Dr. Holly Cummins | Innovation leadership
IBM Garage Lead Developer talks innovation, unique projects, and edge technology
Dr. Holly Cummins is a Senior Technical Staff Member and Innovation Leader at IBM. She uses technology to enable innovation for clients across a range of industries, from banking to catering to retail to NGOs.
During her time as a lead developer in the IBM Garage, Holly’s led all kinds of fascinating projects: helping a blind athlete run solo ultra-marathons in the desert, improving health care for the elderly, counting fish, and changing how city parking works. Holly is also an Oracle Java Champion, IBM Q Ambassador, and JavaOne Rock Star. Before joining the IBM Garage, she was Delivery Lead for the WebSphere Liberty Profile (now Open Liberty).
Join Holly, Luke, and Joe in this fun and wide-ranging conversation. Having co-authored “Enterprise OSGi in Action” and as a regular speaker at — to name just a few — KubeCon, JavaOne, Devoxx, and JavaZone, Holly has tremendous insight into today’s technology landscape, from quantum systems to cloud native computing to sustainability in development.