Pete has 30 years of experience in the IT industry. For the first 12 years, he mainly concentrated on IBM Mainframe Technology, providing technical support and consultancy for Software Development methods, infrastructures and tools, before starting to focus on databases.
He then crossed the platform barrier and got fluent with OO paradigms, J2EE, SOA, Web infrastructures, ... - plus of course with DB2 and other DBMSs on Unix and Windows platforms.
He currently works as Coordinating Analyst and Technical Consultant for Database Systems at AXA Group Operations in Switzerland.
Pete was honored an IBM Champion for Analytics from 2011 to 2018, and he used to volunteer for IDUG for 10 years in various positions, including Team Lead and member of the BoD. IDUG volunteering is a great and unforgettable experience and Pete highly recommends this to you!