Ken Blackman
IBM Corporation

Biographical Sketch:
Kenny Blackman is an IBM Certified Consulting I/T specialist whose primary area of focus is SOA and Web Services technologies integration with IMS. Kenny has participated as the IMS subject matter expert for z Integration Architecture Workshops, for on-site consulting on IMS Connectivity and for IMS Application Modernization Proof of Concept projects. Kenny has over 40 years experience with IMS as a customer, as member of the IBM IMS development team at SVL and as a member of the IBM Advanced Technical Skills Team. Kenny has presented at the Information On Demand Conference, the zSeries Expo and at SHARE. Kenny is a member of the IBM I/T Specialist Certification Board and has over 20 U.S. Patents for IMS Object-Oriented Technology.