Scott Handy is Vice President of Worldwide Linux Strategy for IBM.
He has been with IBM for over 20 years and is currently based out of Somers, New York. Scott started with IBM as a systems engineer. As an Account Development Manager, he focused on multi-year, complex customer projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. In his history with IBM assignments include Technical Assistant to the General Manager of the IBM, Motorola, Apple alliance, and Executive Assistant to the President of the IBM Personal Software Products Division.
In this keynote, Scott will present his vision about the power and potential of next generation technologies including Grid, Virtualization and Deep Computing, and how IBM sees innovation in the area of Linux and Open Standards and is rapidly increasing and its role as a major global participant. Scott will illustrate how IBM is leveraging Linux and Open Standards inside its own business to foster innovation, increase security and reduce costs based on a Linux and Open Standards ecosystem. Drawing on case studies, Scott will demonstrate how IBM is applying this experience to enable its customers to attain new levels of productivity and innovation through Open Standards-based solutions in the world of On Demand Business.