Tom is a Solution Advisor at Rocket Software working with IBM Db2 for z/OS Tools. Before joining Rocket Software Tom worked for IBM BetaWorks organisation, specialising in Db2 for z/OS and its associated tooling, and recently completed the Db2 12 Early Support Program. Prior to this Tom worked for 14 years in IBM Software Group in the UK, providing pre-sales support for Db2 Engine, Db2 Tooling and Business Analytics. Tom has over 30 years experience in Data Management and has experience in the insurance, banking and retail industries. He has authored several Redbooks covering Db2 Administration and Db2 tooling.