The Reaching for the Stars 2018 agenda is filled with talks by IBM experts from both our local and global teams. Our speakers will share their insights on Cloud best practices, and everyone can join in discussions around our business and working with IBM.

The 2018 speakers are listed below, with their contact information:

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


Based in: Fort Worth, Texas

+1 512 658 9004

Marko Raubar, Sales Executive, Cloud Business Partners, CEE

Based in: Ljubljana, Slovenia

+386 40 456 961

Carolyn Sil, Partner Innovation & Business Development, IBM Cloud Business Partners Europe

Based in: Windsor, United Kingdom

+44 7500 973 241 (Mobile)

Christophe Gasc, Digital Business Automation Leader, IBM Cloud Business Partners Europe

Based in: Oxford, United Kingdom

+44 7785 738 526 (Mobile)

Diana Marinela Onofrei, IBM CEE Cloud Business Partner Marketing Manager

Based in: Bucharest, Romania

+40 731 039 918

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)

Marijan Jurinjak, Partner Sales Manager, IBM Cloud

Based in: Zagreb, Croatia

+385-91-6308-298 (Mobile)

Pete Irving, Platform & Integration Leader, IBM Cloud Business Partners Europe

Based in: Cardiff, United Kingdom

+44 7770 800 891 (Mobile)

Rick Niles, Global Channel XaaS leader Cloud Division, IBM Hybrid Cloud

Based in: Austin, TX

+1 512 534 0299