Ledina Hido-Evans is a technical lead in the CICS Modernization team. She joined IBM as an experienced hire in 2011, starting her CICS career testing and developing some of the bundle and CICS Cloud features. She led the CICS Explorer and Developer Experience teams for over 10 years, developing new and exciting features and presenting to customers about them. In more recent years, she worked on adding OpenAPI 3 support to z/OS Connect Requester, and is now leading some of the technical work on modernizing CICS. She is a keen software craftsperson and a Women in Technology advocate.