Aline Gerew is Senior Vice President and Business Unit Executive at CA Technologies, responsible for product strategy, go-to-market strategy, and engineering for CA’s Automation solutions.
Ashok responsible for CA’s DevOps Line of Business including the Developer Products, Continuous Delivery, Agile Operations and Automation business units and is applying his 25+ years of software and AI expertise to help clients transform to AI First enterprises for building, deploying, operating, automating and securing next generation AI based applications.
Ashok is also Founding Commissioner of UN Blockchain commission, which brings together leaders from countries around the world to focus on blockchain-based solutions for social good, marketplace transparency, and lines of trust between multi-stakeholders and underdeveloped nations and seeks to create clear policies to implement best practices on an international level to accelerate the growth of Blockchain technology.
Ashok joined CA in 2015 from IBM, where he served as the VP of company’s API Economy, DevOps and Hybrid Cloud Integration portfolios. Previously Ashok has worked at Rational Software, and Fortune 500 companies: Honeywell, Fluor and Novartis.
Ashok has a MBA, MS and BS in Engineering and is Professional Engineer (PE, California) and has patents in IT governance and automation and several pending patents in Blockchain.
Ashok currently also is pursuing a Master’s Degree at Georgia Tech in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
Ashok is an avid runner and has run marathons including New York City, San Francisco and will be running Boston Marathon.
Brian Henkel is a Principal UX Designer at CA Technologies. Brian prides himself on finding the intersection between customer needs and business goals, while designing elegant solutions that deliver results. He has been an advocate for the user’s experience for more than 14 years, working with top enterprises as a UX consultant and teaching college courses as an adjunct instructor.
Chip Mason has over 20 years of experience in the software industry. Chip leads strategy and product definition for Mainframe Security products in CA Technologies. In this capacity, Chip works to guide integration and product development toward delivering valuable Security solutions, as well as acting as a subject matter expert assisting customers to ensure security and compliance. Chip has experience across many areas of Enterprise IT, including Security Management, Application, Web and Mobile Software Development, Service Management, Software and Infrastructure Provisioning, Networking, and Event Management. Chip is certified in Scaled Agile Framework and ITIL. Chip resides in Raleigh, NC where he enjoys his family and photography.
As a leader in Agile development, Dana directs CA Technologies Mainframe Application Development solution portfolio, including Endevor, InterTest, File Master Plus, SymDump and Gen solutions. He has vast experience in leading mainframe as well as distributed teams, joining CA after over 20 years at IBM. Dana works closely with CA’s mainframe customers to improve software delivery and developer productivity.
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David Stokes is Vice President & Business Unit Executive for CA's Mainframe business unit. David leads CA's Platform & Common Services team that includes CA Common Services (CCS), Mainframe Software Manager (MSM), Value Portfolio, and z Systems platform business & technology initiatives for CA.
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Dejan Milinkovic is a Product Manager at CA Technologies, and is responsible for solutions that enable a modern experience for mainframe. Over the past ten years, he has been heavily involved in the company’s initiative to support and promote the next generation of mainframe application developers.
Deborah Carbo is Senior Director of Product Management at CA Technologies, responsible for the database and systems management, storage and application development products in the mainframe portfolio. Deb has 20 years’ experience leading software organizations.
Ed has 20+ years of industry experience and was selected to be in the first cohort of CA’s LEAP program. He is currently working as a product manager in one of the industry’s hottest technology area, blockchain. In that role Ed is responsible for working with enterprise customers to identify key market need and recruit customers as validation partners and work with the PO and development staff to deliver key critical value-added services. His other rotations were in the security BU, where he spearheaded the integration between CA-PAM and ACF2/Top Secret, and in the DevOps BU where he investigated the healthcare EDI testing market and produced plans for a new product idea. Before LEAP, Ed led multiple agile development teams across multiple geographies who build Mainframe Operational Intelligence, UIM4z, Mainframe Software Manager, MSPS, and Output Management products.
Ed also chairs the Americas/EMEA mainframe, UI & User Experience patent review board
Greg Lotko is responsible for CA’s Mainframe Business Unit helping enterprises build, operate, automate, and secure their current and next generation systems to optimize and fuel digital transformation. He joined CA Technologies in August of 2017 as the senior vice president, Software Engineering, Mainframe at CA technologies where he was responsible for leading engineering for all Mainframe products including CA’s primary labs around the world in North America, Czech Republic, and India.
Prior to joining CA technologies, he spent 29 years with IBM where he was a member of the CEO’s Growth and Transformation team. He was most recently the vice president and worldwide head of development for IBM’s Storage and Software Defined Infrastructure portfolio as part of the Systems Unit. Prior to that, Greg was the Business Line Executive of the System z Division, responsible for all facets of IBM's mainframe business including strategy, architecture, operations, and overall financial performance. At IBM, he also held other executive and senior management positions in SWG between 2000 and 2010 including: vice president of warehouse solutions, responsible for the Information Management Warehouse Strategy and Solutions across databases and platforms, Director of DB2 for z/OS, Director of IMS, Director of Development for WebSphere Information Integration, Senior Manager of WW IMS Technical Support, and Head of Digital Media Development. In IGS (IBM Global Services), Greg was the Delivery Executive on a large Application Outsourcing account in the Insurance & Finance Industry and obtained certification as a Senior Executive Project Manager. He started his career holding a variety of positions in CHQ Financial Systems as a programmer, business analyst, project manager and manager supporting IBM's finance and accounting community.
Greg received his Computer Science degree from Clarkson University and serves on the Dean of Arts & Science Advisory Council.
Jean-Louis has been in product management roles for more than 15 years, starting as product manager in the Change and Configuration Management space, then moving into Application Lifecycle Management, DevOps and now as a VP Product Management in CA Technologies Mainframe business unit. Prior to this Jean-Louis has had experience in development, pre-sales and post-sales.
More on Jean-Louis can be find on https://fr.linkedin.com/in/jlvignaud
Jeff Henry is a Vice President of Product Management at CA Technologies. Jeff is responsible for the Workload Automation across distributed and mainframe systems, and the IT Operations and Automation mainframe portfolio of products. Jeff is passionate about blending the disciplines of Product Management, Engineering and Design, placing results-based customer experiences as the primary target in delivering innovative and differentiated value to our customers. Jeff joined CA in 2015 and has over 27 years of industry experience leading software organizations, specializing in business services delivery, cloud deployments, and bringing Systems of Engagement with Systems of Record for enterprise customers. He lives in Raleigh, NC with a wife and two children ages 12 & 13.
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Leslie is a Senior UX Architect in CA’s Mainframe Business Unit. She joined CA in April 2015, having worked previously as a human factors engineer in the fields of medicine, finance, insurance, telecommunications, and eCommerce. Leslie enjoys renovating her historic home, playing with her kitchen gadgets, and expanding her gaming collection.
Maddalena is an Advisor product manager responsible for solutions that enable the z Platform to be leveraged by other product teams at CA and from our customers: Common Services, CA Chorus Software Manager (f.k.a. MSM) and Self Service Provisioning of mainframe software. She has 30 years of experience in technology roles including support engineer, systems programming, operations, product administration, consulting services and product management.
Nicole is VP of Product Management at CA Technologies and leader of IT Operations and Databases strategy and execution. Her career is dedicated to ensuring customer success by providing world class enterprise software solutions to simplify infrastructure management and achieve 99.999 or higher availability. To achieve maximum potential, Nicole led the creation of and continue to nurture our 360 degree customer engagement program. CA validate's concepts early (design-thinking), hosts sprint reviews & solution demos to solicit feedback during the development cycle, enables hands on test drives, on-prem validations and focuses on adoption in production to ensure customers are maximizing their investment. Solutions are designed to be continuously available, resilient, scalable, automated, easy to manage and user friendly. Nicole is passionate about partnering directly with customers to ensure their needs are fully understood and their expectations are exceeded.
A 10-year IT professional, Philippe Dubost is Product Manager at CA technologies. In this role, he is responsible for products planning and strategy, presenting and representing the products portfolio to customers and industry analysts, collecting customer requirements and transforming them into actionable Agile/Scrum stories in the engineering backlog. Philippe has an MBA from Prague University of Economics (VSE, Czech Republic), and a Master in Computer Sciences from ISIMA (France).
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Praveen is a passionate design evangelist with extensive experience in integrating design thinking with product development. He has successfully transformed business strategies into product strategies, while connecting business with users. He orchestrates and delivers the solution experience of MOI solution suite to ensure seamless, integrated, and delightful customer experience, including identifying new opportunities, and incremental innovation. He focuses on jobs to be done by creating deep customer empathy using various research techniques to create products that matter.
Raj Rajagopal, Senior Director of Product Management & Strategy, CA Technologies
Expert in building world class enterprise software products, leading cross functional teams of designers, developers and product owners and providing strategic advice to executive decision makers on product, portfolio, organic and inorganic growth strategies.Currently leads HyperScale Cloud Services and Blockchain Incubation efforts for CA.Key Focus Areas: Product Management & Strategy, Development, Design Thinking, Enterprise Software Markets, Hybrid Cloud, AWS, CloudFoundry, DevOps, Mobile, Agile Development, Machine Learning, Advanced Analytics and Industrial IoT. Strategic Investment & Incubation Leader for BlockChain/HyperLedger Solution.
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Rick spends his career at the intersection of emerging technologies and business outcomes. At CA he leads a team focused on bringing innovative mainframe technology to market. His expertise includes Agile methods and rituals applied to messaging, campaign and buyer journey design, content marketing and digital demand generation. Prior to CA, he worked at IBM focused on technology marketing including Analytics, Big Data, and Cloud solutions in both the Systems and Cloud businesses. In addition, he has deep expertise in early stage technology evaluation honed while doing emerging technology marketing at the IBM TJ Watson Research Center. He is co-author of a patent in the area of Supply Chain Risk Management. He is a graduate of the Kelly Graduate School of Business at Indiana University.
Rose is a senior principal product manager responsible for solutions that enable mobile-to-mainframe Software Change Management and DevOps for the enterprise. She has over 30 years of experience in technology roles including application development, systems programming, operations, product administration, consulting services and product management.
Seema leads customer marketing for CA's mainframe business unit, focused on segmentation, analytics and lifecycle programs across 2,000 clients. She previously held leadership marketing and strategy roles at Sungard Availability Services, Core Security, IBM Software and Lucent Technologies. For balance and fun, her life in the Boston area revolves around cooking, entertaining and being a mom.
Serge is responsible for CA’s Mainframe Business unit product management and strategy. In this role, Serge is leading innovation across CA solutions to help transform how clients build, operate and secure their mission critical applications and enable their organizations to optimize and transform to become a digital business, leveraging blockchain, real time machine learning based algorithms and AI.
Serge is an avid chess player and enjoys collecting, restoring and programming vintage computers. He holds several patents in the test automation field, and serves as a Board Advisor for multiple startups including Virtual Cove and HipTest.
Stefan Kochishan is senior director, marketing for CA Technologies’ Mainframe Business Unit. In this role, Stefan is responsible for marketing innovative products and technology that facilitate the management of CA’s mainframe product lines and help solve customer’s most pressing business needs. A 40-year IT industry veteran, Stefan leads global marketing for CA Technologies’ ground-breaking technology innovations like Cloud, Machine Intelligence and Analytics, DevOps for Hybrid IT Architectures, Data- and Identity-Centric Security and MFaaS — technologies that are architected to help increase IT’s ability to drive business value and innovation to achieve both digital business optimization and digital business transformation.
Stuart McIrvine is Vice President of Product Management where he’s responsible for developing the strategy for CA’s full portfolio of mainframe security and compliance solutions. Prior to hi current role, Stuart was Director of Product Management at Hewlett Packard Enterprise in the IT Operations Management business and previously the Enterprise Security Products business. Stuart also spent over 20 years at IBM in many roles including Strategy, M&A, Product Management, Marketing and both Hardware Engineering and Software Engineering.
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Vikas is SVP, Mainframe and is responsible for driving mainframe machine learning, operational intelligence, and data privacy initiatives at CA. Prior to CA Technologies, Vikas spent several years at IBM and SPSS leading R&D for their predictive analytics portfolio. Vikas has a Master’s degree in Predictive Analytics from Northwestern University.
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