Drew Clark, a champion for innovation across IBM and its global ecosystem, is co-founder of and lead strategist for IBM's global venture capital group. Drew works closely with IBM’s key business imperatives including Sustainability / Cleantech, Smart Healthcare and Cloud Computing, where he works closely with the global venture capital community across multiple IBM brands and industry units to help drive new business opportunities.
A serial “entrepreneur", Drew has led a range of internal startup initiatives, including a key role in formation of IBM's Internet Division. Later, Drew led IBM's search, knowledge-management, social media and Web 2.0 initiatives. He has held numerous technical and management positions in several of IBM's product divisions, and has helped lead several of IBM's most innovative development initiatives, including creation of IBM’s Internet unit and later Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing units.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Western Carolina University and an MS in Theoretical Plasma Physics from the University of Texas at Austin.