Phil Grainger
Lead Product Manager
BMC Software

Biographical Sketch:
Phil has over 20 years experience of DB2, starting work all those years ago in 1987 with DB2 Version 1.2. Since then he has worked with all versions, including DB2 11 From his beginnings as a DB2 DBA for one of the largest users of DB2 at that time in the UK, through his time at PLATINUM technology and including almost 10 years as Senior Principal Product Manager for CAs line of DB2 solutions, Phil has always been a keen supporter of user groups and is a regular speaker at both vendor sponsored and independent events. His work with IDUG includes being a past member of the European IDUG Planning Committee, an inductee into the IDUG Volunteer Hall of Fame and now Board Liaison for BMC Software Phils focus as Senior Principal Product Manager for DB2 tools at CA was with an international view as to the usage of DB2 In 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, Phil was honoured by IBM as an Information Champion Phil is now at BMC Software working as their Lead Product Manager in support of their DB2 tools portfolio In addition, Phil is a regular contributor to the IDUG sponsored DB2-L discussion list