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Singh, AameekVP, Engineering, Watson, Watson AI PlatformAameek is responsible for development & operations of the IBM Watson AI Platform ( His team develops capabilities like Watson Assistant, Discovery, Compare & Comply and AI Open Scale to help clients transform their businesses using AI.
Borkar, AartiVP, Offering Management & Design, Talent ManagementAarti leads a worldwide team of Offering Managers & Designers with responsibility for the suite vision and direction. She has a background in defining product direction and executing on the strategy through various Product Management and Development roles across IBM Cloud and Analytics.
Bartaran, AdamGlobal Leader, Salesforce PartnershipAdam leads IBM's efforts to deliver enterprise intelligence, transformational technology and industry expertise for joint customers within the Salesforce ecosystem.
Gunther, AdamDirector, Blockchain Trusted Identity, Industry PlatformAdam is responsible for IBM’s portfolio of Blockchain Network Services which includes decentralized identity, tokenization, interoperability and other services required to exchange value within and between Blockchain networks. This work is underpinned by work with open standards such as the Sovrin Foundation, HyperLedger and the Decentralized Identity Foundation.
Weinberg, AdrianVP, Systems Hardware, SystemsAdrian is known as one of IBM’s top client value creators, bringing a deep understanding of clients’ technical, financial and business environments across all industries with extensive financial Industry and Wall Street experience.
Robinson, AdrianaVP, IBM Watson Internet of Things, North America SalesAdriana leads North America Talent & Collaboration Solution Sales for IBM. She is responsible for thinking strategically to grow the business and manage the day-to-day tactical work. She consistently removes obstacles for her field teams as they close business. Her long history with IBM has given her wide organizational breath. As a result, she adeptly manages all levels of business relationships from Product Development to Product Management and reaches as far as Marketing, Channels, and Services teams.
Saeedi, AkibaDirector, Intelligence Analysis Offering Management, SecurityAkiba is globally responsible for the business and product strategy for IBM's i2 Intelligence software solutions for national security and defense, law enforcement and private industry.
Duvvur, AkileshVP, WW Cloud Offering & Product Management, Hybrid CloudAkilesh is a leader with a track record for driving exponential growth in cloud across the industry, enterprise and commercial/SMB client segments as part of IBM. He has extensive experience developing C level relationships across key accounts. He is an influencer who fosters an energetic and collaborative team environment. Leading from the front, he leverages deep subject matter expertise to understand client imperatives, delivering valuable solutions and maintaining client satisfaction while running a profitable business.
Jenkins, AlGlobal Leader, Digital Platforms, GBSAl leads a worldwide team with the mission of helping IBM’s clients transform the way they engage their clients and Business Partners. His global team of consultants work with clients to create uniquely engaging and relevant digital experiences for their clients across multiple channels and platforms. Through this work, clients develop the ability to operate at the intersection of technology, content, analytics and experience to inform and promote personalized client interactions in near real time while driving measurable results for the business.
Benichou, AlainGM, Global Enterprise & CommercialAlain has the responsibility for the strategy, go-to-market and the revenue and profit achievement for the markets of large enterprises and small and medium-sized companies in the 175 countries where IBM operates.
Lee, AlanVP, Power Innovation & Solutions, Systems
Little, AlanDE & Architect, WebSphere Foundation CloudAlan is focused on Cloud capabilities for the WebSphere organization. This includes running WebSphere in IBM Cloud (Private and Public) in containers, Cloud Foundry and VMs and WebSphere as a Service. Alan has been a leading architect in the WebSphere foundation from the beginning and has a focus not only on Cloud but WebSphere in general and System z.
Ho, AlbertDirector, Offering Management, Data Protection & StorageAlbert leads a world-wide offering management team for a number of storage software products including Spectrum Protect, Spectrum Copy Data Management, Spectrum Control and Spectrum Storage Insights. In this role, he is responsible for defining the offering strategy and roadmaps for this portfolio of products that enable businesses to effectively protect their data and manage their storage infrastructure.
Martin, AlbertVP, Hybrid Platform Development & Client Success, Hybrid CloudAl leads the team to make data simple and accessible. Solutions and products include Databases, Warehousing, Big Data, Appliances, Virtualization, Data Movement, Governance and Public and Private Cloud with Microservices Architecture. Connect with Al on Twitter @amartin_v and listen to his popular podcast, Making Data Simple.
Opher, AlbertGM, Industrial Market, Global Markets, USAl leads a team of professionals responsible for sales of the entire IBM portfolio consisting of hardware, software and services. He is responsible for helping clients transform their business and maximize their investment in technology. US Industrial Market clients span the Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, Chemical and Petroleum, Industrial Products and Electronics Industries.
Perry, AlesiaDirector, Cloud Labs Technical Support, IntegrationAlesia is responsible for a worldwide organization that provides support for the Hybrid Cloud Integration products portfolio. The products supported by Alesia's teams are API Connect, DataPower, App Connect Enterprise (App Connect & IBM Integration Bus (IIB)) and MQ (Messaging).
Gogh, AlexGM, Client Success, SystemsAlex is responsible for business performance worldwide for all IBM Server platforms. This includes sales development and execution around Mainframe, Unix and Linux as well as offerings for all clients and routes to market. In this role, he leads a variety of sales resources focused on accelerating IBM systems growth and expanding IBM’s systems market share and execution based upon exceeding client expectations
Freeman, AlisonGM, Global Business Partners, ANZAlison is responsible for the Partner Ecosystem in Australia and New Zealand with a focus on growing existing partner capabilities as well as recruiting new partners across IBM's broad product portfolio. Alison's team work with partners on taking solutions to clients.
Say, AlisonDirector, Cloud Business Partners, Global Markets, EuropeAlison leads the IBM Cloud Partner Ecosystem & Growth Sales division of IBM Cloud Europe, which includes IBM Cloud Integration, Analytics and AI, as well as the Cloud Platform portfolio. She is focused on evolving and supporting the IBM Partner Ecosystem to deliver greater adoption of innovative IBM Cloud solutions; helping clients on their Cloud and AI journey as part of their digital transformation. Alison and her European Partner Sales and Technical team work closely with existing and new partners including Systems Integrators, Cloud Service Providers, ISVs and Developers leveraging the IBM Cloud portfolio.
Symon, AlistairVP, Storage & Software Defined Infrastructure Development
Chan, AllenDE & Chief Architect, WorkflowAllen is responsible for driving the technical strategy for Workflow and DBA for Multicloud. His focus is to enable clients to create solutions combining the best of Case, Process and Robot and for ensuring different services in DBA will integrate seamlessly to enable the creation of rapid business applications.
Downs, AllenVP, Global Resiliency Services, GTSAllen leads the Global Business Resiliency Services Organization focusing on addressing business resiliency needs of clients across all layers of the enterprise, facilities, computer infrastructure, data, applications, organization skills and process aligned to the strategy and vision of the organization.
Rogers, AllenVP, Engineering, ResilientAllen is currently leading the Resilient Cybersecurity Incident Response portfolio inside of IBM Security. He’s been responsible for driving product strategy and development for the industry’s first Security Orchestration and Automated Response Platform.
Carroll, AllisonVP, Support, Watson Customer Engagement
Santa Maria, AlvaroVP, Security, LAAlvaro is responsable for both Security Software and Security Services with the challenge of integrating both units under a unified strategy and organization. With a strong focus on integration, he works in the development of new businesses that will position IBM as a leader in the security market in the region. With almost two decades of experience in the IT industry, Alvaro has successfully performed different leadership roles at IBM including STG, Channel and Operations Management.
Daghelian, AlyseVP, Global Analytics Sales, CloudAlyse is responsible for global sales across 140 countries and all industries. The Analytics portfolio is designed to help clients become digital enterprises by making their data simple and accessible. IBM’s analytics portfolio provides solutions that find, access, analyze and govern data across structured, unstructured and open data sources whether it be in a public or private environment.
Armstrong, AmberVP & CMO, Watson IoTAmber leads marketing for Watson IoT (Internet of Things). Watson IoT is a leading provider of Industrial IoT solutions to some of the best known global brands. She is responsible for branding, product marketing, demand generation and digital execution globally.
Patel, AmishVP, Industry Solutions & Strategic Business Development, Global MarketsAmish combines a holistic perspective and big-picture vision with deep domain expertise to assist clients succeed with their enterprise transformation initiatives. Amish has been recognized throughout his career as a bold, insightful leader who has helped clients leverage leading edge technologies such as cognitive, cloud and security to improve operational efficiency, competitive differentiation, value creation and better business outcomes.
Sharma, AmitGlobal Procurement Practice Leader, CPSAmit leads the Global Procurement Practice for IBM Cognitive Process Services (CPS). Amit brings over 24 years of Procurement, Supply Chain, Finance & Accounting, Source to Pay Technology Design and Shared Services Transformation experience across multiple industries to his current role. He is an expert in re-imagining, designing and delivering integrated consulting, technology and outsourcing propositions. Amit joined IBM in December 2017 and is responsible for designing integrated ABC (#Agile #Blockchain #Cognitive) roadmaps for global procurement organizations.
Wright, AmyManaging Partner, Talent & TransformationAmy is responsible for bringing innovative talent software and services to IBM clients, helping them transform talent across the enterprise and to reinvent the Human Resources function. IBM is uniquely able to bring elements of its own HR transformation journey and AI technology advancements to clients incorporating new ways of working. Amy provides this leadership leveraging her own experience leading HR in IBM’s 125,000 strong consulting business. In this role, Amy led the workforce strategy and transformation worldwide shifting the organization into a learning-based culture, growing early professionals into leaders and introducing talent programs.
Assis, Ana PaulaGM, Latin AmericaAna Paula is responsible for IBM Latin America's revenue, profit and customer satisfaction, overseeing all operations against the business plan, and leading cross-discipline and multicultural teams to achieve business objectives.
Zamper, AnaVP, Technology Support Services, GTS, Latin AmericaAna is responsible for Maintenance Pre-Sales, Sales and Delivery for IBM and non-IBM products.
Lazarus, AnanthASEAN One Channel Leader
Fredholm, AndersVP & Business Development Leader, Global Industrial Products Industry
Szakal, AndrasVP & CTO, FederalAndras is responsibile for IBM's industry solution technology strategy in support of the U.S. Federal client. His team provides deep industry and technical expertise necessary to address complex government challenges such as cybersecurity and cloud computing. He was recently elected to the Chair of the Board of Directors for The Open Group, a technology industry open standards consortia. He also holds the Chair of the Trusted Technology Forum responsible for ISO-20243.
Sayles, AndreaGM, Business Resiliency Services, Infrastructure Services, GTS
Hart, AndreasGM, Cloud, APAndreas is responsible for IBM Cloud Sales in Asia Pacific.
Dagotto, AndresVP, Cloud, LAAndres is responsible to integrate all Solutions under Cloud including the announcement of Securtiy migrating to Cloud. He was previouslly SSA director and has Cloud experience.
Giblon, AndrewDirector, Global Services & SupportAndrew is currently leading IBM’s world-wide 24x7 technical support for a wide portfolio of products that fall under the “software defined infrastructure” and “storage” categories. These are Spectrum Computing (LSF and Symphony computing workload management software); Spectrum Scale (file system software), and ESS, SONAS, and V7000 Unified (storage solutions); Spectrum Protect & Control (backup & restore software); and Storage Insights (software-as-a-service to proactively monitor client storage). His worldwide teams are located primarily in USA, Canada, Germany and China. Mr. Giblon’s focus is on ensuring high client satisfaction, by delivering world-class service, via strong collaboration across Development, Product Management, Technical Support, Professional Services and Sales teams.
Hately, AndrewVP, DE & Chief Architect, Watson & Cloud PlatformAndrew defines IBM's One Cloud architecture and manages IBM's Cloud Architecture Guild including solution hubs in New York, Singapore and Dublin. The global team of IBM Cloud architects design Cloud native solutions for all IBM clients from bankers to manufacturers to game makers.
Lee, AndrewVP & Chief Customer Officer, Analytics, Hybrid CloudAndrew is a “technologist” and “evangelist” responsible for ensuring that all clients are successful and become an “advocate” of IBM solutions while achieving their business outcomes.
Manby, AndrewDirector, Offering Management, Collaboration SolutionsAndrew is responsible for the market and product strategy of IBM’s multi-hundred-million-dollar Domino applications, chat, and mail business. Andrew’s responsibilities include leading product management working closely with IBM’s GTM functions including sales, support and services, and marketing. Andrew is an experienced product and marketing leader with senior roles in the analytics, data management, and data integration markets.
Walls, AndrewCTO, IBM Fellow, & Chief Architect, Flash SystemsAndy is a pioneer in enabling flash in the enterprise and has developed storage and server products that achieve consistently high performance while still providing the endurance and availability that enterprises require. He was responsible for the Texas Memory Acquisition and defined the architecture for the very popular FlashSystem 840 and 900, V9000 and A9000. He is defining next generation products that can be used in traditional SAN environments as well as the cloud and by emerging workloads.
Bennett, AndyWW Sales Leader, Watson IoTAndy is leads IBM’s Watson IoT offering which includes Enterprise Asset Management, Facilities Management, System Engineering and the industry-leading IoT platform. The focus of the team is to help clients securely connect, manage and analyze IoT data with the Watson IoT Platform allowing them to generate new business models and make more informed, real-time decisions with cognitive analytics.
Parkinson, AndyDirector, Enterprise Sales, Middle East & AfricaAndy is responsible for working with IBM's sales leaders, client teams and general managers across the Middle East, Africa and Turkey region to deliver growth, market share gain and client value to IBM's enterprise clients. Growth in IBM's Cloud, AI and Security solutions are core success metrics within his role.
Jarrar, AngelaDirector, Security IRP Support, CSPO & Learning ServicesAngela is responsible for all aspects of technical support for IBM’s Security clients (support strategy, delivery, investment planning and execution).
Yoon, Angie HYDirector, One Channels KoreaAngie has regional responsibility for the overall Partner Ecosystem, which includes value-added distributors (VADs), resellers, system integrators (SI), independent software vendors (ISVs), cloud service providers (CSPs) and managed service providers (MSPs).
Philipp, AnkeDirector, ESA Embedded Solutions Business Leader, Global Markets, Europe,Anke's team supports ISVs, MSPs/CSPs, technology providers and end customers which offer on-premise, hosted or hybrid solutions & managed services that integrate, bundle or embed IBM software and hardware technology with their industry aligned solution.
Darrough, Ann-MarieDirector, Offering Management, Commerce SolutionsAnn-Marie leads the product teams for IBM WebSphere Commerce and Digital Commerce as well as the Pricing and Promotions solutions. In her 19 years at IBM, Ann-Marie has led teams in offering management, lab services, technical sales and sales with a focus on driving innovation and client success.
Carrao, AnnDE & CTO, Services for Managed ApplicationsAnns' specialty is in storage and developing cloud services. In her role as CTO, Ann sets the technical strategy and drives market innovation. She has lead the software-defined storage strategy for IBM Services outsourcing and was Chief Storage Architect for the Cloud Innovation Lab which is redesigning the storage services for cloud.
Rubin, AnnVP, Corporate MarketingAnn manages global advertising, media, branded content programs, the event discipline, the social discipline and brand strategy & experience design. She also manages the homepage and agency operations.
Aurigemma, AnthonyVP, Security Operations & ResponseAnthony leads worldwide sales for IBM Security Operations and Response solutions spanning QRadar, Resilient, BigFix, XGS and i2 offerings. His teams help clients leverage advanced analytics and cognitive capabilities to defend against advanced threats throughout the entire attack lifecycle by hunting for threats, prioritizing vulnerabilities to stop attacks and responding quickly and comprehensively to indicators of compromise.
Ciccone, AnthonyDirector, Business Development, Cognitive SystemsAnthony is responsible for strategic commercial partnerships across a broad array of areas including accelerated systems, HPC, AI and Cloud. Previously, Anthony has held a wide range of leadership roles including M&A, Integration Executive, Cloud Delivery and Enterprise Software Development.
O'Dowd, AnthonyDE, Blockchain Application DevelopmentAnthony is based in Europe as part of a worldwide team to help clients build business solutions which benefit from Blockchain technology. Anthony has a background in middle and back office systems and has lead the development of key IBM middleware in messaging and integration, as well as helping users across a broad range of industries exploit these and related technologies to build more efficient, integrated business systems.
Martins, AntonioGM, BrazilAntonio has been at the forefront of strategic projects, contributing substantially to the digital and cognitive transformation of clients in the financial industry and in the country's distribution and telecommunications areas. In addition, he led the adoption of Watson in the health segment and blockchain in insurance. Antonio has been in charge of IBM in Mexico. During its management, the unit showed significant growth, gained market share and expanded its business, mainly in the areas of IT services and consulting. In 2017, IBM Mexico was recognized for incorporating the artificial intelligence revolution into the country.
Vemulapalli, ArchanaGM, Infrastructure Services Offering Strategy, Management & Development.Archana has end-to-end responsibility for IS offering design and co-creation with clients, offering management and development of market-led digital. Previously at IBM, Archana lead IBM's Networks Services and Project & Implementation Services globally, securely delivering agile, resilient and intelligent networks for public and private sector clients across the globe in support of their cognitive and cloud transformation.
Wencesiao Sclippa, ArielDirector, Sales, Technology Support Services, LA, GTS
Bhowmick, ArinVP, Chief Design Officer, Hybrid CloudArin heads the user experience and design practice for IBM Cloud. With experience in enterprise UX and a Masters degree in HCI, Arin has served in multiple leadership roles in the technology industry and is the author of several design patents and publications. He currently heads the design team for the IBM Hybrid Cloud portfolio across Public and Private Cloud Platform and offerings.
Beller, ArtVP, Technical Sales, WW SystemsArt currently leads the North America Storage Sales team for IBM Systems. In this position, he provides strategic and tactical direction to the Sales and Pre-Sales Field Technical resources and he owns the profit and loss responsibility for the North America Storage geography including Canada and Federal. In this capacity, he manages the above region solution and product teams for both software defined and hardware solutions.
Meloy, ArthurDirector, Aspera Engineering & Support, Hybrid CloudArthur is an expert on Aspera high-speed transfer capabilities and has 15 years of experience at IBM.
Deivanayagam, ArunDirector, Cloud NetworkArun is responsible for the Network Services across the IBM Cloud Platform’s global footprint with datacenters across 19 countries and 6 continents that enable Watson, Blockchain & IoT solutions.
Krishna, ArvindSVP, Hybrid Cloud & Director, ResearchArvind leads IBM’s cloud business including strategy, product design, offering development, marketing, sales and service. He also guides IBM’s technical strategy in core and emerging technologies including artificial intelligence, quantum computing, cloud platform services, data-driven solutions and blockchain.
Muni, AshutoshVP, Global ADM Innovation (GTM & Offerings)Ashutosh has Global GTM responsibility for Application Development Management & Innovation service line and building offerings that bring differentiated value to our clients. He works with clients to leverage the best of IBM capabilities and leading edge innovation in Application Services space to solve business problems.
Gideoni, AvnerDirector, Trusteer CTO, SecurityAvner is a specialist in the prevention of cyber-attacks, identity theft and financial fraud. He consults enterprise organizations in maintaining frictionless user experience across their service channels.
Soffer, AyaVP, AI Tech, ResearchAya's mission is to create world-class foundational AI technologies for business while advancing state-of-the-art AI capabilities for understanding and interacting naturally with data of all kinds. Aya sets the strategy, works with IBM scientists around the world to help shape their ideas into new AI technology and with IBM’s product groups and customers, drives research innovation into the market.
Antoun, AymanGM, Global Markets, CanadaAyman leads a team that is passionate about delivering value to clients by helping Canadian organizations use innovative technology to transform their businesses and realize their full potential.
Deckerova, BarboraDirector, Global Business PartnersBarbora is responsible for the IBM’s Business Partner ecosystem in Central & Eastern Europe. She leads a diverse territory consisting of teams and 1500+ Business Partners in 29 countries. She is responsible for IBM hardware, software and services business through all indirect routes including distributors, resellers, system integrators, ISVs and managed service providers. Her goal is to deliver on revenue objectives while building and transforming the ecosystem that will be able to bring next gen IT solutions to the market. Barbora leverages her previous work experience from IBM's Enterprise Operation and Transformation, as well as externally from sales, marketing and consulting.
Baker, BarryVP, z Software, SystemsBarry is responsible for the z Software portfolio including strategy, product/offering management, software design & development and support covering application serving, transaction & data processing, enterprise modernization, compilers & DevOps and IT management & optimization.
Becker, BarryVP, Hybrid Cloud Services, GTSBarry is accountable for global service offering enablement, presales and solutioning for project and long term enterprise IT management services including cloud, hybrid and traditional IT environments. He leads a worldwide team focused on driving offering expansion and adoption of IBM’s Systems Services portfolio.
Lautenbach, BartVP, Watson IoT, Global Markets, NABart leads all of the client facing activities and personnel who are building client success for clients in North America and Latin America who are interested in realizing cost savings or business transformation by capitalizing on the Internet of Things.
Erb, BeatWW TSS BP Channel Sales LeaderBeat is the leader for Technology Support Services, IBM's maintenance organization for hardware and software. He helps Business Partners grow their revenue and profits by complementing traditional transactional business with a constant recurring revenue flow. Before taking over the global role, he was responsible for IBM TSS BP Channel in Europe where he engaged leaders at senior levels of the Business Partners, exceeded results, structured the way Business Partners are motivated, established transparent Key Performance Indicators, helped simplify processes and systems, set-up a well-respected education program that includes Simulcation as a ground-breaking element and formed tight-knit, engaged TSS community through education and executive events.
de Bont, BenVP & CISO, Cloud, Hybrid CloudBen is responsible for the overall risk posture and corresponding security, compliance and privacy efforts across all related product portfolios and business units.
Hoecker, BernieGM, ServicesBernie has overall responsibility for the Enterprise and Commercial Segments across all industries. His goal is to bring value to clients by leveraging IBM’s robust portfolio of services capabilities. This includes leveraging advanced capabilities in cloud, analytics, automation, and Watson cognitive offerings. All solutions are designed to be delivered in an ‘as a service based model’ to drive flexibility and value for all clients.
Vaughn, Beth AnnVP, WW Software as a Service Sales & GTM TransformationBeth Ann is driving the overall go-to-market strategy for IBM’s SaaS portfolio. This includes introducing new sales roles, compensation plans, incentives, tools, customer programs and business processes for the direct sales force. This role also includes oversight of the contracting process as well as developing and delivering tools to our Business Partners such as PartnerSuccess360 (PS360) launched in 2018. Finally, Ms. Vaughn works with the product development, support and delivery teams to ensure that the SaaS offerings are competitive and continuously bring exceptional business value to LOB clients.
Bell, BethVP, Enterprise & Commercial, CanadaBeths' team helps their clients transform by leveraging IBM’s full portfolio of products and services, deep skills, assets and innovative solutions.
Friday, BethVP, Cloud Technical Sales, Global MarketsBeth leads the Cloud Technical Sales organization in North America. She drives a performance driven culture within the technical sales team, and, as part of the NA Cloud leadership team, she contributes to the overall IBM Cloud go-to-market strategy. Beth is the technical executive sponsor for a set of key accounts. Her team is responsible for pre-sales technical engagement and works with clients and Business Partners to understand business need & help to co-create high value digital solutions. Additionally, her team builds customer events designed to build awareness and technical knowledge of the IBM Cloud Portfolio. The team includes deep technical specialty skills across the Cloud, Analytics, AI and Cloud Platform solutions as well as Software Architects who help customize complex environments to optimize for success.
Bucci, BettyDE, Master Inventor & Chief Architect, IMS SystemsBetty is responsible for defining the product/solution roadmap in line with business unit strategy. She has analytical ability and creativity in anticipating trends, knowledge of leading-edge products/technology and industry in order to effectively participate on business unit and IBM Architectural Boards. She also keeps the development community up-to-date about standard bodies and technologies that may be employed to create IBM's solutions/products.
Hartwick, BillVP, Portfolio, Plans & Programs, Global MarketsBill is focused on Cloud adoption in Financial Services industry through value-based hybrid and multi-cloud business solutions. He helps clients transform their businesses by putting the workloads, data and developers where it makes the most sense for their business long term.
Singleton, BillDirector, Sales Storage Software & Systems, Communications & CSI MarketBill is responsible for IBM Storage Software and Systems Sales for the Communications and CSI markets across the United States. He has 20 years of experience in data management software and storage systems, sales, management and executive leadership.
Hallman, BinaVP, Offering Management Storage & Software Defined, SystemsBina is at the forefront of the Storage industry transformation and has helped transform IBM’s storage business, positioning IBM as the leader in Flash and Software Defined Storage. Bina and her team’s mission include setting the business strategy, execution and delivery of business results.
Breitel, BobDirector, Global SAP AllianceBob leads IBM’s largest global alliance and spans IBM Consulting, Cloud, Systems and other solutions and technologies. Bob leads key business development activities and global sales.
Furniss, BobVP, Global Service Cloud Practice, Bluewolf, GBSBob manages the strategic direction and operation of the global Service Cloud practice for Bluewolf, an IBM Company.
Kalka, BobVP, Technical Professionals & Vertical Industries, SecurityBob is responsible for IBM’s global technical professionals, strategic client initiatives and enablement programs. He has also been intimately involved for the past two decades in developing IBM’s overall strategy for its comprehensive security-related investments.
Lord, BobSVP, Cognitive ApplicationsBob leads Cognitive Applications at IBM. He was appointed in 2016 by Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty as the company’s first Chief Digital Officer, with a mission to change how IBM innovation is delivered and consumed by the world’s leading organizations. Today, Bob continues this charge and oversees IBM Watson cognitive solutions.
McDonald, BobVP, Support Transformation & Training, Finance & OperationsBob is leading initiatives that are focused on transforming IBM to become the leader in enterprise technical support. The transformation of the IBM Support organization includes the integration of cognitive computing solutions using IBM’s industry-leading Watson technologies. Bob is the executive sponsor for the IBM Training and Skills program, responsible for the worldwide education model for all IBM Business Units. Leveraging Watson Language Translator and on-demand linguists, Bob is leading efforts to improve IBM's global support strategy which is a key differentiator for many IBM clients.
Merkert, BobVP, Federal Systems Sales, Global Markets
Picciano, BobSVP, Cognitive SystemsBob and his team are responsible for reinventing the computer for the Cognitive Era helping to drive fundamental advancements in next-generation workloads, such as AI, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Quantum Computing and High Performance Computing.
Schultz, BobGM, Watson Talent & Collaboration SolutionsBob oversees IBM’s collaboration and talent management solutions business which helps companies transform their business by providing a unique combination of software, analytics and behavioral science to help clients source, attract, recruit and hire the right people, design the workplace to ensure people feel valued and engaged, develop strategies to help people reach their full potential and optimize the business. Bob is also responsible for driving and innovating a multi-billion-dollar portfolio of SaaS and premise-based email, social and communication software infused with cognitive and analytics capabilities.
Gammons, BradGlobal Managing Director, Energy, Environment & Utilities IndustryBrad is responsible for IBM’s Global Green Horizon initiative focused on improving sustainability and environmental outcomes.
Harvey, BrendaGM, Public MarketBrenda heads a $5B business unit supporting State and Local, Education, Healthcare and Life Sciences with clients in areas of Strategy, Digital Transformation, Cloud, Security, Systems, Analytics, AI, IOT, Application, Business Process and Resiliency Services. She bridges and builds business line and technology relationships to deliver greater business and strategic outcomes.
Kinkade, BrendanDirector, Strategic Partners, Watson & Cloud Platform
Webster, BrentDirector, DBG Sales GlobalResponsible for delivering solutions through IBM's omni-channel go-to-market model. Enabling over 3K sellers across seven global markets with the latest infrastructure, digital tools and resources to drive an integrated customer experience and ensure our clients' success.
Chaput, BrianDirector, Offering Management, Digital Experience Software, Watson Customer EngagementBrian leads the offering management team defining digital experience software and solutions within IBM Watson Customer Engagement. He has over 25 years of technology product marketing, product management and sales experience. Brian joined IBM via IBM's acquisition of Bowstreet in 2005.
Fallon, BrianDirector, WW Cloud Digital Sales & Business PartnersBrian is the worldwide sales leader responsible for IBM Cloud digital sales and the Business Partner ecosystem.
Keith, BrianDirector and Partner, Public Sector Expert & Delivery ServicesBrian L. Keith is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cloud Leader who partners with C-level executives and business leaders to help create tremendous enterprise and customer value by leveraging AI in their organizations. After spending nearly a decade working in AI and Cloud with major government agencies and small businesses, Brian knows what it takes to implement an agile AI & Cloud strategy, and organize teams to support an AI function. Brian is currently the Director/Partner for IBM Watson & Cloud Platform Expert and Delivery Services in the global Public Sector. He works with clients in the U.S. Federal, State and local governments, Global Governments and Education. Brian leads a cadre of Data Scientist, AI Developers, AI DevOps and AI Consultants & Engineers. His team partners with global organizations to drive AI in two distinct ways: AI-powered SaaS solutions and enterprise-level AI transformation programs. Brian holds a BS from the U.S. Naval Academy and MBA (Information Technology) from Strome College of Business, Old Dominion University.
Martin, BrianDE, Cloud Architect, Hybrid Cloud
O'Connell, BrianDE & Master Inventor, GTSBrian focuses on driving automation across network services. Previously, he was the CTO of the Always-On Hybrid Cloud platform that delivers high profile web sites such as, The Masters, Wimbledon and US Open.
Whitfield, BrianGM, Public Market, GTS, NABrian leads a team focused on driving growth with joint services and cross fertilization of GBS practices and GTS service lines to provide competitive “united IBM” client value for healthcare clients. Brian has been involved in several transactions of more than $1B dollars in contract value and in creating and developing new solutions to expand IBM's presence with Government clients.
Serman, BrigDirector, Sales & Strategy, W&CP, Digital Business Group, Hybrid CloudAs part of IBM Digital Business Group, Brig has responsibility for IBM’s Commercial Cloud Platform business including strategy, sales and offerings aligned to this client segment on a worldwide basis.
Anderson, BruceGlobal Managing Director, Electronics IndustryBruce is responsible for IBM’s worldwide business across all high-tech industry segments, including consumer electronics; medical devices; office, industrial, and network equipment; electronics suppliers; electronics manufacturing services; and semiconductor. Bruce drives business strategy and offerings for all IBM brands into this client set in all geographies. Bruce leads a community of over 4,000 IBMers across the Global Electronics Community.
Maule, BruceVP, Systems Channel MarketingBruce has responsibility for the design and execution of worldwide channel and marketing programs for IBM partners that sell and support IBM Systems hardware and software offerings. He also leads several programs designed to assist influencers, whose solutions are built on IBM Systems offerings, to grow more rapidly. He is a leader in Digital Marketing and helps partners to transform their marketing activities to digital.
Duncan, BuellVP, Marketing, Hybrid CloudBuell is responsible for worldwide marketing across IBM's cloud and analytics businesses leading a global team of marketing professionals responsible for market and offering management, demand generation, channel marketing and digital engagement.
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Redmond, CalistaVP, z Systems Ecosystem
Sanchez, CallineVP, Enterprise Systems StorageCalline leads a team of worldwide technology consultants to deliver systems and solutions to end users.
Lawrence, CalvinDE, CTO Cognitive Healthcare, Public SectorCalvin is responsible for the client adoption of Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, IoT and Cloud strategies for IBM’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Public Sector market.
Art, CameronManaging Partner, Next Gen Enterprise Cloud ApplicationsCameron has global responsibility for driving innovation and accelerating the transition of enterprise systems into Cloud and SaaS for IBM’s strategic clients. Working with IBM’s best-of-breed partners such as SAP, Oracle, Microsoft and Workday, his focus is on creating dynamic ecosystems that deliver value to clients with tens of thousands of brilliant IBMers serving them.
Clayton, CameronGM, Watson Media & WeatherCameron oversees a portfolio of cognitive businesses within IBM including Watson Advertising, Watson Media and The Weather Company. These businesses create decision support offerings and enterprise IoT solutions for a number of industries and marketers, including aviation, transportation, retail, insurance, media, energy & utilities, oil & gas, consumer packaged goods, quick service restaurants and more.
O'Connor, CameronDirector, Watson TalentCameron leads go-to-market activities for the IBM Artificial Intelligence Watson offerings focused on HR and Talent. He is dedicated to designing and developing unforgettable digital and in person experiences for clients around the world.
Shultis, CarlaVP, Systems WW Client CentersCarla is responsible for pre-sales support for IBM System z and LinuxONE, IBM Cognitive and Power Systems, IBM Storage and Software Defined Infrastructure delivering client briefings, demonstrations, proof of concept and technology, innovation workshops, benchmarks and hosting infrastructure services leveraging world class technology expertise to accelerate sales.
Camilion, CarlosVP, Hybrid Integration Software, Hybrid CloudCarlos leads worldwide Integration and Development in the IBM Hybrid Cloud Integration Software Unit. This software portfolio solves a key business problem – Messaging and Integration - between on premises systems, extends this integration seamlessly to the Cloud, and also provides the technology foundation for customer digital transformation in the API Economy. Carlos joined IBM in 1995 and has held numerous leadership positions in both sales and technical sales.
Taylor, CarolineVP & CMO, Global MarketsCaroline is based in London, and leads the teams responsible for marketing strategy and execution across seven geographical regions of the world; North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Japan, China and Asia Pacific.
George, CaseyVP, Security, NACasey is responsible for all sales, delivery, services and customer satisfaction for the Cyber Security business for all of North America. Prior to this role, Casey was the Vice President for the Travel and Transportation Business Unit managing all sales for all client sets in the US.
Solazzo, CatherineVP, WW Ecosystem Marketing, SystemsCatherine is focused on supporting business partners globally with co-marketing programs, technology and learning programs. She is passionate about developing and mentoring the next generation of women in tech through internship programs and women’s organizations.
Campos, CesarGM, Peru & BoliviaCesa is responsible for the daily operations of the business organization and manages the implementation of the strategy to achieve corporate goals in both markets.
Pulamarasetti, ChandrasekharVP, Resiliency Strategy & Resiliency Orchestration, Software & Services, Global GTS
Henderson, CharlesGlobal Partner & Head of X-Force Red, SecurityCharles is a specialist in network, application, physical and device penetration testing as well as vulnerability research.
Varvaro, CharlesVP, Intellectual Property Tech Alliances, Licensing & Client AdvocacyCharles and his team focus on creating IP Income opportunities in Services for IBM’s most strategic clients. Some of the specific areas of focus are Quantum, Healthcare and Frontiers.
Yan, CharlesGM, IBM China Development LabCharles Yan is the General Manager of IBM China Development Lab, leading the design and development teams in 7 sites in the Greater China Geo including Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Hongkong, Xi'an, Ningbo and Dalian. IBM China Development Lab is one of the major labs in IBM’s Enterprise software design, development, service and support, covering Cloud, Analytics, AI, Machine Learning, IOT, Industry Solutions etc.
Kwon, CharlieDirector, Offering Management, Analytics, Unified Governance & IntegrationCharlie is leading the Unified Governance & Integration segment within IBM Analytics. The Unified Governance & Integration portfolio delivers a set of market leading capabilities to help enterprises meet a variety of compliance and business insight related use cases and needs. Capabilities span data integration, replication, governance across structured & unstructured information assets, master data management, data privacy and test management, information life cycle governance and industry specific data models.
Wang, CharlotteDE & CTO, GTSCharlotte is known for designing complex hybrid cloud architecture solutions as well as integrating cloud brokerage, provisioning and management services to support Enterprise business requirements. Leveraging her patented automation technology, most recent focus areas are infrastructure migration and optimization transformations to hybrid cloud platforms. Charlotte develops an open rapport and is a trusted advisor to her clients. She brings considered focus and strategic thinking to managing and mitigating risk inherent in large transformations. She is recognized for her effective communication, breaking down complex IT problems into simple to understand concepts.
Talley, ChesterDirector, Cloud Professional Services, Hybrid Cloud, NAChester's team provides sales and world-class consulting, professional services and custom training to clients around the Systems Middleware product portfolio. He works closely with clients to ensure that products and solutions are successfully and productively deployed.
Theyancheri, ChidaDirector, Strategic Customer SuccessChida is responsible for onboarding strategic customers to IBM Cloud in a Cloud Native fashion. In prior roles, Chida built the Order to Cash (BSS) componentry for the IBM Cloud Platform from scratch.
Barrett, ChrisVP, Development, Security Operations & Response, Secure Engineering, SaaS OperationsChris is driving IBM Security's development optimization and transformation initiatives. He also leads IBM Security’s Secure Engineering and SaaS Operations teams.
Bontempo, ChrisVP, Security Marketing, Routes & Offerings, North AmericaChris is responsible for demand generation and product marketing for IBM Security in the U.S. and Canada. Chris also focuses on route optimization and new offering launches for prospects, partners and IBM Digital. He joined IBM in 2005 and has led marketing teams in Market Intelligence, Cloud and joined the IBM Security business unit in 2014.
Crummey, ChrisDirector, X-Force Evangelism & Outreach, SecurityChristopher and his team provide a sense of what a cyber “Security Culture” looks like and educate clients on “Cyber Best Practices” thru the first commercially built Cyber Range in Cambridge MA and the Executive Briefing Centers. He also leads a team of global Executive Security Evangelists who are leading industry experts and provide keynote presentations and demonstrations. Christopher also leads a global team of security development experts who provide technical insight in product integration, mobility, cognitive and cloud based security solutions.
Esemplare, ChrisGM & VP, Global Security ServicesChris manages all aspects of the Security Services business including strategy, offering management, sales and marketing, investment planning and execution. Chris works with clients around the world to provide consulting, systems integration, managed and cloud services and cyber threat intelligence.
Huff, ChrisDirector, Engineering, Watson MarketingChris leads engineering for Watson Marketing which includes WCA, Mobile, Watson Marketing Assistant and Personalized Marketing.
Lederer, ChrisVP & Partner, Industry Leader Media & EntertainmentChris leads IBM’s Media & Entertainment consulting business in North America where he focuses on Operating Model Transformation to drive growthw with focus on Sales and Marketing re-sets, organic Growth strategy development & delivery and brand-driven customer experience improvement.
Matusic, ChrisDirector, Commercial Financing, NAChris leads our team focused on providing short-term working capital financing solutions to resellers, distributors and suppliers. The team provides lines of credit enabling solution purchases through the distribution channel, providing value in risk mitigation, cash flow enhancement and operational efficiencies.
McCurdy, ChrisVP, Global Security ServicesChris drives the worldwide go-to-market strategy for IBM Security Services and is responsible for managing the sales in both consulting and managed services globally.
Nicoletti, ChrisGM, Communications Market, GTS, NAChris has P&L responsibility for technology services clients in Communications Market which includes Telecommunications, E&U and Media clients, a $1.7+B business in annual revenue. He is also responsible for setting the vision, strategy and creating the supporting execution plan. Key success criteria include new logo capture, managing/growing existing accounts, margin expansion through use of automation and analytics and improving net promoter score.
O'Connor, ChrisHead of Sales, IoTChris's responsibilities are focused on helping clients advance their digital transformation, bringing growth to both clients and IBM. The Internet of Things (IoT) is a focus on the recent maturity of device intelligence which has created a wealth of information and data that can be arranged for operations, value, and insights. While it relies heavily on existing internet technologies, it expands in scope to include physical devices (e.g. robots, cars, home appliances), specialized protocols (e.g. Modbus, OPC, DNP3), physical analytics (e.g., pressure, temperature, torque) and a unique partner network.
Townsend, ChrisGM, Client SolutionsChris leads a team creating user-centric IT solutions for clients seeking competitive advantage. Common needs are to improve speed and business agility, quality of operations, and security posture; and to lower cost. Solutions typically cover hybrid cloud transformation, digital transformation, shift to ‘as-a-service’, and use AI, automation and analytics for optimization. He also leads the IBM Enterprise Design Thinking practice for IBM Global Technology Services ensuring the right problems are solved for the most important users. Approaches include co-creation workshops, user research, strategy coaching, and prototyping for IBM’s largest services clients.
Henke, ChristianDirector, Systems Client Advocacy & Technical Support, EMEAChristian is responsible for technical support of IBM Systems and ensuring customer satisfaction across EMEA.
Ouyang, ChristineDE, Q Network & Systems Strategy, SystemsChristine is a leader in Collaborative Innovation for emerging technologies. She is currently building IBM Q Network, a collaboration of industrial, academic and government organizations worldwide with the mission to advance quantum computing and launch the first waves of commercial applications.
Dittmer, ChristopherVP, High End Storage, SystemsChris's team works closely with clients to bring offerings to market to cover their needs in high end storage, tape solutions, and storage networking. Chris has been fortunate to enjoy a wide variety of roles over 20 years in the technology industry, including leading multiple IBM businesses, building a software-as-a-service business from the ground up, running a small tech startup, and a serving in variety of strategy and product management roles.
Foltz, ChristopherChief Advocacy Officer, NAChristopher has responsibility for enabling an exceptional and differentiated IBM experience through client listening, pervasive transformation, and a culture of client success. In 16 years at IBM, he has held multiple global leadership roles in the IBM System and Integrated Supply Chain, including senior management roles in systems and technology transformation, cross-brand solution fulfillment, and materials operations.
Konarski, ChristopherVP, Business Development & Strategic Partnerships, SystemsChris leads IBM's System Group worldwide Technical Sales team for all brands (Power, z, Storage). This 3,000+ person team includes Lab Services, Integration, Briefing Centers as well as Field Technical sales globally. This technical army is responsible for being trusted advisors to clients and helping them innovate and modernize their infrastructure.
Murray, ChuckVP, Hybrid DevOps & Management, Hybrid CloudChuck is responsible for the Hybrid DevOps and Management portfolio within the IBM Cloud organization which includes offerings in the areas of Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Testing, Application and Infrastructure Monitoring and Event Management. Along with portfolio responsibility, Chuck also currently manages a WW data center IT organization which provides services to thousands of IBM and partner developers across many WW sites.
Ryan, CiaranDirector, Offering Management, Hybrid CloudCiaran has product management responsibility for the DevOps and Management portfolio of software products within IBM. This rich portfolio of capabilities is continuously evolving with the product management team driving the strategy and direction. Ciaran enjoys working closely with clients and partners to ensure the products deliver immediate value and addresses their pain points.
Compert, CindyDE, Public Sector Market, US & CTO, Data Security & PrivacyCindy is a technical visionary driven by wanting to make a difference around the world, advancing the health, safety and well-being of others. She is an active member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), a Certified Information Privacy Manager/Certified Information Privacy Technologist and co-author of “Information Governance Principles and Practices for a Big Data Landscape”. Cindy advises clients and helps set security strategy in the US Public Sector Market (State & Local Gvt, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Education). Cindy is also a privacy expert who invented the IBM Security GDPR Framework and is leading IBM Security’s privacy strategy across the company. She advises the IBM Security business unit on overall data security & privacy strategy including product and business development. She is a well known speaker who has presented at RSA, Forrester and IBM Think Conferences.
Belacazar, ClaireVP, Performance Marketing & Digital Channels, GTS
Muchaluat, ClaudiaChief Digital Officer & Digital Sales Director, LAClaudia has been implementing a huge change in client experience through digital. Her team is committed to agile design thinking concepts and are always innovating in their business. Claudia manages digital transformation and expansion to businesses in Latin America.
Reid, ColinVP, Systems HW Channel Management, Global Business PartnersColin is responsible for external channels management for IBM globally which includes Ecosystem construct and related incentives, programs and processes. Colin has worked in connection with Business Partner Channels for over 25 Years covering an extensive range of partner and relationship types.
von Altrock, ConstantinDirector, Safer Payments, Industry PlatformsConstantin leads Safer Payments for IBM Industry Platforms.
Sklar, CorinneCMO, Bluewolf, GBSCorrine leads the global marketing organization for Bluewolf, an IBM Company.
Bender, CraigDirector, Competitive Project OfficeCraig is responsible for developing integrated solutions that address their client's business needs (both industry and business) and deliver client value while supporting IBM business.
Wilson, CraigVP, Global Telecommunications IndustryCraig is responsible for IBM's industry solutions, sales and business development for the telecom industry globally. Craig works with IBM's largest clients to exploit Cloud platforms, Cognitive solutions and industry expertise as they re-invent their business to become leading Digital Services Providers.
Hilkner, CristianeVP, Storage Transformation, SystemsCristiane is responsible for improving the overall client experience for the IBM Storage portfolio including all phases of the lifecycle from offering creation and try & buy to production use and support. Her key focus areas are product quality, deployment architecture to ensure resiliency and support models.
Hebrank, DanVP, Midwest & West Enterprise & Commercial, Distribution Market, Global Markets, USDan leads the West Distribution Enterprise and Commercial client team for S&D.
Ransdell, DanGM, Global Financing, NADan is responsible for the business direction and management of a $14B asset portfolio and $29 billion in lease/loan originations. He leads IGF’s operations across the United States and Canada.
Wolfson, DanDE, Data, Analytics, IoT & Watson Content, Watson Media & WeatherDan is responsible for architecture and technical leadership in a rapidly growing area with particular interest in the delivery of insight into analytical and operational solutions and the curation and management of information.
Berg, DanielDE , Cloud Kubernetes Service, Hybrid CloudDaniel is responsible for the container and service mesh technical strategy within IBM Cloud. He has responsibility for the technical architecture and delivery of the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service providing managed Kubernetes clusters worldwide. Daniel has a deep knowledge of container technologies including Docker and Kubernetes and has extensive experience building and operating highly available cloud-native services.
Kloud, DanielVP, Business Development, Hybrid CloudDaniel works extensively with Business Partners in his Business Development role for Hybrid Cloud. His responsibilities include acquisitions, strategic partnerships, joint ventures, OEM/reseller relationships and divestitures. Most recently, Daniel drove IP partnerships around various Hybrid Cloud offerings with HCL, Aricent and Wipro. He also led the acquisition of StrongLoop which greatly accelerated API offerings at IBM.
Knoedler, DanielDirector, Global Sales Automotive, Aerospace & Defense IndustriesDaniel has a broad industry and services background and has been working with IBM for almost 20 years. In his IBM career, Daniel has worked with globally operating Automotive and Aerospace clients throughout Europe, Asia Pacific, North and South America.
Murdock, DanielVP, Industrial, Enterprise & Commercial, USDanie is responsible for the overall operation of the division including sales, operations and the go to market strategy. This scope includes over 24000 IBM clients and represents over 70% of the IBM Industrial Sector revenue.
Witteveen, DanielVP, Global Portfolio, Resiliency Services, GTSDaniel leads North America Sales for IBM’s Technology Support Services division in GTS. Technology Support Services provides clients simplified IT support management by streamlining multiple OEM and vendor contracts to a single vendor with the expertise to care for all technology support needs, improve availability, resolve issues quickly and reduce outages across the entire IT environment.
Yellin, DanielVP & DE, Mobile Platform Development & Israel Software LabDaniel is responsible for IBM Mobile Foundation and Cloud Mobile Services. These offerings are helping enterprises on their digital transformation journey to reach new customers and engage them in novel ways and to streamline internal business processes. Daniel is also responsible for the IBM Software Development Lab in Israel.
Baptiste, DanielleDirector, Offering Management, Collaboration Solutions
Novelli, DaniloVP, Sales, Unified Governance & Integration, Analytics, Hybrid CloudDanilo has responsibility for the overall sales of IBM’s Big Data and Database portfolio, including DB2, Informix, Puredata for Analytics (former Netezza), Biginsight and Streams.
Karras, DarrinVP, Watson Strategic Partnerships, GTMDarrin manages the worldwide go-to-market business for the "With Watson" AI Program.
Jeffries, DaveDirector, Development, z/OS SoftwareDave is responsible for all aspects of the IBM z/OS Operating System from the main core of the OS thru to such capabilities as DFSMS and Comm Server. He is also responsible for Container Pricing, Open Data Analytics, Cloud Provisioning and new workload enablement on the platform.
Liederbach, DaveGM, Government Health & Human Services, Watson HealthDave is a member of the IBM Watson Health leadership team and leads the Government Health and Human Services business. The mission is to enable governments to improve quality, cost and experience of health and human services programs that enhance peoples live through the delivery of high value cognitive solutions and services. Solutions are focused on program and policy consulting, social program management, care management, program integrity, analytics, decision support and enterprise data warehouse.
Lindquist, DaveVP & IBM Fellow, Private Cloud, Hybrid CloudDave is responsible for the strategy and engineering of the IBM Cloud Private offering. IBM Cloud Private brings cloud native technology on a kubernetes based platform to the enterprise. Integrating enterprise middleware, data and analytics in private cloud to accelerate cloud adoption, development transformations and application modernization and data management.
Mancl, DaveGM, Global Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment Industry, Global MarketsDave is responsible for the client value and business performance of IBM’s digital client engagement, network and platform agility and enterprise transformation solutions across this industry segment worldwide.
McCann, DaveVP & Managing Partner, Canadian Public Sector Leader, GBSDave is responsible for IBM's Global Business Services Public Sector consulting business in Canada. Dave works directly with the Federal Government, Provinces and Territories, as well as Municipalities to bring the best in IBM Solutions, including Cognitive, Cloud, Automation and Enterprise Applications. Dave is also a member of Canadian Global Business Services Senior Executive Leadership Team.
Munson, DaveVP, Information Risk & Protection, SecurityDave is responsible for the global revenue performance for IBM Security's product segments concerned with helping enterprises protect data, secure applications, while enabling transformative outcomes by secure interaction with employees, consumers and other enterprises thus minimizing enterprise risk.
Thomson, DaveDirector & DE, Cloud DevOps Services & EclipseDave is responsible for IBM Cloud Developer Experience, Continuous Delivery and DevOps Insights.
Turek, DaveVP, HPC & OpenPOWER, SystemsDave has responsibility for IBM’s overall high performance computing strategy. In previous positions, Dave helped launch IBM’s Grid Computing business and managed IBM’s Linux Cluster business. As a development executive, he had responsibility for IBM’s SP supercomputer program as well as the mainframe version of AIX and other Unix software. In that capacity, he orchestrated the initial IBM development effort in support of the US Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Bosomworth, DavidDirector, WW Security Intelligence, Cognitive Solutions Unit, Industry PlatformsDavid helps clients develop a security strategy and employ the best technologies to meet their specific IT security needs. He is responsible for leading the IBM Security Intelligence team in the development and delivery of offerings that protect enterprises with intelligent, integrated IT security solutions and expertise.
Brooks, DavidDirector & DE, Engineering, WCE Data PlatformDavid is responsible for building and delivering a data warehouse and corresponding micro-services that supports large-scale data ingest, processing and analysis using cloud-native frameworks to provide real-time business insights including kpi dashboards, interactive agents, and other machine learning and data science tasks across the WCE portfolio.
Byrd, DavidDE & CTO, WW Lab Services & AVP, Collaboration ServicesDavids' primary focus is driving technical direction around IBM’s Collaboration technologies in on-premises, hybrid and cloud environments including the elements of development, deployment, onboarding and integration within enterprise clients.
Cass, DavidVP, Cloud & SaaS CISODavid has global responsibility for all aspects of cloud security practices, processes and policies across the IBM Cloud & Security Services Unit. He leads a team of cloud security experts focused on helping clients adopt and utilize cloud technology in a secure and compliant manner. Mr. Cass serves as a regulatory SME and an Executive Steering committee member for IBM’s International Banking clients. David is an active contributor to the FS-ISAC on Cloud Compliance and Security for financial services firms and works closely with US and International Regulators.
Farrell, DavidGM, Red Hat Synergy SalesDavid develops the sales strategy and go-to-market model once IBM closes the Red Hat acquisition. He is responsible for building markets and achieving the synergy growth, revenue and signings commitments across the IBM company.
Ferreira, DavidDirector, Cloud Labs, Analytics, NADave has overall responsibility for the North America Analytics Services including Services Sales, Delivery and Client Success.
La Rose, DavidManaging Director, Global Markets, Australia & New ZealandDavid is responsible for the vision and overall performance of the business in the Australia and New Zealand region. He has extensive global leadership experience working in Australia, Asia and Europe spanning sales and general management in the highly competitive ICT industry.
Lapp, DavidVP, Marketing, Cloud Platform, Hybrid CloudDavid leads the worldwide marketing organization supporting IBM’s Cloud Platform. His team has marketing responsibility for the full breadth of IBM’s public cloud offerings.
Newton, DavidDirector, Offerings Management, Services for Managed ApplicationsDavid leads offering management strategy and development for IBM Services for Managed Applications. The portfolio includes a suite of managed SAP, Oracle and Commerce services. His team is accountable for all aspects of the offering lifecycle including concept development, market sense and point of view and management of the development lifecycle.
Rozenblat, DavidDirector & CTO, Data Security GuardiumDavid leads Guardium data security and compliance solutions where he manages a worldwide team of architects in several geographies.
Sawatzky, DavidVP & SaaS COO, CSU, Chief Client Officer, WCE, IoT & Education Lab ServicesDavid leads our software services, product support and cloud implantation practice to ensure a successful client experience. Dave leads a global team of almost 2,000 resources dedicated to the health of client deployments.
Smith, DavidDirector, Digital & Partner Ecosystem, Infrastructure Services, GTSDavid has worldwide responsibility and go-to-market for GTS Infrastructure Service's Partner Ecosystem which includes Global Alliances and Business partners. Additionally, David is responsible for expanding GTS's digital presence across offerings and sales initiatives.
Tonsmeire, DavidDirector, Client Experience, Services for Managed Applications
Turner, DavidVP, Partner & Global Industry Leader, Banking & Financial Markets Advanced Analytics & CognitiveDavid focuses on helping banks and insurance companies around the world transform their enterprises through the use of data, analytics and cognitive. David spends much of his time traveling to FSS clients around the world to help them drive these transformations. David has worked with many companies to complete these data led enterprise transformations including Bank of America, Westpac, MetLife, ANZ, QBE, SunTrust Bank, JPMC, ITAU, US Bank, DBS and many others.
Womack, DavidDirector, Strategy & Innovation, Chemicals & Petroleum IndustriesDavid is responsible for identifying new market and solution opportunities, managing the development of the industry-specific solution portfolio, implementing go-to-market plans for business growth and leading alliances with key business partners associated with these strategies. Mr. Womack is a member of IBM’s Industry Academy, an executive group of seasoned industry leaders whose focus is to drive competitive differentiation for IBM and to apply deep industry insights to influence both an industry and client transformation agenda. David is an author of several IBM industry studies and research projects as well as a speaker at industry conferences.
Zimmerman, DavidDirector & WW Cloud Leader, Global Banking & Financial MarketsDavid is responsible for global FS cloud strategy, deliverables plus selected strategic ISV business partner solutions & relationships to help clients accelerate results.
Summers, DavyDirector, WW Sales for Enterprise IT Brokerage Services (Gravitant), GTSDavy is responsible for defining Sales Strategy and leading Sales Execution, Sales Enablement and Sales Management system. Davy leads global Center of Compentency resources directly and twenty+ resources indirectly to identify, validate/qualify, solution and sell IBM Cloud Brokerage Services across global geographies and markets.
Herndon, DawnDirector, WW Collaboration SolutionsDawn has the worldwide responsibility for establishing and delivering against the business plan and managing a team to drive revenue, profit and client satisfaction.
Nevin, DeborahVP, Global Financing, Business Partners, NADebbie is responsible for managing the Financial Services teams supporting all alternate routes in North America. She is responsible for growth with core IBM business and Business Partners as well as OEM and new manufacturer relationships.
Waddell, DeeGlobal Managing Director, Travel & Transportation IndustriesDee is responsible for IBM’s global business within travel and transportation. He leads global accounts in developing and delivering industry-leading solutions and services. Industry segments include airlines, airports, railroads, freight carriers, logistics providers and port authorities.
Kennelly, DenisGM, Cloud Integration, Hybrid CloudDenis is helping clients along the journey from the data center to hybrid-cloud and finally to the public cloud destination.
Mackey, DenyseVP, Business Partners, Technology Support Services, GTS, USDenyse's organization is armored with analytical tools and resources to enable partners to build a services annuity revenue stream leveraging the global delivery capabilities of IBM. Her varied channel background spans executive roles supporting the channel over the past 20 years in hardware, software, cloud/security, GTS and currently Technology Support Services.
Sappenfield, DerekLeader, Automation, NADerek is an Industry-recognized operating model transformation innovator and advisor, intelligent automation visionary and services practice leader. He has extensive experience in the development of strategy, design and implementation of intelligent automation/robotic process automation (RPA), Global Business Services (GBS) and shared services and outsourcing across the back office, front office and core processes. Derek is an expert in divergent thinking, enterprise architecture and designing and implementing transformational, value-creating solutions for Fortune 500 companies.
Nayel, DeveshGlobal Finance Practice Leader, GBSDevesh is responsible for client advocacy and growth. Devesh partners with finance practice leaders across geographies to drive Digital Reinvention of client’s finance operations. He runs a team of approx 10,600 people across 64 clients present in all geos of the GBS world and includes Pre Sales, Solutioning, Innovation, Transition and Steady state delivery.
Gherson, DianeSVP, HRDiane has worldwide responsibility for the company’s people and culture including HR offerings, workforce skills, leadership and employee experience. Diane is a leading voice on the topic of reinventing the profession of HR to create consumer-grade experiences for employees, predictive advice for business leaders and improved productivity for the business.
Edwards, DibbeVP, Watson IoT Connected Products Offering Mgmt, Delivery & SupportDibbe leads IBM’s Continuous Engineering Offering Strategies. She is responsible for the portfolio covering the full product lifecycle management including reporting, SaaS-based offerings, quality and requirements management, systems development, architecture management and integration through open software. Dibbe is leveraging her development expertise to drive IBM’s DevOps transformation through continuous software delivery activities and on-going transparent development in
Beumont, DiegoSSA Global Business Partner ExecutiveDiego has 20 years of experience working in IBM Argentina. He held various positions as Product Manager (AS / 400, System p, System z for SSA). He has been Territory Manager IBM Argentina, Operations of the business unit hardware including marketing lines, Sales Manager from SSA in Channels and in 2014 was nominated as the Director for IBM Partners Ecosystem in SSA (Spanish South America).
Segre, DiegoVP, Business Partners, Global Markets, EuropeDiego has responsibility for the ecosystem of Distributors, Resellers, Integrators, ISVs, Service Providers and Startups for IBM in Europe. He is in charge of all the indirect routes for hardware, software, services and the transformation of the Partner Ecosystem to align to IBMs growth areas of Cloud and Cognitive Solutions and the evolving market conditions.
Ahluwalia, DimpleVP, Services Solution Design & Account Governance, Security BISODimple is responsible for managing IT security policy and risks, helping protect systems and data, driving security and privacy by design into IBM offerings, supporting enterprise programs for cyber threat detection and incident response as well as working on compliance to internal and industry security standards and regulations. Dimple also has global responsibility for solution design of the Security Services business. The Solution Design team works with clients and sellers to architect security capabilities that meet the client’s needs / requirements.
Nirmal, DineshVP, Analytics Development, Hybrid CloudDinesh has global responsibility for a development organization that builds analytics technology in use by enterprises around the world, from the largest financial institutions to aspiring startups. Dinesh’s core mission is to create products that operationalize machine learning and return immediate and concrete value, speaking and writing internationally about deploying machine learning for the enterprise.
Trevisani, DinoGM, Financial Services Market, NADino lead the Financial Services Market in the Americas supporting over 5000 banks, insurance and financial services firms. Dino is focused on financial services transformation and is responsible for leading the IBM client relationships and the integration of IBM capabilities with client insights to deliver transformational value for customers and shareholders.
Wollschlaeger, DirkGM, Global Automotive, Aerospace & Defense Industry, Global MarketsDirk is responsible for IBM’s business with all global clients in automative, aerospace and defense industries. Dirk has deep industry expertise.
Dillenberger, DonnaIBM Fellow, Enterprise Solutions, ResearchDonna is an IBM Fellow at IBM's Watson Research Center. She has worked on analytic models for financial, insurance, retail, gemological and healthcare industries. She has designed new features for systems solution scalability and availability. She is a Master Inventor, an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, the CTO of IT Optimization and is currently working on artificial intelligence, counterfeits, IBM Verifier, blockchain and enterprise solutions.
Walker, DonnaDirector, Training, Skills & Support Offerings, Finance & OperationsDonna leads the IBM Global Skills Initiative focusing on delivering technical education to IBM clients and Business Partners through a Global Training Partner network. She has extensive experience in technical training programs for all audiences and developing business programs to advance skills in the market.
Balog, DougGM, Storage Client Success, SystemsDoug leads IBM's Worldwide Storage Client Engagements and is responsible for delivering client success and business results across all on-premises Storage Systems and Software solution offerings.
Cox, DougVP, Strategic Customer Success, Watson & CloudDoug leads the worldwide IBM services and support teams ensuring clients have an exceptional experience as they deliver financial solutions for clients and enterprises. He works closely with clients and partners to ensure IBM technology and services accelerate the delivery of innovation to yield essential business outcomes.
Wilson, DougDE & CTO, Vulnerability, Risk & Compliance, Security
Geiger, DouglasVP, Watson Marketing DevelopmentDoug provides innovative multichannel campaign automation, insight and analytic solutions to clients.
Brightful, DPVP, SaaS NADP Brightful recently joined IBM and leads IBM's North America, multi-billion dollar, SaaS Business. He brings a passion for client success and experience with a variety of past executive leadership roles that span Sales, Services and Engineering.
Hoff, DustinPartner & Global Competency Leader, Identity & Access Management, SecurityDustin is a seasoned management consultant who has been leading global teams and using technology to cost-effectively solve business and information security problems for more nearly two decades. He combines extensive industry experience with a deep understanding of security trends and best practices to be a trusted advisor to clients.
Bottini, EdDirector, Watson & Cloud Platform Ecosystem, Hybrid CloudEd has worldwide responsibility for Cloud Platform Business Partners and for IBM’s Industry ISV mission. His team provides sales, business development and programs that help SIs, ISVs / MSPs, and resellers develop solutions and services using the IBM Cloud.
Fung, EdVP & CTO, Client Pursuits, GTS, NAEd's responsibilities include helping clients transform, advancing innovation and growing the technical community in North America with emphasis on cloud.
Harbour, EdVP, Watson & Cloud Platform Client SuccessEd's organization provides Watson and Cloud workload pattern design, expert technical services and technical engineering support for the IBM Cloud, Watson AI and data services. This group includes highly skilled Distinguish Engineers, Senior Cloud Architects, AI and Cloud Implementation Engineers, Project Executives and Data Experts that focus on delivering business value and client success. Ed has global business experience in over 25 countries and has senior business relationships with clients and partners in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and the Americas.
Lynch, EdVP, Workflow, Digital Business Automation, Hybrid CloudEd has held numerous roles across the full spectrum from business and product strategy, to M&A, to planning, development, delivery and support of product offerings in the enterprise middleware market. He has proven ability to build broad senior executive consensus on business strategy, to innovate, to set project plans, to lead cross-functional teams and to manage multi-million dollar budgets.
Daghelian, EddieVP, WW Software Client ArchitectsEddie leads IBMs software architect team responsible for helping clients in all industries transform their business in the age of new AI and disruptive technologies. All companies are faced with learning and applying these technologies to build new business models for competitive advantage. Eddie believes these disruptive technologies must be understood and leveraged within the educational system and supported by institutional and government investment to drive economic growth.
Gutiérrez Gomez, EduardoGM, MexicoEduardo currently serves as Commercial Director. His responsibility is the Geographic Expansion initiative which began in 2011, reaching coverage of 28 cities, concentrated in 7 regional offices located in Monterrey, Guadalajara, Toluca, Puebla, Mérida, Tijuana and Querétaro. Recently this organization was recognized as one of the units with the highest growth worldwide.
Joia, EduardoVP, Global Sales, Watson FSSEduardos' responsibilities include leading a specialized global sales team targeting Financial Institutions and partnering with leading ISVs and leveraging WFSS portfolio to address the specific needs of Financial Institutions.
Martinez, ElcenoraDirector, Business Analytics, Ecosystem Growth & Strategy, Hybrid CloudElcenora leads the BA Ecosystem Growth & Strategy team. The goal of the ecosystem growth & strategy team is to work with the Geo, channel leaders and BPR's on creating value and accelerating growth for Business Partners. The team works closely with the product, services and enablement teams and is positioned to help with roadmap discussion as well as ready to bring in the right engineering talent into the right opportunity.
Vaughan, ElizabethDirector, Connected Operations Solutions, Watson IoTLiz is focused on building and driving Watson IoT solution plays targeted at asset-intensive industries as they maximize value from their connected assets, leveraging insights & AI. These solutions are leveraged through Business Partners and sales teams to help clients.
Berridge, EricCEO, Bluewolf, GBSEric manages the strategic direction and leadership team for Bluewolf, an IBM Company.
Herness, EricIBM Fellow & CTO, Hybrid CloudEric leads the architecture and technology exploration activity for the broader Hybrid Cloud Integration business. This includes introducing new cloud native capabilities and evolving current applications and middleware capabilities to play a key role in hybrid cloud based solutions.
Herzog, EricVP & CMO, Global Channel Sales, Storage SystemsEric's responsibilities include worldwide product marketing and management for IBM's award-winning storage solutions and software defined storage and responsibility for global storage channels. He has >32 ys of product management, marketing, business development, sales and channels experience in the storage market, managing all aspects of marketing, product management, sales, channels and BD.
Libow, EricDE, CTO & Master Inventor, Watson Internet of Things Connected Products
Maass, EricDirector, Strategy & Emerging Technology, SecurityEric is responsible for analyzing the organization's go-to-market and route-to-market strategies, investments and strategic areas of new and emerging opportunities. He has a global responsibility across IBM's Security Services portfolio, including all geographies, competencies and offerings.
Menaker, EricVP, Services Sales, Digital Business GroupEric is responsible for all Digital Sales GTS financial goals as well as WW Digital Services strategic initiatives. Prior to his current role he was North America Director responsible for leading the Lead Development Sales team, The LDR team is a telemarketing organization that works with Demand Programs to deliver best-of-class telemarketing campaigns that generate high quality leads for the IBM company.
Stouffer, EricVP, Distributed Storage Offering Manager, SystemsEric is responsible for all offering management and business direction for the Virtualize family of products (Storwize, SVC, FlashSystem V9000 and Spectrum Virtualize software) and the Accelerate family of products (A9000/R, XIV, Spectrum Accelerate software) and the FlashSystem 900. He is also the IBM offering executive for VersaStack, a joint solution developed with Cisco.
Williams, ErinVP, Systems Sales, Comm/CSI Market, Global MarketsErins' responsibilities include leading a nationwide team of over 150 sales and pre-sales technical professionals who partner with IBM clients and Business Partners to deliver leading edge infrastructure solutions and a differentiated client experience.
Mainsah, EvaristusGM, Commercial Model, Hybrid CloudEvaristus is responsible for working across the entire Hybrid Cloud unit, engaging with offering leaders, sales leaders and finance teams to develop a set of models and recommendations rooted in market practice for driving SaaS growth.
Hochheiser, FeliciaVP, GSI/CSI EcosystemFelicia is responsible for client and partner relationships with Computer Services companies including Global Systems Integrators. She is a senior executive with a passion for driving the linkage between a winning business strategy and successful execution that delivers growth.
Carson, FelicityCMO, Watson Customer EngagementFelicity is responsible for overseeing all marketing activities and creating a clear strategy that generates awareness and new opportunities for revenue growth.
Casa, FrancescoDirector, Global Business Partners, ItalyFrancesco has responsibility for the Partner Ecosystem (distributors, resellers, integrators & ISVs) for IBM in Italy. He is in charge of all the indirect routes for the entire IBM portfolio and has responsibility to build the next generation ecosystem by recruiting, enabling and growing new partner types aligned to IBM's strategic imperatives.
DeGilio, FrankDE & CTO, Mainframe Modernization, SystemsFrank is focused on helping clients modernize their current IT environments so they can use their existing business IT assets in the new cloud world. Frank shows clients how their traditional systems can take advantage of cloud, devops, machine learning and rule based systems.
Alves Vaquero, FreddyVP, Cognitive Systems, Client SuccessFreddy oversees all sales and brand “go-to-market” strategy and execution which encompasses more than 170 countries where IBM does business. Previously, he was Vice President of Power Systems, IBM Growth Markets Unit, where he was responsible for driving the Power System business across Asia Pacific, Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East and Africa.
Shachor, GalDE & Chief Architect, Cloud Security ServicesGal drives technical architecture and technical strategy across security services in IBM Cloud. Prior to this assignment, Gal lead the MobileFirst Platform and services where he initiated and led projects in the areas of mobile and cloud.
Singh, GariCTO & DE, BlockchainGari is a core maintainer for the Hyperledger Fabric project and holds overall technical and architectural responsibility for the IBM Blockchain Platform.
Crupi, GaryDE, Hybrid Cloud Analytics, Software SalesGary continues leading multiple organizations as a technical leader and customer advisor for cloud solutions. He helps clients extend their core with emerging analytical capabilities and techniques. He also helps clients leverage IBM Cloud for Analytics and Hybrid Cloud Solutions across platforms and deployment options. In addition, he encourages z Systems clients to maximize their investments through software currency, modernization and extension. Throughout his career, Gary has helped clients and IBMers position for success by selecting the right platform for data based on business and technology requirements.
Rao, GauravDirector, Engineering, AI OpenScaleGaurav is responsible for engineering, development and science for AI OpenScale which focuses on trust, transparency and automation of AI at scale. He has spent the last several years in product, engineering, corporate strategy and sales focusing on advanced analytics, data science, machine learning and AI across on-prem, public and private cloud environments.
Byrne, GeneVP, Business Process ServicesGene is focused on helping drive enterprise transformation engagements using IBM's cognitive automation, blockchain and AI all delivered using an agile approach. He is known for his leadership style and business acumen in the arenas of services delivery, finance, sales and marketing.
Chao, GeneGM & VP, Automation
Stephens, GeraldVP, Cognitive Solutions, Distribution Market, USJerry leads all Cognitive Solutions, software that is fully integrated with Cognitive or AI capabilities. These solutions include software and services for ecommerce, Marketing, Omni-Channel analytics, Supply Chain, Security and Security Services, IoT, Collaboration, Talent, Industry Platforms and Watson Health. Jerry’s team focuses on the Distribution Market which includes Consumer Products, Retail, Travel and Transportation industries.
Goldszmidt, GermanDE, Consumption Leader, Global Markets, Cloud SalesGerman has responsibility for the success of Watson Cloud Platform engagements providing technical guidance particularly on AI Deep Learning projects and with the IBM Research on the joint MIT-IBM AI Lab.
Molinar, GilVP, Industrial MarketGil is responsible for delivering the value of the entire Hybrid Cloud software portfolio, public cloud and Watson portfolio to clients across the Industrial segment. Gilbert’s organization is focused on helping clients implement IaaS, PaaS, and Hybrid cloud solutions. He is also responsible for IBM’s Analytics and Integration portfolio of software offerings and leads the Cloud and Cognitive team for the Industrial market. In this capacity, he is responsible for delivering IBM industry solutions expertise focused on solving business challenges in the Industrial market.
Ho, GilbertVP, Development, Information Risk & Protection SecurityGilbert manages development across a dozen labs building market leading solutions for MDM/UEM (MaaS360), Identity (IGI, ISAM, zSecure and Cloud Identity) and Data Security (Guardium, Guardium SaaS and encryption).
Carraro, GiovanniVP, Technical Sales, AnalyticsGiovanni oversees a worldwide team focused on pre-sales and technical sales activities covering the multibillion dollar IBM Analytics product portfolio which includes offerings such as DB2, Watson Knowledge Catalog Analytics, Information Server, Cognos, Planning Analytics, Watson Studio, Watson Machine Learning and IBM Cloud Private for Data.
Dhanakshirur, GirishDE, Mobile WW Chief Architect, Hybrid CloudPete works closely with worldwide client CxOs on large-scale architecture and deployments. As a technical advisor, Girish partners with many CxOs to chart their Digital App Transformation journey.
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Dittrich, GlennVP, Collaboration & Watson TalentGlenn has been helping companies transform their workforce, drive cost savings and improve employee productivity by implementing AI into their companies. In previous roles, Glenn drove the expansion of BrassRing overseas as the Managing Director of Europe, as well as Vice President of Customer Success for Kenexa.
Finch, GlennGM, Global Leader CBDSGlenn's emphasis on Process Re-Imagination, Cognitive and Analytics is focused on the most challenging and transformative engagements which IBM undertakes. He combines his work across the Watson, IOT, Health, Data and Weather businesses. His engagements have leveraged broader Customer Centricity and Customer Experience work across the Customer Acquisition, Customer Management, and Servicing processes.
Escajadillo, GonzaloGM, SSA, Global MarketsAs the IBM General Manager of IBM Spanish South America – a region that includes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela and part of the Caribbean – Gonzalo sets the regional strategic priorities and runs Sales and Delivery for IBM.
Bodley, GrantVP, Electronics & High Tech Industry Leader, Global Business Services, USAGrant is responsible for leading a project team in delivering a solution to the client using the appropriate business measurements and terms and conditions for the project according to the project charter, project agreement or contract. Grant is responsible for the overall performance responsibility for managing scope, cost, schedule and contractual deliverables which includes applying techniques for planning, tracking, change control and risk management. Grant is also responsible for managing all project resources, including subcontractors and for establishing an effective communication plan with the project team and the client. Grant provides day to day direction to the project team and regular project status to the client.
Adams, GregVP & DE, Business Analytics, Hybrid CloudGreg s a leader of the Business Analytics organization, a division of IBM Hybrid Cloud. Business Analytics consists of Business Intelligence & Smarter Data Discovery (Cognos Analytics) and Financial Operational Performance Management offerings (Planning Analytics & Controller). Greg is also an IBM Distinguished Engineer and a member of the IBM Academy of Technology. He is the winner of the prestigious ACM Software Systems Award for his work on Eclipse and a recipient of the IBM Academy Presidents Award.
Frost, GregVP, Software Subscription & Support, Hybrid CloudGreg leads IBM's Software Subscription & Support sales team worldwide. This includes the entire portfolio of products, outside the SystemZ business, in all geographic regions.
Gorman, GregDirector, Global Developer Advocacy, Digital Business GroupGreg’s team creates and runs programs targeted directly to developers and large ecosystems around silicon vendors, board manufacturers, universities and software communities. His team runs events like Hackathons, meet-ups and technology workshops. They also develop and manage on-line educational materials, formal university courses, examples, recipes, blogs and general outreach to anyone interested in working with the IBM IoT Platform.
Kaplan, GregChief Revenue Officer, Bluewolf, GBSGreg leads sales operations and revenue management for Bluewolf, an IBM Company.
Kreindler, GregVP & Senior Client Partner, AIGGreg is one of about 30 Senior Client Partners globally aligned with many strategic clients. He has global accountability for building relationships, providing innovative thinking and delivering value through services.
Barrow, GreggPartner & C&SI Leader, Data & Application Security Services, NAGregg manages consulting, systems integration and managed services across the US and Canada.  He leads a team of security professionals including Partners, Associate Partners, Consultants and Architects in the development of client relationships, new business pursuits, delivery of consulting and systems integration projects, managed security services, strategy and offering development for a cross-industry client base. The North America Security Services team works with clients to optimize their security programs, stop advanced threats, protect critical information and secure cloud, on premise and mobile assets.
Sauter, GuenterDirector, Offering Management, IoT & Decision Platform, The Weather CompanyGuenter helps clients make better decisions through a broad range of solutions in Agriculture, Retail, Financial Services, Public Safety, Geospatial Analytics and others.
Araujo, GuilhermeDirector, Cognitive Solutions & SaaS, Latin AmericaGuilherme is responsible the operation for AI/Watson as well as software as a Service solutions in the region. With consultative characteristics, leadership posture and entrepreneurship experience, Guilherme is a skilled speaker, storyteller and social influencer. As an experienced Information Technology leader, Guilherme has worked across multiple sales and marketing functions ranging from startup to large companies in which he has built a robust understanding of technology standards and business innovative use cases on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cyber Security, Cloud Computing and Green IT among other technologies and high performance computing solutions.
Rao, GururajVP & IBM Fellow, Systems Integrators, z SystemsGuru is leading partnerships with worldwide Systems Integrators to expand the coverage to grow z Systems. He works with them for leveraging the application and data assets on mainframe systems in their Services business lines to Modernize Clients businesses for Digital Transformation, Optimization, DevOps/Agility and Cloud Services. These capabilities include Hybrid Cloud, Blockchain, and Analytics
Nater, GuusDirector, SaaS Client Success, NAGuus leads the North America, Industry Market Leaders to transform the IBM SaaS go-to-market business while focusing on the importance of client success throughout a client relationship.
Grama, HarishGM, Cloud Platform, Hybrid CloudHarish is responsible for leading IBM's multibillion-dollar public cloud business in providing a full-stack cloud platform to support enterprise and hyperscale workloads across public, private and hybrid environments. Prior to leading IBM’s Cloud Platform, Harish was the CIO of Cloud Services for JPMorgan Chase. There he led the company’s transformation to hybrid cloud, leveraging both their Cloud Foundry based private cloud, and Public Cloud Service Providers.
Davis, HarleyVP, Decision Management, Cloud, FranceHarley is responsible for IBM’s Operational Decision Management (ODM) business as well as the IBM France Research and Development lab, where he leads a team of over 600 architects, developers, technical writers, consultants and QA specialists. ODM is the world’s leading decision management platform with hundreds of clients around the world.
Fryman, HarrietVP, Customer Experience & Growth, Digital Business GroupHarriet sets the transformation agenda for how clients experience IBM digitally. Harriet leads the digital experience design, data-driven growth strategies, journey mapping and stewardship across the business units and functions of IBM – all with the intent to delight individuals digitally by serving their needs online, on mobile and in-app to enrich the value clients gain from their relationship with IBM.
Zamat, HassanGM, Delivery, GTS, NAHassan leads a global team to deliver IT services for the North America clients. He has helped clients transform and transition their business to the cloud.
Morgan, HeathVP, Energy & Utilities Industry Clients, Global Markets, NAHeath has responsibility for the entire IBM portfolio with Energy & Utility Industry clients in North America
Dai, HelenVP, Engineering, Talent Management & Collaboration SolutionsHelen is leading a global team responsible for development and cloud operation. Helen has extensive experience in developing software applications. In her recent roles, Helen lead development of advanced analytics solution and DevOps tools. Helen has fulfilled multiple leading roles across different functions including development, product management, sales and international assignments.
Manda, HemanthDirector, Platform Offerings, Analytics, Hybrid CloudHemanth leads a cross-functional team to simplify and modernize Analytics portfolio, a $6 billion business. He is responsible for rationalizing and streamlining offerings, modernizing Analytics portfolio to support cloud architectures and delivering new platform wide capabilities.
Kerner, HilaryVP, Watson Marketing, AI Platform
To, HingWingVP, Development & IP Partnerships, Hybrid CloudHingWing is responsible for the business and technical success of the strategic IP Partnerships. IBM is leveraging long-term partnerships for parts of the portfolio, where IBM and IP Partners have aligned goals and together have the capacity to invest and grow high value offering to the hybrid cloud. Key strategic partners include Aricent, HCL and PSL covering offerings spanning the IBM Hybrid Cloud portfolio.
Seif El Din, HossamVP, Enterprise & Commercial, Middle East & AfricaHossam leads the cross-brand sales force that covers Turkey, Middle East and Africa region.
Ranc, HuguetteVP, Collaboration & Watson Talent, EuropeHuguette leads collaboration and talent in Europe focusing on client success and Europe specific requirements, working closely with clients, partners and IBM Champions. She is passionate about innovation & how technology is supporting enterprise business transformation.
Robinson, IanDE & Chief Architect, WebSphere, Hybrid CloudIan is responsible for the strategy and development of IBM's WebSphere platform including the lightweight WebSphere Liberty on premises in the cloud and in the new Open Liberty project.
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Averdunk, IngoDE, Service Management, Cloud Architecture & Solution EngineeringIngo develops architectures and consults with IBM’s strategic clients globally. As part of the worldwide Software Services strategy team, he is responsible for architecture and solutions in Software Services for Cloud & Smarter Infrastructure. In addition, he holds the position of the worldwide Solutions Architect for IBM's Distributed Datacenter Operations segment.
Suh, InhiGM, Watson Customer Engagement CenterInhi is responsible for the P&L of a multi-billion-dollar portfolio of SaaS and premise-based digital experience, marketing, order management and supply chain applications while infusing AI, machine learning and analytics capabilities in the solutions.
Koerner, IvoVP, Systems Hardware, EuropeIvo is responsible for all aspects of IBM's Infrastructure business in Europe across all products - all routes - and into all markets - in support of clients of any size or industry in Europe.
Woods, JacquelineCMO, Global Business Partners, SystemsJacqueline is responsible for driving marketing and communications efforts for the Next Generation Partner Ecosystem and IBM’s channel business with a focus on growing Business Partner momentum in IBM Cloud and AI technologies. She brings her leadership around modernizing the digital marketing experience through execution and enablement of IBM’s 100,000+ partner ecosystem, delivering over $13B in annual revenue to the company's bottom line. She uses client centric data and analytics that help IBM and their partners drive insights to improve ROI and increase value to end user clients.
Davey, JacquiVP, Enterprise Industry Units, UK & IrelandJacqui is responsible for all UK & Ireland clients except 8 significant Global Integrated Account Clients. Previously, she was VP of Cross Sector Sales for GBS (IBM’s consulting business) with responsibility for building and executing a cross industry sales model to maximize IBM Consulting services sales, accelerating progression into High Growth consulting market opportunities, ensuring leverage of the breadth of the IBM portfolio and Routes to Market.
Karuturi, JaganVP, SI Ecosystem, Hybrid CloudJagan is responsible for driving the system integrator partner ecosystem across IBM Cloud, AI, Analytics, Blockchain, IOT, Security, Middleware and other strategic initiatives.
Edwards, JamesVP, Sales, Tech Data, EuropeJames has responsibility for IBM's relationship with Tech Data, IBM’s largest distributor in Europe.
Gelveles, JamesDirector, Global GBS DevOps CoC LeaderJim brings significant experience from various management and executive assignments across both Application Development and Application Maintenance Services and Consulting.
Kavanaugh, JamesSVP & CFO, Finance & OperationsJames is responsible for leading IBM’s worldwide financial operations. As CFO, he oversees accounting and controllership, financial planning and analysis, tax, internal audit, investor relations, corporate development and treasury.
Cattell, JamieGlobal Digital Strategy Service Line LeaderJamie has worldwide responsibility for the planning of the Digital Strategy Service line in IBM's GBS group.
Mendez, JamieDirector, Partner EcosystemJamie is responsible for supporting the IBM Partner Ecosystem and has held a variety of sales and marketing roles in technology companies including IBM, Lotus, NetManage, National Semiconductor and AIM Technology. He has managed two tier distribution sales and marketing organizations, product marketing teams and industry marketing groups.
Thomas, JamieGM, Strategy & Development, SystemsJamie is responsible for strategy, development and client experience for IBM’s Power, Mainframe and Storage, and Quantum Offerings. In this role, she is responsible for setting and executing the innovation plans required to support clients worldwide. Additionally, Ms. Thomas owns IBM’s worldwide supply chain and manufacturing operations.
Phillips, JaneVP, WW Hybrid Cloud Client SuccessJane's organization includes Cloud Technical Enablement and Training, CTE Operations, the GSI India Technical team and the Cloud unit GBS/GTS partnership. Cloud capabilities are key to the success of Professional Services and Technical Sales teams as well as partners and clients. Aligning the technical enablement from curating content to delivery to ensure Cloud technical capability is best of breed, the content is relevant and we deliver using the best form factors in the market is the objective. The ability to leverage that to expand talent to the GSI community as well as GBS and GTS is key to scale the capability.
Schneider, JaneVP, Enterprise & Commercial, NAJane leads Enterprise and Commercial Markets in North America. Business Partners are vital to delivering the business objectives that Jane is responsible for in this segment of IBM's business.
Fischer, JaniceGM, Watson & Cloud Platform Program Delivery, Chief of StaffIn addition to leading the transformation to deploy an integrated suite of capabilities across AI, Data, Developer Services and IaaS, Janice also has accountability for driving achievement of all business objectives across the Cloud Platform encompassing IBM's PaaS and IaaS services. Janice also has responsibility for the Chief Information Security Office for the IBM Cloud Platform.
Grasso, JanineVP, Blockchain Strategy & Ecosystem DevelopmentJanine’s strategic role is to develop, identify and scale the Blockchain ecosystem for IBM. In this role, Janine is responsible for building an ecosystem of partners, ISVs and developers across the blockchain platform and industry solutions.
Sneed, JanineVP, Chief Digital Officer, Hybrid CloudJanine is the Chief Digital Officer in IBM Hybrid Cloud responsible for growth. She's bringing a subset of the portfolio to the web for digital discovery, technical engagement, consumption and usage.
Corbin, JasonDirector, Security Cloud PlatformJason is responsible for driving IBM Security’s new cloud platform strategy and roadmap, working closely with our portfolio teams and partners to develop a powerful integrated ecosystem of security integrations and applications. Prior to this role, Jason was VP of Product Management responsible for defining IBM Security product strategy and go to market approach for Security Operations and Response solutions.
Gartner, JasonVP, WW Sales, Cloud Integration, Hybrid CloudJason leads sales for Hybrid Cloud Integration. Hybrid Cloud encompasses all aspects of building out a modern hybrid cloud architecture. From Private Cloud Management, Application Platforms, DevOps, IT Management, Digital Business Automation technologies such as BPM, ODM and ECM along with Hybrid Integration technologies such as MQ, Application Integration, API Management, Gateways and High Speed Transfer. Jason spent over 20 years in IBM Software Group specializing in areas such as High Speed Transfer, APIs, Gateways, Application Development, Java, Node.js, Data Warehousing, Analytics and Mergers & Acquisitions. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto and University of Saskatchewan in Canada.
Keenaghan, JasonDirector, Business Leader, IAM & Fraud, SecurityJason is responsible for the strategy and delivery of advanced identity governance, access management and the convergence with fraud and user risk. In his previous assignments, Jason was a product manager for DataPower Gateways focusing on web, mobile, API and B2B security.
Kelley, JasonGM, Blockchain Services, GBSJason leads IBM Global Blockchain Services partnering with client organizations and consortia to unleash the exponential business value of blockchain technologies and reinvented business process. His teams provide the thought leadership and consultive capabilities needed to design, develop and rapidly adopt digital ledgers, digital identity, trust and transparency with IBM Blockchain offerings and solutions.
McGee, JasonVP, CTO, IBM Fellow & Foundation Services Tribe Leader, Hybrid CloudJason is currently responsible for the IBM Cloud’s foundation services, including Kubernetes Containers, Functions, MessageHub, Logging, Monitoring, Container Registry, Terraform and Activity Tracker. Jason is also responsible for the technical strategy and architecture for all of IBM’s Cloud Developer Platform (PaaS).
Silbergleit, JasonDirector, Research Alliances & Government ProgramsJason leads a team of business development executives that structure and negotiate complex joint development agreements and creating innovative technologies in the areas of AI and as applied to industry verticals such as healthcare, life sciences, education, agriculture, commerce etc.
Bellissimo, JayGM, Cognitive Process Transformation, GBSJay is leading the service lines of Cognitive Process Re-engineering, Cognitive Process Services and Cognitive Business Decision Support. The Practices he oversees include Watson AI & Data Platform, Advanced Analytics, Blockchain, Watson Internet of Things, Watson Health, Talent & Engagement and Process Automation. His primary mission is to fuel growth by deploying competitive market offerings and building a diverse and differentiated talent pool that continues to amaze and delight clients. He has collaborated with clients to implement AI/ Watson in over 20 countries.
Henderson, JayDirector, Offering Management, Watson MarketingJay leads the IBM Marketing Cloud. He is an expert in cross-channel marketing, customer analytics, digital analytics and marketing technology. Jay came to IBM through the acquisition of Unica and has also worked for companies such as SPSS, NetGenesis and ClearForest. Henderson holds degrees from MIT’s Sloan School of Management and La Sorbonne (Paris IV).
Limburn, JayDirector & DE, Offering Management, Analytics, Hybrid CloudJay is responsible for driving the business and technical strategy for IBM's data catalog, governance and metadata strategy with a focus on how IBM can help clients turbo charge their data science and analytics initiatives. Jay is an expert in the fields of Data Governance, Data Management, Data Science, Data Quality and MDM and has worked with some of IBM’s largest clients to define and develop industry leading and innovative solutions.
Adams, JayneDirector, Strategy & Sales Execution, GBSJayne is responsible for the Systems Channel strategy, planning and development, sales execution and overall channel sales management.
Pommier, JeanDE & CTO, DBA Lab Services (BPM, ODM, RPA, ECM, ILOG), Hybrid CloudJean is responsible for ensuring the functional interface to applications and application usability continues to performs as expected. She performs ongoing architecture quality review activities relative to specific project/programs they are responsible for. She also supports best practices in the critical evaluation and selection and/or development of the software components and hardware requirements of the applications and data and the development of the application including evaluation and selection of development methods, development processes, best practices and tools. In addition, she is responsible for the functional interface to applications and for ensuring application usability.
Barber, JeffVP, HE Storage BLE, SystemsJeff is responsible for IBM's worldwide Storage Hardware Sales. He leads a team of sales professionals who are expert at providing IBM clients with industry leading solutions for Data Storage and Data Management.
Eckard, JeffVP, Storage Solutions, SystemsJeff leads a cross-portfolio and partner solution strategy, integration and go-to-market activities with a focus on multicloud data management.
Coveyduc, JeffreyVP, WW Watson & Cloud Platform Technical Sales Leader, Master InventorJeff is responsible for worldwide IBM Watson & Cloud Platform Technical Sales.
Wilks, JeoffDistinguished Designer, Design System, Cloud, AIJeoff oversees Design Systems and advising Cloud and AI products.
Cuomo, JerryVP, Blockchain Technology, Industry PlatformJerry has pioneered emerging technology projects in the areas of Blockchain, API Economy, Mobile computing, Cloud computing, Web Application Servers, Integration Software, Java and Instant Messaging Software filling over 60 US patents across these areas.
Murillo, JessicaVP, Client Advocacy & Transformation.Jessica leads client experience & advocacy missions. She encompasses the client advocacy mission as well as a number of critical support transformation initiatives.
Mantas, JesusGM & Managing Partner, Cognitive Assets & Ventures & Global Head of Strategy & Offerings, GBSJesus is responsible for driving innovation and embedding Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, IoT, Cloud, Quantum computing and Data Science in GBS offerings and services to create exponential value for clients.
Fieseler, JimVP, WW Hybrid CloudJim and his team work closely with the Sales and Technical Sales teams in positioning the right solutions to meet client business objectives and in ensuring a successful client experience. The worldwide Tech Sales team also works closely with Services and Support teams in driving a successful experience throughout the client's lifecycle and with the Offering Management teams in providing input from the client experience into offering plans.
Gregory, JimVP, Communications/CSI Market, NAJim has responsibility for client satisfaction and solution sales to IBM clients across the United States.
Joerger, JimVP, Integration Executive, Services for Managed Applications
Rogers, JimVP, Project Based Services & Network Services, GTSJim has responsibility for leading IBM's Network Services and Project Services business across the United States. IBM's Network Services business is focused on helping clients transform and support their Network Infrastructure to support their IT transformation activities leveraging Software Defined Network technologies. The Project and Implementation business provides Infrastructure Consulting, Design, Testing and Implementation services across the IT landscape.
Hyun, JinnyVP, Commercial Sales, Digital Business Group, NAJinny currently leads North America digital sales for the commercial client segment providing business solutions that span across IBM's portfolio for maximum client value. He manages high performing sales team that works closely with skilled business partners to optimize sales execution, leveraging partners as the primary routes to market and enables sellers to continuously enhance relevant skills that include industry expertise and digital eminence. He drives collaboration across IBM business units and functional teams for sales execution excellence and is responsible for the fastest growing market segment through expansion of existing and acquisition of new clients. Throughout her 20+ years at IBM, Jinny has held numerous leadership roles within technology services and the software business. She’s worked with clients and business partners that span across the globe in several key industries.
Ramos, JoDirector, DE & Chief Architect, Unified Governance & Integration, AnalyticsJo has broad experience in the technology industry in product development, business and technology consultant, big data and analytics solutions architect, data integration and information management architect. He has worked extensively with global businesses and his background includes experience in high technology strategy, solution architecture and solution development.
Daly, JoannaVP, TalentJoanna is the global head of Talent for IBM with responsibility for Talent Acquisition, Careers and Skills, Employee Experience and People Analytics. She is a leader on HR transformation, AI in HR and the future of work.
Dapkevich, JoannaVP, Cognitive Support Platform, Finance & OperationsJoanna leads IBM enterprise wide initiatives focused on improving the IBM Support Client experience. Joanna's leadership role of transforming IBM Support, includes the development and deployment of cognitive computing solutions using IBM’s industry leading Watson technologies. Joanna is also leading the deployment of Salesforce ServiceCloud which is the new Customer Relationship Management platform for IBM Support. Joanna leads a matrixed, global organization of technology experts with a focus on modernization, simplification and delivering a richer user experience to the IBM enterprise as well as to clients.
Raitano, JoannaClient Director, Arrow, GBS, NAJoanna leads the IBM relationship with Arrow in North America and is responsible for driving their IBM business results. She collaborates with Arrow to bring growth through new business models and emerging technology with IBM's partner ecosystem.
Aleardi, JoeDirector, Sales & Customer Success, Watson Customer EngagementJoe is focusing on companies in the Retail, CPG, Travel & Transportation industries. In this role Joe uses his 20+ years experience in Enterprise Software and organizational leadership to ensure that customers realize value by monetizing transformational customer experiences. By leveraging the heritage of IBM, combined with the innovation of Watson, IBM Cloud and a industry leading Customer Engagement platform, Joe can help customers to revolutionize their approach to customer experience.
Barr, JoeVP, WW Storage Technical Support, SystemsJoe is responsible for providing customer support worldwide for IBM Storage Software and Hardware solutions. Prior to joining IBM Customer Support, Joe has held multiple upline positions in various IBM development organizations including C&SI(Tivoli) and AIM.
Damassa, JoeVP, Strategy, Offerings & Alliances, Hybrid Cloud Services, GTSJoe's primary focus is to create value-added services that help clients plan, execute and manage their journey to cloud. These services include Private Cloud, Public Cloud and multi-cloud offerings that provide design, migration, deployment and management of multi-vendor cloud environments.
Arts, JohanVP, WW Channels & Routes to Market, SecurityJohan is responsible for reseller sales via VAD/Distribution as well as NextGen Partner initiatives with global system integrators, telco operators and MSPs. IBM Security has a very aggressive goal for growing the channel business across these pillars to support its overall growth ambitions and Johan is overseeing the strategic projects associated with this transformation. Johan has been in the role since January of 2018.
Graf zu Eltz, JohannesHead of Channel Sales WW & Ecosystem, Watson IoTJohannes is responsible to define and execute WW Business Partner & Ecosystem Strategy for Watson IoT to accelerate revenue growth through Business Partners.
Boezeman, JohnDE & CTO, Watson Commerce, Watson Customer EngagementJohn is Chief Technical Officer for Watson Commerce family of products, which covers Commerce, Order Management, Digital Experience, Watson Content Hub, Commerce Insights, Watson Order Optimizer, Dynamic Price, Inventory Visibility. For the last 29 years at IBM, he has worked on many products all helping clients provide experiences for their end customers. The products include WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Portal, Digital Experience, IBM Watson Content, WebSphere Commerce and IBM Order Management.
Gallagher, JohnVP, Performance & Programmatic Mktg, CHQ MarketingJohn is responsible for leading IBM's Global Technology Services marketing globally with a multi-discipline team around the world. Particular focus in 2019 is supporting the "Journey to Cloud" for clients, and Technology Support Services (especially Multi Vendor Services).
Granger, JohnGM, Cloud Application Innovation, Chief Operating Officer, GBSJohn leads the operational discipline and profit performance for all of GBS to ensure the expectations that exist for profitable revenue growth are met. Additionally, John is responsible for the management of the GBS transformation program. John also leads the Cloud Application Innovation Growth Platform within GBS. In this role, John is responsible for helping clients’ transform their business with technology at scale with quality, speed and consistency. His responsibilities cover end-to-end Enterprise Application implementations (SAP, Oracle, Microsoft and Workday), Cloud Application Migration and Modernization and the Application Maintenance business (AMS). He is charged with building these services end-to-end across geographies, as well as manage the GBS network of global delivery centers. John worked out of Bangalore in India for 18 months transforming the Indian delivery centers with the injection of Agile, Devops and Automation.
Manasso, JohnGM, Technology Support Services, GTS, NAJohn has global profit and loss responsibility for the multi-billion dollar hardware and software maintenance business supporting IBM Systems including mainframe, UNIX/mid-range servers and storage platforms. John leads a global team responsible for end-to-end business operations including offerings, brand management, business planning and field enablement for delivery and sales.
McLean, JohnVP, WFSS & Blockchain Labs Services & Garage, Industry Platform.John leads Lab Services for Watson Financial and Blockchain technologies worldwide including Blockchain Garages around the globe. The role is to help clients understand, learn and deploy these technologies and solutions as they deliver production deployments that will transform their industries.
Polly, JohnVP, Systems Client Success, NA,John leads IBM's technical System sales teams across North America to drive best of market hybrid-cloud solutions for clients based on IBM technology. This includes client, cloud and analytics architects, technical client specialists for server and storage products, as well as the North America Lab Services implementation and delivery teams. John also leads deep subject matter experts focused on specific technology areas such as software defined infrastructure, cloud, analytics and key new technologies such as blockchain.
Rafferty, JohnVP, Systems Sales, Distribution Segment, Global Markets, NAJohn's responsibilities include managing the account team relationships with IBM's Distribution (Retail, CPG, T&T) Enterprise clients. John's team focuses on developing deep relationships at all levels of a client and being the tip of the arrow in identifying areas of opportunity to drive IBM solutions.
Richards, JohnVP, Global Asset Recovery ServicesJohn’s organization is responsible for the remarketing of IBM lease portfolio and IBM’s internal IT and mobile equipment. John is responsible for all market purchases and sales. His team also provides IBM external IT lifecycle services including asset economic recoveries, data erasure services and carbon footprint reduction initiatives.
Schumacher, JohnVP, Watson Innovations, Solution Frameworks, Watson AI Platform
Scott, JohnDirector, Data Storage Solutions SalesJohn leads a team of Storage Solution sellers in North America aimed to equip Healthcare & Life Science organizations with industry leading, flexible, high-performance, hybrid cloud environments that will launch them into the Cognitive Era. His role includes responsibility to develop the best solutions for the client while applying IBM brand strategies and offerings, methods and models to ensure world-class design and delivery.
Thomas, JohnDE & Director, Analytics, Hybrid CloudJohn leads a Data Science Elite team that works with clients worldwide on implementing AI / Machine Learning / Deep Learning use cases.
Wheeler, JohnVP, Services Strategy, Offerings, Engineering & Business OperationsJohn is responsible for IBM’s portfolio of Consulting, Systems Integration and Managed Security Services. Prior to this role, John led the Managed Security Services business for IBM overseeing a global practice of security professionals and a network of 10 security operations centers that managed over 60 billion security events each day protecting thousands of clients.
Edwards, Jojari CannonDirector, Cloud Infrastructure Initiatives & Quality
Knight, JonGM, Client FinancingJon has responsibility for IGF’s end-user financing business on a global basis. This business line comprises nearly $20 billion in assets, over $10 billion in annual originations and operates in over 50 countries worldwide.
Whitman, JonDirector, WW Client Success, i2, Safer Planet
Arneault, JonathanDirector, SaaS, COE, & GTM Transformation, NAJonathan supervises all of the SaaS deals cross-brand in North America. He is also responsible for go-to-market transformation. He works with each brand to manage their concerns and leverages the best practices across all other brands.
Wright, JonathanGlobal Lead, Cognitive Process Re-Engineering & Global Lead Supply Chain Management, GBSJonathan specializes in helping the world's largest organizations achieve high performance through convergent technology, operating model and supply chain transformation. He is an adviser and thought leader in Trade and Supply Chain Management . Jonathan has a truly global perspective having lived and worked in Europe, Asia and is now based in New York.
Bitterman, JordanVP, Sales & Strategy, Digital Business GroupJordan is responsible for bringing the Cloud to market through new channels for IBM. In his tenure at the company, he has also served as chief marketing officer for IBM Watson Content & IoT Platform overseeing all functions including consumer marketing, ad sales marketing, business solutions marketing and corporate communications for multiple divisions within the Watson portfolio including The Weather Company, The Weather Channel and Watson Advertising.
Ros, JorgeGlobal Director, IBM Cloud Platform SalesJorge has Global responsibility for Cloud Platform Sales, leading a Global team focused on sales of the full porfolio IaaS, PaaS, and Cloud Object Storage components available in the IBM Cloud.
Castano, JoseVP, z & LinuxOne, SystemsJose has WW responsibility for IBM Z hardware sales. He has a long history with IBM Z, working in the technology for over 20 years and now on the sales side. His areas of interest in working with clients is IBM Z modernization, Business Continuity, Security, and Pricing modernization. He works extensively with clients in advancing their mainframe environment to be an integral part of the their enterprise's digital transformation.
Favilla, JoseDirector, WW Industry Solutions, Industrial ProductsJose is a thought leader with global responsibility for creating innovative solutions for mining & metals, pulp & paper, cement, industrial manufacturing and engineering & construction resulting in $2.5B in annual revenue for IBM.
Doria, JosephDirector, Marketing, z SystemsJoe’s current responsibility is in the IBM Systems unit supporting z globally.
Sande, JosephVP, Cloud Managed Application Services (CMAS), Global Delivery/Site Reliability Engineering, GTSJoseph specializes in performing and enabling remote technical support of IBM software, hardware and solutions. He provides technical support assistance to clients and/or IBM field support (SSRs) using problem determination/problem source identification skills. Joseph uses technical and negotiation skills in collaboration with other support operations/organizations to prioritize and diagnose problems to resolution. He communicates action plans to the client or IBM representative as appropriate as well as recommends and implements new or improvements to existing technical support tools, procedures, and processes. He may provide training for and mentor others on the team and contributes to department attainment of organizational objectives and high client satisfaction
Soto, Juan CarlosVP, Hybrid Cloud Integration & API EconomyJuan Carlos is responsible for Hybrid Cloud Integration and API Economy which includes IBM's API Connect, MQ, App Connect, IIB, DataPower, Node.js and Cloud Connect Advisor offerings.
Ficklen, JudsonGlobal Managing Director, Tech DataJudd has overall responsibility for managing and growing the IBM and Tech Data relationship globally. The primary area of focus is helping clients and Business Partners improve their businesses through analytics, security and cloud solutions. Tech Data helps partners sell the entire IBM portfolio including hardware, software, services and financing.
Buchholz, JudyManaging Director, Morgan StanleyJudy is responsible for the Morgan Stanley partnership globally and leads a team of industry and technology leaders to serve this client.
McClelland, JuhiGM, TSS, GTS, NAJuhi leads multi-billion dollar P&L teams across sales, delivery, offerings and business operations. She spends much of her time with clients building strategic partnerships to deliver compelling support solutions. She’s passionate about enabling technologies like Predictive Maintenance, Cognitive Support, Augmented Reality and Blockchain for support.
Glidden, JuliaGM, Global Government IndustryAn internationally recognized expert on Digital Government, Julia has direct responsibility for driving transformational change for IBM clients across the globe. Julia is currently serving as an expert advisor to the United Nations, the World Economic Forum and the European Commission where she participates in an expert working group for the new 2018/19 Horizon 2020 Program. An accomplished TedX speaker and Top 100 global GovTech influencers, Julia is regularly asked to speak around the world on emerging digital policy trends.
Meyrick, JulianVP, Security, EuropeJulian is responsible for leading the IBM Security Europe team in the development and delivery of software and services offerings that protect enterprises with intelligent, integrated IT security solutions and expertise. In his leadership role, Julian helps clients in Europe develop a security strategy and employ the best technologies to meet their specific IT security needs.
Lockner, JulieDirector, Portfolio Optimization, Offering Management, Hybrid CloudJulie is responsible for the Analytics portfolio simplification initiatives and overall operations. Additionally, she leads offering management for its data integration, replication and governance offerings.
Suntok, KaiwanDirector & CMO, Global Markets, CanadaKaiwan leads an integrated team of marketers responsible for brand marketing, product marketing, demand generation, digital and social marketing, market development and channel marketing.
Bruno, KarenGM, Industrial Market, GTS, NAKaren is overseeing the Industrial Market for North America. She is responsible for client account operations and management, market share development and growth across the market portfolio of clients. Karen manages a matrixed organization of project executives, sales and customer support employees along with an IBM business unit that is over $1B in annual revenue. Karen has a long background in Industrial Markets starting in finance, moving to sales, delivery and client management over her 20 year career with IBM.
Hsu, KarenDirector, Server Channels, NAKaren leads a team of Power and Mainframe evangelists and sales professionals who focus on the channel market penetration of the IBM infrastructure solutions. Karen has been a part of the North America sales organization for approximately ten years and prior to that she held positions at the global level and in marketing.
Newman, KarenVP, Global Honda, GBSKaren oversees the services work IBM provides to Honda. This includes infrastructure, consulting and system maintenance agreements in Japan, US, EU, Brazil and India as well as emerging markets. She is responsible for both sales and delivery of this global portfolio.
Reed, KateVP, Performance Marketing, SecurityFor more than a decade, Kate has led a worldwide team of professionals across digital marketing, demand generation, events, brand, field and operations.
Shouldis, KathleenVP, Industrial Market & Watson, IoT MarketingKathleen is responsible for the full go-to-market execution and multi-billion dollar revenue attainment across all seller routes in 13 regional territories in the US and Canada.
Harrison, KathrynDirector, Global Offering Management, Blockchain PlatformKathryn is responsible for conceptualizing, developing and delivering IBM Blockchain software products. Making it for organization to embrace and embed blockchain technology is her key mission, and as part of this role, she is an active member of Hyperledger, the open source blockchain initiative within the Linux Foundation. In addition to serving as a technology and market expert, she is also dedicated to bringing blockchain technology to emerging markets and public sector use cases so that it can benefit people globally.
Bennett, KathyVP, Systems ISV Ecosystem Technical Development & SupportKathy is responsible for technical enablement of commercial ISVs and open source software. Kathy leads a global team of Senior Architects and SW Engineers across the globe who is focused on delivering optimized ISV and Open Source SW solutions on IBM Systems.
Kean, KatieVP, Cloud Garage & Expert LabsKatie has 20+ years experience driving client success in enterprise IT. She has led high-performing teams at IBM in a variety of executive roles across sales, professional services and executive account management. Katie has an impressive track record of high-profile client successes, opening and building new markets and leading technical teams in scaling today's first-of-a-kind projects into tomorrow's accepted digital transformation practices.
Troughton, KatrinaGM, Enterprise & Commercial, Global Markets, APKatrinas' role is to support and grow IBM’s existing clients with the full range of IBM’s offerings, as well as to develop and grow new clients. Prior to this role, Katrina lead the Cloud and Solutions business for IBM Asia Pacific spanning all IBM’s Software, SaaS and cloud IaaS and PaaS business.
Costello, KeithGM & VP, Global SAP Leader, GBSKeith brings decades of accomplishment to IBM where he leads the global SAP business in GBS. He and his team assist joint clients as they implement new technology strategies to drive long-term growth and profitability.
Collins, KellyVP, Federal Software SalesKelly leads software sales, business strategy and technical teams driving client value for IBM’s Federal clients and brings more than 30 years of experience to the role.
Robinson, KellyVP, Global Storage Channel Sales, SystemsKelly is responsible for leading and growing IBM’s Storage Channel business around the world. Kelly has been focused on enhancing the partner experience and has helped lead the channel to growth two of the last three quarters. She helped create unprecedented incentives for the channel partner’s Storage reps titled “In It to Win It!”, which resulted in All Flash Array growth (+50% YTY) in 2Q and a significant number of new clients being acquired.
Ryan, KellyVP, Development Supply Chain, Commerce
Ryan, KellyVP, z SupportKelly is responsible for the IBM z Support teams. Her team provides the technical support for problems and critical situations for IBM z clients.
Gregory, KenDirector, Business Partner Offerings & Processes, Global Business Partners
King, KenGM, OpenPOWER, Systems GroupKen is responsible for building and managing the ecosystem of partners innovating with IBM on top of the POWER architecture. This includes chip, system, ODM, OEM and software partners globally, as well as go-to-market channel development and government partnerships.
DeKeyrel, KendraDirector, Watson Assistant Solutions, Watson IoTKendra is responsible for the overall management and direction of IBM’s Intelligent Assistant for Enterprises that focus on delivering smart connected assistants for vehicles, spaces and assets as well as other industries that are looking for new ways to engage with customers.
Blossom, KentVP, Insurance Industry PlatformsKent is responsible for meeting the requirements of IBM's insurance clients with a compelling need to increase customer satisfaction, reduce IT costs, significantly improve flexibility and time to market with new offerings. He is responsible for coordinating IBM's cloud and service capabilities to drive enterprise grade, cloud scale solutions that are based on a SaaS platform that can be readily configured and integrated with the client's legacy systems and ecosystem partners.
Olson, KeriDirector, Cloud High Performance ComputingKeri leads a worldwide development team in defining, developing and delivering world-class HPC services on the IBM Cloud. She is focused on meeting the needs of IBM clients through the development of high value HPC Solutions and Services. Keri holds a bachelors degree in Computer Science and has worked as a software development professional for the past eighteen years.
Elder, KevinGM & Managing Partner, Communications, GBS, NAKevin is an internationally experienced consulting and outsourcing executive recognized for leading global teams in the areas of business strategy, delivery and corporate planning. In addition to his role leading the Communications sector, Kevin serves on several boards including the Global Executive Committee, Executive Fusion and GBS's Diversity & Inclusion board.
Blair, KevinVP, Global Talent AcquisitionKevin is responsible for all Talent Acquisition strategy & delivery at IBM. He manages a team of 1500 Recruiters, Sourcer, Talent Brand specialists and Onboarding specialists in addition to a development environment that is building cutting edge products and cognitive solutions to augment the hiring process at every step, from candidate identification to post hire. Kevin has spent 20+ years in Talent Acquisition in both search and corporate environments.
Myers, KevinDirector, Cloud private DevelopmentKevin is the Director of Development for IBM Cloud Private and IBM Multicloud Manager. He leads the worldwide Development, Quality Assurance and Support teams for these offerings.
Painter, KevinVP, Cloud Private Data, Hybrid CloudKevin has responsibility for worldwide revenue and market share of the IBM Cloud Private for Data platform. IBM Cloud Private for Data is an “end-to-end” data and analytics platform to collect, organize and analyze enterprise data @ scale.
Skapinetz, KevinVP, Strategy & Design, SecurityKevin is responsible for the overall direction for IBM’s portfolio of products and services to protect customers from cyber threats.
Stoodley, KevinCTO & IBM Fellow, z Systems SoftwareKevin's responsibilities include technical strategy and execution for this important technology area as IBM brings innovative and productive software to market to help clients get the most out of their investments in applications, systems, people and teams.
Ahmed, KhalidDE, Cloud Private & Spectrum Computing,IBM SystemsKhalid Ahmed is a Distinguished Engineer at IBM for IBM Cloud Private and IBM Spectrum Computing. He works on the design and architecture of large scale grid and cloud computing systems with focus on scheduling, resource, workload and data management in multi-cloud environments. In over 25 years at industry experience he has worked in a number of roles including development, product management and architecture. His latest interests include container orchestration, multi-cloud management, edge computing, artificial intelligence, and big data systems. Khalid has a M.A.Sc from University of Toronto.
Ha, KiDirector, WW Security Neg Gen PartnersKi is responsible for the growth strategy for channels & routes to markets, focused on Telco, GSI and MSP strategy for IBM Security. She is based in Cambridge, MA. Previously, Ki was the Director of IBM Korea Cloud & SW.
Brink, KimVP, Cloud, Annuity & Value Acceleration, EuropeKim's responsibilities include IBM’s Cloud “Annuity & Value Acceleration” businesses serving clients across Europe with SW Subscription & Support, SW Deployment Services, zFranchise SW, XaaS Post Sales Coverage & Support, SW Services and SW License Compliance. He was named to his current position in January 2018. Kims' leadership capabilities span cloud, services, software, transformational change, business development and sales management.
Overbay, KimDirector, Hybrid Cloud Management & Platform & Sr. State Executive, South CarolinaKim is responsible for sales and operations over IBM’s award winning Application Platform (WAS & ICP), DevOps and Management offering portfolios in over 130 countries around the world. She has vast global leadership experience leading global organizations comprised of diverse cultures with respect and integrity and has created cohesive global teams focused on achieving maximum results together.
Smith, KimVP, Public Markets & Healthcare, USKim is currently responsible for Power, z and Storage sales for North America's Public and Healthcare Market. Today, this represents over a $1B business for IBM. Kim brings a wealth of sales and leadership experience to IBM.
Storin, KimVP, Cognitive Systems & Power SystemsKim focuses on re-architecting and turning around brand, marketing, go-to-market, sales and channel functions. She has deep expertise across all facets of marketing including research, product branding, creative services, social media, demand generation, advertising and media, public relations and change management.
Watson, KimVP, Global Client Experience, Services for Managed ApplicationsKim is responsible for the overall client satisfaction for the delivery of offerings for IBM Services for Managed Applications. Kim has been in the ICT (Information and Communications Technology) field for over 30 years in various leadership roles including development, sales, engineering, delivery, software, managed services and outsourcing.
Deobald, KimberlyVP, Global Sales, Data Science & Business Analytics Tools, Hybrid CloudKimberly is responsible for Global Sales and go to market for the Data Science and AI portfolio which includes Watson Assistant, Watson Discovery, Watson Compare & Comply, Watson APIs, Watson Studio, Watson Machine Learning, AI Openscale, Watson Explorer, Cognos Analytics, Planning Analytics, SPSS and Decision Optimization. The role includes responsibility for the total revenue of the business.
Smith, KimberlyVP, Ventures & Analyst RelationsContinuing in the development of new joint venture relationships across all IBM business units, Kim is leading efforts as IBM embarks on new business models with clients around the world. Working closely with the IBM Digital Business Group, Kim also drives innovation network which provides clients access to the IBM start up and ISV partner ecosystem to accelerate industry and domain relevant growth in innovation. Additionally, Kim leads the analyst engagement strategy in collaboration with IBM Communications and Analyst Relations to elevate the presence of Global Business Services awareness and differentiation in the markets IBM serves.
Subba Rao, KiranMarketing Leader-SaaS, North America; SaaS Close@Think
DIorio, KlintVP, Business Partners Sales, Global Markets, USKlint's responsibilities include delivering on US Business Partner financial objectives, managing the Partner coverage team that consists of Regional Partner Managers and Partner Account Managers and accelerating transformation of cross brand Partners that have demonstrated investment and potential growth across cloud, software, systems and cognitive solutions.
Lodewijkx, KoosVP & CTO, SecurityKoos is responsible for innovation and technical strategy for the IBM Security product and services portfolio.
Reeves, KramerDirector, Global Marketing, Automation & Digital BusinessKramer combines business automation software, services and outsourcing capabilities across 20 industries in over 100 countries.
Lauria, KristenGM, Watson Media & WeatherKristen is responsible for leading the Watson Media business applying IBM’s decades of artificial intelligence and cloud video expertise across industries.
Bilderback, KurtVP, Software Defined Infrastructure, Global MarketsKurt is responsible for a $1B business and over 450 sales and technical sales resources responsible for bringing solutions to clients that help them drive additional value and return on investment of their current data centers while transforming those data centers to leverage hybrid cloud technologies and new application development for the API Economy.
Ofori-Boateng, KwafoDirector, Global Front Office Transformation Solutions, Global MarketsKwafo oversees the development and delivery of IBM’s points of view, strategy and sales execution for this domain globally. He advises senior banking executives on the alignment of global trends and client needs with the IBM capabilities that will accelerate commercial propositions for mobile banking and digital banking, branch transformation and business model innovation.
Brown, KyleIBM Fellow & CTO, Cloud ArchitectureKyle leads a team of IBM Distinguished Engineers that develop innovative client solutions and lead the Cloud Lab Services teams for the IBM Cloud.
Charlet, KyleDE, API Economy & Analytics for z Systems, IMS StrategyKyle is responsible for the API economy for z Systems. This involves both API enabling the platform to participate in hybrid cloud topologies as well as management and security of those APIs. He manages the z/OS Connect Enterprise Edition architecture and roadmap and is responsible for the API Connect integration into the z platform family. In addition, he is responsible for the analytics and modernization strategies for IMS.
Hall, LakishaDirector, Watson AI Expert & Delivery Services, Americas & APLakishas' team is responsible for the execution and implementation of expert & delivery services for Watson AI offerings from solutioning to delivery.
Williams, LandonVP, Watson & Cloud, Watson Media & WeatherLandon is leading teams that design, develop and deliver cutting edge application architecture and platform solutions that enable the modernization of the enterprise. Landon previously served in the CTO office for the IBM Public Cloud, as well as successfully led The Weather Company's cloud computing & modernization initiative.
Guio, LauraGM, Global Cisco AllianceLaura's responsibility covers all business unit interactions between IBM and Cisco.
Guihard-Joly, LaurenceGM, Cloud Migration, GlobalLaurence is leading the Global Cloud Migration Factory, accountable for strategy, business performance, delivery excellence and client satisfaction and covering of all type of migration from anywhere to anywhere, for projects small to large, across all geographies and all industries. From Data Center relocation to Cloud migration for Infrastructure, Data and Applications in hybrid and multi-cloud environments, the Cloud Migration Factory is helping clients complete their journey to the cloud and achieve their business objectives.
Haziot, LaurenceGM, Integrated Accounts Laurence is responsible for IBM’s most strategic clients across all industries (representing 30% of IBM business). She is in charge of the strategy and P&L for these clients.
Delbene, LaurieDirector, Finance, CFO, Global Business Partners
Summers, LaurieDirector, WW ISV Ecosystem, Watson Customer EngagementLaurie leads strategic partnerships with ISVs and technology partners for the Watson Customer Engagement portfolio of Watson Marketing, Watson Commerce and Watson Supply Chain. For her in depth profile, please visit:
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Feldman, LeighManaging Director, Privacy & Data Protection Practice, Promontory, an IBM CompanyLeigh is Managing Director, head of U.S. privacy within the global privacy and data protection practice at Promontory Financial Group, an IBM company. He has over 15 years of experience in building, leading and operationalizing privacy and data protection programs within top global financial institutions. He has advised from legal, risk and compliance vantage points, and has led or advised on all aspects of data collection, use, maintenance, sharing and disposition. Leigh has served as Chief Privacy Officer at Citi, American Express and Bank of America, as well Chief Privacy Counsel at Merrill Lynch. In these roles he has built and led global teams and programs, chaired privacy committees and advised senior executives and board members on privacy matters, including strategy and structure as well as on the application of privacy to emerging topics such as big data, cloud, AI, robotic processing, data portability, digital marketing and payments. He has also led legal, risk and compliance teams covering information/cyber security, cross-border data movement, social media, electronic communications, records management and operations and technology topics.
Norman, LeviDirector, Marketing, Systems Enterprise StorageLevi leads the strategic direcion and execution of the Hybrid Cloud Marketing efforts for North America.
Ward, LintonDE, Power Systems, OpenPower SolutionsLinton's role defines the overall architecture for the system, subsystem, product or model and concentrates on the design of infrastructures including servers, storage, workstations, middleware, non-application software, networks and the physical facilities that support the applications and business processes required by the client. Included in the focus areas, is the critical evaluation and selection of the software and hardware components of the infrastructure. Best practices in this role use various techniques including modeling, simulation and testing to validate the designs and selected products.
Wood, LisaVP, Watson IoT Development & Cloud OperationsLisa leads IBM's Watson Internet of Things (IoT) Development & Cloud Operations teams responsible for architecture, design, development, deployment and operations of IBM’s cloud and cognitive IoT industry solutions.
Urheim, LizVP, Hybrid Cloud Integration SoftwareLeads marketing world-wide for IBM Hybrid Cloud software that spans application development, integration and management.
Feller, LoriGlobal Partner & Leader, Garage, CPT/Cognitive, GBS
Webber, LoriDirector, Marketing, Watson Customer EngagementLori Webber has 20+ years of B2B software marketing experience across corporate, product and field marketing helping companies create an environment for selling the right product, at the right time, to the right customer.
DenDaas, LornaVP, Partnerships & AlliancesLorna is responsible for the entire end to end business IBM does with these complex partnerships.
Chiarito, LucaGM, Digital SalesLuca is responsible for delivering solutions through IBM's omni-channel go-to-market model. Enabling over 3500 sellers across seven global markets with the latest infrastructure, digital tools and resources to drive an integrated client experience and ensure clients' success.
Alvarez, LuciaDirector, Business Partners, SPGILucia's responsibilities are the transformation of IBM's ecosystem to expand it's comercial scope and the development of business in key areas like XaaS. Prior to this role, Lucía was Director of Analytics for Spain, Portugal, Greece and Israel.
Hinckley, LucyDirector, Business Partner MarketingLucy and her team help IBM Ecosystem Partners drive growth and acquire new clients through the use of effective marketing campaigns and practices. Working through in-country IBM marketing and sales teams, they provide marketing materials, programs, best practices and marketing planning assistance to Business Partners worldwide.
Zaragoza, Luiz EnriqueDirector, IGF BrazilLuiz Enrique Zaragoza is attending the event on behalf of Alberto Julio Rangogni, as VP, IGF, IBM Latin America. Zaragoza, has over 17 years at IBM and had been working as IGF Brazil Director and Regional Enterprise Director in Brazil. Prior to that, he has career experience in several sales positions, such as, Enterprise unit manager, Systems hardware manager, Enterprise manager for Travel & Transportation, branch manager in Santa Catarina, territory manager for health sector and GTS sales specialist.
Niazi, LuqGlobal Managing Director, Consumer & Chemicals & Petroleum IndustriesLuq leads IBM’s Chemicals and Petroleum Industries with responsibility for worldwide business development, strategy, solutions, partnerships, senior talent and center of excellence. His strengths lie in helping clients shape and deliver large scale business and technology transformations, delivering improved performance and efficiency. Luq's current focus is empowering clients to digitally transform themselves in this cognitive and IOT era. With over 23 years of experience across a variety of industries, Luq has a strong track record in network, asset and customer service transformations particularly with Energy, Utilities, Oil & Gas and Telco & Media companies.
Devine, MacVP & FE, Strategic Customer Success, Hybrid CloudMac and his team assist strategic ISVs, partners and clients with their transformation to a Cloud Native Architecture and to enable solutions which leverage IBM's strategic platforms (e.g. HyperLedger Fabric, Watson, IBM Cloud, etc.).
Kochar, MadhuVP, Product Development, Analytics, Hybrid CloudMadhu leads a large portfolio of products in the Unified Governance and Integeration segment and the new offering IBM Cloud Private for Data.
Chawla, MadhuriDirector, Global SAP Cloud SolutionsMadhuri manages a team of worldwide senior architects responsible for the architecture, development and deployment of IBM SAP cloud solutions. Madhuri’s responsibilities include understanding the market and client needs, shaping the cloud offering requirements and aligning with the IBM portfolio and market initiatives to create a managed applications platform cloud that is integrated with IBM’s IaaS offerings.
Wassim, MagedVP, Cloud, Middle East & AfricaMaged's responsibilities include coverage for Cloud Software, Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS), Cloud Services and Advisory. His mission is driven by Innovation with Cloud which is leveraged through a growing ecosystem of enterprise clients, Business Partners, entrepreneurs, ISV’s and academia.
Sudhakaran, MaheshChief Digital Officer, Energy, Environment & UtilitiesMahesh leads strategy, product development and solutions teams for IBM's Energy Business. He leads 3 teams which are Grid Operations, Customer Experience and Asset Management. He works with the worlds top city governments and utilities to solve their biggest challenges with AI, IoT and Blockchain.
Naghshineh, MahmoudGM, Partnerships & Alliances, Global MarketsMahmoud leads this business worldwide with strong emphasis on Digital transformation, AI, Cloud, Security, Mobile and industry solutions and platforms.
Sisk, MaiaDirector, Growth, SaaS & Ecosystem, Analytics, Hybrid CloudMaia leads product-focused initiatives around partner ecosystems and the cloud creating net new business opportunities across IBM’s Analytics portfolio. This growth mission taps into Maia’s broad experience including product management, strategy, customer success, consulting, acquisition integration and business development. She is also one of IBM Analytics’ deepest cloud experts, having delivered and enabled Software-as-a-Service offerings across diverse IBM units for the past 14 years.
Chessell, MandyDE & Master Inventor, Analytics, Open Metadata & Governance, CloudMandy is a trusted advisor to executives from large organizations working with them to develop their strategy and architecture relating to the governance, integration and management of information. She is also driving IBM's strategic move to open metadata and governance through her leadership of the ODPi Egeria open source project (
Dasgupta, ManiVP & CMO, GBSMani leads GBS' worldwide marketing including brand, advertising, product and field marketing. Mani has deep domain expertise in global brand evolution as well as management but uniquely comes from an engineering background. She has spent many years in the design and development of enterprise system software. Follow Mani on twitter @manidg or reach her at
Chawla, ManishGM, Global Industrial ProductsManish Chawla is the Global Industry GM for Industrial Products (Manufacturing, Resources & Construction). He leads strategic clients and the IBM strategy, solutions & partnerships for these industry segments. Manish is helping clients leverage exponential technologies to fundamentally re-imagine their enterprises in the platform economy as they transform their operations, customer experience and products.
Goyal, ManishDirector & Global Leader, Artificial Intelligence (AI) PracticeManish’s consulting practice is responsible for bringing the best AI solutions to help enterprises transform their businesses and capture the tremendous value from the disruption AI offers. Manish is responsible for the AI offerings, practice management and Global P&L.
Megawer, MarawanVP, Global Business Partners, Middle East & AfricaMarawan is responsible for channel driven revenue, growth and contribution to IBM business across Middle East and Africa. He leads channel teams across multiple business units to build channel capacity, channel capability/autonomy, execution of cross IBM channel programs, cultivation of business partner satisfaction and loyalty in the respective markets. His transformation agenda is missioned to scale the ecosystem by accelerating cloud, AI and solutions and attracting NextGen partners that will operate with greater velocity to revenue creation from newer and modern workstreams.
Andrews, MarcVP, Financial Crimes & Conduct Risk, Industry PlatformMarc is responsible for IBM's Financial Crimes and Conduct Risk solutions. He works with business and technology leaders from financial service firms across the globe to help them determine how they can apply advanced analytic and cognitive capabilities to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of addressing financial crimes and conduct risk.
Haberkorn, MarcChief Digital Officer, Hybrid Cloud Integration
Spaziani, MarceloVP, Enterprise & CommercialMarcelo achieved growth through his years of leadership consolidating the company's strategy for the enterprise and commerical segment. It's Spaziani's role to engage sales team to increase sales through non traditional clients.
Braun, MarcoVP, Partner Ecosystem Germany, Austria & SwitzerlandMarco leads the IBM Partner Ecosystem for Germany, Austria and Switzerland since January 2019. He engages with IBM Business Partners around emerging opportunities in the channel through cloud, analytics, systems, security and AI. Marco is responsible for the revenue generated through Business Partners including value-added distributors (VADs), resellers, system integrators (SI), independent software vendors (ISVs), cloud service providers (CSPs) and managed service providers (MSPs) in his local market.
Bernardes Peigo, Marcos ViniciusVP, Value Creation, Latin AmericaMarcos is in charge of Business Development, Industry Knowledge, Tech Sales, Client Center and Innovation organizations in all the countries of Latin America.
Battaglia, MariaCMO, ResilientMaria is a seasoned marketing leader and entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience driving strategic branding, marketing, business development and communications for technology, media and venture companies. She previously co-founded, a SaaS-based marketing platform and has held various executive marketing roles at, Polaris Venture Partners, Cambridge Technology Partners and (GE) NBC Universal.
Poveromo, MariaVP, Communications WestMaria started her role in July, 2018. Prior to joining IBM, she worked at Adobe for 19 years. She joined IBM to bring the West Coast Communication Team together.
Rogers, MariaDirector, Qradar SupportMaria joined the IBM Security Division in February 2017, She is responsible for Worldwide Client Success and Technical Support for the Security Operations and Response (SOAR) unit . This global technical support organization consists of technical leaders, engineers, and client success managers supporting clients in more than 99 countries with a goal of client success with the SOAR line of products which covers solutions in Security Intelligence and Operations, QRadar, Endpoint Protection, Network Protection and i2 Intel Analysis.
Winans, MariaCMO, Global Markets, NAMaria leads all aspects of Marketing with responsibility for client experience, engagement, and the health of the IBM brand in the regions, NA
Douglas, MarieVP, Global Technology Service Providers (CSPs, MSPs), Digital GroupMarie and her team work with Technology Service Providers, a NextGen segment that builds solutions for clients based on solving business problems embedding or integrating one or more IBM offerings.
Ciortea, MariusDirector, Community Engagement, Analytics
Easton, MarkVP, ISBD IndustrialMark has overall Industrial Market Channels go-to-market responsibility. He has expertise in many sales solution leadership industry growth initiatives and acquisitions in Sales, ERP/SCM, WebSphere, Analytics and Watson.
Erickson, MarkBU Director, Tape & Data Retention Solutions, NAMark is responsible for IBM's North American Tape & Data Retention Solutions portfolio and leads a team of business and technical specialists who work with clients to deploy highly scalable, ultra low cost infrastructures for Big, Deep Data archives and in Enterprise Disaster Recovery solutions. Mark helps companies facing the data challenges of growth, protection and security (e.g. Air Gap solutions) and IT budget constraints. Beneficiaries include Hyper Scale businesses in the MSP/CSP space, Computer Service Industry providers, Financial Services, High Performance Compute/R&D and other emerging application areas.
Figley, MarkDirector, Linux, SystemsMark leads the LinuxONE and Linux on z business with direct responsibility for all products and offerings, development and customer support.
Foster, MarkSVP, GBSMark is responsible for the strategy, client value and business performance of IBM’s professional services business. GBS’s >125,000 consultants partner with leading clients around the world and across industries to set digital strategy, reinvent business processes with cognitive and modernize core applications and systems for the cloud.
Gildersleeve, MarkVP & Head of Business Solutions, Watson Media & WeatherMark leads business solutions for the Watson Media and Weather group within IBM which includes The Weather Company. Industries served include Media & Entertainment, Travel and Transportation, Energy & Utilities, Retail, FinServe, Agriculture and Government.
McInnis, MarkDirector, Data Storage Solutions, US Financial Services MarketMark is responsible for IBM Data Storage Solutions revenue, profit and client satisfaction in the Financial Services market in the U.S. His team provides data storage solutions (Software & Systems) that enable clients to build a trusted foundation for a multicloud world.
McLaughlin, MarkDirector, Global Insurance, Global MarketsMark’s teams analyze trends in the insurance business and in technology, predict strategies for insurers and build IBM insurance solutions to meet insurer needs. Mark shares IBM’s point-of-view on insurance with business leaders, regulators and conference audiences worldwide. He is a 25-year veteran of the insurance industry.
Slaga, MarkGM, Services for Managed ApplicationsMark is responsible for accelerating the business transformation of clients as they plan, build and run their enterprise applications on the IBM Cloud. Mark is a strategic leader in the Cloud business community and brings with him a wealth of experience to IBM.
Smith, MarkVP & Partner, GBS
Stowers, MarkDirector, WW Product Professional Services, SecurityMark is responsible for all aspects of product deployment for IBM’s Security portfolio including product services strategy, sales, delivery, investment planning and execution. His team delivers client engagements to hundreds of clients annually around the world as well as providing sales support and developing intellectual capital and service offerings.
Terranova, MarkDirector, Cloud Offering Management, Cognitive Systems
Lamb, MarshallDE & CTO, Watson Supply Chain, Watson Customer Engagement CenterWithin the Watson Customer Engagement business unit, Marshall leads technical strategy and engineering execution. His offerings focus on business-to-business collaboration through secure data interchange as well as providing Watson-infused insights and analytics on supply chain data.
St Louis, MarshallDirector, Systems, Global Markets, Canada
Borrett, MartinCTO, Security, EuropeMartin advises clients on policy, business, technical and architectural issues associated with security. Martin leads IBM's Security Blueprint work and is co-author of the IBM Redbooks "Introducing the IBM Security Framework and IBM Security Blueprint to Realize Business-Driven Security" and "Understanding SOA Security". He is Chairman of the European IBM Security Board of Advisors, represents IBM at GFCE, ECSO and the Industry Advisory Board of LORCA, the London Office for Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement, is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Chartered Engineer (CEng) and member of the IET.
Fleming, MartinVP, Chief Analytics Officer & Chief EconomistMartin leads IBM’s initiative to become the world’s premier Cognitive Enterprise. A Cognitive Enterprise is a business model transformation that employs machine learning, artificial intelligence and cognitive systems to improve decision making and, as a result, financial performance. The Chief Analytics Office is a data science center of competency focused on improving IBM’s business performance and achieving IBM’s financial goals. As Chief Economist, Martin provides regular macroeconomic insight and analysis to IBM’s senior leaders and engages with select clients to provide a view of the global economic outlook. Martin also leads IBM’s data science profession with the mission to drive the growth and expertise of IBM’s skilled data science professionals whose expertise will ensure success in the cognitive era.
Guillaume, MartinVP & Global Leader, Lead-to-cash, Cognitive Process Services, GBSMartin leads Lead-to-cash Cognitive Process Services. Over the past decade, he's focused on driving innovative business transformation in telecommunications and media organizations globally. Before 2017, he led business development and strategy for Media Services at Ericsson globally. Under his leadership, Ericsson Media Services expanded in new geographies, established new partnerships and launched innovative video and data services such as Nuvu.
Schroeter, MartinSVP, Global MarketsMartin is responsible for IBM's revenue, profit and client satisfaction worldwide as well as IBM's Global Financing business, the world's largest captive IT financier.
Coucher, MaryVP, Enterprise & Commercial Business, Financial Services MarketMary is responsible for managing worldwide sales for IBM Systems Group Channels. This includes managing the ecosystem expansion for System Sales and expanding IBM’s robust partner base.
O'Brien, MaryGM, SecurityMary leads a global team focused on delivering IBM’s extensive security product and services portfolio. She is a strategic partner to many CEOs, CISOs and CIOs on cybersecurity, AI and IT strategy.
Candy, MattGlobal Leader, iXMatt leads a team of over 16,000 thought leaders, creative thinkers and rapid deliverers across a global network of 42 studios who blend strategy, technology and creativity to tackle every client challenge. Ambitious and fearless, everyone at IBM iX is an expert in pushing boundaries. This global multidisciplinary team applies IBM Design Thinking and puts emerging technology to work helping clients with their biggest business challenge.
Hogstrom, MattDE, zManage IT Operations, Optimization & AnalyticsMatt is responsible for the portfolio of products that manage, monitor and analyze z Systems for performance and optimal execution. In this role, Matt provides overall innovation and architectural leadership for the products for z/OS. In addition to managing z related systems, Matt also provides leadership and strategy for z/OS and other platforms as part of the Cloud ecosystem.
Kosinski, MattVP, Cloud & Software Sales, Public Sector, Global Markets, NAMatt's organization includes all go to market resources (sales, technical sales, architects, business development, client success managers etc). He is responsible for driving over $2B of annual revenue.
Milton, MattGM, Strategic Sales, GTS, NA
Giacomini, MatthewChief Operating Officer, Promontory Risk Review, an IBM CompanyMatthew ("Louie") is the Chief Operating Officer of Promontory Risk Review, an IBM Company (PRR), where he is responsible for overall operational delivery and oversight of the firm’s infrastructure.
Marriott, MatthewVP, Sales, Watson Customer Engagement, Global Markets, NAMatt and his team work with clients across all industries to innovate their marketing, eCommerce, and supply chain processes with leading technology solutions that impact their bottom lines and improve client experience.
Funke, MatthiasDirector, Hybrid Data Management, Hybrid CloudMatthias helps clients build data management solutions for Analytics and AI from ground to cloud for all workloads and all data, leveraging Open Source and proprietary IBM technology.
Johansson, MattiasDirector, Development, SecurityMattias leads a global team of research and development professionals who design and develop solutions for X-Force Exchange, Security Intelligenc and Infrastructure security products.
Barry, MaureenDirector, Business Development & Advisor Relations, GTSMaureen is responsible for large deal business development within IBM Services. She manages the North America Third Party Advisor (TPA) Program and market and business development strategies and programs across IBM industries and markets.
Blackwood, MauriceVP, Cognitive Solutions Industrial Sector
Venkat, MeenagiVP, WW Cloud Solutions, Hybrid CloudMeenagi is responsible for Pre Sales Technical Support, Solution Strategy, and Client Solutions on Hybrid Cloud. His team is responsible for helping clients design and modernize applications to cloud native models with embedded analytics and AI. His experience spans state of the art Hybrid Cloud solutions across multiple Public and Private Clouds.
Agarwal, MeenuDirector, Client Success, SecurityMeenu manages customer success for the IBM Security unit globally. This includes ensuring clients maximize their investment in the IBM security solution portfolio and have positive experiences across all touch-points.
Murphy, MegCMO, SystemsMeg is the CMO for IBM Systems. She joined IBM in August 2015 as Vice President, Digital Marketing & Demand Generation, leading worldwide digital marketing, demand generation and the implementation of the Systems digital business model. In November 2016, she was promoted to Systems CMO.
Dunn, MelodyDirector, MetroPulse, Industry PlatformMelody leads a new IBM industry SaaS offering, IBM MetroPulse, which delivers hyperlocal insights to retail and consumer products clients.
Stowell, MeredithDirector, z Community Advocacy & ISV Success, SystemsMeredith is helping to build skills and a strong community of partners for IBM z. Meredith and her team work with clients, universities, students, professional developers and partners around the world to build critical skills needed in the marketplace by IBM and the broader ecosystem. She also leads developer outreach activities including hackathons, meetups and trial programs to increase awareness of the platform.
Robison, MicahVP, Enterprise Storage Development, SystemsMicah is responsible for the worldwide development of IBM’s Enterprise Storage products which includes DS8000 High-end Storage, TS7700 Virtual Tape Storage, Tape Drive/Media/Library Storage, Spectrum Scale, ESS, CSM for Replication Management and TDMF / zDMF for seamless migration. These solutions enable mainframe and distributed client environments to meet the demands of a Cognitive and Cloud era and reduce operational costs through Flash and Data Reduction technologies. He leads teams across the US, India, China, Mexico, Japan, UK and Germany.
Ballard, MichaelGM, Public Cloud Partnership, ChinaMichael is responsible for the enablement of IBM’s Cloud technology by a local delivery partner in China. His mission is also to help worldwide clients to land their cloud business deliverables in the China market using IBM technology.
Behrendt, MichaelDE & Chief Architect, Serverless, FaaS & OpenWhisk, Watson & CloudMichael is responsible for IBM’s technical strategy around serverless & Function-as-a-Service. In that context, he’s also the Chief Architect for IBM’s serverless offering “IBM Cloud Functions”.
Bordash, MichaelDE, Watson Customer EngagementMichael is responsible for the execution of the AI roadmap for Watson Marketing, Watson Commerce and Watson Supply Chain. During Think, Michael will review IBM's AI roadmap and demonstrate key features available now.
Elder, MichaelDE & Master Inventor, Private Cloud PlatformMichael is enabling clients to bridge their existing IT architectures to modern Platform-as-a-Service runtimes to compete in an ever more digital world. He most enjoys solving client problems to enable them to provide better experiences for their customers.
Errity, MichaelVP, Health Care & Life Sciences
Factor, MichaelIBM Fellow, Storage & Systems, ResearchMichael leads work to define the loading, management, storing and use of data in the cloud. While in Research and always looking to the future to define the next generation of IBM Cloud technologies, he and his team are grounded in the present. They have delivered technology into IBM Cloud to integrate services such as IBM Analytics Engine, IBM Cloud Functions, Watson Studio and Watson Machine Learning with IBM Cloud Object Storage.
Fino, MichaelVP & COO, Global Business Partners, SystemsMike has overall responsibility for transformation and operations supporting IBM’s 15,000 Business Partners. Utilizing agile practices, Mike is known for creating seamless operational units that are built for speed and delivering measurable results which are validated using client engagement tools such as net promoter score.
Jordan, MichaelDE, IBM Z Security, IBM SystemsMichael is a IBM Distinguished Engineer focused on IBM Z security and cryptography. He has over 29 years of IBM Z experience; including 25 years of development experience and 4 years in a client facing role leading complex and large-scale IBM Z projects. Michael is the overall technical leader for IBM Z pervasive encryption. He holds over 20 patents in the areas of IBM Z Security, Cryptography, and Parallel Sysplex.
Kaczmarski, MichaelIBM Fellow & CTO, Hybrid Cloud DevOps & Service Management ProductsMichael is currently driving efforts to integrate DevOps and Management capabilities in support of Hybrid cloud workloads. He leads cross product architecture efforts through customer relationships and development team strategy. He is deeply involved in bringing Spectrum Storage products to market, IBM research and acquisition.
King, MichaelGM & VP, Global Education Industry, Global MarketsMichael is the worldwide leader for the IBM Education Industry with responsibility for strategy, marketing and sales across schools and higher education. IBM’s Education portfolio includes consulting and IT services, analytics and other software, as well as cloud and high performance computing.
Perera, MichaelVP, z Software Client Success, SystemsMichael is responsible for the worldwide z Software Sales and technical sales organization, as well as leading IBM’s Container Based Pricing strategy.
Trapani, MichaelMarketing Program Director
Ziegler, MichaelVP, Cloud & Software Sales, Financial Services Market, USMike leads the IBM cloud sales teams in the largest financial services accounts in North America. Prior to that role, Mike was Director, WW MobileFirst Sales. In that role, Michael led over 150 sales, technical sales and solution architects specialized in enabling clients to leverage mobile solutions to transform their operations with IBM’s software, systems and services.
Stern, MicheleManaging Executive, Arrow, SystemsMichele is responsible for all aspects of the IBM and Arrow relationship with focus on Value Add Distribution of IBM Cloud, Storage, Servers, Software and Services. She works with Arrow and their ecosystem of Business Partners to sell and deliver $2B in IBM technology to clients in North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Brazil. Through strategic initiatives aligned to IBM's transformation to cognitive solutions, the IBM and Arrow teams work together to recruit, activate, enable and support Arrow Business Partners to drive growth and win market share.
Swearingen, MicheleDirector, WW Talent Management SolutionsMichele has been with IBM for over five years, leading the Talent Management Solutions brand in various sales roles. Michele specializes in strategic sales leadership, helping clients solve their business problems, building sales teams, operations and delivering results. Michele has sold SaaS solutions to Shell Oil, Darden Restaurants, Texas Instruments, CROSSMARK, Accenture, Walmart and several other fortune/global organizations.
Boockoff Bajdek, MichelleCMO, Watson AIA thought leader at the intersection of data, technology, and strategy, Michelle leads a global marketing team that helps companies unlock the value of AI within their organizations to make more informed decisions and drive better outcomes.
Weston, MichelleDirector, Resiliency Services Offering Management, GTSMichelle is the Offering Portfolio Leader for Business Resiliency Services (XaaS, Software, Cloud, Cyber Resiliency and Data Protection) in GTS Infrastructure Services.
Miura, MihoVP, Global Business Partners & Strategic Alliance, JapanMiho is responsible for CSI/GSI and Destributers,Tier 2 partners, ESA partners, Global ISV and Next gen. partners in Japan.
Cannon, MikeDirector, WW Storage Systems Technical Support, TSS, GTSMike is responsible for providing Level 2 Support to clients worldwide for IBM storage software and hardware solutions.
Desens, MikeVP, z & LinuxONE Offering Management, SystemsMike is responsible for IBM’s mainframe hardware and operating system business including strategy, architecture, technology development and overall financial performance.
Doran, MikeDirector, Data Retention Infrastructure & Tape SalesMike is responsible for driving worldwide storage sales integration across IBM Enterprise Coverage segment. In July 2013, he was also assigned responsibility for IBM’s WW Data Retention Infrastructure & Tape Solutions business.
Healy, MikeVP, Cloud Adoption, GBSMichael is responsible for driving the WW Go-To-Market and Sales for IBM’s Cloud Application Management Services business. This role brings cloud advisory, migration, modernization, and application operations solutions to IBM clients. Michael helps clients utilize a multi-cloud delivery model including AWS, Azure, Red Hat, Google or IBM Cloud platforms. AI, blockchain, big data and security services are imbedded into IBM's multi-cloud services.
Marin, MikeDE, Enterprise Content Management, Hybrid CloudMike has more that 20 years of experience designing and developing software and tools in the areas of Content Management, Workflow, Case management etc. Mike has volunteered in several standard organizations, including OMG (Object Management Group), OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards), WfMC (Workflow Management Coalition), BPMI (Business Process Management Initiative) and IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force).
Ross, MikeDirector, Channels Storage Solutions, Global Markets, NAMike leads a team of Storage Solution sales professionals who focus on Channel Market sales and penetration of IBM storage solutions. Mike has over 16 years of experience in IBM Client Representative and Client Leadership roles in sales, management and business development across the IBM portfolio.
Sefanov, MikeDirector, Digital Business Group & Developer Communications, Digital Business GroupMike started to work at IBM Watson in September, 2018. Prior to joining IBM, he worked at Yahoo for 10 years.
Ye, MingVP, Global Markets, Global Business PartnersMing has responsibility for BP relationships and business in Greater China region.
Farooq, MohammedGM, Brokerage Services, GTS
Aggarwal, MonicaVP, Cognitive Systems DevelopmentMonica is leading the global development and delivery of IBM Cognitive Systems and Cognitive System solutions. Her responsibilities span system hardware, software, solutions, and ecosystem development, incorporating the latest technology advancements to support clients' changing business needs.
Martins, MonicaGM, Distribution Market, GTS, NAMonica is recognized as an industry and services thought leader with deep client insight and experiences across Latin America and North America with expertise in the financial services and distribution markets. Her role in change and transformation have yielded client success to shape strategic business directions.
Ouellette, MoniqueVP, Global Digital Workplace Solutions, GTSMonique is responsible for developing offerings which leverage IBM’s Cognitive, Analytics and Automation solutions to assist enterprise clients with their workplace transformation initiatives.
Mathur, MukulVP, CSI, Asia PacificMukul is responsible for growing IBM’s business as well as driving transformational solution plays with the Global System Integrators and Consultants in the Asia Pacific region comprising of countries in ASEAN, India/SA, ANZ and Korea.
Raman, MuraliDirector, WW Ecosystem Marketing, Cloud, Systems
Nguyenphu, MyhongVP, Development, Systems Performance
Venkatakrishnan, MythiliDE, IBM Z, Analytics Technology LeadMythili's current responsibilities include defining IBM Z analytics technical strategy and architecture for solutions which optimize analytics for enterprise clients, working with counterparts across IBM, ISVs, Systems Integrators and the open source communities.
Attia, NaguibVP, Global University ProgramsNaguib is responsible for setting up IBM academic relations strategy, creating next generation global technical training programs in collaboration with universities, research institutions, and manage the overall award programs budgets. Previously, Dr. Attia was the VP& CTO of IBM Middle East and Africa. He was responsible for inventing and leading technical solutions for MEA as well as leading the Africa Skills Initiative. With over twenty-five years of industrial, manufacturing, research and academic experience, Dr. Attia has contributed to shape the development of IBM’s intellectual capital, industry insights, and overall solution portfolio for IBM. His specializations include Cloud, Business Analytics, Security, and Supply Chain optimization. Dr. Attia has a rich academic background with assignments from Chair, Computer Science Departments of Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC, The American University in Cairo, Egypt and University of Essex, England. He has actively published several papers in different journals and has presented papers and lectures at many international conferences.
Hrle, NamikIBM Fellow, Hybrid CloudNamik works on bringing Analytics technologies such as fast complex query processing, machine learning, data virtualization etc to z Systems, taking advantage of applying analytics to z data in situ, removing the latency between data generation and data consumption and deriving business insight from the most critical and most relevant business data in the enterprises. Namik is also the chair of the IBM Analytics Group Technical Leadership Team which works on the next generation of analytics themes as well as provides technical assessment of a wide range of analytics technologies and their impact to the clients.
Breiman, NancyDirector, VMware Alliance, IBM Partnerships & Alliances, Global MarketsNancy's team is responsible for the alliance strategy including joint offering development; go-to- market, sales enablement and sales execution. Her previous team was responsible for driving alliance joint solutions with IBM Innovation Partners such as Juniper, Schneider Electric, Ricoh, HOK and Gehry Technologies.
Hensley, NancyDirector, Offering Management, Hybrid CloudNancy focuses on creating a digital routes to market, digital consumability and growth for the IBM Analytics portfolio. Nancy has over two decades of experience in the data & analytics business with a deep focus on data science.
Hill, NaomiVP, Global Financing, Japan
De Greiff, NataliaVP, GTS, SSANatalia leads IBM Services, Global Technology Services Unit for IBM Spanish South America in January 2016. In February 2015, she was appointed Sales Director for TSS LA, after she was Director of IBM Mexico Hardware and Systems Unit for 2010 to 2015. In this position, she managed to get Mexico STG to make its business results for the first time in 6 years.
Emuchay, NduwuisiDE & CTO, Cloud Adoption Initiatives, Hybrid CloudNdu leads work on incubating next generation technologies, enabling the confluence and application of capability, expertise and experience in support of clients, strategic initiatives, thought leadership and innovation.
Fishman, NealDE & CTO, Data-based PathologyWith so many new technologies, especially around advanced analytics, corporations can often experience a difficulty in defining new business requirements because of the absence of prior experience. Neal works with clients worldwide to imagine and define needs that can harness modern technologies to drive business value and new business capabilities.
Simmons, NeilDirector, Cloud Professional Services, Hybrid Cloud, EuropeNeil is responsible for the Europe Cloud Innovation Labs Professional Services Business operating in the major countries in Europe and CEE. His team is over 400 consultants and Business Partners specializing in deploying and delivering Enterprise Solutions based on the IBM Cloud Portfolio.
Fuller, NicholasDirector, Cognitive Service FoundationsNick leads IBM's global research strategy on technology services innovation. Nick is responsible for the research, development and infusion of many disruptive technologies into IBM's technology services research strategy and roadmap including artificial intelligence, blockchain, augmented reality and cloud-based deployment of which many are applied today in the recently launched IBM Services Platform with Watson.
Lisle, NickDirector, WW Security Channels
Otto, NickDirector, Strategy, Offerings & Platforms, Partnerships & AlliancesNick is responsible for Strategy and Offerings within IBM partnerships and alliances. In this cross IBM global role, he works closely with the IBM brands and geographies and IBM's largest strategic alliances to identify, create, launch and manage joint offerings.
Redshaw, NickVP, Server Solutions, Global Sales, Systems Hardware, Finance & OperationsNick is responsible for client success for WW Cognitive Systems.
Wetton, NickDirector, WW Sales, SecurityNick has responsibility for the worldwide sales and client success for Resilient which is part of the IBM Security Division.
Meyerhoffer, NicolasDirector & Trusteer, IAM WW Sales, Global MarketsNicolas manages Identity and Access Management (IAM) and Web Fraud Prevention (Trusteer) Worldwide Sales for IBM Security,
Wilhelmsen, NinaLeader, Nordic Channel & EcosystemNina is leading the Partner & Ecosystem community in Nordic. She is part of the Nordic Operating Team and the European Ecosystem Leadership team.
Gaur, NitinDirector, Blockchain LabsNitin is responsible for instituting a body of knowledge and organizational understanding around blockchain technology and industry specific applications. His mission is building a “blockchain for enterprise” practice with client facing responsibilities and is tasked with building a new business built around industry disruption and disintermediation.
Cohn, OdedVP, Director of Research, HaifaOded leads the Haifa lab which plays a leadership role in IBM's Research division, contributing transformative technologies for AI, Cloud, Security, IoT and quality applied to broad areas. The lab is focused on Healthcare.
Scamperle, OlafVP & IBM Partner, Ecosystem, EuropeOlaf is responsible for the distribution business and the top value added resellers. Prior to this role he was leading the IBM Channel in Germany, Austria and Switzerland . Since joining IBM in 2008 through the Acquisition of COGNOS he has held various roles within IBM Softwaregroup. He has been responsible as a Business Unit Executive for the Business Analytics Brand and was heading the SWG Enterprise and Industry Sales in DACH. Prior to IBM he worked for BMC and Parametric Technology in several management position.
Bonnet, OlivierDirector, Netcool Development & South Bank Lab LeaderOlivier's responsibilities include the Application Performance Management offerings (ICAM, APM, ITM) as well as the Event and Operational Management offerings (Netcool portfolio including NOI or OMNIbus, and ASM, RBA, CEM). Innovative analytics is at the heart of the portfolio to deliver business value propositions that drive efficiency, agility and automation. Equally important, it provides the platform to gain actionable insights into multi-cloud environments and visibility into applications getting modernized.
Nimbalkar, OmkarVP, Client & Partner Developer AdvocacyOmkar is responsible for enabling enterprise developers and leveraging IBM Code content for cutting-edge technologies for Cloud, Data and AI. Omkar has held executive & leadership positions in multi-disciplinary engineering roles in IBM, Informix, Oracle and Simens.
Cornwell, PaigeGlobal Client Director, General Motors Integrated AccountPaige is responsible for revenue, profit and client satisfaction for IBM systems, software and services globally for General Motors.
McCray, PamelaDirector, Watson Customer Engagement, NAPamela leads the NA WCE Channels team that provides account coverage and support for the IBM WCE ecosystem partners delivering “Smart” AI Supply Chain, Commerce and Watson Marketing Automation solutions.
Eskew, PatManaging Partner, Industrial Market IBM Global Business Services North AmericaPat is Managing Partner of the Industrial market for IBM Global Business Services in North America. In this role, Pat leads a team of 800 consultants who partner with leading clients across Electronics, Aerospace, Automotive, Defense, Chemical Products, and Industrial Products industries to set their digital strategy, reinvent their business processes with AI, and modernize their core applications and systems on the cloud.
Bauer, PatrickVP, Systems Channel, EuropePatrick is responsible for the European Systems Ecosystem across all 8 Markets and across all 3 platforms including System z, Cognitive and Storage. He is the focal point across all different Partner types ranging from Resellers, Solution Providers, SIs, CSPs and MSPs.
Lannon, PatrickVP, WW Industry Sales & Revenue Programs, Watson Customer EngagementPatrick has worldwide responsibility for Watson Customer Engagement's Digital and Commercial sales as well as a variety of sales support practices including Sales Enablement, Pipeline Development, Business Value Assessments and Illumination Forums.
McConnell, PatrickGM, Communications & CSI, Global MarketsPatrick is responsible for delivering innovation and transformation to clients in the Energy, Environment and Utilities segment as well as the Telecommunications, Media and Entertainment industries. He is also responsible for IBM’s relationships with Systems Integrators.
Roberts, PatrickDirector, Cognitive Systems, Global Markets, NAPatrick is responsible for North America's Power business including all offerings, sales, market strategy and business unit functions.
Vandenberg, PatrickDirector, Marketing, Services for Managed ApplicationsPatrick is responsible for driving marketing of the cloud managed application services portfolio. Patrick brings deep experience in marketing, most recently responsible for product marketing for IBM Security including security analytics, cognitive security and threat protection.
Ambraz, PaulDirector, Marketing, Business AnalyticsPaul is responsible for marketing globally, supporting the Business Analytics and Data Science product portfolio.
Bahrs, PaulDE, Watson & Cloud PlatformPaul is a technical advocate for the IBM Cloud Platform client experience to improve or accelerate client experiences with IBM cloud and client success. Paul works with IBM clients adopting IBM Cloud services an DevOps/automation solutions. Paul partners with technical leaders to migrate workloads, design cloud services architectures and deploy end-to-end automation solutions used to optimize the use of IBM Cloud. Paul specializes in rapid adoption of IBM Solutions for large and medium enterprise using SaaS, PaaS or IaaS cloud services. Paul is also responsible for IaaS and DevOps reference architectures within the IBM architecture center. His team publishes automation scripts in Github used to deploy reference architecture examples for IBM Cloud IaaS and DevOps services.
Brown, PaulVP, Business Partners & Service ProvidersPaul is responsible for IBM’s relationships with consultants & system integrators and for IBMs sales to and through Business Partners and service providers. He is passionate about linking skills and offerings through partnerships to deliver client value that is greater than the sum of the parts. Paul is the executive sponsor for People with Disability in IBM and also holds a non-exec role for IGF.
Papas, PaulGlobal Leader, Digital Strategy & iX, GBSPaul leads a global team of “Renegades and Realists” consisting of strategists, industry experts, researchers, designers, developers, engineers, artists and facilitators who blend strategy, technology and creativity to tackle every client challenge. They imagine the businesses that will shape tomorrow’s world and help clients build them. His team provides next generation strategy and advisory consulting services helping CEOs and other C-suite executives leverage disruptive digital technologies to reinvent their businesses, by design. They also provide world-class design, creative, consulting and technology services that help clients imagine and realize deeper customer relationships through new experiences, technologies and communications.
Taylor, PaulIBM Fellow, Watson Data and AI
Zikopoulos, PaulVP, Cognitive BigData SystemsPaul leads BigData for IBM. He is an award writer and speaker who has written 19 books on data and has been consulted on the topic of Big Data by the TV Show 60 Minutes.
Battaglia, PauloCOO, One Channel Team, LAPaulo is leading important and innovative transformations, with a systemic approach, that contributed to a strong LA growth. He led key areas in Global Technology Services, Latin America, including Sales Innovation & Transformation and Solution Design and is involved in the creation and optimization of the Services and Solutions Portfolio. He is a key contributor to developing the WW Small Deals Engine initiative, having led its implementation for Integrated Technology Services in LA. In addition, he transformed the TSS Large Deals business (sales & profitability & mgmt).
Carvao, PauloGM, Distribution Market, US, Global MarketsPaulo is responsible for IBM's business in the United States Distribution Market with clients in the Retail, Wholesale Distribution, Consumer Goods, Travel & Transportation and Logistics industries. His team thrives in a dynamic market where technological innovation is revolutionizing consumers, employees, products, processes and client's business models.
Sobczak, PawelDirector, Business Partner Ecosystem Sales, Middle East & AfricaPawel is responsible for Software and XaaS Partner ecosystem which currently consists of over 1000 Partners in 65 countries of MEA. He works with Solutions Providers, CSPs, ISVs, Global System Integrators, Distributors and Startups helping them to build solutions based on IBM platforms that grow their business.
Kroll, PerDirector, Development & Support, z Management & Ops AnalyticsPer is passionate about helping organizations improve how they develop software and currently co-leads a DevOps transformation of IBM zSystems Software.
Notaro, PeteVP, Hybrid Cloud, GTSPete has worldwide responsibility for sales and enablement of GTS Hybrid Cloud Platforms and Services to help clients accelerate the deployment and management of workloads across IBM Cloud, Managed Cloud Platforms and Private Cloud Solutions. He is passionate about helping clients to transform and enable their IT services model to reap the true value of cloud.
Rubio, PeteVP, Cloud PlatformPete leads the IBM Cloud Platform team including Developer Experience and DevOps Services. In this role, Pete is responsible for delivering an ecosystem of closely integrated cloud platform capabilities and services carefully designed to create a seamless, cutting-edge experience for IBM Cloud clients.
Coldicott, PeterDE, CTO & Development Executive, Intelligent Video AnalyticsPeter is very active in a cross IBM role for the use of AI in video analytics. Peter is a highly-experienced in the information systems industry with successful IBM and non-IBM work experience. He has served as technical leader in multiple IBM organizations and on numerous client engagements.
Ingrasci, PeterVP, Computer Services Industry, Global MarketsPeter's team’s focus spans across the CSI Industry advising clients on IBM’s strategic solution portfolio in the areas of Systems Infrastructure, Digital Transformation, Cloud, Analytics, Social, Security and Cognitive Solutions.
McCaffrey, PeterDirector, Marketing, Hybrid Marketing
Wassel, PeterDirector, Engineering, CloudPeter is responsible for delivering IBM Cloud Services which support Cloud Native and Hybrid Application Development leveraging IBM’s public cloud. Among those Services are the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service, based on Kubernetes; the IBM Cloud Registry Service; IBM Cloud Functions, based on Apache OpenWhisk; IBM Event Streams, based on Apache Kafka, IBM Cloud Log Analysis with LogDNA, IBM Cloud Monitoring with Sysdig, and IBM Cloud Activity Tracker. Peter helps clients achieve value from their Cloud transformation projects, leveraging over 30 years of experience in the IT industry and has lead projects which include large-scale Enterprise Computing, Systems Management, Application Lifecycle Management, Cloud and DevOps.
Gilbert, PhilGM, Design, Hybrid CloudPhil has rejuvenated the legendary IBM design program, spearheading a broader transformation of how the company’s teams understand and solve complex problems. The program has established a modern standard for the role of the arts in business — adding formally-trained designers into IBM at an unprecedented scale and reskilling its global workforce in design thinking and agile practices. Through 2018, more than 2,000 professional designers have been hired and IBM has certified 150,000 others in IBM's Enterprise Design Thinking framework.
Weintraub, PhilVP, IT Transformation for z Clients, Global MarketsPhil is responsible for assisting clients in the digital transformation of their applications and IT infrastructure. This includes assessment, recommendation and implementation of emerging technologies into their cloud and on premises environment at the lowest cost.
Guido, PhilipGM, Infrastructure Services, GTSPhil is responsible for worldwide go-to-market and portfolio strategy, operational execution, business performance (P&L) and client satisfaction. Under Phil's leadership, Infrastructure Services helps clients enable their core technology platforms to drive business outcomes through deep expertise and rich industry insight.
Perciballi, PierinoVP, Systems Hardware Sales, Financial Services MarketPierino leads a variety of sales resources focused on accelerating IBM's systems growth and expanding Mainframe, Power and Storage market share.
Gupta, PrashantDirector, Global Business Partner Sales, Watson Financial Services Solutions, Industry PlatformsPrashat leads the Business Partner Channel team for IBM Watson Financial Services Solutions. He is responsible for strategy, execution, revenues and relationships for all Business Partner routes to market for Watson FSS.
Doty, PriyaVP, Product Marketing, z & LinuxOnePriya leads z and LinuxOne prodcuct marketing. Previously, she was at CA Technologies where she was a Senior Director, Solutions Marketing and a key marketing driver of the transformation for their mainframe business.
Reinitz, RachelIBM Fellow & CTO, Cloud GarageRachel leads clients on adoption of new technologies and is currently focused on applying agile methods to building cloud applications with clients. The IBM Cloud Garages are consulting labs housed in startup communities that partner with clients of all sizes to transform how they design, develop and deploy engaging cloud applications.
Nikolov, RadoCMO, Collaboration & Talent Management Solutions
Tadipatri, RaghuramDirector, Engineering, SaaS & Support, Digital Business Automation (ECM)
Nagaratnam, RajDE, CTO & Director, Cloud Security, Hybrid CloudRaj is driving strategy, technology and offerings around security for IBM Cloud. Recognized as an IBM Distinguished Engineer, he leads development and strategy for innovative IBM security products and capabilities across cloud, mobile and middleware systems that are helping businesses around the world effectively manage their security such as App ID, Security Advisor and Certificate Manager.
Ranjan, RakeshDirector, Emerging Technologies, AI & ML, AnalyticsRakesh shares information and assigns work to link employees' work to IBM's strategy, market performance and local organization's goals.
Gopinath, RameshVP, Supply Chain SolutionsRamesh is responsible for the offering management and development of blockchain solutions at IBM. He leads client engagements in this space and has worked with marquee clients across a number of industries including food safety, banking and financial services and global supply chain. He played an instrumental role in developing the IBM Food Trust blockchain solution to support food safety currently in use by many of the world’s largest retailers and food companies. He also helped develop IBM’s Global Trade Digitization technology currently in use by Maersk and numerous members of the shipping supply chain.
George, RandyDE, Application Performance Management, Hybrid CloudRandy is the Chief Architect responsible for the technical direction for all monitoring products in the portfolio, i.e. APM v8, ITM and ITCAM. In addition, Randy leads the new integrated management solution, IBM Cloud App Management (ICAM) which is an IBM Cloud Private hosted solution optimized for hybrid cloud management. ICAM provides a path forward for the ITM/ITCAM clients as well as APM v8 clients as they modernize their applications.
Khalaf, RaniaDirector, AI Engineering, IBM Research AIDr. Rania Khalaf is Director of Engineering, IBM Research AI leading teams innovating on AI platforms such as deep learning in IBM Watson and OpenScale. Prior, she was Director of Cloud Platforms, architect in IBM GTS, chief of staff to GM/CTO of IBM Cloud, and made seminal contributions in Service Oriented Computing. She serves on the board of Boston University’s Hariri Institute for Computing.
Ezry, RaphaelGM, Data, Analytics, AI, & IoT, GBS, NARafi partners with clients in North America to improve business performance, realize value from digital transformation and rethink business architectures. Leveraging the game changing power of data and cognitive technologies, his teams deliver practical innovation, an agile approach where client outcomes and preferences drive solutions and engagement models.
Hodge, RashidaVP, Watson Embed & Strategic PartnershipsRashida is responsible for the strategy, execution and deployment of IBM Watson with independent software vendors (ISVs) who are embedding Watson services in their applications and platforms. Rashida has consistently demonstrated strong client dedication, delivery leadership and global operational excellence throughout her career.
Chatterjee, RashmyVP, WW Sales, SecurityRashmy leads global sales for IBM’s Cyber Security business. She is responsible for worldwide go-to-market activities including sales, technical sales & solutioning, ecosystem development, client experience and the success of clients and partners in using IBM technology and services to solve their most complex cyber-security challenges.
Lala, RaveshVP, Cloud Offerings & TransformationRavesh leads the Enterprise Cloud engagement team for IBM. In his role Ravesh is responsible for driving large scale transformation for Enterprise clients using Multicloud technologies, services and solutions.
Amanaganti, RaviVP, Hybrid CloudRavi leads the business strategy, engineering and operations for Cloud Platform Networking Infrastructure & Services.
Harishankar, RayVP & IBM Fellow, Innovation & Technology, GBS
Lazar, RemusDirector, Watson Studio, Watson Machine Learning, SPSS and Decision OptimizationRemus is responsible for Data Science and Machine Learning portfolio at IBM focusing on the engineering side. In addition Remus is responsible for cloud execution engines.
Mandon, RemyVP, Watson, Global Markets, EuropeRemy is helping clients from multiple industries to innovate faster and shorten their “time to outcome”, using data coming from their connected devices or connected operations to design better products and solutions as well as create new innovative client engagement models. Remy leads a European team committed to helping organizations use information, together with Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Systems, to provide new insight on ways to improve processes, accelerate the value of new innovations and monetize data.
Bostic, ReneVP, Technical Leader of Innovation & New Technologies, CloudRenéis the Worldwide Technical Vice President of Innovation and New Technologies for IBM Cloud. She is an expert in cloud computing, DevOps and emerging cloud technologies such as Blockchain. In 2018, she was a speaker at the O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference (New York), Cloud Expo Europe (London), AdTech (London), Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Germany (Berlin), Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Russia (Moscow), Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague (Czech Republic), Armenia Blockchain Forum (Yerevan, Armenia), and IBM Think Roadshows (USA/Canada). Her strengths and core competencies include a proven record of accomplishments in consensus building at all levels to assess, plan, and implement enterprise cloud computing solutions. Follow her on Twitter: @ReneBosticAtIBM.
Hagopian, RichVP, Watson Customer Engagement, Client SuccessRich is responsible for Client Success Services, Product Support offerings and delivery globally. This technical services and support organization consists of over 1000 technical consultants and support engineers in more than 35 countries with a goal of client success with IBM Watson software and SaaS solutions.
Wirtenson, RichDirector, Cloud, Analytics, & Watson Platform, Global Markets, NA
Haas, RichardDirector, Strategy, GTSRich is responsible for the development and implementation of business strategy for GTS. He leads a team that works on initiatives that enable GTS to lead in Infrastructure Services and Technology Support Services.
Heitmann, RichardVP Aspera, Hybrid CloudRichard leads the cross functional team responsible for the portfolio of Aspera high speed transfer, sync and sharing solutions including the flagship Aspera on Cloud SaaS, and the latest innovation, FASPStream, that delivers high performance data and video streaming over high-latency wide area networks.
Hoehne, RichardVP & Partner, Financial Crimes & Counter Fraud, GBSRichard is the Global Industry Leader for the Information Agenda Tiger Team for the Insurance Industry. His team helps clients develop and execute strategies for information led transformation. He is a part of Insurance Industry leadersihp teams in S&D and GBS. He also lead the North American Insurance Advisory Council which is a Sr. Line of Business council that provides guidance to IBM's strategic direction.
Patterson, RichardGM, Multicloud Solutioning & Services, GTS
Varos, RichardVP, Government IndustryRichard works closely with government leaders across the world to help leverage IBM’s advanced capabilities (Cognitive, analytics, cloud) and proven best practices in order to address emergent challenges, meet citizen demands and ensure ongoing economic growth.
Bowers, RickVP, Cloud Technical Support & RTP Software Site ExecutiveRick has worldwide responsibility for client success for the Hybrid Cloud Management, Integration, Digital Business Automation, Block Chain and Cloud Private portfolios. The scope includes technical support, critical escalation team, Inner Circle and premium client programs. He is also the Software Senior Location Executive for the Research Triangle Park Lab.
Luening, RickDirector, Cloud Labs, AnalyticsRick has global responsibility for Analytics Cloud Lab Services which includes cloud solution development, technical deployment and provisioning, managed service operations and cloud expert services (aka AVP).
Vaish, RishiVP, Development, Watson Customer EngagementRishi leads a portfolio of products for marketing, commerce and supply chain professionals that uses the best of cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to create compelling and differentiated user experiences.
Coventry, RobVP, WW Technical Strategy & Enablement, Storage & Software Defined Solutions, SystemsRob focuses on client success for best adoption of IBM Storage & Software Defined Solutions. He works with IBM labs that build Storage Solutions, Business Partners & IBM Lab Services that implement storage solutions to maximize client value. Rob leads pre-sales technical professionals that engage worldwide with clients to optimize their storage infrastructure. He is also responsible for leading field readiness strategies for sales, pre-sales and partners.
High, RobVP & IBM Fellow, Technology Strategy for W&CP CTORob leads the technical strategy for Watson's cognitive reasoning, cognitive experiences and alignment to analytics, content, media, edge computing, application programmingand security. Under his leadership, Watson is ushering in a new era in computing in which systems will amplify human cognition -- inspiring users to produce better, evidence-based decisions and ideas.
Lamb, RobVP, Hybrid Cloud ManagementRob leads the strategy, offering management and development of IBM's Hybrid Cloud Management portfolio. The portfolio encompasses the WebSphere application family, the Operational and Application Insights products (Netcool, monitoring, application and event monitoring), DevOps (Rational) and Cloud Management offerings (Cloud orchestration). An important aspect to the role is engaging in close partnerships with clients to help them evolve their businesses to Hybrid Cloud and Cloud Native solutions.
Nicholson, RobDE & Master Inventor, Hybrid IntegrationRob leads the architecture team for IBM's Hybrid Integration software and managed services. This year, he has particular focus on the Cloud Integration Platform and App Connect. Rob is one of the creators of IBM’s Agile Integration Architecture and is a frequent speaker on Integration modernisation topics.
Ranieri, RobVP, Partner & Global Industry Offering Leader, Travel & Transportation, GBSRob is responsible for IBM’s travel industry offering. Rob and his offering team focus on developing the IBM Travel Platform that allows IBM clients to transform their businesses for today’s digital world.
Sauerwalt, RobVP, Watson & Cloud Platform Consumption, Global MarketsRob is responsible for setting the direction and execution plans for a wide range of offerings and programs including IBM’s Cloud Advisor program. The Cloud Advisor community mission is to help clients adopt and transition to the cloud, catalyze widespread adoption of IBM Cloud in the market and elevate the cloud acumen of other IBMers with a focus on those in client engagement roles. Cloud Advisors bridge the gap between traditional sales, technical sales, architects and evangelist bringing clarity to clients about their optimal path forward in the cloud.
Verhoeven, RobPartner, Benelux Electronics Industry Leader, GBSRob is P&L responsible for the Benelux Industry for Electronics, leading a number of accounts in both Electronics as well as Telecommunications. Rob is also leading the global Connected Display Services offering.
Dyson, RobertPartner, Global EE&U Industry & OT Security Services LeaderRob is responsible for the development, sales and delivery of relevant security services to EE&U companies that have critical infrastructure operations supported by IT and OT technologies.
Erickson, RobertDirector, Brokerage Services Offerings
Schult, RobertVP, Electronics Industry, Industrial Market, Global Markets, Cloud SalesRob manages a team of sales representatives (and in some cases, technical sales resources and/or Business Partners) who are responsible for developing a relationship of trust with their client(s) and for the sale of IBM products, solutions and/or services to meet/exceed key business measurements. As an IBM sales leader, he is a role model, inspires teams, drives a culture of sales eminence and delivers client value.
Sutor, RobertVP, Q Strategy & Ecosystem, ResearchBob is responsible for the IBM Q program leadership for quantum computing education, intellectual property, analyst relations, evangelism, cross-business unit offering integration, the IBM Q Network and the ISV/partner ecosystem.
Watson, RobertVP, Delivery, Services for Managed ApplicationsRobert leads over 4,000 technical resources and provides managed applications, consulting, delivery project management and cloud infrastructure services to 1,000 client companies. IBMs managed applications services provides global support for clients enterprise IT applications with specialties in SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, IaaS and the full suite of Microsoft collaboration services.
Hernandez, RobinDirector, Cloud Private & Multicloud PlatformRobin leads strategy, offering definition, go-to-market and business plan for IBM Cloud Private and IBM Multicloud Manager.
Hasson, RogerGM, NA Communications
Badlaney, RohitDirector, z as a Service, SystemsRohit is in charge of an organization of wide-ranging initiative across multiple functional areas. The Offering Manager provides detailed direction on key technical and marketing tasks to launch an offering feature, offering or collection of offerings in the portfolio. He is accountable for key outcome metrics, including client satisfaction, accessibility and revenue and profitability of assigned offering. Rohit performs or commissions analysis to identify needs and quantify opportunity. He has regular meetings with target market clients and prospects to gather market requirements and develops an understanding of the competitive landscape and key market influencers inclusive of offering capabilities, consumability and go-to-market strategies.
Barcia, RolandDE & CTO, Cloud Private & Solution Engineering, Cloud Garage & Lab ServicesRoland is responsible for technical thought leadership and strategy, practice technical vitality and technical enablement. He works with many enterprise clients on cloud strategy and implementations. He is the co-author of four books and has published more than 50 articles and papers on topics such as Kubernetes, Docker, Microservices, Containers, Node, Java™, APIs, REST, Web Development, Mobile and messaging technologies.
Velten, RonaldDirector, Partner Ecosystem, EuropeRonald is responsible for channel and ecosystem strategy, marketing & communications for IBM across Europe with the main challenge to redefine IBM's ecosystem narrative, approach and impact. One of his objectives is to improve the partner experience while building a nextgen ecosystem. Ronald is a speaker on topics like marketing strategy, digital transformation, customer experience & AI and Social Selling.
Singh, RoopVP, Financial Markets, Banking, Global MarketsRoop is managing a portfolio of both Integrated and industry clients. He is responsible for positioning and providing the IBM value to the client across the entire IBM portfolio of hardware, software and services working with the service lines/brands, business units and IBM Business Partners.
Master, RoopamVP, Server Solution Sales, Financial Services Market, USRoopam is responsible for IBM's Mainframe and Power Systems business for the US Financial Services Market (FSM). Roop leads a team of 60+ first line sales managers, server and technical sellers, and an operations team that is responsible for delivering against North America server objectives including revenue, profit expansion and maintaining overall client satisfaction with the IBM Systems portfolio. Roop and his team focus on delivering Cognitive Systems, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Linux Solutions to the US FSM client segment.
Radcliffe, RosalindDE & Chief Architect, CLM & DevOps, SystemsRosalind is responsible for the driving the DevOps for Enterprise Systems strategy. The includes working across IBM to provide support to include all platforms in a DevOps culture and removing any barriers to the transformation from a technology standpoint. She also works with clients in their DevOps transformations.
Nunez, RosalvaDirector, WW Channels, Next Gen Ecosystem, Systems
Mauri, RossGM, z, SystemsRoss is responsible for all facets of IBM’s z and LinuxONE businesses worldwide including strategy, architecture, technology, operations and financial performance.
Scherwin, RussellDirector, Marketing, Watson CommerceLeading commerce strategy, sales, marketing and consulting teams for over 20 years, Russell has worked with hundreds of organizations in shaping go-to-market strategies and execution plans. With a passion for technology’s socio-economic impact, Russell is known for expertly fusing economics, strategy, humor and leadership into a deeply relevant and entertaining message.
Macaleer, RyanDirector, WW Digital Business Automation, Hybrid CloudRyans' responsibilities include growing the Digital Business Automation software business, leading the go to market model across channel and client success. Digital Business Automation includes the automation of business functions including workflow, data capture, business decisions, repetitive tasks and content management.
Sinha, SaketVP & Partner, Global Banking & Financial Markets, GBSSaket is responsible for strategy, business development, global sales and scaling industry specific use cases on Blockchain.
Vella, SalVP, Engineering & Delivery, Cloud Managed Application Services
Cerone, SamDirector, WW Business Partner ComplianceSam leads an organization or wide-ranging initiative across multiple functional areas. Compliance Assurance professionals ensure that the operational and financial processes supporting the business are properly monitored and executed and support the process owners and line management to meet their control posture targets in a sustainable improving manner. This role is recognized as the compliance assurance leader by the Global Process Owner (GPO) and Country Process Owners (CPO) across the business. Sam is involved in the development and deployment of Geography (IOT) or Global Process strategies, initiatives and associated internal control programs. He provides expert advice and counsel to senior professionals and executive management.
Gordy, SamGM, Federal & Government Industries, USSam leads the development and delivery of IBM’s products, services and solutions to help all U.S. federal agencies take advantage of the innovations driven by analytics, cloud, security and cognitive systems.
Lightstone, SamCTO, Data & IBM Fellow, Analytics, Hybrid CloudSam leads a number of technical teams in product development for relational databases, data warehousing & big data, cloud computing, analytics for IoT, data virtualization, ground to cloud data movement and machine learning. He co-founded the IEEE Data Engineering Workgroup on Self-Managing Database Systems.
Maatallah, SamVP, Global Sales, Technical Support Services, GTSSam heads Global MutiVendor Services and Go to Market for IBM Technology Support Services (TSS) and is responsible for client satisfaction, sales and delivery of IBMs Global MultiVendor Services along with the overall TSS Go to Market Strategy.
Werner, SamVP, Offering Management, Software Defined Storage, SystemsSam is responsible for the end to end product strategy, roadmaps and GTM for the Spectrum family of products and on-premises commercial deployments of IBM Cloud Object Storage.
Kishore, SameerGM, Financial Services Market, GTS, NASameer is responsible for developing and executing the vision and strategy for the business and managing the P&L and business performance for the market. IBM Global Technology Services offers end-to-end IT consulting and business services supported by an unparalleled global delivery network, helping client lead in an era of Cognitive and Cloud. As a cloud services integrator, GTS manages the services and underlying infrastructure in an integrated and unified way with innovative technology solutions helping clients improve their business processes and profitability.
Slingerland, SanderLeader, GBS, Benulux" to "Leader GBP/Partner Ecosystem BeneluxSander leads IBM's channel business in the Benelux market in which he engages with the IBM Ecosystem Partners in the Benelux. Both around the traditional IBM offerings and business, as well as emerging opportunities in the channel through use of Cloud, Analytics, AI, Blockchain, Security and modern infrastructure solutions, the later through focussing on building the Next Generation Ecosystem. Sander is responsible for the revenue generated in the Benelux through IBM Ecosystem Partners, including value-added distributors (VADs), value-added resellers (VARs), System Integrators (SIs), Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) and Managed Service Providers (MSPs).
Bhat, SandeshVP, Development & Innovations, DigitalSandesh leads the worldwide engineering team responsible for transforming IBM's digital experience to provide clients, developers, and Business Partners a dynamic, flexible way to discover, try and buy offerings and services from IBM and 3rd party marketplaces. This includes the business capabilities supporting IBM's cloud portfolio across all as-a-service types (infrastructure, platform, software and hybrid) to give buyers a consistent experience for managing their interactions with IBM. His team also supports IBM sellers to ensure they can readily service client needs and reduce the overall complexity of working with IBM.
Patel, SandipManaging Director, Global Insurance, Global MarketsSandip has worldwide responsibility for IBM’s business across all brands in the Insurance Industry including the newly launched IBM Insurance Industry Platform. He has managed a variety of multi-disciplinary organization-wide transformation projects, addressing enterprise strategy, global expansion, operations and technology transformation and culture change in different regions around the world.
Singh, SangitaGM, Cloud Consulting ServicesSangita is responsible for helping clients accelerate their adoption of Cloud and Cloud technologies. A seasoned professional and an accomplished executive, Sangita built a distinguished career spanning 23 years at Wipro where she held diverse leadership roles.
Chandru, SanjayDirector, z DevOpsSanjay runs the DevOps business worldwide for z, encompassing key products including IBM Developer for z (IDz), IBM Dependency Based Build for Git on z, IBM z Development and Test Environment (ZD&T) and Application Discovery and Delivery Intelligence (ADDI). He manages the overall strategy and direction for all these tools and solutions, as well as the delivery and support teams. As a software professional with 19 years at IBM, his career has spanned technical, architectural and managerial aspects of product development in both the mainframe and distributed realms.
Pal, SanjayVP, Watson & Cloud Services, Hybrid CloudSanjay leads Watson, Cognitive, Analytics, Blockchain as well as Infrastructure and Platform as a Service Technical Sales.
Diamond, SarahGlobal Managing Director, Banking & Financial Markets
Sharma, SatyaIBM Fellow and Cognitive Systems CTOSatya is responsible for Cognitive Systems (Power) strategic priorities and roadmap to deliver client value and differentiate Power systems in the marketplace. Satya has been instrumental in driving Power Systems innovation in key technology areas: Cognitive / AI / Machine Learning / Deep Learning Infrastructure, POWER8 / POWER9 Systems, SAP HANA on Power. Satya collaborates with clients and ISVs extensively to drive technology adoption and seek their feedback.
Crowder, ScottVP & CTO, Quantum Computing, Technical Strategy & Transformation, SystemsScotts' responsibilities include leading the commercialization effort for quantum computers, driving the strategic direction across the hardware and software-defined systems portfolio, leading the agile and Design Thinking transformation and accelerating innovation within development through special projects.
Ferber, ScottVP, Commercial Sales NA
Hebner, ScottVP, Marketing & Digital Channels, Hybrid Cloud
Lieberman, ScottVP, Partner & iX Leader, GBS, NAScott leads IBM iX for North America. IBM iX is a business design partner working at the intersection of progressive strategy, creative vision and transformational technology.
Reilley, SeanVP, Digital Strategy, Tech & Data Strategy Leader, GBSSean is responsible for building IBM’s Digital Strategy practice within IBM Global Business Services. He enables global business design by defining the talent, offerings, methods and strategy that will help drive clients’ digital reinvention.
Krause, SebastianGM, Cloud, EuropeSebastian is responsible for leading, transforming and expanding IBM's cloud business and strategy across Europe. Since 2015, he has successfully led IBM´s Cloud team of sales, services, channel, technical and marketing professionals across the geography to deliver value to thousands of clients across the markets in Europe.
Amoni, SergioVP, Enterprise & Commercial Business, Financial Services MarketSergio is responsible for managing the IBM business associated with key insurance, banking and financial services institutions in the country.
Saad, SergioGM, WW TSS Multivendor Services & Offerings, SystemsSergio's mission is to drive IBM Multivendor Support Services and Offerings. Multivendor Services offers a wall-to-wall support approach with advanced technologies to improve the client experience through automation.
Copty, ShadiDirector, Data Science & Machine Learning Offerings, Hybrid CloudShadi is the manager of strategy and operations for the IBM Research Almaden Lab with 300+ researchers focused on data technology and science, including atom-level data storage, storage systems, relational databases, big data analytics and insight acceleration. Shadi specializes in R&D management.
Joshi, ShaileshGM, Cloud Application Innovation, NAShailesh is responsible for the custom application development, application maintenance, cloud application services, SAP, Oracle, Microsoft and Workday services for North American clients.
Naidoo, ShamlaGlobal CISO & VP, IT RiskShamla is responsible for safeguarding IBM global business units and brands. She is accountable for IBM's overall information security program which includes the company’s information risk and security strategies, planning, governance, architecture and operations.
Kalyana, ShankarIBM Fellow & CTO, Cloud Consulting ServicesShankar's area of expertise includes hybrid, multi-cloud as-a-service strategies that drive digital and cognitive enterprises to operational excellence. Throughout his career, Mr. Kalyana has established himself as a brilliant strategist, respected technical advisor, renowned speaker, admired author and insightful leader who bridges the business-IT gap to implement transformative technologies.
Todd-Olson, ShannonCPT Client Success LeaderShannon has global responsibility for client success in the Cognitive Transformation consulting unit. Shannon works with clients and teams across the world to ensure we are selling what clients need and delighting them with results. The Cognitive Transformation unit encompasses process re-engineering, process outsourcing, AI, analytics, data, Blockchain and Internet of Things solutions.
Aser, ShariVP, Digital Offerings, Lead Development, & Sales Acceleration,Digital Business Group Shari leads an organization of highly experienced sales professionals and is responsible for strategy, business growth and client satisfaction for IBM's Digital Software Sales business in the United States and Canada.
Cocco, SharonDirector, Development Blockchain, Industry PlatformSharon is leading delivery of blockchain capabilities, including Hyperledger-fabric and IBM Blockchain Platform (IBP) offerings. In this role, Sharon has worked with large consortiums to on board and achieve production onto IBP (IFT, Tradelens,, Securekey, etc,.), while also partnering with upcoming startups. Sharon has had an extensive record of success in managing open source, software and hardware development programs including special expertise in bringing new products to market with a strong background in Software as a Service (SaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS).
Driscoll, SharonVP & CMO, Global Industries, Sales EnablementSharon leads IBM's industry marketing, client references and seller enablement initiatives globally.
Johnson, SharonDirector, AT&T Alliance, Global MarketsSharon’s responsibilities are to develop and implement strategic initiatives and go-to-market plans with AT&T to grow revenue, expand collaboration and yield innovation.
Smith, ShaunVP, Global Operations, Watson Media & WeatherShaun leads global operations for IBM Cloud Platform including the Global Technology Operations Center (TOC) and the worldwide Global Reliability Engineering team (GREs) chartered with improving availability and uptime across One Cloud. Shaun is also leading initiatives to improve the overall cloud quality, delivery and efficiency through the likes of IBM Cloud’s Service Framework and OSS Platform based on ServiceNow.
Harel, ShayDirector, Development, Data Security (Guardium, SKLM, GDE/MDE OEM)Shay leads the worldwide development team for IBM Security’s Data Security segment which includes Guardium, Guardium Data Encryption, Multi-Cloud Data Encryption and Security Key Lifecycle Manager.
Lowe, ShellyVP, Global Markets, Australia & New ZealandShelly and her team work with IBM’s clients to enable business transformation through cognitive industry-based solutions and cloud service delivery models.
Nagarajan, ShyamDirector, Global Blockchain Sales, Industry and Network growthShyam is responsible for financial services Blockchain market development and Network interoperability within IBM. In this role, he has been working with clients on their Blockchain adoption lifecycle and network growth. He is also been instrumental in driving process transformation projects at clients over the last 10 years. He is an experienced business growth and technology executive with sharp acumen for achieving business results. He has proven track record in driving change and managing growth through building high performance teams.
Loomis, SkylaDirector, IMS & TPF, SystemsSkyla leads the delivery and support IMS & z/TPF, which are some of the most secure, highest performing and lowest cost database management and transaction processing systems in the world. They are the database and transaction processing platform of choice for high performance, mission critical applications at fortune 500 companies across the banking, finance, travel and insurance industries.
Ratnasinghe, SreeDirector, Offering Management, Cloud Technical Engagement, Hybrid CloudSree is responsible for offering management for IBM Cloud Labs and IBM Cloud Garage. These service offerings are focused on helping clients chart their path to a hybrid cloud architecture including architecting, building, integrating and deploying applications using the IBM Cloud and Analytics portfolios. These include IBM Cloud Private, IBM MultiCloud Manager and IBM Cloud Private for Data as the foundational platforms.
Visvanathan, SreeramGlobal Managing Director, Government IndustrySreeram and his team cover all of IBM’s activities across Federal, State, Local Governments and Defence industries across the world. Sreeram is responsible for the development of IBM’s Government Industry strategy and for creating the right levels of thought leadership, cognitive solutions, IBM and ecosystem offerings that serve the needs of clients in this industry.
Muppidi, SridharVP, CTO & IBM Fellow, SecuritySridhar drives the technical strategy, architecture and Research for IBM Security focused on Threat Management & Response, Digital Identity & Fraud Protection, Identity & Access Management, Application & Data, Mobile & Cloud Security.
Mason, StacieVP, WW Cognitive Systems Channels, SystemsStacie is responsible for the global channel sales performance of IBM’s Cognitive Systems offering portfolio.
Liesche, StefanDE, Z as a Service (Z aaS)Stefan is IBM Distinguished Engineer for IBM Z as a Service (Z aas). Stefan has strong expertise in building cloud scale solutions and delivering secure, regulated solutions for Multi Cloud. Prior to this role Stefan was the Chief Architect for Talent Management Solutions (TMS).
Pappe, StefanIBM Fellow & VP, Hybrid Cloud, Global GTS
Mery, StephaneDE, ODM Chief Architect, Hybrid Cloud
Trunzo, StephanieVP, WW Cloud Garage, Hybrid CloudStephanie leads IBM Cloud Garage, a collaborative environment with diverse experts working with clients to meld industry practices, startup culture and IBM's expertise to drive meaningful business outcomes.
Biller, StephenVP, Watson IoT, Offering ManagementStephen leads IBM's Industry 4.0, Smart Buildings and Smart City solution suites. These solutions aid clients to drive operational excellence from assets, factories & supply chains building & cities to to the operations of oil fields and power plants using Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Analytics.
Callahan, StephenVP, Energy & Utilities, Global Strategy & SolutionsStephen leads global strategy and solutions within IBM Global Markets. His team works with Business Partners, as well as Independent energy & utility businesses to provide and showcase IBM's offerings for their growing energy needs.
Fediuk, StephenDirector, WW ITSM Cloud Technical Support & AVP Delivery for Hybrid Cloud IntegrationStephen manages the Hybrid Cloud Integration ITSM Support team and the Premium Support program. He is also responsible for the Social, Planning and NPS program for Hybrid Cloud Integration Support team. Steve is very engaged in Support Transformation and manages the Know Your Client and IP Business Partner workstream.
Lasher, StephenVP, Finance, GBS
Laughlin, StephenGM, Consumer IndustriesStephen leads IBM’s Consumer Industry which includes retail, consumer products and wholesale distribution. His team is responsible for serving clients by defining industry strategy, creating thought leadership, developing offerings and industry solutions, growing industry subject matter expertise, capacity, advancing client relationships and supporting business development teams.
Leonard, StephenGM, Global Markets, NAStephen is responsible for revenue, profit and client satisfaction for the full range of IBM's business in the United States and Canada. IBM North America has more than 13,000 sellers and consultants creating value for clients in all major industries, generating more than 40% of IBM's revenue.
Mcdonald, StephenDirector, WW Sales, Watson Commerce, WCEStephen has worldwide responsibility for WCEs Omni Channel Commerce business (Commerce, Order Management, Merchandising). These responsibilities include GTM, Revenue and Client Satisfaction. Stephen and his team manage go to market, field enablement and demand generation strategies worldwide. Additional responsibilities include consulting product management and global marketing in order to assure product development and opportunity identification strategies yield required revenue results and ultimately client satisfaction.
Pierce, StephenDirector, Electronics Industry, Global Markets
Rogers, StephenVP, Blockchain Initiatives, Supply ChainStephen leads both IBM's use of Blockchain technology to benefit its own supply chain as well as working with clients to help them implement the technology for their benefit.
Smith, StephenGM, Cloud, Global Markets, NASteve has P&L responsibility for the success of ÌBM´s cloud solutions across North America. He leads a team of more than 3,000 software sales, technical, ecosystem development and services professionals leveraging IBM’s cloud capabilities to deliver innovation and solve clients biggest business problems.
Warwick, StephenVP, Hybrid Cloud Messaging & UK Lab LeaderStephen has overall responsibility of the development function for IBM's Messaging business. His team of technical professionals includes development and test engineers, architects and systems integrators focused on delivering solutions that deliver into the worlds most essential systems underpinning banking, healthcare, industry and commerce.
Canepa, SteveManaging Director, Global Telecommunications, M&E IndustriesSteve is responsible for the business results of the global matrix organization that delivers IBM’s full portfolio of solutions and services to firms in the Telecommunications, Cable, Entertainment, Advertising, Broadcast, Publishing, Satellite, Sports, Music, Games, Search, On-line and Social segments. Steve has grown the business into one of the largest providers to the Industry and leads a consistent top performing IBM team. He serves as an advisor to a wide array of clients & partners regarding transformation in the Digital era including firms in the Finance, Consumer Electronics, Retail, Health and Auto Industries.
Hikida, SteveDirector & CSO, Watson Financial Services Solutions, Industry PlatformSteve is responsible for the security, compliance and data privacy strategy, procedures and policies across the organization. He also leads the the Information Security Program for the business unit including Product Security Engineering and Incident Response (PSIRT), Security Engineering Framework (SEF), Cloud Operations, Centralization Information Management and Agile Transformations.
Kagan, SteveVP, FSS Cognitive & Cloud Transformation Leader, NA
Nichols, SteveDirector, Client FinancingSteve is responsible for all aspects of Global Financing’s Channel Financing business, inclusive of strategy, sales execution and partner enablement. In addition, he leads IGF’s OEM financing business, including the Mobility financing practice, vendor relationships and Global Client leasing portfolio.
Rumstein, SteveVP, Sales, Services for Managed ApplicationsSteve's organization is responsible for sales enablement, business partnerships and executing key initiatives to grow Commerce, Oracle and SAP applications with a hybrid Cloud approach.
Sibley, SteveVP, Offering Management, Cognitive Systems Infrastructure, Systems GroupSteve has held a variety of position in his 30 years at IBM and is passionate about bringing new technology to offerings that help customers transform their business for competitive advantage and increased agility.
Wallin, SteveDirector, CICS PortfolioSteve oversees the world’s leading application server software and API integration solution for IBM z with a portfolio across CICS, z/OS Connect, CICS Transaction Gateway, CICS TX Series and deep experience in agile software development, team empowerment, digital transformation, mainframe modernization, COBOL, Java, Node.js and open source.
Astorino, StevenVP, Development, Hybrid Cloud & z AnalyticsSteven isleading and driving the Machine Learning and Data Science strategy for IBM’s analytics group and has delivered key strategic solutions including IBM Machine Learning and Data Science Experience.
Eliuk, StevenVP, Deep Learning, Global Chief Data OfficeSteve's team is responsible for the Deep Learning platform orchestration, full-stack, e.g. from efficient data movement to traditional distributed & HPC infrastructure to optimizing & generalizing tools. Second pillar is applying DL to the enterprise to accelerate cognition into internal processes, literally hundreds of processes while maintaining governance, security, privacy and trust. This enormous and multifaceted project is revenue generating and showcases cognition at IBM scale to clients.
Loranger, StevenGM, Global Financing, Commercial Financing & Capital MarketsSteven manages channel financing business unit of IBM Global Financing (IGF), the world’s largest IT financier. Operating in 64 countries, IGF’s Commercial Financing business provided 41 billion USD of inventory and accounts receivable financing last year to distributors and resellers for IT products from IBM and other suppliers. Steven is a member of the IGF Global Leadership Council which includes the top worldwide executives within the Division and sets both operational focus and strategic direction.
Welsh, StevenGM, WW Infrastructure, Services & Sales Enablement, GTSSteven is responsible for leading the WW Sales and Enablement team to identify and engage with clients for the Infrastructure Services unit. In this role, he has responsibility across industry and IBM service lines for sales, sales plans, sales education, the global deal management team and the Business Partner channel.
Davlos, StratosVP, AI, Watson, IBM Watson AI PlatformStratos leads the brightest minds in the cognitive technology community to create industrial strength, ubiquitous AI Watson products by combining IBM’s extensive research and engineering capabilities. He is co-located at IBM’s world-class Silicon Valley research facility, IBM Research Almaden in San Jose, California and the state-of-the-art Watson West Experience Center in San Francisco.
Gowda, SudhirDirector, Research Frontiers InstituteSudhir leads a global collaboration of companies seeking to find breakthroughs in information technologies that could disrupt industries. He has held various technical and leadership roles at IBM. Most recently, he was co-lead of the company's 2016 Global Technology Outlook, an assessment of important trends in technology and business that are of greatest impact to IBM and it's clients.
Miller-Sylvia, SueIBM Fellow & North America Leader, Digital Strategy & iXSue leads the Digital Strategy & iX growth platform which includes strategy consulting, marketing platforms, commerce, mobile, customer experience and design and Salesforce.
Gupta, SumitVP, HPC, AI & Machine Learning, SystemsSumit leads the business strategy & software and hardware products for machine learning, deep learning & HPC.
Cohen, SusanVP, Corporate Technical StrategySusan leads an ‘Intrapreneurial’ IBM Venture Capital program called ‘SPEED’ to deliver innovative technology solutions to top clients at a ‘start-up’ pace. She is focused on innovation in IBM’s key growth initiatives such as Cognitive Computing, Big Data & Analytics, Cloud, Mobile and Security.
Martens, SusanVP, Systems Channel Sales, Global Markets, NASusan leads a team of Server and Storage evangelists and sales professionals who focus on the channel market penetration of the IBM infrastructure solutions. Susan has over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, alliances and channels in the Mainframe, Power, Storage, x86 and converged infrastructure solutions.
O'Connell, SuzanneVP, Financial MarketsSuzanne has responsibility for providing innovative solutions that solve important business problems for IBM's Financial Markets Industry clients and extended teams across North America's Financial Services Market.
El Tohamy, TakreemGM, Middle East & AfricaUnder Takreem's leadership, the company's footprint in the region has expanded with centers in Egypt, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and the U.A.E. to support clients with application development and services. IBM also opened research facilities in Kenya and South Africa as well as design studios in Dubai and Istanbul.
Gates May, TamelaDirector, Channels, Cognitive Solutions Unit Industry Platforms, NAAs a veteran leader in the Security sector, Tamela has held senior channel leadership roles at companies such as HPE-Aruba and BlueCoat, led various industry award-winning channel teams and has been recognized as a top Channel Chief and Top 100 Women in the Channel by CRN Magazine.
Chopra, TarunDirector, z Offering Management, SystemsTarun has been working with the worldwide teams to bring IBM z 14 capabilities around pervasive encryption, machine learning and an open/connected platform in the market place. Prior, Tarun was the program director for IBM z performance responsible for end to end z stack performance.
Redondo Arango, TatianaDirector, One Channel Team, MexicoTatiana has more than seventeen years of experience in IBM. Her previous role was Client Executive for HSBC. Based in Mexico, she also has developed roles in S&D such as Mexican Southeast Branch Manager, Mid Market Segment Leader & MM Solution Manager, as well as Territory Sales in
Julian, TedVP, PM & Co-Founder, Resilient (an IBM Company), SecurityTed is responsible for the strategic direction and roadmap for IBM's security orchestration and automation platform. He served as the founding VP of Marketing at Application Security, the leading provider of database security solutions.
Cook, TeresaVP, WW Product Marketing, GTSTeresa is responsible for driving service line product marketing, content creation, sales enablement and channel services marketing globally targeting the IT audiences working closely with the Geographies and the direct sales force.
Hamid, TeresaVP, DE & CTO, Cognitive ProcessTeresa counsels and assists C-level executives and Executive level IT management on transforming their organization across the business and IT including the target architectures, business strategy and roadmap for achieving value and success. Her Consulting and I/T experience spans a wide variety of industries such as Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Financial Services, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. She specializes in leading enterprise level transformation efforts for Analytics and Business Insights, Internet of Things and Cognitive solutions.
Virnig, TerriVP, Power Ecosystem & Strategy, SystemsTerri has responsibility for the power strategy and overall ecosystem focus. In a previous role as VP of Growth Solutions, she was responsible for driving Systems end-to-end technical, sale and marketing strategy for Cloud, Analytics and Smarter Planet in partnership with the larger IBM community.
Banuelos, TerrieVP, WW Sales, Watson Marketing, Customer EngagementTerrie leads sales globally for IBM’s Personalized Marketing, Customer Insights and Digital Experience solutions. She works closely with IBM clients and IBM marketing offering management and development in support of digital transformation and client experience initiatives worldwide.
Vorozilchak, ThadDirector, WW Analytics, Hybrid Data ManagementThad is responsible for IBM Analytics, worldwide Hybrid Data Management sales.
Dekle, ThomasVP, Digital SalesTom manages a development team, a group of data scientists, the private digital commerce function, and the sales acceleration/marketing teams. His focus is on social selling, developing talent and new business opportunities.
Hager, ThomasVP, Banking & Financial Markets EuropeFocusing on the Financial Services primarily, Thomas is advising clients about new business models and how best to prepare for the changes. Digitization, automation, data, and security are at the heart of a transformational journey. Especially, the transition to cloud computing, the cognitive promise and the inclusion of on-site infrastructures is important to clients. The integration of existing infrastructures and applications with the new cloud infrastructures becomes a major task. Data is at the core and needs to be secured and protected when using cloud technologies to fuel insight, innovation and speed. I am helping clients manage the complexity and find the right business strategies and technologies to perform in this fast changing market place. The discussion about industry platforms, the creation of value nets with partners and customers, and the adoption of blockchain remain key topics in an industry that continues to be under pressure to innovate.
Infantino, ThomasVP, Watson Data & AITom has responsibiity for the IBM Watson Data and Artificial Intelligence business worldwide.
Schaeck, ThomasDE, Watson Studio, Watson AI PlatformThomas leads architecture and technical direction for Watson Studio on public cloud, private cloud and desktop and integration with Watson Machine Learning, Decision Optimization, ICP for Data and other offerings and services. Previously, Thomas worked on IBM Connections, IBM OpenPages, and WebSphere Portal.
Torf, ThomasGlobal Leader, Cognitive & Analytics, Enterprise Applications, GBSThomas has 20+ years in Financial Services, Telecom & Retail working with large companies across the globe. He understands large and complex services engagements including the appropriate methods and skills needed to solve business problems in the client's industry.
Nguyen, TienDE & CTO, Middleware Client Success, Hybrid CloudTien provides technical leadership in key strategic client opportunities to ensure their implementation success. He leads technical workgroups to create cloud deployment offerings that support the comprehensive value of the IBM Hybrid Integration portfolio and accelerate client time to value for IBM cloud solutions.
Davis, TimDirector, WW Analytics & Data ArchitectureTim leads the team of architects who provide clients with industry-specific guidance to help them identify opportunities where they can more effectively use Data, Analytics and Cloud. This work enables clients to generating new intelligence to improve their business performance, drive digital transformation roadmaps and create competitive advantage. Tim is one of the creators of IBM’s Data First Method and is in the field driving Data, Analytics and Cloud Strategy for IBM clients worldwide. Tim & his team work with clients to address all forms of information management needs and Analytic best practices including capabilities to drive Digital Transformation, Data Strategy, Roadmaps, Data Topology, Data Flow Architecture, Common Data/Governance, Cognitive/Advanced Analytics, and Secure Hybrid Cloud/Private Cloud Data Lakes and solutions to address client’s needs.
Francis, TimDE, Marketing Development, WatsonTim is responsible for driving the architecture of the Watson marketing portfolio with a focus on strategic integration, performance & scalability.
Greisinger, TimVP, Telecom, Media & Entertainment, USATim is leads IBM's engagement with clients in the Telecom, Media & Entertainment industries in the USA. He is responsible for aligning and engaging IBM's strategy, industry solutions, transformational capabilities and technology to maximize their success and satisfaction.
Healy, TimDirector, SW Sales, FederalTim has responsibility for all CLOUD (Analytics & Cloud) SW sales in Federal, as well as all SW for Strategic Accounts. Strategic Accounts include Federal Systems Integrators (FSIs).
Tsao, TimDirector, Business Partner Marketing, Global Markets, NATim oversees all marketing and brand initiatives, strategy and execution with partners. Tim leads a team dedicated to working with partners, driving demand through innovative campaigns and expanding new channels across the entire IBM portfolio.
van den Heede, TimDirector, Security Services, EuropeTim is responsible for IBM Security Services in Europe focussing on sales, solutioning, business development, route to market and portfolio to help clients reach higher levels of security posture. As an active member of IBM's Corporate Service Corps, Tim is a strong believer in the importance and value of corporate social responsibility.
Vincent, TimVP & IBM Fellow, Cognitive Systems SoftwareTim is responsible for driving a software focus into the Cognitive Systems strategy bringing a workload perspective from his time in the data world.
Waters, TimVP, NA Digital Sales, Subscription & SupportTim is providing execution leadership for Software Subscription & Support, Winback and Xaas Contract Extensions across all markets in North America. He provides direct leadership and coaching of the SMR, CER, Federal, Appliance, Volume, OEM Acquisition and Reinstatement team(s) comprised of 6 business unit executives, 20 front line managers and 220 sellers.
White, TimVP, Key Accounts & Enterprise Sales, NATim leads a large team of complex negotiation specialists who are responsible for 75% of IBM’s software business in North America and has responsibility for the Key Account sector across markets.
Paydos, TimothyVP, WW Government Industry Solutions Competency, GBSTim leads industry consultants and enterprise architects in helping government agencies across the world harness Cognitive Analytics, Cloud, Internet of Things, Big Data and Blockchain for Digital Transformation.
Marron-Partridge, TinaGlobal Leader, Talent & Engagement, GBSTina leads a forward-thinking team of over 4,000 global practitioners focused on solutions and services that enable leading enterprises to combine applied neuroscience, business process, technology solutions and cognitive capabilities to create the optimal culture for employee engagement and business performance.
Cappello, TobyVP, Data and AI Expert ServicesToby is responsible for ensuring clients get value from AI offerings and continue to drive adoption across the enterprise. Toby has focused on working with clients to drive business value through enablement and building competencies around transformational and disruptive technologies. He has done this by aligning people, processes and technology ensuring organizations are prepared to realize value from technology investments and business transformation.
Grube, ToddDirector, Sales, Server Solutions, Communications & CSI Markets, Global MarketsTodd is responsible for Server solution sales for IBM z Systems and IBM Power Systems across the Communications and CSI markets. Todd has over 23 years experience in sales, management, leadership, operations, client satisfaction, technical marketing, and services roles, driving innovation for IBM Systems Group clients across the United States and 31 other countries.
Kirtley, ToddGM, AlliancesTodd has general management responsibility for SAP, one of IBM’s most significant information technology alliances worldwide. This alliances includes managing strategic partnerships with other industry leaders.
Moore, ToddVP, Open Technology, Digital Business GroupTodd leads the IBM global team engaged in open communities that are fueling both innovation and new business models. Todd can be found engaged with communities and technologies that span Cloud Computing, AI, Quantum Computing, Blockchain, Mobile, IoT, Analytics and more. Working with leading Open Source communities such as the Apache Software Foundation, Linux Foundation, eClipse, Hyperledger, OSGi, Cloud Foundry, JS Foundation, OpenStack, CNCF, Node.js, he has a unique perspective on the state of Open Source development.
Higgins, TomVP, Comms/CSI Market, Global FinancingTom is responsible for IBM Global Financing revenue, profit and client satisfaction in the Communications & CSI Market in the U.S. His team provides financing solutions that enable clients and Business Partners to invest in Cognitive Computing, Cloud and other IT solutions.
Kilkenny, TomGM & VP, Global Aerospace & Defense Industry, Global MarketsTom has responsibility for client engagement, sales and support for the A&D NA Industry . He is also serving as Managing Director for the Boeing client. Tom holds significant C-level executive relationships across multiple industrial clients, advising clients in new ways to optimize enterprises and generate new revenues enabled through Cognitive and cloud digital innovation technologies and methods.
McPherson, TomVP, System Development, Cloud InfrastructureTom is responsible for developing and deploying integrated and flexible compute, storage and network platforms for IBM Cloud.
Chu, TongDirector, Offering Management, Hybrid Data ManagementTong is overseeing the Hybrid Data Management portfolio as part of the AI ladder product family in IBM Analytics. Product range covers Db2, Db2 Warehouse, Db2 Warehouse on Cloud, all Hadoop offerings incl. BigSQL and Hortonworks partnership.
Higham, TonyChief Digital Officer & DE, Business AnalyticsTony is an internationally recognized leader in IBM Digital Software solutions with a focus on deriving business advantage from Cloud deployments and digital business models. Having supported IBM Digital Software development and deployment for over 20 years, he exhibits deep and broad expertise with IBM Digital technologies. Tony leads the Chief Digital Office in IBM Business Analytics.
Menezes, TonyVP, Cognitive Process Transformation, GBSTony is the global leader for Cognitive Process Services and works with clients in reimagining and transforming their enterprise processes and operations that leverage disruptive technologies such as Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Blockchain and Enterprise Cloud platforms. Tony brings his experiences in leading Cognitive Solutions, Consulting Services, Business Process & IT outsourcing and Industry Solutions to his current role.
Savoy, TonyVP, Offering Management, Services for Managed ApplicationsTony leads IBM’s Managed Applications offering organization which sets the global offering strategy, defines the services and technology roadmap for managed enterprise applications and drives go-to-market initiatives across sales, marketing and partner channels. Tony also leads IBM’s One Cloud for SAP initiative to drive co-innovation across all of IBM’s global SAP & cloud practices.
Misawa, ToshimitsuGM, Cloud, JapanToshimitsu is responsible for IBM Cloud sales in Japan.
Gray-Donald, TrentDE, Watson Artificial IntelligenceTrent is the lead architect for IBM AI OpenScale focusing on trust, transparency and the operationalization of AI in enterprises. He’s spent the last 6 years focusing on analytics especially around Big Data (Spark, Hadoop) and building the IBM data platform (Watson Data Platform). He was also the overall technical lead on the IBM Java 7 project.
Mosley, TrevorClient Director, Tech Data, NAIn collaboration with Tech Data,Trevor leads the Ecosystem go-to-market strategy across IBM’s extensive portfolio; accountable for North American revenue performance, Partner advocacy & engagement, staffing strategy and long term planning.
Amin, TusharVP, Strategy & Transformation, GTSTushar is responsible for setting the strategic plan and operating strategies that enable IBM to maintain its market leadership and deliver world-class services across all geographic regions. This includes supporting innovation, M&A and business model transformation across a portfolio of thousands of clients in the areas of Systems, Resiliency, Mobility, Networking, Cloud, Maintenance and Security Services.
Parnell, TyroneManaging Director, HCL Divestiture.Tyrone is responsible for the IoT channel routes to market which includes a eco system of GBS Collaboration teams, Global System Integrators and IBM VARS and VADS. These partners are focused on providing the instrumentation, integration and optimization of IoT devices and solutions onto IoT platforms. Tyrone is responsible for the recruitment, business case development and monetization of the strategic IoT partnerships. In addition, he leads the Market Impact Client initiative, a program to ensure building strong value propositions for top clients and their iconic brands.
Tekumalla, UdayDirector, WW Marketing, CloudUday leads the IBM Cloud Platform worldwide marketing team. His team designs and executes marketing programs targeting enterprise and partners (BPs and ISVs).
Hertz, UdoDirector, Analytics Development, Hybrid Cloud, BoeblingenUdo is responsible for the global development of Db2 z Tools and analytics technologies for the mainframe. In addition, he is development executive for the IBM Analytics lab in Germany and sponsor of the Machine Learning Hub in Europe.
Desai, VanitaVP, Sales, Global Business Partners, NAVanita is in charge of an organization of wide-ranging initiative across multiple functional areas. She is responsible for assembling the IBM sales engagement team, managing the team that can involve hundreds of people and economically managing the substantial engagement budget.
Moranta, VicenteDirector, Offering Management, SAP on Power SystemsVincente is responsible for Offering Management and P&L for SAP HANA on Power and other SAP-related workloads on Power systems (Netweaver, SAP Vora/DataHub, etc.). Vicente leads all facets of the SAP-related Power Systems' business including strategy, operations, technology development and overall financial performance. Together with his extended team, the HANA on Power offering has grown from zero to over 1000 clients in less than 30 months.
Medina, VictoriaWatson & Cloud Platform Expert & Delivery Services, EMEA Leader
Pelletier, VictoriaVP & Lead Account Partner, GBSVictoria has deep expertise in Commercial Relationship Management and Sales with a strong background in Business Transformation and Business Process Re-engineering and Outsourcing across multiple industry sectors with a strong focus on Financial Services.
Vijayasankar, VijayVP & Sr Client Partner, American ExpressVijay leads the Amex integrated account. Prior to IBM, Vijay was a General Manager at MongoDB and a Global Vice President of Engineering at SAP Labs. He is an avid blogger ( and can be found on Twitter as @vijayasankarv. He is a mechanical engineer by training and holds an MBA as well. Vijay has consulted with Fortune 100 companies in North America, Europe and Asia.
Murali, VikramDirector, Integrated Analytics Systems Development, Hybrid CloudVikram runs development for IBM Analytics data warehousing appliances. This includes Netezza, Puredata for Operational Analytics and IBM Integrated Analytics systems which is a DB2 Warehouse based appliance.
Chaturvedi, VinathaDirector, Hybrid Cloud Management & India Lab Cloud BUVinatha has worldwide responsibility for both the Offering Management and Development of the Hybrid Cloud Management portfolio which includes PureApplication, Cloud Automation Manager, Cloud Cost and Asset Management, IBM Cloud Orchestrator. She and her team are responsible for product strategy and roadmaps of the portfolio and also ensuring the products are developed and delivered on time.
Arora, VinayPartner, Digital Commerce Practice, Cross Sector, GBS, NAVinay leads IBM’s Digital Engagement Platforms Practice for North America in Global Business Services. He brings 20 years of Consulting & Industry experience blending Strategy, Advisory, Sales and Business & IT Transformation Delivery roles. His expertise spans across Digital Strategy & Platforms, Emerging Technologies including Cognitive/AI & IOT, Industry X.0 & Supply Chain capabilities and he has consulted with numerous organizations across Auto, Electronics, Manufacturing/Industrial Products, Logistics, Retail & CPG industries globally.
Hsu, VincentVP, IBM Fellow, & CTO, Storage & SDE, SystemsVincent's responsibilities include future storage technology, storage system architecture, design and solution integration. Currently, he is technical leader on IBM Storage technology for big data, cloud storage and software defined storage infrastructure.
Zandvliet, VincentManaging Director, Global Ingram Mirco PartnershipVincent has the overall business responsibility for the IBM relationship with Ingram Micro with the intent to accelerate joint success for all aspects of the fast changing market of value-add distribution and by introducing new business models.
Bortnikov, VitaDE, Cloud & Blockchain PlatformsIn her current role in the Cloud area, Vita is one of the IBM leaders of the Istio Service Mesh project bringing many years of expertise in the area of cloud middleware, microservices, servcie discovery etc. Vita has made many important contributions to key IBM middleware products including WAS, PureApp, etc.
Bajaj, VivekVP, Watson Financial Services Solutions, Industry PlatformsVivek leads a worldwide team of experienced Sales, Technical Sales and Industry consultants who work with major financial institutions to deliver pre-built industry specific solutions in the areas of risk & compliance, client insight, payments & counter fraud. Alongside his leadership responsibilities, he works directly with C-suite executives to share best practices based on his two decades of expertise in financial services. He has personally driven strategic transformation initiatives by leveraging cognitive & advanced analytics at major financial institutions in the recent past. In particular, he has an in-depth understanding of financial services use cases around customer centricity, risk & compliance (regtech) and payments.
Kapur, VivekManaging Partner, Cognitive Solutions, GBSVivek focuses on cognitive and cloud enabled transformation programs for leading clients. This includes helping clients translate their market strategies into change programs in their operational models, process and application transformation and cloud enablement.
Mahajan, VivekGM, Technology Support Services, GTSVivek leadsf Technology Support Services in Global Technology Services. In this role, Vivek is responsible for all aspects of TSS strategy, operations and execution.
Rjaibi, WalidDE & CTO, Data Security
Noffsinger, WaltDirector, WebSphere, App Platform & Runtimes, Hybrid CloudWalt is the foundation for customers’ cloud and web infrastructures. Walt orchestrates the on-going evolution of the offerings - Design, Development, Offering Mgmt, Sales and Marketing - to ensure customers’ needs are met and that business results are delivered. He has worked with IBM for 17 years. Before joining IBM, Walt held VP and Director positions in Mkt and Product Mgmt for other software companies (document composition, healthcare and operating systems).
Merrill, WalterDirector, Cloud Computing, GTS, NAWalter is responsible for working directly with clients to understand ERP strategies and requirements. He manages a team of subject matter experts working globally. The key applications include SAP, Oracle Apps, Commerce and Edge solutions. He is also responsible for the Managed Application Group’s channel strategy, working with System Integrators, prime partners, resellers, and SAP’s HEC organization.
Whitmore, WendiPartner, Global Security ServicesWendi leverages people, infrastructure, data and technology to drive the capabilities of detection and defense against targeted threats for client organizations throughout the world. She is a technical leader with over 15 years of diverse experience in incident response & data breach investigations, strategic information security services and threat intelligence analytics.
Raabe, WillVP, Client Success, SecurityWill is responsible for all aspects of technical support for IBM’s Security clients including support strategy, delivery, investment planning and execution. His team operates support centers around the world providing 7x24 coverage to clients as well as developing technical content, enablement materials, providing sales support and managing web/social outreach.
Smith, WilliamGM, Global Financing, WWBill has overall responsibility for IBM Global Financing revenue, profit and customer satisfaction for clients in 60 countries.
Tejada, WillieChief Developer Advocate, Digital Business GroupWillie is responsible for IBM's Developer Ecosystems Group — comprised of Digital Experience, Partnerships, Offer Management and Strategy. With over 20 years in technology, Willie has led marketing, developer relations, product management and development for both startup and large enterprise organizations. This experience provides the skills needed for business transformation, scalability and disruption.
Wendt, WolfgangVP, Industry Sales DACH, Member of the Management Board, GermanyWolfgang has the overall responsibility for Industry and Enterprise Sales Units and commercial clients and is leading the sales teams in terms of opportunity identification, cross integration and pipeline progression to achieve the business objectives for revenue, signings and profit.
Cooper, XerxesGM, GTS, IBM CanadaXerxes leads the country’s largest services integrator to design, build and run the systems and services that Canadian organizations rely upon. Xerxes partners with clients to achieve their strategic objectives by leveraging resilient public, private and hybrid cloud implementations that are underpinned by managed security services across networking, systems and mobility offerings. His organization’s industry-driven view enables clients to harness the value of cognitive computing and emerging technologies while addressing their individual market needs. Over the course of his career, Xerxes has spent nearly two decades as a senior technical executive in Canada and around the world. His deep background in transformation gives him a unique and valuable viewpoint as a respected technology executive.
Habib, ZahidVP, Global Solutions, Chemicals & Petroleum IndustriesZahid is a Global leader for Chemical and Petroleum and is responsible for all Industry Solutions@Scale and go to market strategies. Prior to this role, Zahid led the Oil & Gas vertical for North America with P&L responsibilities and Global leader for Major Capital Projects. He has over 30 years of Management Consulting, Project management of Capital Project management (EPC), ERP Transformation, Cognitive and IoT Solutions, Trading Systems Implementations, Business Process Transformation and Enterprise Application Integration. Prior to joining IBM, Zahid was leading the PwC Energy/Technology Advisory practice for PwC.
Adam, ZaneVP, VMWare & Openstack, Hybrid CloudZane is responsibe for IBM Cloud offerings including secure and compliance cloud, VMW cloud offerings and Openstack offerings.
Tolon, ZeynepDirector, Digital Support, CloudZeynep leads digital support and support offering management for IBM Cloud. Prior to IBM, Zeynep has worked as a consultant within insurance and retail industries with McKinsey & Co. She also has an extensive technology background having worked as a software test engineer at Microsoft after graduating from Duke University in Computer Science.