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TRIMax Conference Speakers

TRIMax 2016 Presenters

Anamitra Bhattacharyya

Anamitra is the lead developer and architect for the Maximo Integration Framework and Maximo Automation Scripting. He has been involved with the Maximo platform development for over 15 years. He is currently leading the Maximo API strategy for the Maximo NextGen platform. Anamitra is also an IBM STSM and Master Inventor.

Aaron Easton
Mr. Easton is currently the Lead Maximo Administrator and C21 Engine Manager for M1 Support Services, LP.  He has over 21 years of experience in all aspects of military aviation.    Aaron has in charge of customizing Maximo to satisfy a wide variety of unique contract reporting and operational requirements for the company.   Aaron has expended significant effort training and mentoring other Maximo users within the company.  Aaron has succeeded in expanding the Maximo Knowledge base both inside and outside of M1.  Aaron has succeeded in pushing M1’s Maximo Aviation Management implementation to heights others have viewed as impossible.
M1 Support Services (M1) is a service-disabled veteran-owned, woman-owned business with a wide range of capabilities in aviation support services, logistics, information technology, training services, supply chain management, acquisition and facilities and equipment maintenance.   M1 selected  IBM Maximo to provide additional software process capabilities within M1 Support Services.

Anthony Honaker
As Vice President of Product Strategy and Development, Mr. Honaker is responsible for Cohesive’s solution development organization, including Product Strategy, Product Management, Development, Product Services and Support.
Mr. Honaker has more than 20 years of experience in the Enterprise Asset Management market, performing a variety of roles including Consulting, Education, Account Management, Sales, Product Marketing, Product Management and Strategy, and Product Design and Architecture. Prior to joining Cohesive, Anthony held various product leadership roles for MRO Software and IBM, where he was responsible for the strategic direction, design and delivery of Maximo.  Anthony holds a B.S. Degree in Computer Science from Western Kentucky University.

Al Johnson
VP of Product Development

Al Johnson is the Vice President of Product Development at TRM, and the Architect of TRM's  RulesManager product. Al has been with TRM for 18 years and manages the development and delivery of all software products.

Andrew Lee
Program Director, Watson IoT SaaS, IBM
Andrew Lee is the Program Director for SaaS Offerings in the IBM Watson Internet of Things Asset & Facilities Management Group.  His chief responsibility is bringing previously on-premise offerings to the Cloud, including Maximo and TRIRIGA. 

Andrew Mahen
Software Architect
Andrew Mahen is a software architect for TRM Software, managing the development life-cycle for all TRM Software's commercial-off-the-shelf products. Andrew has been part of the TRM Software team for 13 years.
Alvin F. Smith, Jr.
Manager, Office of Facilities Support/FPMD
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Alvin F. Smith is the Facilities Planning Manager for the US Department of the Treasury’s Bureau Engraving and Printing (BEP). Prior to his appointment he was an Industrial Engineer for BEP and Operations and Project Manager for various private sector companies. He received his BS from Virginia State University and his MS and MBA from the University of Maryland.

Bill Cary
Manager - TRIRIGA World Wide L2 Support, IBM
Bill Cary has been in the IT business for over 30 years with experience in higher education, IT administration, network engineering, on site services, support, architecture, and support management.  After 18 years in various roles with the Maximo team, Bill has continued to grow his expertise by becoming involved with the TRIRIGA product line managing the World Wide Level 2 support team.  Bill is a certified technical thought leader and is heavily involved in IBM's transformation and continued leadership in the IoT business.
Ben Warborg
Ben Warborg is the Central Maintenance Manager at Hydrite Chemical Co with over 15 years in the chemical industry.  He has been with Hydrite for 6 year and has been the Hydrite Maximo system administrator for 5 years.  Ben has been involved in the development of Maximo at Hydrite including the roll out of Maximo at all 8 operation sites, development and implementation of purchasing process for Hydrite’s Food Equipment segment, and the upgrade to 7604.  Currently Ben is working with CFI to develop new SQRA processes for Hydrite utilizing Maximo’s capabilities.  Along with these new projects Ben has continued to use his knowledge of Maximo’s capabilities to improve the existing Maximo system.
Bradley Stockdale
Senior Business Systems Analyst, Realty Services, PNC Bank
Brad serves as PNC's Sr. Business Systems Analyst and Sr. Developer for the TRIRIGA application and is responsible for the application and platform maintenance and enhancements. He has worked in this capacity since 2013, supporting the implementation and customization of the Leasing, Space and O&M modules, as well as various interfaces between TRIRIGA and external systems. Brad has more than 20 years of software development and system/network administration experience. His background includes development across various languages, experience with multiple relational database management systems, Linux and Windows administration, and Archibus and TRIRIGA development.

Mr. Richard 'Casey' Cantwell
TRIRIGA Platform QA & L3 Lead
Mr. Cantwell leads the IBM TRIRIGA Application Platform development Quality Assurance and L3 team.  He is a certified IBM TRIRIGA Application developer with over 16 years of experience working with IBM TRIRIGA technologies.

Cher Nicastro
TRIRIGA Product Manager
IBM Watson Internet of Things
Cher Nicastro founded the TRIRIGA development team in 2000. Since then she has had many roles working with TRIRIGA in development, services, customer success, and product management. She currently leads offering management of the IBM TRIRIGA SaaS offerings. Prior to TRIRIGA she was a consultant specializing in energy efficiency projects at Comfort Systems USA and ESS Engineering. She has a degree in Computer System Engineering and MBA specializing in technology management.

Claire Penny
World Wide Solution Leader, Internet of Things, IBM
Dr Claire Penny is a World Wide Solution Leader in IBM’s Internet of Things (IoT) business unit. She has a career spanning over 15 years with IBM that has enabled her to be involved with IoT projects since 2009. Her first IoT project involved taking sensor data from equipment, supporting sub-systems, and external sources and aggregating this with data to allow analytics to be applied. The insights and outcomes from the analysis delivered condition based maintenance resulting in savings in maintenance and energy costs. She is a regular public speaker and has written numerous articles related to the Internet of Things Solutions. Before joining the world of the paid workforce, Claire attained a PhD from Liverpool John Moores University and an MSc attend from University College London. Outside of IBM, Claire’s commitments include: - Non-executive Director of WEEE (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) Ireland.

Catherine Swift Sennett, Esq.
Catherine Swift Sennett, Esq. is the Partner in charge of Advisory Services for Jackson Cross Partners (JCP).  She has been a licensed attorney since 1983, as well as a licensed Real Estate Broker in PA and NJ. Ms. Sennett manages a full-time staff of fourteen attorneys and real estate professionals, as well as thirty attorney contractors who assist JCP on large scale abstracting and lease administration projects. Her corporate real estate experience also includes Strategic Planning and Operational Audits, and she has worked with large, multi-market portfolios to develop significant cost savings procedures for clients.
Christopher B. Wood
Christopher B. Wood is Vice President in the Financial Shared Services Center (FSSC) at FedEx Services.  Chris and his peers led the design and creation of the FSSC which began operations in September of 2013.  He currently leads the Corporate Administrative Solutions and Transformation Team.  This team provides Governance, Project Management, Business Process Engineering, Application Design and Support for key back office systems.  These Centers of Excellence include the Financial Center of Excellence (FCOE), Enterprise Contracts and Real Estate (EnCoRE), HR/Payroll, Back Office Business Intelligence (BOBI), and Governance and Risk Management systems.  CAST’s mission is to support the FSSC and FedEx organizations around the globe with business solutions and management advisory services.
Prior to joining the Financial Shared Services Center, Mr. Wood served as the FedEx Services Controller beginning on 2001.  Mr. Wood has also served as Director of Financial Reporting at FedEx Corporation.  Mr. Wood originally joined FedEx in 1998.  His career at FedEx has demonstrated success in the areas of Accounting, Financial Reporting, and numerous projects deploying enterprise processes and systems on a global basis.  Mr. Wood’s experience includes positions in Internal Audit, Finance, Accounting and Project Management in several large companies in Memphis including Jostens, ServiceMaster, and Holiday Corporation.  He also served as an officer in the United States Navy.  Mr. Wood is a native Memphian with strong ties to the community.  He is active in his Church and volunteers his time on various community service projects including the FedEx House.

Dan Boyle
Information Technology, Smithsonian Institution
Dan Boyle is an Information Technology Specialist at the Smithsonian Institution.  He began his Tririga journey in 1995 implementing SPAN-FM and has worked with the application as it evolved from SPAN-FM to IBM Tririga.  Mr. Boyle has been with Smithsonian since 1998 (the last 11 years as an employee).  He is a graduate of Penn State and lives in Ashburn, Virginia.

David B. Dilworth, Esq.
David B. Dilworth, Esq. helps clients better understand real estate challenges, manage their portfolio information, and develop processes to align real estate decision making to the overall business strategy. A licensed attorney and Real Estate Salesperson, he worked on the transaction management team and in business development before moving into his current role as Executive Director.  He is a leading industry expert on the effects that the new Lease Accounting changes will have on corporate real estate decisions, and has spoken extensively on this subject.

David Gasdia
Program Director, Maximo Offering Management, IBM Watson Internet Of Things
Dave is the worldwide leader of the Maximo Offering Management team for the IBM Watson IOT software organization.  Over the past 15+ years, he has played a major role in the growth, expansion and success of the Maximo Asset Management software portfolio.    Dave has worked in product development, support and product management, focusing on overall client and industry needs, market requirements, product strategy, investment and product direction.   He is currently working with his team to create exciting new IOT offerings in support of asset management and cognitive analytics.

Dan Mazzella

IBM TRIRIGA Platform Development
Mr. Mazzella is Level 3 Development Lead, coordinating Platform, Application, Cad teams across the globe.   He has been with the TRIRIGA product since 2001, and has served a number of different roles in  Services, Support, IT, and Development over the years. Among other projects, Dan has been a driving force in the adoption of WebSphere Liberty within the IBM TRIRIGA organization, and in the customer base.

Darlene Nerden
Maximo Managing Consultant, IBM
Maximo infrastructure engineer for over 21 years
Damon Smith
Environmental and Energy Functional Lead
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Mr. Smith serves as the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Environmental and Energy Functional Lead for the CBP Facilities Management and Engineering (FM&E) TRIRIGA program.  He has served as the Project Manager on several TRIRIGA initiatives, including Cultural Resources in TRIRIGA, Capital Project Performance Metrics, and Centralized Utilities. 
Mr. Smith joined CBP’s FM&E  Air and Marine Facilities office in October 2009 as a program analyst and developed their SAP centralized acquisitions program.  After leading the Air and Marine Facilities TRIRIGA transition effort, Mr. Smith joined the TRIRIGA Program Office in 2012.  Prior to joining CBP, Mr. Smith served as a Federal Auditor for KPMG LLP., leading annual financial statement audits for clients including United States Geological Survey and The America Council on Education.  

Erin Horbach
TRIRIGA Offering Manager, IBM
Mrs. Horbach is an Offering Manager for TRIRIGA within IBM's Watson Internet of Things division. Her current focus is on TRIRIGA'S lease accounting solution as well as facilities and energy management. She has 15+ years of experience in all aspects of enterprise software applications- from strategy, product management and sales to development, services, and marketing.

Janmarie Kent
Training and Development Coordinator, Nascote Industries

Janmarie Kent has been presenting training for over 15 years to groups of all sizes.  She has presented at Magna employee meetings with attendance of 100+, and delivered Lean Manufacturing Training as well as Standardized Work Training to a plant wide population of over 1000. Janmarie has become very active in the Maximo user community over the past few years, and has presented at the previous two Interconnect conferences in Las Vegas as well as the previous two MUG Summits in Cincinnati. Janmarie is excited to share her powerful perspective of how Maximo HSE+ can impact your organization and why it makes sense to use Maximo for occupational illness and injury tracking.

Jean Chick
Jean Chick leads Deloitte Consulting’s TRIRIGA practice which is responsible for many of the world’s largest TRIRIGA implementations and employs over 50 TRIRIGA specialists that focus on helping clients get the most out of their IWMS. Jean is also the leader of Deloitte’s LeasePoint product offering.   Jean was previously a CPA and Partner in Deloitte’s Audit practice and is the former leader of Deloitte's Corporate Real Estate Services Group, where she was responsible for overall strategy, design, transaction management, facilities management, and program management for North America and India.
Mr. Jim Barlow
Program Manager
Smithsonian Institution
Mr. Barlow serves as a program manager at the Smithsonian Institution where he manages a portfolio of facilities, planning, and safety applications.  Before joining the Smithsonian 2 years ago, Jim served as real estate technology capability lead for several consulting firms including most recently Accenture.  He has 20+ years of experience driving some of the industry’s largest business transformation projects spanning both the commercial and public sectors, including 5 of the Fortune 50, the majority of the Legislative Branch of the U.S. Government, 2 state governments, 11 Federal civilian agencies, and 2 Defense agencies.  Jim is a certified TRIRIGA developer
Jim Crosskey
Senior Offering Manager, Watson Internet of Things, IBM

Jim is a Senior Offering Manager in IBM’s Watson Internet of Things Division.  Jim is responsible for defining and bringing to market new offerings for Maximo that take advantage of IoT.   Jim has previously been responsible for solution architectures that apply a range of IBM Software Technologies to address industry specific solutions.  In addition he has managed several software development projects including Telecommunications Industry solutions, and product introduction programs for operating systems software.  Jim started his career with IBM in 1979 as a systems engineer after graduating from Yale University with a major in computer science
John Smart “Smarty”
Program Director, Facilities & Real Estate Offerings
IBM Internet of Things
As Program Director & Offering Manager within IBM’s Internet of Things division, Smarty’s mission is to deliver IoT offerings for the facilities and Retail portfolios. His responsibilities include strategy and market development, offering development and client partnership execution, including P&L management for this area. Prior to this role, Smarty was Chief Strategist for IBM’s Smarter Workplace solution, TRIRIGA, including Analytics and Mobile. He is also an industry leader in Real Estate Lease Accounting. Smarty has been focused on the discipline of managing complex real estate assets across the building life cycle since 1989, when we founded the industries first Integrated Workplace Solution.

John DeMarco
Director, Real Estate Strategy and Operations
IBM Transformation & Operations
Real estate strategy and operations executive, John has managed all facets of IBM’s real estate portfolio.  He is a subject matter expert in smarter building technology and is leading IBM’s current effort to fully exploit Watson, IoT and Cognitive technologies to improve both the efficiency, comfort and employee experience at our facilities around the globe.

Joe Milora

Vice President, Technology Services, EBUSINESS STRATEGIES
Joe has over 10 years of experience with TRIRIGA and TRIRIGA system integrations. He has a passion for technology, relentlessly pursuing strategic and innovative solutions to complex business needs in order to provide a competitive edge to a client’s organization. Joe continuously looks to standardize on technologies, processes, and architectures to take advantage of economies of scale, reduce variation, provide enterprise-level quality of service and achieve alignment across client business units.

John W. Strybos, P.E., C.E.M.
Associate Vice-Chancellor of Facilities Operations and
Construction Management
Alamo Colleges
John Strybos is a registered Professional Engineer and a Certified Energy Manager with more than 30 years of experience in the design, construction and management of a wide range of innovative projects.
Some of these projects include: $35,000,000 Public Private Partnership Tobin Lofts at San Antonio College, $450,000,000 District Wide Capital Improvement Program projects, LEED Certified Eco Centro Building at SAC, $20,000,000 utility efficiency projects including 3 thermal energy storage tanks, recycled water line, and solar panel installations, and $150,000,000 Maintenance Tax Notes funded renovation projects.
Mr. Strybos has made presentations on Facilities Operations and Construction Management to a variety of organizations including Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), Association of Physical Plant Administrators (APPA), IBM Pulse Conference, Texas College and University Facilities Professionals (TCUF), International Conference of Enhanced Building Operations (ICEBO), and Council of Educational Facilities Planners International (CEFPI). Mr. Strybos has received recognition from Clean Air Through Energy Efficiency (CATEE) for Outstanding Government Organization.

Joshua Park
Real Estate Technology Consultant, IBM Global Services

Joshua Park is a Real Estate Technology Consultant with years of experiences in Engineering, Real Estate and Asset Management. He has extensive consulting experiences in Enterprise Real Estate Process Re-engineering and TRIRIGA Integrated Workplace Management System. He currently leads IBM GBS's TRIRIGA solution offering in US public sector

Joern Ploennings
Principal Scientist, IBM Research
Joern Ploennigs is principal scientist at IBM Research, Ireland. Prior to joining IBM, he was leading the junior research group “Energy Design" at Technische Universitaet Dresden, Germany, as well as the data analytics group in the Irish strategic research cluster ITOBO as Feodor-Lynen fellow of the Humboldt-Foundation. He holds a master in electrical engineering for automation and control and a PhD in computer science from TU Dresden. His research interests include cognitive IoT, semantics, automated system design, data analytics, and visualisation in automation systems and smart city applications

Joe Potter
Joe is an Associate Partner in IBM’s Global Business Services’ Digital Operations Service Line, where he leads Asset Management solutions across Europe.  He has asset management systems strategy and implementation consultancy experience, including Maximo and TRIRIGA, with multi-national “blue chip” and public sector clients globally, having worked on the management of complex assets for over 35 years. 
He directs AM systems strategy and implementation projects with complex global clients.  He now concentrates on property systems and has contributed widely to IBM’s ‘Smarter Buildings’ solutions.  He is also the IBM TRIRIGA Services lead for Europe.  He is currently the IBM Chief Architect for the UK MoD DIO TRIRIGA implementation programme.  Joe holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Environmental Sciences and an MBA.  He is a Member of the Institute of Asset Management.

Kyle Harding/Littleton/IBM
Sr. Designer Architect
Analytics: Internet of Things (IoT)
IBM Asset and Facilities Management
Kyle has over 11 years of experience working with the Maximo product and platform,  having joined MRO/IBM in 2004. In the past,  Kyle was the lead designer for the Maximo Service Desk product comprised of the following Maximo Applications; Service Request, Self Service Service Request, Incident, Problem, Change, Release, Solution, Search Solution, Communications Templates, and Service Level Agreements, additionally he is ITIL platform certified. In 2011, Kyle achieved Tririga Certified Developer status and designed integration tooling between Maximo and Tririga. In 2014 Kyle began working with the O&G / HSE team focusing on designs related to Incident Management, Mobile Incident Reporting, Investigations, and Operator Log while also contributing designs across the O&G/HSE platform.   Kyle received a BA degree from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY, with a  double major in business and government and an MBA and MS degree in Accounting from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.

Kenneth L.  Korba
Director of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Special Projects Team

Kenneth L.  Korba is currently the Director of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Special Projects Team, responsible for the SOARD (Service Oriented Architecture Research and Development) program which using Agile principles to implement  IBM Maximo across the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA). The DVA has a portfolio of over 5,000 buildings. VHA has 153 Medical Center Campuses and over 800 Outpatient Clinics. Mr. Korba has 44 years of Federal Government service including his time in the US Navy. Mr. Korba possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Administration from Southern Illinois University, and a Masters Degree in Program and Project Management from George Washington University and has led many IT and non-IT projects across his career. His background is diverse across many disciplines including Biomedical Engineering, Logistics, Facility Management, Organizational Change Management, Business Process Reengineering and IT Project Management. Mr. Korba possesses a PMP Credential from the Project Management Institute.

Kyle Harding/Littleton/IBM
Sr. Designer Architect, Analytics: Internet of Things (IoT), IBM Asset and Facilities Management
Kyle has over 11 years of experience working with the Maximo product and platform,  having joined MRO/IBM in 2004. In the past,  Kyle was the lead designer for the Maximo Service Desk product comprised of the following Maximo Applications; Service Request, Self Service Service Request, Incident, Problem, Change, Release, Solution, Search Solution, Communications Templates, and Service Level Agreements, additionally he is ITIL platform certified. In 2011, Kyle achieved Tririga Certified Developer status and designed integration tooling between Maximo and Tririga. In 2014 Kyle began working with the O&G / HSE team focusing on designs related to Incident Management, Mobile Incident Reporting, Investigations, and Operator Log while also contributing designs across the O&G/HSE platform.  Kyle received a BA degree from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY, with a  double major in business and government and an MBA and MS degree in Accounting from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.
Kawon Park
Watson IoT Offering Manager, IBM
Kawon is an offering manager for Maximo at IBM's Watson IOT division.
He looks over the Maximo for Service Providers and BIM offerings.
Kiel Schmitz
Facilities Data Coordinator
Saint Paul Public Schools
Kiel Schmitz is the Facilities Data Coordinator for Saint Paul Public Schools. He attended the University of Wisconsin, studying Civil and Environmental Engineering. He has worked with the District since 2007, working to implement TRIRIGA as the District's IWMS solution in 2012/2013. He is a certified TRIRIGA Application Developer, and has worked with Business Partners to identify and expand the functionality of TRIRIGA for the District. In 2016 the School Board approved a ten year Facilities Master Plan, securing $870 million in funding, thanks in part to information collected with TRIRIGA.

Louis J. Battagliese, Jr.

Lou Battagliese is a founding principal of Jackson Cross Partners (JCP). Active in real estate since 1984, he has worked in a variety of roles implementing technology and assisted many corporate and institutional investment clients on a variety of projects valued at over $2.0 billion. Lou is an acknowledged thought leader in the areas of corporate real estate finance and strategy. He has provided expert counsel to clients related to compliance and strategic planning for the changes to the Standard for Lease Accounting that are being implemented by the FASB and IASB in the coming year.

William (Liam) Digman
TRIRIGA Program Manager
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Mr. Digman serves as the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) TRIRIGA program manager for the CBP Facilities Management & Engineering (FM&E) TRIRIGA instance.  CBP uses TRIRIGA to manage its extensive real property portfolio, relying heavily on the portfolio, projects, leasing, and reporting capabilities in TRIRIGA.  The program office is responsible for the day-to-day functional and project support for TRIRIGA. 
Mr. Digman has been with CBP since May 2012.  Before coming to CBP, he was a financial systems specialist at Defense Finance and Accounting Service, and previous to that worked in manufacturing and consulting as an IT professional in many capacities.

Lisa Stuckless
Lisa Stuckless is an Offering Manager for the Maximo Asset Management solution. She has worked with the Maximo product line for over 14 years where her responsibilities include design and product strategy for Maximo and multiple Industry Solutions and Add-ons.

Mr. Mark Johnson
TRIRIGA Technical Services Lead, EDI

Mr. Johnson currently runs EDI's Tririga Development team. Mark has 8 years' experience in developing TRIRIGA solutions in Real Estate Lease, Capital Projects, Facility Assessment, and Space Management. His experience includes performance optimizing Tririga workflows for a variety of clients, teaching the Application Platform I and II classes as well as writing the IBM Tririga Development Certification exams.

Matt Bryant

DC Water, IT Project Support Lead for Maximo

For over 10 years, Mr. Bryant has worked on a wide range of IT engagements from Application Development to Enterprise Architecture to System Implementations & Integrations. Since 2007, his focus has been the implementation & configuration of IBM’s Maximo Asset Management software. He has supported clients in a number of industries (e.g. Freight Transportation, Nuclear & Traditional Power Utilities, and Department of Defense). Mr. Bryant has developed a broad working knowledge of business processes and best practices within Asset Management, Work/Maintenance Management, Material Management, Supply Chain Management (e.g. Procurement) as well as Financial Management.   

He is the Project Support Lead for Maximo under the IT Department as well as acting Work & Asset Management Lead for the IT Dept. Responsible for all implementations and changes to Maximo including projects, integrations and hardware support and supporting GIS and mobility systems.

Specialties: Since 2007, Mr. Bryant's focus has been the implementation & configuration of IBM’s Maximo Asset Management software.

Michael Hayes
Director of Development and Lab Services, Aquitas Solutions
As Director of Development and Lab Services, Michael Hayes brings 25 years of product development, systems integration, technical instruction, and leadership experience. For the last 17 years, he has worked with the IBM Maximo product.  Prior to joining Aquitas, Michael was a Senior Solution Architect for IBM.  He came to IBM through their acquisition of MRO Software in 2006.  While at IBM, Michael was a lead architect for many of IBM’s Smarter Planet Solutions. He was also a lead architect in other IBM Smarter Solution products for the Chemicals and Petroleum, Aerospace, Utility, and Transportation Solutions.  Since joining Aquitas, Michael has continued architecting and leading the development of IoT solutions and adding additional functionality to Maximo for Health, Safety and Environmental processes.  Michael completed his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Brigham Young University  in Provo, Utah.

Michael Nutt
Program Manager, DataSplice

As a Program Manager with DataSplice, Michael has acted as a conduit between customers and the development team at Datasplice over the past four years. Michael brings over eight years of Maximo experience to DataSplice, having provided direction and management of projects in several industries, including energy, utilities, municipalities, facilities, and within the Federal sector. His background in both technical and functional aspects enable him bring a holistic perspective to mobility projects, as well as architecting solutions to optimize business process and related data

Pam Denny
Pam is a Senior Analytics Architect for IBM’s Maximo Asset Management product.  This suite of Analytic tools includes the Enterprise reporting tools of BIRT and Cognos, along with the most recent addition of Watson Analytics.
For over 15 years, Pam has worked directly with clients and business partners in identifying analytic needs and product roadmap direction.  Additionally, she has worked to increase their understanding of Maximo's Analytic features through training, demonstrations, reference materials, and best practices.  She also regularly speaks at National and Local User Conferences, Client Sites and in web seminars.  

Paul Lacey

Paul has been involved with the TRIRIGA product for over ten years in a variety of capacities at TRIRIGA and IBM.  In his current position, Paul is an Offering Manager within IBM's Internet of Things division, with responsibility for TRIRIGA integrated workplace management solutions, including analytics, mobility, and BIM solutions.


Prior to his current role, Paul managed the IBM TRIRIGA Level 2 Support team, assisting TRIRIGA customers in their transition into the IBM support systems following IBM's acquisition of TRIRIGA.  At TRIRIGA, Paul was Director of Customer Success, with responsibilities for TRIRIGA's Customer Support and Training programs.

Peter Lemon
As Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the UK Ministry of Defence - Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), Peter is responsible for seamlessly bringing the organisations’ people, technology and processes together through technological transformation, information service delivery and process management and improvement. Working closely with all areas of DIO business Peter ensures information technology continues to add value in delivering DIO business through the e-enablement of efficient and effective processes.
Peter joined the MOD in 1985 with Military Survey and has held roles with the RAF, Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) and Defence Estates (now known as DIO). 
Peter has led a number of projects and studies delivering estate focused transformation, business improvement solutions, complex supply chain strategies and procurement planning, including the creation of the MOD Physical Condition Grading Methodology, Estate Planning Tool, Defence Accommodation Management Strategy and the Armed Forces Affordable Homes Study.  More recently, Peter led the Asset Management Information Study and Technology Solution (TRIRIGA) programme, which has been instrumental in defining key elements of the DIO Enhanced Operating Model.

Rahul Desai
Senior Offering Manager, Watson IoT Asset Management
IBM Corporation
As Senior Offering Manager, Watson IoT Asset Management, Rahul is responsible for the strategy, product management and ecosystem for all of the Maximo Mobility offerings.
Rahul's interest lies in improving asset lifecycle and supply chain using innovative technologies like Mobility, Internet of Things and Cognitive computing and is a key contributor to various innovation projects on the industrial use of cognitive computing. He has worked on Maximo since 2003 first with MRO and now with IBM and is a frequent speaker at international conferences.
Randy Smith
Director, Facility Management Services, Gilbane
Mr. Smith brings over 30 years of experience as a Technical Consultant and Consulting Manager. He has worked in both the computer industry and in manufacturing, engineering, and management arena. He specializes in design, implementation, customization and support of IWMS, CMMS, and CAFM systems and solutions. He has managed projects implementing Property Management, Space & Move Management, Capital Project Management, Demand and Preventive Maintenance Management, interfaces to IWMS systems, Centralized Helpdesks, Asset Management, Fleet Management, and Facility Condition Assessments. As part of the Gilbane Building Company, Mr. Smith has worked on enhancing the turnover of construction documents and data to the owner’s facility operations. These services include the capture and loading of all portfolio, space, asset, and maintenance data into the owner’s existing IWMS/CMMS/CAFM system.
Ms. Renee Gibbon
Sr. TRIRIGA Technical Specialist
IBM Corporation
For the past few years, Renee has been working with customers in the Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) space, providing an understanding of how TRIRIGA helps them optimize their Property Portfolio throughout its lifecycle.  Prior to her current role on the Smarter Infrastructure team, she spent over a decade supporting the Maximo-based IT Asset & Service Management solutions and has held various roles in the software industry since 1993.

Robert Blain
Client Technical Specialist, IBM Maximo Solutions
Robert Blain is a Client Technical Specialist with the IBM Watson Internet of Things Asset & Facilities Management Group.  With over fifteen years of Maximo experience and a speciality in mobile computing, his chief responsibility is enlightening and advising existing and potential customers of the benefits of the entire Maximo portfolio.
Robert G. Potter
CIO, Vice President Business Systems
Skookum Contract Services
Rob joined Skookum in 2013. Rob has over 30 years in information technology / executive leadership positions with IBM, Verizon, and now Skookum.

Mr. Ryan Koppelman
Platform Development Manager, TRIRIGA
IBM Corporation
Ryan Koppelman is the Senior Development Manager for IBM TRIRIGA Application Platform; he leads the team responsible for the underlying technology used to develop and run TRIRIGA applications. Ryan has worked with the TRIRIGA suite of products for over 16 years in various technical roles within development, quality assurance and support.

Shoshanna Davidson
Senior Managing Consultant, IBM Global Business Services
Shoshanna Davidson is a Senior Managing Consultant for IBM's Global Business Services division. She is passionate about using design thinking to align strategic business goals to tactical action plans specifically in the facility and workplace management arena. She brings over 15 years of functional program management experience to technology enablement initiatives and has worked with TRIRIGA and Maximo implementations for over 10 years.
Sandra Gannon
Product Architect and Designer, Watson IoT, IBM
Sandra Gannon is a Product Architect and Designer in IBM’s Internet of Things division, leading design and user experience efforts for both Maximo BIM and TRIRIGA BIM, and is one of the several designers on the Maximo alternative UI.
Steve Lisle
VP of Marketing & Business Development
FieldFLEX Inc.
Steve Lisle is a senior IT professional with more than 25 years of experience in technology consulting and product development for Corporate Real Estate and Asset Management. He has a solid business and technical background with his main focus on mobile and enterprise product development, and has successfully helped launch several commercial products throughout his career. Steve also has expertise in strategy development, business transformation, business analysis and systems implementation, and has played key roles in several large-scale projects for many clients in the public and private sectors.

Staci Saker
Line of Business Program Manager
Wayne County Airport Authority
Staci Saker is a Line of Business / Program Manager for the Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA) with responsibility for building and maintaining business relationships and leading technical projects across seven departments. In this role she has worked closely with Electronic Data, Inc. (EDI), an IBM Premier Business Partner, to implement Tririga and provide ongoing support to the business.
Prior to her time at WCAA Staci worked 20 years for EDS/HP (Hewlett Packard) in a variety of roles including managing process development and operations teams. She has a PMP Certification and extensive background in application and infrastructure project management.

Stan Tims
Program Director, Product Management, Internet of Things, IBM
Srinath Siddapur
Serco, Inc.
Srinath Siddapur is a Technical Lead from Serco, Inc. and has been involved with the CAFM and IWMS industry for over 20 years. Currently working as the Technical Lead and Solutions Architect for the US Air Force NexGen IT project, he is involved with end-to-end implementation of the TRIRIGA IWMS software. NexGen IT is part of the CE Transformation and is the initiative for the Office of the Air Force Civil Engineer (AF/A4C) to replace select legacy information technology (IT) systems with TRIRIGA. Srinath specializes in  integrating Real Property, Cost Accounting, Work Management, Materiel Control, Project Management, and Energy within one enterprise system; he brings with him a wide range of industry experience and has successfully implemented TRIRIGA  enterprise solutions  at EPA, Social Security Administration, Department of State, WHS, US Coast Guard, Penn State, to name a few.
Sanjiv Paul Singh
AIA LEED-AP – Vice President, eCIFM Solutions
Sanjiv is one of the founders of the IWMS solution market, with over 30 years of experience in developing and implementing integrated solutions for Real Estate and Facilities. Sanjiv’s experience spans all industries and numerous IWMS products, with over 20 years of experience with TRIRIGA applications.   Under his leadership, eCIFM Solutions has become a leading IBM TRIRIGA systems integrator. He has pioneered the development of eCIFM’s exclusive On-The-Go Mobile applications for TRIRIGA. eCIFM’s mobile applications are available for all modules of TRIRIGA. Leveraging his background in architecture and technology, Sanjiv has built unique capabilities at eCIFM to use technology to address the challenges of managing and optimizing the workplace.

Todd Allen
TRIRIGA Service Line Manager
Todd Allen is a TRIRIGA Service Line Manager for EDI, providing software implementation, project management, consulting and support services for over 15 years.  He has an extensive technical background and is a certified TRIRIGA Developer, Cisco Network Administrator and Microsoft Systems Engineer.  Todd also has a variety of experience across facilities, real estate and property management organizations.  Recent accomplishments include enhancing the TRIRIGA Capital Projects module to meet customer business processes for Design, Construction and On-Call Project/Contract management.  This included a self-service vendor portal for offline bidding and invoicing and an automated permitting process for the Wayne County Airport Authority
Mr. Troy Burnett
Vice President of IWMS Solutions
Mr. Burnett serves as Vice President of IWMS solutions for EDI, an IBM business partner and reseller. Troy has been implementing enterprise software solutions for over 20 years and has focused on Facility Management and Capital Projects software for over 12 years.
Tyler Eshraghi
Offering Manager, Watson IoT, IBM
Tyler Eshraghi is an Offering Manager for Watson IOT’s Predictive Maintenance and Quality (PMQ). Tyler has been with IBM for 1.5 years working in the role of Offering Manager. Prior to joining IBM, Tyler earned his MBA from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Additionally, Tyler earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University and worked as a Mechanical Design Engineer and Product Manager for a Hydrogen Fuel Cell based in Raleigh, NC. Tyler currently lives in Raleigh with his wife.
Vikul Banta
Strategy and Product Management, Asset Management
IBM Internet of Things
Vikul Banta is an Offering Manager for Maximo Asset Management, in the IBM Watson IoT division. He has been with IBM for over 7 years and is currently responsible for Maximo Scheduler, Maximo Scheduler Plus, Maximo Oil & Gas, Maximo HSE, and Maximo Archiving. Prior to joining IBM, Vikul successfully obtained his Master in Business Administration from Boston College.

William Stevens
Director – Workplace Support, PNC Bank
Bill is responsible for the implementation and ongoing maintenance of the TRIRIGA product at PNC. He assumed this role in 2012 and has since managed the implementation of TRIRIGA’s Lease Administration, Space/Move Management and O&M modules. Bill has more than 35 years of banking experience with PNC and its predecessor banks. His background includes Strategic and Portfolio Planning, project management, Branch Network Expansion and branch construction, as well as various senior leadership positions within Retail Banking.