UCX Adds IBM Global Executive and Cloud Thought Leader to Board of Advisors

CHICAGO, July 26, 2016 — UCX, the Universal Compute Xchange, announced the addition of Dr. Ben Amaba and Joe Weinman to its Board of Advisors.

“Dr. Ben Amaba and Joe Weinman are distinguished professionals and bring unique skillsets to our team,” said UCX Co-Founder and CEO Adam Zeck.  “We look forward to working with them and leveraging their industry expertise.”

Dr. Amaba currently serves as the IBM Global executive for their Hybrid Cloud Products Division.  He is responsible for healthcare, manufacturing, energy, petroleum, chemical, nuclear, government and logistics industries.  In addition, Dr. Amaba holds positions as Board of Director of Whoop Wireless Corporation and Rancs Group LLC.  He also holds a copyright for Process Activity Flow Framework, the foundation for IBM’s Business Driven Development framework for requirements, design, architecture, simulation, and application development techniques.

Mr. Weinman is a frequent global keynoter, digital strategist, author, and experienced telecom and IT executive.  Mr. Weinman has served in several leadership positions, most recently as Senior Vice President, Cloud Services and Strategy at TelX (now Digital Realty) and formerly at AT&T Bell Labs, AT&T corporate, and HP.  In 2007, in an article for Business Communications Review titled “The Evolution of Networked Computing Utilities,” he predicted dynamic pricing exchanges, futures and options for computing, as well as fog computing, the Intercloud, and the advantaged economics of hybrid architectures.

Dr. Amaba and Mr. Weinman will join Sean Castette, William Martin, Satish Nandapurkar, Ron Bodkin, Matt Calman, Sandy Atwell, Ben Vear, and Dr. Bharat Swami on UCX’s board.