2010 Speaker List

Hear from IT leaders and industry experts in more than 100 sessions at the leading business technology event.

Ron Wastal

VP - Alliances, BD and Channel, Cast Iron Systems, An IBM Company

Ron brings to this role over 20 years of direct sales, business development, and product management experience in areas of Cloud, CRM, ERP, HCM, Analytics and Integration. This is Ron's second time being acquired by IBM. Ron defined the strategy and built Cast Iron's partner ecosystem from the ground up which includes today the leading SaaS and Cloud providers such as salesforce.com, Amazon, Google, Cisco-Webex, Netsuite, Taleo, and Successfactors, but also includes the leaders in OnPremise and BPO Hosting application space such as Oracle, SAP, Microsoft and ADP.

Prior to joining Cast Iron, Ron led the IBM Information Integration Solutions business partner organization (formerly Ascential Software), growing partner business by 30% as well as started two successful CRM Integration and Analytic companies that we're later acquired by Informatica and Kana. Ron early in his career spent over 10 years at Sybase and NCR/Teradata, where he held various senior positions in sales, product marketing and management. Ron holds a an MBA in Corporate Strategy and Total Quality Management from Pepperdine University.


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