Alison Butterill (IBM Toronto Lab)
Alison is an IBM Certified Consulting I/T Specialist working for the eServer iSeries ISV WebSphere Enablement Team. She has worked in the mid-range area for more than 20 years holding a wide variety of positions at IBM, from field support to Technical Education to Technical Marketing of WebSphere Development Studio for iSeries. During her career, Alison has continually specialized in the areas of application development and database. In her present position, Alison provides worldwide technical support to ISVs and customers on programming languages and WebSphere Development tools for the iSeries. Developing and promoting one of the iSeries key initiatives, the iSeries Developer Roadmap is a key component in her current responsibilities. Alison is a regular speaker at technical conferences and COMMON conferences around the world and holds numerous Speaker Excellence medals from COMMON North America.