GT Software’s Dusty Rivers Achieves IBM Champion Recognition for 10th Straight Year

Atlanta, January 25th, 2019—GT Software, a leader in mainframe integration and migration, announced today that Dusty Rivers, Director, z Systems Software: IMS & CICS, has been named an IBM Champion for the tenth year in a row. This prestigious award is based on the continued leadership and contributions to the IBM technology community that Rivers has made over the past year.

“Dusty has been an integral part of our team for many years,” said Stephen D. Hassett, COO of GT Software. “We are so proud of him for receiving this impressive award for the 10th year in a row.”

As this is his tenth year being selected as an IBM Champion, Dusty is also receiving an IBM Champion Milestone badge, which recognizes his many years of influence and achievement within the community.

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