Stephen Hardison is an IBM Certified IT Specialist with IBM Software Services for Lotus. He is responsible for the design, implementation, operation, and assessment of large-scale collaborative solutions using Lotus Connections, Lotus Domino, and WebSphere Portal. He lives near Austin, Texas. Stephen joined IBM in 1999, and has worked in the Information Technology industry for over 20 years. He has international experience, having worked on several worldwide deployments of IBM solutions in North and South America, Europe, and Asia.
David Byrd is an IBM Senior Certified Executive IT Architect with IBM Software Services for Lotus from Fayetteville, Georgia. He has been an IBM/Lotus employee for close to 10 years in a number of consulting positions covering various technology areas. David has a deep background in virtually all areas of Lotus products and technologies covering areas ranging from low-level API development to collaborative application architectures, security architectures, and messaging architectures. His current focus is on Lotus Quickr, as well as other collaboration technologies and associated deployment within enterprise customers. He has worked with Lotus Notes and Domino for over 15 years. David has authored several books and technical articles during his tenure with IBM.
Gary Wood is a Field Support Engineer with Lotus Field Support Services (FSS). In that role, he has been responsible for troubleshooting applications for some of the largest Notes/Domino installations worldwide, as well as providing training on the latest technologies from Lotus. He has been working with Notes and Domino since R3, with the past 10 years spent in consulting roles focusing on application architecture and development for various divisions within IBM. Gary has worked on various international assignments, from Canada to Venezuela and the United Kingdom to Malaysia.
Tim Speed is an IBM Certified Systems Architect with IBM Software Services for Lotus (ISSL). In that capacity, he is responsible for designing, implementing, and supporting various engagements with our clients. Tim lives in Denton, Texas. He has been an IBM/Lotus employee for over 12 years in various networking, technical, hardware and software support, and consulting positions. He has been working with Notes and Domino for over 16 years, focusing on administration roles and infrastructure. Tim also has international experience with working on infrastructure engagements in Spain, Brazil, France, Mexico, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, U.K., and Indonesia. Tim has also published more than 12 technical articles and 8 books.
Michael Martin is a Certified Senior Managing Consultant in the Messaging and Collaboration Practice for IBM Software Services for Lotus (ISSL) group, focusing on organizational development, change management, and social software adoption. He has consulted with many international companies on the global deployment of organizational changes related to technology implementations. He has provided consulting services for organizational analysis and design, communications strategy and deployment, training strategy development, leadership coaching, social network analysis, organizational culture analysis, and stakeholder management. He has over 32 years’ experience in manufacturing and service industries, including 24 years in line management and management consulting. He has published one article on collaboration and organizational culture.
Suzanne Livingston has held various roles within software development, including development, design, user research, and now p