Tuesday Keynote - April 30th at 8:30 AM

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DB2: Database Software for the Era of Big Data

To derive real business value from big data, you need the right capabilities to capture, organize and analyze a variety of data types within the context of your organization's information. Big data will be a key basis for competition and growth across individual firms that will drive a new wave of productivity. IBM has heavily invested in DB2 to deliver the efficiencies needed today and in the future. Find out how DB2 will be powering the next generation of applications, solutions and systems. Hear how data-driven organizations are propelling innovation and business growth in the marketplace.


Bob_2b.jpg Bob Picciano  
General Manager of IBM’s Information Management Software Division
Bob Picciano is General Manager of IBM’s Information Management Software Division which includes database, data warehouse, information integration, master data management, integrated data management and associated software. He is responsible for the revenue, development and strategy of the Information Management business, and also has overall responsibility for IBM's Big Data initiatives.
Judy Huber high resolution picture 3.jpg Judy Huber  
IBM Vice President Distributed Data Servers and Data Warehousing
Judy Huber is the Vice President, Distributed Data Servers and Data Warehousing. In this role, she leads a worldwide software development team responsible for the strategy, architecture, delivery, and support of IBM’s DB2 LUW and Data Warehousing offerings. This role includes leadership across worldwide development teams in Canada, U.S.A., Ireland, Germany, Brazil, India, and China.
Paulzx.jpg Paul Zikopoulos  
Director of Technical Professionals for IBM Software Group’s Information Management Division
Paul is an award-winning writer and speaker with more than 18 years of experience in Information Management. Paul has written more than 300 magazine articles and 14 books on DB2 including DB2 pureScale: Risk Free Agile Scaling, Break Free with DB2 9.7: A Tour of Cost Saving Features; Information on Demand: Introduction to DB2 9.5 New Features; DB2 Fundamentals Certification for Dummies; DB2 for Dummies; and more.