Mr. McAbel is currently managing the Microsoft solution offerings on the Cisco Unified Computing System. His responsibilities cover a wide range of areas including charting solution roadmaps with Microsoft, determining benchmark and proof point focus, providing sales and customer education, and currently focusing on driving the Cisco Integrated Solution for Microsoft Azure Stack Offering. Prior to joining Cisco, Mr. McAbel held a similar position with IBM for their System x server product line (now Lenovo), and prior to that managed the operating system product requirements for Sequent Computer Systems, Inc. He holds a MBA from the University of Oregon and a BS in Business from Oregon State University.
Lunch (Vendor) Session (45 minutes):