Cathy Reese

IBM Services Practice Leader – Advanced Analytics

Cathy Reese is a Senior Partner within the Data & Technology Transformation service line of IBM Global Business Services. The D&TT service line is focused on helping clients gain greater precision and predictability out of every business decision by applying cognition to fundamentally transform their business. Cathy began her career with IBM in 2004 after completing her Masters of Business Administration degree in Richmond, VA. She is a results-driven executive with 18 years of experience at numerous top Financial and Consumer Product Good institutions, providing a variety of analytical and technical experience for the design, development, and implementation of Intelligent Workflows leveraging analytics and AI. Cathy specializes in digital transformations that leverage enterprise and external data, agile practices, AI and advanced analytics to generate business outcomes. Cathy is also a global leader for our IBM Garage offering and is the executive sponsor of the Tableau partnership. Cathy resides in Alexandria, VA with her husband and two daughters. She volunteers her time for various Women in Technology and STEM initiatives and has a passion for overpriced exercise classes! Publications: 2018, Just add weather: How weather insights can grow your bottom line 2018, Making AI the Killer App for Your Data – A practical guide for leveraging data to enable your AI Journey 2014, Analytics: The speed advantage – Why data-driving organizations are winning the race in today’s marketplace 2013, Analytics: A blueprint for value – Converting big data and analytics insights into results