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Colin Parris

About Colin Parris

Dr. Colin Parris is the General Manager for IBM’s Power Systems business in the IBM Systems & Technology Group. Dr. Parris is also a member of the IBM Performance Team and the Integration and Values Team and sits on the Board of Governors of the IBM Academy of Technology. His previous roles include Vice President and Business Line Executive, Power Systems; Vice President, Systems Software Development and Lab Services; Vice President of Industry Solutions in IBM Research; and Vice President, Strategic Growth Development, responsible for the commercialization of the Blue Gene Supercomputer. Dr. Parris received a Doctorate of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering (Ph.D.E.E.) at the University of California, Berkeley, a Masters in the Science of Management (M.S.M) from Stanford University, (as a Sloan Fellow), a Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (M.S.E.E.C.S) at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (B.S.E.E.) at Howard University. He has also received various technical and community honors and awards.
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Evolving applications for big data and analytics

Striving to transform organizations is what we at IBM are focusing on as we develop industry-leading edge systems and next generation applications to mine big data and drive innovation that matters for the future.

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25 Years of IBM i

25 years of IBM i innovation

Through the collaborative efforts of our clients, Business Partners and ISVs, IBM i has helped to create a new wave on innovation that continues today. Businesses invested in a system that—through integration— promised it would be easy-to-use and offer low cost of operations. A system that promised investment protection for applications whatever new technologies might emerge.

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