Jason Roy Gary (IBM) @jasonroygary
Maureen Leland (IBM) @mvgirl
Jason Roy Gary is the Director of Software Development for IBM Connections and an IBM Distinguished Engineer. A recognized executive in social business and collaboration, within IBM, and in the global marketplace, Jason has demonstrated, in two decades of leadership, vision and drive in social collaboration, software architecture, real-time collaboration, agile transformation, open source initiatives, and situational applications. Jason has led IBM innovation efforts in social business from development engineering and services. He is an acknowledged thought leader and is widely solicited, by the industry, to speak and provide thought focus around the world.
Maureen Leland is the Chief Architect for IBM Connections AppDev and Middleware, bringing years of experience building tools for developers (Lotus Notes ViP, Domino Designer, and Lotus Component Designer) to the task of creating a true platform for Connections development. At home, Maureen is the mother of six sons, keeps five dogs from completely taking over the household, and likes to spend time with her family on Martha's Vineyard. Maureen has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY, and a Master of Arts and Ph.D. Candidacy in Theoretical Chemistry from Boston University, Boston, MA.