John Waldron and Warren Boldrin – IBM Poughkeepsie Senior Executives

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In this episode Council of Industry Vice President Johnnieanne Hansen speaks with John Waldron, Plant Manager at IBM Poughkeepsie and Warren Boldrin, Senior Manager. The Poughkeepsie site manufactures IBM’s “Z” System Mainframes. The “Z” System is one of the world’s most advanced mainframe computers running critical information infrastructure.

Both John and Warren are longtime IBMers. John came to the company in 1984 via R.E.T.S. Electronic Technical school in Philadelphia. His first job in 1984 was Electronics Technician. Warren is a graduate of Dutchess Community College and has a B.S degree in Production Management, and M.S. degree in Computer Science; both from Marist College. His roles at IBM have included Quality Engineering and Business Transformation. His current responsibilities include Advanced Manufacturing Sciences, High-end Order Fulfillment, Materials Management, Remanufacturing/Return Logistics, and Customer Solutions.

Johnnieanne, John and Warren talk about the mainframe computing, the past, present and future of IBM Poughkeepsie and workforce development strategies including the company’s role with P-TECH.

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