Andre Manriquez is a Systems Middleware Sr. Technical Sales Specialist and B2B SME for IBM. He has been with IBM for 9 years supporting SOA, API Management, Integration, and B2B. Prior to IBM he spent 16 years working with a handful of B2B and Managed File Transfer software vendors, including Premenos, Harbinger, IPNet Solutions, and Cyclone Commerce. He has held roles in Support, Education Services, Professional Services, and Technical Sales with primary focus on B2B. He has been supporting and evangelizing B2B since he started his career 25 years ago. Andre attended Contra Costa College where he majored in Computer Science and received various certifications around Cobol and Assembler programming, as well TCP/IP Communications at SE College from IBM.