NonStop Technical Boot Camp 2016
 
Keynote Speakers

Professor Timothy Chou, Stanford University

Timothy Chou has been lucky enough to have a career spanning academia, successful (and not so successful) startups and large corporations. He was one of only a few people to hold the President title at Oracle. As President of Oracle On Demand he grew the cloud business from it’s very beginning. Today that business is over $2B. He wrote about the move of applications to the cloud in 2004 in his first book, “The End of Software”.  His most recent book, published earlier this year is, “Precision: Principles, Practices and Solutions for the Internet of Things”.

After earning his PhD in EE at the University of Illinois he went to work for Tandem Computers, one of the original Silicon Valley startups. Had he understood stock options he would have joined earlier. He’s invested in and been a contributor to a number of other startups, some you’ve heard of like Webex, and others you’ve never heard of but were sold to companies like Cisco and Oracle. Today he serves on the board of Blackbaud, a nearly $700M vertical application cloud service company and he is focused on several new ventures in cloud computing, machine learning and the Internet of Things.


Randy Meyer, Vice President, Mission Critical Solutions, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Randy Meyer leads the Product Management, Strategy and Technology team for the NonStop Enterprise organization within HP. His team drives the overall strategic direction for the NonStop product family, works with enterprise customers and partners to architect, integrate and test solutions that take advantage of HP NonStop servers, and provides technical education to field support staff. 

With more than 25 years of experience in the computer industry, Meyer has held a variety of technical, financial management, product management and marketing management roles. He originally joined Tandem Computers in 1986 in product management and returned to the company in 1997. Among other positions in the start-up world, he was vice president of business development for NetFRAME Systems, a high-end network server manufacturer. Meyer holds a Bachelor of Science in economics and a Bachelor of Arts in computer science from the University of Minnesota, and a Master of Business Administration from Cornell University. 


Andrew Bergholz, Senior Director, NonStop Engineering, Mission Critical Solutions, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Andrew is the Senior Director of Development of HPE NonStop and is responsible for defining the NonStop vision and developing core technologies. He provides overall leadership and direction for strategy, architecture, development, quality assurance, and program management for the NonStop Business Unit. Andrew has served in many different capacities in HPE NonStop for almost 20 years, including architect for Entry Class Versatile I/O (VIO) and senior management roles responsible for Program Management, Customer Engagement, and Software Development. Andrew holds an M.B.A from the University of Phoenix and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.




Breakout Session Speakers
Kristy Andrews [More Info]
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Leon Arens [More Info]
Tandem Systems Engineer
First National Bank Omaha
Leon Arens has been a HP-NonStop System Admin at First National since 2002 and has been a developer on HP-NonStops since 1987. He has worked at US Bank, Bank of America and ACI.
 
Navneet Aurora [More Info]
HP Performance Analyst
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Navneet is a senior member of the NED performance team. Most recently he has been responsible for delivering performance information for the Multi-core blade NonStop servers. He is keenly interested in all aspects of the NonStop server particularly related to its performance as an unique end-to-end fault tolerant, continuously available transactional server.
 
Callum Barclay [More Info]
CTO and Founder
Computer Security Products
As one of the founders of CSP in 1987, Callum Barclay leads the technical direction of the company from its headquarters outside Toronto, Canada. Originally from Edinburgh, Scotland, Callum works to bring pioneering security and compliance solutions to HP NonStop customers.
 
Wendy Bartlett [More Info]
Distinguished Technologist
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Andy Bergholz [More Info]
NonStop Director, Engineering
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Albert Biketi [More Info]
Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Security Products
HPE Security - Data Security
Mr. Biketi is the Vice President and General Manager of the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Data Security business, known as HPE Security –Data Security.In this role,he leads the team responsible for HPE’s encryption strategy, go-to-market,engineering and delivery for the products and services which help our customers manage risk and secure the world’s most sensitive data.

Mr. Biketi has worked in most of Hewlett-Packard’s major enterprise business groups in various functions and regions in the last 17 years covering Sales, Global Business Development, Restructuring, M&A Integration, Competitive Strategy, Finance, Program Development, Risk Management, and Operations. He previously led Strategy, Planning and Operations for the Enterprise Security Products group in HP's Software division, supporting the SVP & GM of the group.

Mr. Biketi has also held several region-based and Global leadership roles in Hewlett-Packard across EMEA and the Americas. He is a Chartered Management Accountant, did graduate work at MIT’s Entrepreneurial Lab where he worked with venture-backed software companies seeking acceleration in international markets, and has an MBA from Harvard University.

Mr. Biketi’s current office location is at Moffett Towers, in Sunnyvale, California. He is active in mentorship, coaching and developing managers in the technology industry in the Bay Area. 



 
Bob Byrom [More Info]
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Javier Calderon [More Info]
Casa Ley
 
Richard Carr [More Info]
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Professor Timothy Chou [More Info]
Lecturer
Stanford University
Timothy Chou has been lucky enough to have a career spanning academia, successful (and not so successful) startups and large corporations. He was one of only a few people to hold the President title at Oracle. As President of Oracle On Demand he grew the cloud business from it’s very beginning. Today that business is over $2B. He wrote about the move of applications to the cloud in 2004 in his first book, “The End of Software”. His most recent book, published earlier this year is, “Precision: Principles, Practices and Solutions for the Internet of Things”. 

After earning his PhD in EE at the University of Illinois he went to work for Tandem Computers, one of the original Silicon Valley startups. Had he understood stock options he would have joined earlier. He’s invested in and been a contributor to a number of other startups, some you’ve heard of like Webex, and others you’ve never heard of but were sold to companies like Cisco and Oracle. Today he serves on the board of Blackbaud, a nearly $700M vertical application cloud service company and he is focused on several new ventures in cloud computing, machine learning and the Internet of Things.
 
Mike Clapper [More Info]
Senior Solutions Architect/Business Critical Systems
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Karen Copeland [More Info]
Manager, HP NonStop Product Management
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Daniel Craig [More Info]
Operations Director
TCM
Daniel is Operations Director at TCM, with roles marketing, communications, finance, business development and project management. Daniel joined TCM in 2011, though he has been involved in NonStop almost his entire life. As a second generation NonStopper, Daniel followed in his father Tony’s footsteps and joined the family business founded back in 1996. He shares affinity with the platform forged through childhood memories of weekend's spent exploring his father's Tandem office in Scotland and witnessing the early days of TCM as the company grew from a single NonStop Systems Management support contract. He regards himself as NonStop evangelist and is an active participant in the NonStop community.
 
Cesar Cruz [More Info]
Vice President
Banco Agrario de Colombia
Currently serving as Banco Agrarioâ's CIO, Cesar Cruz has over twenty years of experience in the financial sector. A graduate of Universidad Católica de Colombia, Mr. Cruz has also worked in leadership positions at Multibanca Colpatria and security specialist Olimpia Management, S.A. His extensive IT background includes technology fusions among financial institutions, changes to core banking platforms, and availability management of critical IT platforms.
 
Mihai Damian [More Info]
Systems Software Architect
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Paul Davies [More Info]
ESQ Business Services
 
Marcelo de Azevedo [More Info]
Clustering Architect, HP NonStop
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Marcelo is the Clustering Architect responsible for the HP NonStop X Cluster Solution. He has been with HPE/HP/Compaq/Tandem since 1997. Marcelo has led the development of four generations of clustering solutions for the NonStop platform, including predecessor clustering products based on the ServerNet interconnect. He is also an architect for the NonStop OS Message System.  Marcelo has a PhD from the University of California, Irvine. He works in the HPE facility in Austin, TX.
 
Paul Denzinger [More Info]
Distinguished Technologist/DB & Big Data Consulting, Design and Performance Specialist
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Paul Denzinger began his career with Tandem in 1985 and worked in various capacities throughout his tenure at Tandem, Compaq and Hewlett-Packard.  As an HP Distinguished Technologist, Paul has provided architectural consulting and technical support to customers worldwide for applications as diverse as high-performance trading systems as well as very large database systems.  In addition to his focus on relational DB technology, Paul spent several years working with no-SQL big data products in HP’s Business Critical Systems unit.  He currently is a member of the NonStop Enterprise Solutions and Architecture team for the Americas, focusing mainly on NonStop database solutions. 
 
Chris Draper [More Info]
Information Security Engineer
Wells Fargo Bank
Chris has been working at Wells for over 20 years in Tandem Security.
 
Ozen Ercevik [More Info]
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Ozen is a member of HP NonStop product management team. He manages a number of products including NonStop tape products, networking CLIMs, and NonStop manageability products. He joined NonStop in 2000 and took roles in NonStop hardware development and sustaining. He has an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison.
 
Keith Evans [More Info]
Shadowbase Business Development & Product Management
Gravic
Mr. Evans works on Shadowbase business development and product management for Shadowbase synchronous replication products. He earned a BSc (Honors) in Combined Sciences from DeMontfort University, Leicester, England. He began his professional life as a software engineer at IBM Laboratories in the UK, developing the CICS “application server.” He then moved to Digital Equipment Corp. in the UK as a pre-sales specialist. In 1988 he emigrated to the U.S. and took a position at Amdahl in Silicon Valley as a software architect, working on transaction processing middleware for its UTS (Unix) O/S. In 1992 Mr. Evans joined Tandem and was the lead architect for its open TP application server program (NonStop Tuxedo). After the Tandem mergers he became a Distinguished Technologist with HP NonStop Enterprise Division (NED) and was involved with the continuing development of middleware application infrastructures (Pathway, J2EE, SOA, et al). In 2006 he moved into a Product Manager position at NED, responsible for middleware products. In 2010 he also became Product Manager for the NonStop Business Continuity product suite (RDF, TMF, AutoTMF, AutoSYNC, and SDR). In 2000, he was awarded a patent for the Transaction Internet Protocol (TIP), which became an IETF standard. Mr. Evans began working for the Shadowbase Products Group in 2012.
 
Mark Evenson [More Info]
Senior System Software Engineer - NonStop OS
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Paul Freeman [More Info]
Manager Information Security
TSYS
Manage Information Security for Mainframe
 
Farshad Ghazi [More Info]
Global Product Manager
HPE Security – Data Security
Farshad is a passionate product management professional with decades of experience in all aspects of the software development from development, to design, architecture, and product management. His background spans the security space, IP communications, and legacy telecom protocols. He is currently managing a suite of products at HPE Security – Data Security aimed at providing the data-centric security for enterprises where data is protected anywhere within the system. When he is not glued to a laptop, he spends his time with his kids and family exploring the surroundings and hiking outdoors.
 
Bobbi Gibson [More Info]
Senior Manager
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Gary Grosch [More Info]
Solution Architect
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Toshimitsu Hara Hara [More Info]
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Elaine Herren [More Info]
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Dale Hiatt [More Info]
Lead HP NonStop Administrator
US Foods
I began my career on HP NonStop systems as an application developer in 1982 for Community Hospital in Indianapolis. I joined Tandem in 1986 as employee number 9621. I mainly supported GTE (now Verizon) during this time.  I left Tandem in 1994 and worked at Ameritech in Indianapolis as a Tandem Systems Programmer for 3 years and returned to Tandem in 1997 before the Compaq merger. During this time, I was mainly a Systems Engineer on a sales teams.  All told, I spent about 20 years with Tandem / Compaq / HP.  I was WFRd from HP in December 2008 after working 3 years in product development on Neoview.  Since September 2009, I have been at US Foods where I am the Lead NonStop Administrator.  I have a wide range of knowledge on all things NonStop.  I understand this topic forward and backwards.
 
Bill Highleyman [More Info]
Managing Editor
Availability Digest
Dr. Bill Highleyman is the Managing Editor of The Availability Digest (www.availabilitydigest.com), a monthly, online publication and a resource of information on high- and continuous availability topics. His years of experience in the design and implementation of mission-critical systems have made him a popular seminar speaker and a sought-after technical writer. Dr. Highleyman is a past chairman of ITUG, the former HP NonStop Users’ Group, the holder of numerous U.S. patents, the author of Performance Analysis of Transaction Processing Systems, and the co-author of the three-volume series, Breaking the Availability Barrier.
 
Satoko Hirano [More Info]
 
John Hoffman [More Info]
Senior Manager of Shadowbase Development
Gravic
Mr. Hoffmann leads development for the Shadowbase Products Group. Mr. Hoffmann's experience with NonStop systems spans more than 30 years and began early in his career on the original Tandem NonStop System. Mr. Hoffmann specializes in developing highly available, fault tolerant, real-time systems for a wide array of platforms and environments. He is a member of Gravic Labs, the company's intellectual property group, and is active in the fields of data replication, data integration, and performance analysis. He is an author of several articles on data replication technology. He earned his BS in Honors Mathematics from McGill University, Canada.
 
6476250 Bruce Holenstein [More Info]
Gravic
 
Paul Holenstein [More Info]
Executive Vice President
Gravic
Mr. Holenstein has direct responsibility for the Gravic, Inc. Shadowbase Products Group and is a Senior Fellow at Gravic Labs, the company's intellectual property group. He has previously held various positions in technology consulting companies, from software engineer through technical management to business development, beginning his career as a Tandem (HP NonStop) developer in 1980. His technical areas of expertise include high availability designs and architectures, data replication technologies, heterogeneous application and data integration, and communications and performance analysis. Mr. Holenstein holds many patents in the field of data replication and synchronization, writes extensively on high and continuous availability topics, and co-authored Breaking the Availability Barrier, a three-volume book series. He received his BSCE from Bucknell University, a MSCS from Villanova University, and is an HP Master Accredited Systems Engineer (MASE).
 
William Holenstein [More Info]
Senior Manager of Shadowbase Product Delivery
Gravic
Mr. Holenstein manages the Product Delivery department for the Shadowbase product line, which includes Support, QA, and Training/Documentation. He joined our organization as a software developer in the late 1980's. During his time with the company, Mr. Holenstein worked at many professional services sites, performing a wide array of software tasks ranging from data acquisition, heterogeneous connectivity and high level application software on a variety of platforms. He regularly participates in Shadowbase customer installations and software projects as either a team leader or project manager. Mr. Holenstein received his undergraduate degree from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Villanova University, studied international business and new business ventures at Penn State University's Great Valley Graduate School Campus.
 
Henning Horst [More Info]
Senior Vice President, Security
comForte
Henning Horst, SVP Security at comForte 21 GmbH, is an HPE NonStop professional with strong focus on security. In his global responsibility, Henning has been working with various large international institutions in the payment card industry to discuss security related topics and solutions. Henning has been one of the key individuals in the design and implementation of comForte's SSL/TLS encryption and Single Sign On products as well as in defining the architecture and strategic directions of comForte's data-at-rest protection framework SecurData.  Henning represents comForte at the ANSI X9 committee where he actively participates in the development of security standards for the payment card industry, in particular for the upcoming ANSI X9 tokenization standard.
 
Yash Kapadia [More Info]
CEO
OmniPayments
When CEO Yash Kapadia left his tenure as a developer at Tandem Computers, he did not abandon the NonStop platform. Instead, he founded Opsol Integrators, whose team is known worldwide for successfully completing mission-critical custom integration projects on time and well within fixed-price requirements. At Tandem, Yash participated in numerous assignments for customers such as Wells Fargo, United Airlines, and John Deere. Yash's experience with the financial and retail industries led to the creation of OmniPayments, a financial-transaction switch that runs on NonStop but easily ports to open-source applications.
 
Khody Khodayari [More Info]
President
Idelji
Khody caught the “Tandem Bug” right after College, at his first Job with Citi Bank.  Over the following five years, he helped convert and implement 8 other multinational Banks onto NonStop.  Idelji Corporation was founded in his garage shortly after.  20+ years, 18 products, and 11,000 licenses later, his focus remains on Performance and Operation Management tools.  Latest work includes NonStop performance analytics in the cloud, and AI.
 
Takeshi Kisu [More Info]
Technology Services Team
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Japan
 
Jim Knudsen [More Info]
Payments Solution Engineer
Integrated Research
 
Sven Koehler [More Info]
Senior System Analyst
comForte
 
Smrithi Konanur [More Info]
Senior Manager, Global Product Management - Payments
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Smrithi Konanur has over 14 years of computer software industry experience including more than 7 years of experience in Payment Industry. Her main focus in her current role is providing data security solutions for PCI, P2PE, tokenization, PII, and PHI in different channels like in-store (POS systems), e-commerce/browser based applications and other mobile applications. Her background ranges from technical product development, management, integration, product management, and product strategy. She holds a Masters in Computer Engineering and multiple management continuing education programs.
 
Franz König [More Info]
Manager, Advanced Technology Center & Strategy
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Franz König leads HP NonStop’s Advanced Technology Center’s (ATC) technologists/consultants and strategy. In his 25+ years in NonStop he had been successfully leading many large projects and initiatives, gaining broad and deep knowledge in areas such as architecture, modernization, performance, integrations and project management. Franz holds a degree in electrical engineering, an M.Sc. degree in Innovation Management and an MBA in General Management from the Austrian Business School / Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria.
 
Susan Langford [More Info]
HP Distinguished Technologist
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Susan Langford is an HP Atalla Distinguished Technologist and senior cryptographer. She received a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. Susan created and chairs the Atalla security committee, responsible for the overview of the security of all Atalla products. Her focus is on designing logically secure interfaces, implementation of secure cryptographic devices, and upgrading the cryptography of legacy systems.
 
Roland Lemoine [More Info]
Engineer
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Roland Lemoine has been with HP/Compaq/Tandem for 20 years and is a Master level engineer. He has 15 years experience on UNIX and 14 years on NonStop Servers. He has been providing Customer Support on various products such as Hardware, Operating systems, architectures (SMP and clusters), and software (Communication, Middleware and Databases). Roland had a strong role in advocating Open source on NonStop and today is focusing on OSS middleware such as the Java eco system where he recently authored a white paper on Java memory monitoring. Roland can be reached at roland.lemoine@hp.com.
 
Rob Lesan [More Info]
Senior Solutions/Security Architect; Connect President
XYPRO
Rob joined XYPRO in January 2012 with over 20 years of NonStop experience ranging from operations and database management through security management and systems programming. Prior to XYPRO, Rob worked for a number of large NonStop installations, his last being America Online where he was responsible for maintaining the companies worldwide authentication complex. Rob has also been a XYGATE professional since the mid 1990’s.
 
Moshe Levy [More Info]
Senior Product Manager
HPE Security – Data Security
 
Phil Ly [More Info]
President
TIC Software
Phil Ly is the president and founder of TIC Software, a New York-based company specializing in software and services that integrate NonStop with the latest technologies, including SOA,Prior to founding TICSoftware in 1983, Phil worked for Tandem Computers in technical support and software development, and previously for Wang and Northern Telecom.
 
Mick Mastrolorito [More Info]
Senior Software Support Engineer
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Shinichiro Matsutomo [More Info]
Manager
NEC Corporation
In NEC, I have promoted co-operation with HP Japan as leader at NEC of this NonStop PoC since 2014. I was an original member of starting OEM (the 1990's) of HP-UX in NEC, and was in charge of support of HP-UX and MC/ServiceGuard. And I was also engaged in establishment of the SI methodology of OMCS (Open Mission Critical System) and have been engaged in a lot of OMCS SI., I intend to develop new full-scale Open Mission Critical System introduction on NonStop X aiming "the system which never stop".
 
Kevin McDowell [More Info]
NSD Quality and Performance Section Manager
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Kevin has worked with the NonStop organization since 1989, in a variety of roles including QA/Dev Manager, Release Core Team member, Y2K program manager, Quality Director and Escalation/Critical Accounts manager. In his current role, he oversees the end to end quality of the NonStop products.
 
Branislav Meandzija [More Info]
Technology Leader
HPE Security – Data Security
Dr. Branislav Meandzija brings to HPE Security – Data Security over 20 years of technology leadership positions in academics and industry. Branislav joined Voltage Security Inc. in 2008 as the engineering manager responsible for Core Crypto Engineering and SecureData Engineering. He led SecureData, Core Crypto and later SecureData Payments Engineering until the Voltage acquisition by HP.
 
Randy Meyer [More Info]
VP & GM Mission Critical Systems
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Randy Meyer leads the Product Management, Strategy and Technology team for the NonStop Enterprise organization within HP. His team drives the overall strategic direction for the NonStop product family, works with enterprise customers and partners to architect, integrate and test solutions that take advantage of HP NonStop servers, and provides technical education to field support staff. With more than 25 years of experience in the computer industry, Meyer has held a variety of technical, financial management, product management and marketing management roles. He originally joined Tandem Computers in 1986 in product management and returned to the company in 1997. Among other positions in the start-up world, he was vice president of business development for NetFRAME Systems, a high-end network server manufacturer. Meyer holds a Bachelor of Science in economics and a Bachelor of Arts in computer science from the University of Minnesota, and a Master of Business Administration from Cornell University.
 
Tom Miller [More Info]
Solutions Architect
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Keith Moore [More Info]
Master Technologist
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Keith is a Master Technologist for the Americans NonStop Enterprise Solutions Architects Group, a veteran member Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), and is ISC2 CISSP Security certified. Keith’s focus is on real-time, “always-on” architectures, security and software design for enterprise usage. Most recently, Keith has been involved with application modernization efforts, enterprise cloud deployments, and real-time event-driven designs. He is currently involved with HP Labs and product development in integration techniques for cloud-enablement technologies. He is an annual featured speaker at HP’s Technology Forum and local User Group meetings. Keith also spends spare time working as a volunteer with universities and other groups sharing computer design and computer history. Keith joined HP in 1987 and has been in the IT industry over 35 years.
 
Michael O'Hara [More Info]
President
Third Data Corp.
Celebrating 41 years of HP experience.
 
Jamie Pearson [More Info]
Product Manager
Integrated Research
Jamie Pearson manages the Payments & Infrastructure monitoring solutions at IR. With over 25 years of product experience, Jamie understands the challenges faced in today's rapidly evolving IT landscape. Jamie is passionate about helping to drive business value through greater insight into the performance of the most critical enterprise applications.


 
Lars Plum [More Info]
 
Mark Pollans [More Info]
WW Product Manager, NonStop Systems
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Brad Poole [More Info]
Senior Solution Architect
comForte
Brad Poole is a Senior Solutions Architect at comForte Inc, specializing in HP NonStop Security and Web services.Brad was previously Director at Insession/ACI for twelve years working with WebGate and SafeTGate and prior to that was a Software Development Manager with Tandem for eight years.
 
Andrew Price [More Info]
VP Technology
XYPRO
Andrew joined XYPRO in 2011 with over 20 years of software experience, from product management and marketing, to development and project management and pre-sales technical support. Much of Andrew’s career was spent with ACI Worldwide, Inc. where he served in many roles including Director, Product Management, Application Services Group, responsible for infrastructure products including security. Andrew took on the role of Vice President, Technology following the 2014 management buyout of XYPRO’s founders.
 
Dr. Ramaswami Rangarajan [More Info]
Technical Architect
SPRINT Labs
Start working on NonStop systems at Bank of America in 1982 Worked on the integration of Complex Call processing systems at SPRINT utilizing NonStop Blades. Headed up the SPRINT team to make Win Services available to 5 Million customers with no issues.
 
Susan Raye [More Info]
Senior Analyst
Data Express
Secure managed file transfer specialist with over 20 years experience in the field, on both NonStop and Windows platforms. Susan has BA from CSUEB.
 
Mike Rice [More Info]
InfiniBand interconnect Architect
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Joe Rogness [More Info]
CRO & Founder
DirectStream
 
Mark Roy [More Info]
NuWave Technologies
Mark has over 30 years of IT experience, primarily centered in NonStop middleware development. He has been with NuWave for 15 years, serving in both product development and professional service roles. Mark is currently a senior member of the LightWave product development team. Prior to NuWave, he worked for another NonStop partner for over 13 years as a senior developer for middleware products.
 
Senad Saradzic [More Info]
Technical Solutions Consultant III
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Martin Scheyhing [More Info]
WW Support Business Manager
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Tom Schworetzky [More Info]
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Justin Simonds [More Info]
Master Technologist
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Justin Simonds is a Master Technologist for the Americans Enterprise Solutions and Architecture group (ESA), a member of the HPE mission-critical blog group and a contributor to Connect Magazine.  His focus is on real-time, event-driven architectures, business intelligence for major accounts and business development.
 
Curt Stavang [More Info]
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
 
Greg Stewart [More Info]
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Greg Stewart is a Master Systems/Software Engineer in the NonStop Division within Hewlett Packard Enterprise. He is a developer on the TMF and Measure products. Greg has been in the NonStop Division for more than 30 years, having contributed to the operating system (NonStop OS, OSS, Standard Millicode), transaction monitoring (TS/MP, TMF), database (Enscribe, SQL/MP, SQL/MX), system and network monitoring (ViewPoint, Event Management System, Measure), and application development environment (TACL, TEDIT, host-based and cross-compilers, process snapshots, Inspect, Visual Inspect, Enterprise Toolkit - NonStop Edition, NonStop Development Environment for Eclipse).Greg holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer and Information Science and Mathematics, University of Oregon.
 
Greg Swedosh [More Info]
Security and PCI Compliance Consultant
Knightcraft Technology
Greg Swedosh is a specialist in security and PCI compliance for the HP NonStop platform. Having initially worked at Tandem Computers, he is now the owner and senior consultant of Knightcraft Technology. Over the last two decades he has provided NonStop professional services for a large range of customers in Asia-Pacific, the USA and Europe. He has also performed PCI assessments for NonStop customers on behalf of a QSA. Greg is a regular presenter on NonStop security and compliance, he is the primary author of the technical white paper PCI Compliance For HP NonStop Servers and is a contributing author of the book Securing HP NonStop Servers In An Open Systems World. Greg can be contacted at greg.swedosh@knightcraft.com. A copy of his PCI compliance white paper can be downloaded from www.knightcraft.com.
 
Steve Tcherchian [More Info]
Chief Information Security Officer
XYPRO Technology
Steve Tcherchian, CISSP, PCI-ISA, PCI-P is the CISO and SecurityOne Product Manager for XYPRO Technology. Steve is on the ISSA CISO Advisory Board and a member of the ANSI X9 Security Standards Committee. With almost 20 years in the cybersecurity field, Steve is responsible for XYPRO’s new security product line as well as overseeing XYPRO’s risk, compliance, infrastructure and product security to ensure the best security experience to customers in the Mission-Critical computing marketplace.
 
Jes Thamdrup [More Info]
Data Engineer
Raymond James
Jes has supported data systems at Raymond James for over 18 years. He currently serves as Data Engineer responsible for enterprise-wide replication systems. Prior to his current role, he supported Raymond James' data warehouse as DBA and Data Engineer. Jes holds a degree in computer science from the Danish Department of Computer Science.
 
Ron Tischler [More Info]
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Ron Tischler has worked for Tandem/Compaq/HP/HPE for 30 years, always in the compiler group.  He has worked on linkers (NLD, ELD, XLD), the TNS/X assembler (XAS) and xpTAL compiler, and the TNS/E compiler back end. Kristy Andrews is the technical leader for the TNS architecture emulation suite of products for TNS/X, including object code translation and interpretation. In her tenure at Tandem, Compaq, HP, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, she has worked on low-level millicode support for NonStop, source-to-source translation, and TNS architecture emulation on x86, on Itanium, and on MIPS. She holds Computer Science degrees from University of California at Berkeley and from University of Washington.
 
Stephen Tuska [More Info]
Solutions Architect
comForte
Stephen Tuska is a Solution Architect and brings over 30 years of experience on the HPE NonStop in the areas of Systems Management and Performance analysis. Stephen has used this experience across industry verticals in promoting and maintaining the health of the NonStop platform. His most recent positions have been with leading software developers to help facilitate the successful implementations of customer solutions.
 
Shridhar Venkatraman [More Info]
ESQ Business Services
Shridhar, CTO of ESQ, is responsible for guiding product strategy and road-maps, product engineering and providing leadership for the company’s R&D teams. He is an industry veteran with more than 35 years of industry experience covering systems monitoring,  payments, capital markets and retail. He spent over 13 years in the US at Tandem Computers Inc. (acquired by HP) where he lead large teams in delivering technology & solution architecture to Fortune 500 clients in their mission critical enterprise applications.
 
Jeroen Wallaard [More Info]
ING
Over 20-years experience on Hp NonStop and currently Lead Engineer and Product Owner for the platfrom within ING
 
David Ward [More Info]
MQ Architect
IBM
MQ development for HP NonStop
 
Steve Wierenga [More Info]
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Steve Wierenga is HP Atalla’s Chief Technologist and strategist/evangelist for HP’s Enterprise Secure Key Manager (ESKM) product family. He started out in CPU design with HP in 1971 and Tandem Computers in 1974; he has been with Atalla for the past 17 years. Steve holds 18 patents in fault tolerant systems and security. He has a BS in Engineering from the California Institute of Technology and an MS in EE/CS from Stanford University.