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Shamayun Miah

Shamayun Miah

Partner & Vice President, Application Innovation Consulting

Claudio Cozzi

Claudio Cozzi

Distinguished Engineer, Global Digital Foundation & Cloud Application Services Leader

Jim Douglas

Jim Douglas

Associate Partner, Digital Foundation & Cloud Application Services Leader, Europe

Shamayun is a global executive with deep experience in technology and management consulting. His business experience has been around disruptive technologies, Mobile, Cloud, Cognitive, Apple, Analytics and Internet of Things and large scale enterprise business transformation.


The area that excites Shamayun the most is digital technologies that are disrupting industries and creating new business models and opportunities for transformation.


Shamayun has been leading the global practice for IBM Application Innovation Consulting [AIC] market offerings and solution development. He is a regular contributor to the IBM Institute for Business Value, chair of client steering committee and is a member of the IBM AIC global management board.

Claudio Cozzi is an IBM Distinguished Engineer, and a technical executive leading the definition and enablement of application modernization capabilities for IBM Global Services. In his 28 years at IBM and over 40 years of experience in Information Technology, he has been led planning, designing, developing and delivering of Information Technology Solutions for complex business problems across multiple industries.


Throughout his career, Claudio has been inspired by the need to continuously inject innovation in solutioning IT challenges that maximize business value. This frequently requires the integration of cognitive advancements, multiple disciplines, IBM technology assets and industry platforms and products.

In his current Leadership role, he defines and supports the development and deployment of leading edge tools and methods, best practices and implementation methodologies for Application modernizations services globally in IBM. As part of his role, Claudio interacts frequently with large clients in defining specific solutions for their application portfolio.


Claudio resides in the Silicon Valley, California, but travels extensively.


Jim Douglas is an Associate Partner with IBM, and leads the European Digital Foundation & Cloud Application Services practice. Jim's clients include leading banks, insurance, industrial and distribution businesses. Jim has over 18 years experience helping clients capitalize on modernization, simplification and growth opportunities, assisting these organizations define their roadmap and successfully deliver business value.

Jim is a coach to IBM's CIO team on our simplification journey which is one of the most compelling examples of what can be achieved. Jim has been integral to the on-going vitality and innovation of IBM's Application Modernization business, contributing points of view and briefings to Industry and Analysts. Jim is engaged now with several leading global organizations, helping direct initiatives for mass migration to cloud, with in-flight modernization to mazimize return on investment.

Jim resides near Edinburgh, Scotland.

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