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Michael Ackerbauer

IBM
Whole Team Intrapreneur

Michael Ackerbauer ("Macker") is a seasoned innovator/innovation catalyst, IC Agile certified coach and facilitator, and transformational leader. He specializes in creative problem solving as a leadership competence and structuring organizations and teams for deliberate innovation.

Formerly an e-commerce and systems architect, Macker discovered a greater passion for developing the people who develop the technology. He is an experienced leader and innovator who thrives on change and synthesizing organizational dynamics to deliver exceptional outcomes.

Macker speaks fluent end-user and stakeholder and is conversant in several technical and architectural dialects. He is skilled at breaking down business concepts into user stories and functional specifications and delivering impactful outcomes. He excels at professional networking, especially over buffalo wings. Macker is also a certified rock balancer.

Conference Highlights

Workshop
We’ll have a series of technical challenges where points are awarded for every solved task. The more complicated the task, the more points...Read more
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Why do some teams become shining innovators and others struggle? This talk will help you understand the natural elements and flow of team...Read more
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We'll discuss how developing RESTful APIs enables services from your team's resources to be utilized by other teams while also allowing for...Read more

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