and the numerical analysis of partial differential equations. He and his colleagues explore algorithms for
multidisciplinary scientific and engineering problems.
Magoulès likes to spread the word about the best
way to use Power Systems by teaching others. "It's
important to remind people that not only are there
alternatives to existing parallel algorithms-there are
superior ones," he says.
Senior technical consultant, Australia and
New Zealand Banking Group
Kristian Milos is a go-to expert for ANZ bank in Australia on all things related to POWER-including IBM
PowerVM* and IBM PowerVC* virtualization layers, as
well as AIX. Twitter (@Kristijan) is his main channel for
spreading the word about Power Systems technology.
"I find it's a great tool to interact with people from all
over the world. The short-form nature allows for direct
and succinct conversation."
Head of Power Systems Administration Group/
vice president, Raiffeisenbank
Dmitry Mironov's group is responsible for IT solu-
tions based on AIX, IBM i and
Linux. As an IT expert, he uses
POWER technologies to keep
the banking services available,
secure and ready for challenges
at all times.
based in Moscow, Mironov
enjoys seeing the positive results
of investments in IBM systems. He
also enjoys sharing his experience. That's why, 10 years ago,
he and his friends started the
AIXPortal, a Russian-speaking
Power Systems community.
"Every new answered question,
and every new IT usage improvement or optimization makes me
happy," Mironov says.
Client executive and
Ciber Global LLC
Brett Murphy provides consultation and solutions to clients in
energy, industrial, healthcare,
financial, retail and transportation
sectors. He's a self-described
"PowerMan-a passionate evangelist for all things Power Systems."
Murphy takes every opportunity
to share the value proposition to
clients, no matter their OS. "IBM
POWER is a viable alternative to the
leading platform in the marketplace-Intel*. When I provide a
solution, I've left the client better
off and in a better overall posture to
focus on their industry specialty."