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Ranga Deshpande

Common Belgium
* Ranga has been using IBM i and its predecessors in his entire IT professional career at Jules Bordet Institute, the Comprehensive Cancer Centre of the University of Brussels, Belgium.
* Ranga is passionately active since 1987 in IBM Power Systems user groups with special interest in IBM i
* Ranga's passion is Environment, Sustainability and Governance in IT and especially IBM Power Systems.
* Ranga is an IBM Champion since 2012; Common Europe Hall of Fame inductee in it's inaugural year 2023 and is a recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award of the CIO Executive Circle, Belgium.
* He is Immediate Past President of COMMON Europe and Vice-President of COMMON Belgium.
* Ranga was on the Common Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) since its launch in 1991 up to 2023 helping IBM shape the future of IBM i.
* He is a frequent speaker at national and international events.
* With a doctorate in Biology, Ranga also had a previous academic career.
* Constant improvement of people’s quality of life through the informatics ecosystem is Ranga’s passion.