Steven Dickens is a social media savvy, marketing, product and offering management professional working within the WorldWide organization based in New York, responsible for leading the Global Technology Services mainframe cloud offering. Steven is responsible for the Cloud Managed Services for z Systems portfolio. In his role, he serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in advocating, evangelizing and championing clients deploying mainframe services in a multi-tenant, off premise delivery model. He has spent nearly 20 years in the information technology industry, with considerable experience in both hardware and software platforms in specialist sales and client management roles for organizations such as CA, HP and latterly for IBM. Steve also serves as the chairman of the marketing committee for the Open Mainframe Project, a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.