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Mark III Systems Vice President named IBM Champion
Andy Lin re-selected IBM Champion for Power Systems for 5th straight year

Austin, TX — IBM has selected Mark III's Vice President of Strategy, Andy Lin, as an IBM Champion for Power Systems for 2016. This is the second time he has been nominated and selected for this worldwide designation, having been initially chosen in the inaugural 2012 IBM Champion class. Lin was selected for outstanding contributions to the IBM Power Systems community, specifically in playing a role in helping to grow IBM's Linux on POWER and overall strategy around POWER and open source frameworks for cloud and service providers.

IBM Champions are defined by IBM as exceptional contributors to the technical community who advocate for IBM. There are a total of 34 IBM Champions for Power Systems worldwide as part of the class of 2016. This number has grown from a class of around 20 in 2012.

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