Our Team

Simon Vaughan
Board Member
I am a Social Business Consultant and own my own company - Outside in Collaboration (OiC). I specialise in helping organisations gain maximum benefit from their investment in IBM Connections. A passionate evangelist for the use of IBM Connections, I have helped organisations define and implement compeling use cases for the adoption of Connections. I have used IBM Connections since it was launched in 2007 and I have an expert knowledge of the functionality provided by both the on premise and Cloud version. An IBM champion since 2011, I am also a passionate follower of Liverpool FC!
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Wannes Rams
Board Member
I am a Technical Architect on IBM Collaboration Solutions and a Social Business Strategist, I am also a Blogger, a Network Consultant and Infrastructure specialist. I am based in Belgium (Ghent area) but I am working with companies all over the world. My main focus today is with Social Business and new ways of working in the enterprise. I am owner of Ramsit bvba, a small IBM Business Partner in Belgium. Please check the expertise pages to see what we offer
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Maria Nordin
Board Member
I am Product Owner of DomainPatrol Social at Infoware Solutions in Sweden. Sharing is definitely my "thing" and the focus of my work is talking to companies about how to adopt collaboration and sharing practices and how to engage users. I am a creative and intuitive collaboration and communication enthusiast, and I see myself as more of a humanist than a technician. I am more interested in how you use software—which features would do it better, and how you and your company benefit from having it—than the thousand code strings it’s made of. IBM Champion since 2016 and I really like snow, travelling, good food, peace and laughter.
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Lars Samuelsson
Working with IBM ICS software as well as licensing metering with ILMT Privately i spend as much time as possible with my family, enjoying the fruits of technological life (everything Apple) and watch every game of hockey with my favourite teams that i can get my hands on. IBM Champion in 2016. I do sometimes smile........
Martin Jinoch
Webmaster / Registration (booth babe)
Freelance software engineer with more than 20 years of experience with Notes/Domino and a long time Java enthusiast. IBM Champion for ICS 2015 - 2017
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Jan Valdman
Jan Valdman works as a business development manager and consultant in Whitesoft, a premier IBM business partner in the Czech Republic. Jan is a Connections-addict IT evangelist who has been recognized as IBM champion for collaboration solutions 2014, 2015 & 2016.
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Doug Morrison
Foreign Affairs
Doug currently works for a US Based Business Partner called RockTeam. As Executive Director, he oversees the software sales and professional services departments. Prior to working as a business partner, Doug has previously worked as a Domino Support engineer at IBM as well managing the infrastructure at an IBM customer.
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Nico Meisenzahl
New Guy
I am a Consultant at panagenda in Germany. As a technical Consultant, I'm supporting our customers to implement and customize their IBM Connections environment. Priorly I also worked with other ICS products like Domino and Traveler. I'm also a speaker, blogger and IBM Champion.
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Former team members

Christoph Stoettner
Senior consultant at panagenda. Working with ESS / ICS (mainly IBM Connections and Domino) since 15 years. Lives in bavaria.
Femke Goedhart
Relation management
Business Consultant specializing in Social Enterprise, Business Process management, Document Management (ECM) and collaboration solutions.
Bill Malchisky Jr.
Vendor Management
Chief Technical Architect and Partner at Effective Software Solutions, LLC
Stuart McIntyre
Founder of the Social Connections User Group, former inspirational leader of the team.
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Brian O’Neill
Social Business & Collaboration Specialist
Social Business & Collaboration Specialist at W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
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Sharon Bellamy
Social Business Architect
Social Business Architect at Cube Soft Consulting
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Jon Mell
European Social software sales leader for IBM
European Social software sales leader for IBM
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Lisa Duke
Social Business Leader
Social Business Leader at STS
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Alan Hamilton
Social Business Value & Adoption Consultant
Social Business Value & Adoption Consultant at IBM
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Luis Garza
Innovation Manager
Innovation Manager at CEMEX
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