Michael Maximilien

My name is Eugene Michael Maximilien, better known as max or dr.max, and I am a computer scientist with IBM Cloud Labs. At IBM Research Triangle Park, I was architect for the IBM retail store WebSphere backend system as well as one of the architects and principal engineer for the worldwide industry point-of-sale standard: JavaPOS. At IBM Research, some highlights include pioneering research on semantic Web services, mashups, and cloud computing, and platform-as-a-service. I joined the IBM Cloud Labs in 2014 as Chief Architect for Cloud Innovations working closely with Pivotal Inc., to help make the Cloud Foundry Open Source Platform-as-a-Service the best PaaS on the planet. My main expertise are in areas of software engineering and distributed systems. I have published over 55 refereed papers with citations count on GoogleScholar over 3000 and I hold 12 issued US patents with more than 10 pending. I am active in various Software Engineering, Cloud, and Web Computing international conferences as well as associated journals. I am a member of the IEEE and ACM. I hold a Ph.D. and M.S. in computer science from NC State University, Raleigh. Finally, I am an avid amateur triathlete ranked amongst the top 10% in the US in 2014. Connect with me on most trending social networks by going to: maximilien.org or @maximilien on Twitter.


CloudFoundry Summit 2016: Where to Go for Serious Swagger

CloudFoundry Summit is approaching quickly on May 23-25 and, if you are interested in Cloud or Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) or Open Source Software development, then I would recommend that you block your calendar for this premiere event and register today! Developers, operation managers, IT professionals, and executives alike will all converge to...  Continue reading CloudFoundry Summit 2016: Where to Go for Serious Swagger

CloudFoundry Services Keys and Sample Go Service Broker

The CloudFoundry (CF) platform-as-a-service (PaaS) has an extensible model via CF services wherein new service providers can easily be added and enable their service instance in any CF installation. These services appear into the CF marketplace and can then easily be, discovered, bound to (connected to), and used by any user running a CF application.  Continue reading CloudFoundry Services Keys and Sample Go Service Broker