Picture of Krishnan Hariharan Krishnan Hariharan

Product Manager, IBM

Krishnan Hariharan is currently a Product Manager with IBM and has more than 9 years of experience in the field of Portals and Content Management.

For the past 6 years in IBM, Krishnan has helped a multitude of clients across various industries with creating a vision for their enterprise and helped them achieve that business goal by implementing strategic projects using IBM WebSphere Portal and Lotus Web Content Management software. Prior to joining IBM, Krishnan worked for Vignette as a Senior Consultant in their Professional Services organization where he implemented Vignette's flagship content management product for various clients in the US and Europe.

Krishnan has also co-authored 2 books titled A Portal Composite Pattern Using WebSphere Portal and Best Practices for Enterprise Scale Deployments of WebSphere Portal 6.0, which were published by IBM in their Redbook series. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications from India and is currently pursuing MBA from The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University.


IBM (International Business Machines) is a multinational computer technology and consulting corporation headquartered in Armonk, New York, USA. The company is one of the few information technology companies with a continuous history dating back to the 19th century. IBM manufactures and sells computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure services, hosting services, and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.

IBM has been known through most of its recent history as the world's largest computer company; with over 388,000 employees worldwide, IBM is the largest information technology employer in the world. IBM holds more patents than any other U.S. based technology company. It has engineers and consultants in over 170 countries and IBM Research has eight laboratories worldwide.



Wednesday, November 5th: 10.30 - 12.00

Track: IBM WebSphere Portal

Exceptional Web Experiences with Next Generation Portals

Attracting and maintaining new customers are at the top of an organization's priorities, and next generation portals are driving the exceptional web experiences that attract new customers, build customer loyalty and revolutionize your own employees' productivity. This session highlights leading customer implementations and business impacts of Web 2.0, situational applications, mashups, business process automation, mobile portals, and social software. We'll also share with you the areas of focus for our future releases of WebSphere Portal and Lotus Web Content Management System.