Once we have the agenda finalized, you will be able to learn more about our speakers on this page.

The Reaching for the Stars 2018 agenda was filled with talks by IBM experts and select business partners. Our speakers shared their insights on Cloud best practices, and everyone joined in discussions around our business and working with IBM.

The 2018 speakers are listed below:

Melissa Hadley, IBM Cloud Software, Global Channel Sales Strategy and Development Manager


Based in:  Fort Worth, Texas

+1 512 658 9004


Duane Eger, Manager NA & LA, WW Cloud Channel Technical Professionals

Based in:  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

+1 720.430.8810 (office)


Karen Ashbaugh, IBM Cloud Software, Global Partner Programs

kathy-rizzutiBased in:  Kirkland, Washington, USA

+1 585 203 4595 (Office)
+1 585 230 6039 (Mobile)