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An IBM Fellow and the CTO of Global Solutions& Asset Management within Global Business Services in Dublin, Ohio, in which role he defines and operationalizes strategies for GBS to have a strong portfolio of Business Solutions & SOA based assets. With over 27 years of industry experience, he is an information technology professional with substantive and versatile skills and experience in the design, delivery and support of complex solutions integrating many leading technology and process elements, and in technical leadership. He has a Master’s degree in Physics from Madras University in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He also received a Master’s degree in Computer Science from The Ohio State University. He joined in 1999 as an Executive IT Architect. He has made significant contributions to IBM's leadership position in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), reusable asset-based development approaches leveraging SOA and in the creation of highly reusable IT assets. His exceptional leadership, collaborative and creative approaches, unique combination of business acumen and technology expertise, and client insight enable him to innovate in the context of clients' needs. He is deeply engaged in establishing and nurturing IBM's technical community around the world and building seamless teams on behalf of IBM's clients. In addition to playing a critical role in the launch, he continues to guide the Global Business Solution Center (GBSC) established recently in Bangalore, India and in China. Within IBM, he has made significant contributions in the area of Asset strategies, Cloud Computing, Service Oriented Architecture, On Demand architectures, reference architectures, enterprise technology architectures and creation of scalable architecture solutions for complex client challenges. He is also passionate about growing the technical vitality of practitioners within IBM. He was nominated an IBM Distinguished Engineer in April 2003 and during the same year, elected to IBM Academy of Technology. Since 2003, he has received 3 Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards within IBM. Ray was nominated an IBM Fellow in May 2006. Appointment to IBM Fellow is the highest honor that an employee can receive for technical innovation. Recently, as part of industry e-Week celebrations, Ray was named an Asian American Engineer of the Year for 2009.
Noted For:Significant contributor to IBM's leadership position in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), reusable asset-based development approaches leveraging SOA and in the creation of highly reusable IT assets
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