Twyla Guyette has held various Manager positions within the ISV and Developer Relations (IDR) organization since 2000. In 2010 she assumed the role as IDR North America Manager for the Venture Capital Partnership and Technology Executive team. Twyla and her team work closely with IBM Venture Capital Group to find and establish relationships with key VC portfolio companies that fit into our overall solutions and industry frameworks. The focus of this team is to assist startups to adopt IBM technologies and become part of our broader joint solution offerings - working to increase their visibility and differentiation, both inside and outside IBM. The team is also responsible for planning and executing the North America Global Entrepreneur Program and SmartCamp events and providing guidance to the finalists in teaming with IBM.
Prior to this role, Twyla was President and cofounder of TRN Consulting Corp. which provided skilled IT resources to several companies including CSX and Kaiser Permanente. Her background at IBM includes IBM Large systems and software sales, technical support, and systems management/program support.