What You Will Learn

As a part of Microsoft's Mainframe Modernization series, listen to industry experts Benoit Durand from Kyndryl, Venkat Ramakrishnan from Microsoft, and Mario Mees from Astadia delve into the crucial role of thorough testing in effectively reducing the risks associated with migrating workloads from mainframe platforms to Microsoft Azure.

Watch the recording to learn what it takes for the migration processes to become seamless and secure.

Meet the Speakers

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Benoit Durand

Vice President & Distinguished Engineer - Kyndryl

Benoit joined IBM as atechnical project manager in 1994 but rapidly evolved as an IT Architect. Inthis same role, he contributed to thedefinition and design of powerful service offerings at a European level. Hehasbeen acting as the Lead Architect in major Strategic Outsourcing contracts andas Technical Innovation leader for IBM Global Technology in France.

Venkat Ramakrishnan

Principal Engineer - Microsoft

Venkat is atechnology delivery leader with 20+ years of Global ITexperience with Fortune 500 clients. Hehas deep expertise in leading large portfolio of Application Maintenance andSupport, Enterprise Transformations like Mainframe Modernization to Azure,Complex Loyalty Platform – Product Support and Development, Multi Country -Point of Sale implementation, System Integration and Rollout, Oracle ERPtransformation. Dynamic Portfolio / Program / Project Management leadership.

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Mario Mees

Managing Director - Astadia

Mario worked as a consultant for multinational organizations on the design and implementation of complex information systems. He took up international sales management and general management responsibilities with Texas Instruments Software and Sterling Software with assignments across EMEA. In 2002, he joined Microsoft as Service Director for Belux, and held various positions in Microsoft EMEA, including responsibility for their Premier support offering in EMEA. In 2012, Mario became Partner in Anubex, a leading mainframe modernization company acquired by Astadia in 2021.

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