Dr. Martin Schmatz completed his PhD at ETH Zurich/Switzerland and joined the IBM Research - Zurich Laboratory in 1999. He established and managed the I/O Link Technology effort optimizing data transport in server systems.
Between 2008 and 2014, Dr. Schmatz headed the Systems department at the IBM Research - Zurich Laboratory, and he took over management responsibilities for the newly formed Cloud Server Technologies team in early 2014.
Dr. Schmatz has contributed to OIF and JEDEC standards, he has 40+ external publications at premier conferences and refereed journals in the field and holds more than 20 patents. He is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology, the IBM Technical Experts Council and has an MBA from the Henley Management College, UK.