Gennaro “Jerry” Cuomo is currently an IBM Fellow and the Vice President of Blockchain Technologies, leading the definition of IBM Blockchain strategy, offerings and customer engagement methodology. He is one of the founding fathers of IBM WebSphere Software. At IBM, Cuomo has led projects in the areas of API Economy, Mobile computing, Cloud computing, Web Application Servers, Java, TCP/IP, real-time collaboration software, and high-performance transactional systems. Cuomo currently has filed for over 50 US patents for IBM. Jerry continues to be a visible spokesperson for IBM in emerging business and technology areas.