Lead Developer, IBM Rational Connector for SAP Solution Manager
Steve Pitschke is the lead developer on the IBM Rational Connector for SAP Solution Manager and has held that position for 2 and 1/2 years. Steve has worked in the high tech industry for 27 years, the last 17 with IBM. He was a member of the ClearCase and ClearQuest group at IBM for most of his tenure at IBM. Previous to his time at IBM, Steve was one of the early architects and developers of the X11 Window system and an international consultant in transportation and marketing.
IBM Segment Manager for SAP
James Hunter is the Worldwide Strategy and Offerings manager for IBM Rational. Since joining IBM in 1999, James has held a number of leadership positions including IBM Rational Technical Leader for Europe and Sales Manager for UK and Ireland. James has served as architect and solution implementation mentor for numerous complex software-intensive projects in the UK and around the world. He is also the co-author of the bestselling guide to Rational application development. He is a Senior Certified IT Specialist within IBM and represents IBM as an Academic Ambassador to universities throughout the UK.
Product Manager, IBM Rational SAP Alliance
Bernd Eberhardt works for the IBM SAP International Competence Center (ISICC) in Walldorf, Germany. Bernd is the responsible product manager for the IBM Rational SAP Alliance. During his 13 year long career at IBM Rational, he has worked in various positions in sales and consulting services, with a strong focus on Rational`s quality management solutions.