Mozaffari, Babak

Babak Mozaffari specializes in enterprise architecture, SOA, integration, and application security. As a middleware consultant, he has helped ensure the successful deployment of several projects using Red Hat JBoss EAP, Red Hat Fuse Service Works, and Red Hat JBoss BRMS. In his role in the Partner Enablement team, Babak assisted Red Hat partners in providing the best value to their clients with cutting-edge middleware technology.

Prior to joining JBoss/Red Hat in 2007, Babak was a principal consultant at BEA, where he worked on several high-profile projects involving SOA, integration, and BPM. His professional experience dates back to 1993 and covers a variety of technologies from dBASE to Oracle Developer Suite, but his focus in the last 11 years has been on Java EE and web services technology.

Ghariwala, Vishal

Vishal Ghariwala works in the global Red Hat middleware team and drives the Red Hat JBoss Middleware portfolio in APAC. His current role combines strategic customer engagement, product management, product marketing, technical/sales enablement, and sales/channel operations. Vishal has strong experience in the BRMS and BPM spaces across various verticals. He’s worked in IT industry for more than 15 years, and has led BRMS and BPM vendors such as ILOG, IBM, Intalio, and most recently Red Hat for half of that career.

Yamaguchi, Keita

Keita YamaguchiI has led system development projects that used JRules 6 and JRules 7 and migration projects from JRules to Red Hat JBoss BRMS. He also developed a utility tool, Mithril, that can convert the natural language expression of JRules to Drools DRL automatically.

Labocki, James

James Labocki is a senior principal product marketing manager in Red Hat’s Cloud team. Prior to this role, James was a solution architect for the Public Sector team, where he supported federal civilian agencies and the Department of Defense.

Yechiel, Nir

Nir Yechiel has more than 6 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting network hardware and software, and has been involved in customer services, pre-sale engineering, and network consultancy. He has extensive knowledge of network design and architecture in the enterprise routing and switching and carrier/service provider areas, specializing in large-scale IP routing and MPLS.

Before joining Red Hat as product manager for the Cloud and Virtualization teams, Nir worked as customer services engineer and then product services specialist at ECI Telecom, and as a network engineer for the Cloud and Systems Management Technology Group at Cisco Systems.

Mason, William

William Mason is responsible for partner strategy for virtualization and OpenStack at Red Hat. William works with the industry’s leading technology companies to drive adoption of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform through strategic partnerships with independent hardware and software vendors.

Prior to Red Hat, William was responsible for channel sales and strategic alliances at Eucalyptus Systems, and director of commercial operations at Canonical, the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu. William worked for Red Hat from 2001 to 2005 and helped to create the Red Hat Enterprise Linux business and technology delivery model.