Executive biography

Executive Chairman, IBM

Director since: 2012

  • Committees
    • Executive (Chair)
  • Qualifications
    • Global business and technology experience as chairman, president and chief executive officer of IBM
    • Affiliation with leading business and public policy associations (member of the Business Roundtable, the Council on Foreign Relations and the Peterson Institute for International Economics)
    • U.S. Government service (former member of the President’s Export Council)
    • Experience as a university trustee

Relevant experience:
Mrs. Rometty, 62, joined IBM in 1981. She was elected senior vice president of Global Business Services in 2005, senior vice president of Sales and Distribution in 2009, senior vice president and group executive of Sales, Marketing, and Strategy in 2010, president and chief executive officer of IBM in early 2012 and chairman in late 2012. She is a member of the Business Roundtable, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Board of Trustees of Northwestern University and the Board of Overseers and Managers of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and formerly served on the President’s Export Council.

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