Ken Parmelee

Cloud Integration WW Business Unit Executive


    Events participated in

    Sessions participated in

      Ken Parmelee leads the worldwide business strategy for IBM API Economy, which includes API Connect
      and Datapower software offerings. Mr. Parmelee lead the acquisition of Strongloop as a critical part of
      IBM’s API Economy strategy. He was previously responsible for strategy for IBM MobileFirst where his
      team lead industry leading partnerships for IBM in the mobile space.

      Prior to IBM, Ken lead research for Gartner in their Mobile and Client Computing group focusing on
      mobile, mobile integration and security. He authored the Mobile Application Development Magic Quadrant
      along with other research pieces- guiding clients on mobile strategy, user experience and best practices. 

      Prior to joining Gartner, Mr Parmelee was senior director of product management, with Antenna software,
      where he helped drive the company's mobile application software roadmap as the company doubled in
      revenue. His mobile application team built groundbreaking HTML5 mobile applications and management
      technologies. He also opened new verticals for Antenna in life sciences, manufacturing and retail. Prior to
      his six years with Antenna, he held a variety of key positions, with Everdream, KPMG, Sony and others
      building a technology career that goes back to 1995.

      Smarter Tech Decisions Using APIs

      API blog

      High impact blog posts and eBooks on API business models, and tech advice

      API conferences

      Connect with market leading platform creators at our events

      API community

      Join a helpful community of API practitioners

      API Insights Straight to Your Inbox!

      Can't make it to the event? Signup to the Nordic APIs newsletter for quality content. High impact blog posts on API business models and tech advice.

      Join Our Thriving Community

      Become a part of the world’s largest community of API practitioners and enthusiasts. Share your insights on the blog, speak at an event or exhibit at our conferences and create new business relationships with decision makers and top influencers responsible for API solutions.