Vice President, People & Culture, IBM

Obed Louissaint



Obed Louissaint is focused on IBM's investments in several of the fastest-growing and most strategic parts of the information technology market. He leads HR for IBM Analytics, IBM Commerce, IBM Security, IBM Watson, Watson Health and Watson IoT as well as IBM Research and the company’s Intellectual Property team. 

In this role, Obed’s top priority is to reinvent people systems and culture to stimulate innovation in key areas of information technology. Enabling great people to deliver at their best will bring those innovations into the marketplace quickly, ensure IBM clients succeed, and identify new areas for growth. 

Obed has experience in multiple HR and operational specialties, business units as well as geographies from developed to emerging markets. A few former experiences include leadership development and competencies models, global site selection, HR generalist, and talent management and delivery.