VP/CTO, SDN & Innovation Services
Cloud Division (SoftLayer), IBM
Mac has 26 years of experience with networking and virtualization.
He became an IBM Master Inventor in 2006, an IBM Distinguished Engineer in 2008 and is a Member of the IBM Academy of Technology since 2009.
He served 2 years as the Chief Architect for IM System z Enterprise Software and 2 years as the CTO for IBM Cloud partnerships and client innovations within the IBM Corporate Strategy team.
Mac served 2 years as Director and CTO Cloud Portfolio within IBM Global Technology Services. He lead the technical due diligence for the SoftLayer acquisition which lead to the creation of IBM Cloud Services Division.
He co-authored Springer’s Handbook of Cloud Computing used by colleges and universities.
Mac currently serves as Vice President and CTO of SDN and Innovation Services, IBM Cloud Division and as a faculty member for the Cloud and Internet-of-Things Expos.