Our Academy Badge Program

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Our IBM Academy of Technology (AoT) Badge Program has two types:

  • Awards: Lifetime Achievement, President, Honorary
  • Membership:  Member, Leadership Team

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Badges are awarded based on contributions to our AoT mission that result in outcomes with impact for our stakeholders and IBM clients:

  • AoT initiatives that advance IBM technical and business solutions to address and solve real world challenges.
  • Providing leadership and direction to IBM’s technical community.
  • Sharing technical thought-leadership in and outside of IBM on new technologies and emerging trends.

Recipients of AoT badges can share them with social networks (i.e., LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, or through email, and web embeds).

Visit the IBM Open Badge Program for more information.

Badge privacy statement: We share badge earners’ personal information, such as name and email address with Pearson VUE Acclaim, who IBM has partnered with to assist with administration of the IBM Open Badge Program and to issue any badge achieved. Pearson VUE Acclaim treats badge earners’ details in a manner consistent with IBM’s policies. Acceptance of these credentials is at the discretion of the recipient.
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Lifetime Achievement Award: Richard Hopkins

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Richard Hopkins

IBM Academy of Technology’s

Chief Digital Provocateur

For Leadership, Persistence and Persuasion to Drive Impact

On September 20, 2016, it was my pleasure to bestow our Academy’s first Lifetime Achievement Award to Richard Hopkins with my deepest respect and admiration for his invaluable contributions.

 

Richard is an IBM Distinguished Engineer who is an exemplary role model of our Academy’s mission and goals.

Here are a few highlights:

  • Academy’s Digital Provocateur initiatives
  • Lead designer of sprint activities
  • Significant contributor to our Academy’s initiative re-invention
  • Creator of our Client Collaboration Council for the TCG
  • Tireless enthusiasm that continues to overcome any and all significant resistance.

Please join me in congratulating Richard on this well-deserved honor on his LinkedIn profile!

Thank you,

Susan Schreitmueller

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Susan Schreitmueller

 

President, IBM Academy of Technology
IBM Distinguished Engineer. Master Cloud Advisor
http://www.ibm.com/ibm/academy
http://www.linkedin.com/in/susan-schreitmueller-a9a9347,  Twitter: @RovrAllOvr