Dale Jones

IBM Distinguished Engineer-Global Technical Community Development, IBM

Dale Jones

Dale Davis Jones is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and the Director of Global Technical Community Development, Corporate Technical Recognition and Quality Software Engineering. In her current role in IBM Corporate Headquarters, she leads leadership training roadmaps and programs for technical IBMers and managers.

Dale has over 22 years experience in business transformation, hardware and services product design, development and solution architecture and has held several key roles in IBM including Chief Technology Officer( CTO) of the IBM Global Technology Services Solution Design Center of Excellence ( SDCoE) where she managed a worldwide technical sales team of over 800 architects, specialists and technical managers in the adoption of IBM's standard technical solution design method to consistently design the right technical solutions for clients. As Chief Technology Officer( CTO) for IBM's Server Services product line she led the full lifecycle development of service products sold by IBM including server virtualization and managed server service offerings. As part of this role, she collaborated with business partners and IBM teams to design targeted technology and architecture training for her team.

Dale has also led client facing services teams in IBM Global Business Services for almost 10 years leveraging her deep expertise in SAP workflow automation and master data management to deliver many successful engagements. During that time she developed several IBM product data standard, served on the SAP Workflow users group board, and chaired the SAP Workflow and BPM board, sharing her expertise and promoting education and networking through webinars and education conferences. She actively mentors and coaches IBM men and women across the world and serves on several IBM selection boards.

Dale is also an active member of the IBM Business Analytics Architecture Board and the Cloud Computing Reference Architecture Board. Dale is also a certified IBM and SAP consultant.