Recently IBM announced a new category for their Champions program … Power Systems Champions.

I was honored to be one of the first community members inducted into the new category.

IBM Champions are IT professionals, developers, and educators who lead and mentor others and help them make best use of IBM solutions and services. Get to know the IBM Champions for Power Systems! Start by clicking their photos to see their full profiles in the developerWorks community.

In addition to myself, the following IBM i community members were inducted …

The announcement was made at the IBM Technical University conference in Miami … although I was unable to attend, someone did get a video and posted it to YouTube … you can view it here:


If you know someone who’s an IBM Power Systems advocate and should be identified as a “Champion”, you can nominate them at the IBM DeveloperWorks site.

About David:
David is a Principal Software Engineer for PTC, Integrity Business Unit. He cut his teeth on the S/36 and has more than 25 years of experience on the IBM i / System i / iSeries / AS400. He primarily works in Java and ILE RPG specializing in cross platform integrations. David has received the COMMON Distinguished Service award and was named an IBM Power Systems Champion. David is an active volunteer with the American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure fundraising bike ride. He is currently captain of Team RED Chicago. David runs and maintains His personal blog is Geeky Ramblings.