Jay Kruemcke is a Senior Product Manager at SUSE. As a member of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server product management team, Jay is responsible for the SUSE Linux server products for High-Performance Computing, Arm, and IBM Power.
Jay served as a Silver member of the OpenPower Board of Directors in 2018, bringing his experience and perspective in software product management to the OpenPower Board. Jay has also served as an IBM Power Champion since 2016.
Jay has built an extensive career in product management based on being a bridge between customers and engineering teams. He has extensive experience in many areas including product positioning, driving future product directions, using social media for client collaboration, and evangelizing the capabilities and future directions of enterprise products.
Prior to joining SUSE, Jay had a long career at IBM including many roles in the Power and Cloud Engineering and Offering teams. In addition to his product management experience, Jay has held a variety of technology roles at including product marketing, manager of a technical architecture team, briefing center staff, SAP systems management consultant, and as a system programmer and administrator.