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IBM Storage: Positioning You for the Future

July 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CIOs and their teams are under pressure to ensure their technology infrastructures meet the resiliency, business continuity, flexibility and security requirements of hybrid cloud strategies as their organizations face accelerating challenges. 

Join Ed Walsh, IBM General Manager for Storage and Software Defined Infrastructure as he shares his insights on IBM’s strategy and where IBM is investing in the future.  Learn how IBM is leveraging Red Hat to provide additional value to organizations across the entire portfolio of offerings. Hear how IBM can meet you where you are in your Cloud and AI journey as we move to this next stage of digital transformation. 

Edward J. Walsh: General Manager, Storage & Software Defined Infrastructure IBM SYSTEMS

Edward J. Walsh is General Manager, IBM Storage & Software Defined Infrastructure, a business division that is part of the company’s Systems Unit. In this role he is responsible for all facets of the Storage and Software Defined Infrastructure business including strategy, architecture, operations, technology development and overall financial performance.

He has more than 25 years of senior-level management experience with public, private and venture-backed firms in the storage industry.

He has held key leadership roles at both EMC and IBM. From 2010-2013, Mr. Walsh led marketing and strategy for IBM Storage, and from 2006-2007 he was a General Manager at EMC focused on storage backup and recovery.

Mr. Walsh was previously CEO of Catalogic Software, a data protection and copy data management company. In addition to Catalogic Software, he has served as CEO of three other data storage companies: Storwize, acquired by IBM in 2010; Virtual Iron, acquired by Oracle in 2009; and Avamar, acquired by EMC in 2006. In 1989, he co-founded Articulent a systems integrator and consulting company focused on data management solutions. Articulent was acquired by CNT in 2001.

Mr. Walsh is known for his ability to reposition organizations, reversing flat or declining revenues and leading companies into new strategic directions.

Mr. Walsh holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He serves on the MIT Sloan Alumni Board.


July 22, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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