Steven is responsible for global sales of IBM’s premier Linux and Open Source platform, LinuxONE. In his role, Steven serves as a subject matter expert in advocating, evangelising and championing adoption of LinuxONE in the fast-paced Cloud and Managed Service Provider, Linux and Open Source market segments. He has spent nearly 20 years in the Information Technology industry, with considerable experience in both hardware and software platforms with senior roles in: Offering Management, Marketing Specialist Sales and Client Management for organisations such as CA, HP and latterly for IBM.
Steven was a founding board member, former Chairperson and now is Chairperson of the Marketing Committee of the Open Mainframe Project a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project promoting Linux on the mainframe –
Steven is an avid supporter of using social media tools to increase customer engagement and has spoken at various Social Media conferences on the subject of Social Media advocacy. Steven uses numerous social platforms to further awareness of IBM’s LinuxONE offerings and is the Editor/Curator of the blog site.
Steven can be reached at:
IBM Email: Steven.Dickens@us.ibm.com