This index of IBM biographies includes our senior leaders, former CEOs and the biographies of some featured IBMers such as our Nobel Laureates.
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy
Senior Vice President, Application Management Services, IBM Global Business Services
James P. Bramante
Senior Vice President, Growth Markets
Michelle H. Browdy
Vice President, Assistant General Counsel and Secretary
Senior Vice President, Global Technology Services
Robert F. Del Bene
Vice President and Treasurer
Senior Vice President, Sales and Distribution
Bruno Di Leo is Senior Vice President, Sales & Distribution for IBM Corporation, accountable for revenue, profit, and client satisfaction in the 170 global markets in which IBM does business. In this role, Mr. Di Leo is responsible for IBM's worldwide results, which exceeded $106 billion in 2011.
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Diane Gherson is senior vice president, Human Resources. In this position she is responsible for IBM's global human resource practices, policies and operations, and reports to Ginni Rometty, chairman, president and chief executive officer.
Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Jon Iwata leads IBM's marketing, communications and citizenship organization. This global team manages an integrated system that encompasses market insights, demand generation for IBM products and services, communications and corporate affairs, workforce enablement, and stewardship of the IBM brand, recognized as one of the most valuable in the world.
James J. Kavanaugh
Vice President and Controller
Senior Vice President and Director of IBM Research
Dr. John E. Kelly III is IBM senior vice president and director of Research. In this job he directs the worldwide operations of IBM Research, with 3,200 technical employees at eight laboratories in six countries around the world, and helps guide IBM's overall technical strategy.
Senior Vice President, Middleware Software, IBM Software Group
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Enterprise Transformation
Mark Loughridge was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Finance and Enterprise Transformation in July 2010. This role includes the SVP and CFO responsibilities he assumed in May 2004 and the leadership of IBM's continued integration and transformation. He was previously senior vice president and general manager of IBM Global Financing, where he led the world's largest information technology financing and asset management organization.
Senior Vice President and Group Executive IBM Software & Systems
Steve Mills is a senior vice president and group executive, IBM Software & Systems. In this capacity he is responsible for directing approximately 100,000 employees spanning development, manufacturing, sales, marketing and support professions.
Senior Vice President, IBM Software Solutions Group
Senior Vice President, IBM Systems & Technology Group and IBM Integrated Supply Chain
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Transformation
Linda Sanford leads the strategy for IBM's internal transformation to the industry's premier on demand business. In this role, Ms. Sanford is responsible for working across IBM to transform core business processes, create an IT infrastructure to support those processes, and help create a culture that recognizes the value that on demand leadership can bring to IBM.
Timothy S. Shaughnessy
Senior Vice President, GTS Services Delivery
Senior Vice President, Global Business Services
Bridget van Kralingen is Senior Vice President, IBM Global Business Services, encompassing IBM's global consulting, systems integration and applications capabilities for clients in all major industries.
Senior Vice President, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, and General Counsel
Bob Weber is IBM's Senior Vice President, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, and General Counsel. He joined IBM in January 2006 and reports to IBM's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Ginni Rometty. Bob is responsible for IBM's global legal, security, privacy and compliance activities and policies, as well as IBM's government programs and environmental affairs functions.