IBMer Stories

Doing My Best Work Ever At IBM

In this blog Sophie describes how her career at IBM has given her the opportunity to pursue things she is so passionate about, while doing her best work (ever). By Sophie Asmus When I left high school, I wanted to become a journalist. I liked the idea of informing people about interesting news and topics. […]

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How I Became an Associate Offering Manager at IBM

While working as an IBM sales intern, Angela was intrigued by the Associate Offering Manager program at IBM. She was interested and had several questions, and now shares the answers to help others who are also considering the position. By Angela Zhou I spent the summer after my junior year as an intern in IBM’s […]

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Who Can Be An Inventor?

The next time you enjoy a pretzel smothered in mustard, think of Laura Storey and thank her family. “My Great-Grandfather invented the machine that takes the husks out of mustard seeds, giving us smooth mustard.” Other family members have patents for technical drawing tools, an early prototype photocopier and the world’s most popular hip replacement […]

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Starting Small in a Big Company

When Elena’s company was acquired by IBM, she found herself at a career crossroads: look for another job, or stay through the transition? Choosing the latter changed the way she viewed change and allowed her to grow, learn, and pursue her passion. by Elena Musat I became an IBMer by chance. 15 years ago I […]

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This Spider-Blocker Has Some Sound Advice About What To Do With Your Inventions

In 2002, Stefan Lehmann made a giant leap. He moved from the shores of the Baltic sea to the dry heat of Tucson, Arizona. While there’s plenty of “beach” in his new home, but no water, Stefan’s liquid assets—his innovative mind and client-centric focus—are celebrated at the IBM Systems Storage Hub in Tucson. In his […]

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How I Was Able to Build A Tech Career While Pursuing My Passion For Music

They say you can’t have your cake and eat it too, but Francis was able to follow his goal of building his career in tech while pursuing his passion for singing. At IBM, people have the opportunity to manage challenging and dynamic job opportunities, whilst being motivated to follow their passions.    By Francis Powlesland […]

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IBMer Spotlight: Meet Tara Astigarraga

We grab a coffee with IBMers from around the world, and share our chat in this weekly spotlight series. This week you can meet Tara, from IBM US. In the morning, I like my coffee… Coffee with lots of vanilla creamer (and probably a refill). When I get up to go to work, I look […]

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How My Experience Validated My Choice To Work For IBM – It’s The Culture!

What makes people build long careers at IBM? Culture of inclusion and career diversity? Arabella Arcuragi, a Digital Strategy consultant based in London, gives us insight into her diverse career within consulting, and shares some career advice for people interested in building a career at IBM. With Arabella Arcuragi Arabella started her career at IBM […]

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Want To Become A Master Inventor? Corville Shows You Where to Start

In his 15 years at IBM, Corville Allen has kept busy. How busy? When asked how many patents he’s been awarded, he’s able to respond, “Um. I don’t know? I’d have to look at my profile to tell you.” (We looked it up: He’s filed more than 160 patents, of which 73 have been granted.) […]

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IBMer Spotlight: Meet Frank Johnson

We grab a coffee with IBMers from around the world, and share our chat in this weekly spotlight series. This week you can meet Frank, from IBM US. In the morning, I like my coffee… I like a Grande Sugar Free Vanilla Flat White. When I get up to go to work, I look forward […]

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IBM’s Watson Health: Redefining Patient Care

In this #IBMLeaderSpeak series, we introduce to you IBM Leader Rama Chandra Dash, who leads Watson Health – India Software Labs. In this blog he covers how IBM is transforming healthcare with Big Data and Cognitive, redefining value-based patient care. For the talent-of-today who want to make an impact in their career and be involved […]

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