René Bostic is the Technical Vice President of Innovation and New Technologies for IBM Cloud. Enjoying her career with IBM during the modern millennial technological era, she is an expert in cloud computing, DevOps and emerging cloud technologies such as Blockchain. René has presented at IT Roadmap Conferences sponsored by IDG Enterprises, the Gartner Enterprise Architecture Summit sponsored by Gartner, Cloud Expo sponsored by SYS-CON Media and the Agile2017 Conference to name a few. Cloud Expo named René a faculty member for both their 2017 Cloud Expo East and Cloud Expo West Conferences. René is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and a member of the Society of Information Management (SIM). René received a Business and Economics degree with a minor in Computer Science from St. Andrews Presbyterian University (Laurinburg, North Carolina, USA). She resides in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.