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Career

International Business Machines Corporation
2012–present
Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer & Chair of the Client Experience IBM corporate headquarters, Armonk, New York USA
General Manager IBM Global Business Services, Americas
General Manager IBM's Global Insurance and Financial Services Sector
Systems Engineer, Banking Practice IBM Detroit, Michigan USA
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Business Services Global Business Services
Managing Partner IBM Global Business Consulting Services
2011
President and Chief Executive Officer IBM corporate headquarters, Armonk, New York USA
20102011
Senior Vice President and Group Executive of Sales, Marketing and Strategy IBM Global Business Services
20092010
Senior Vice President IBM Global Sales & Distribution
IBM India Private Limited
President and Chief Executive Officer
General Motors Corporation
Responsible for application and systems development

Directorships

2012–present
International Business Machines Corporation Ninth chief executive of IBM Corporation and first woman to hold that position Chairman of the Board of Directors (2012 - present) Member of the Executive Committee (2012 - present)
2000–present
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center  Leading cancer hospital and research center in New York, New York Member of the Board of Overseers and Managers
20062009
American International Group Member of the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee Member of the Compensation & Management Resources Committee
American Productivity & Quality Center Houston-based APQC is a non-profit business research organization, widely known for the MalcolmBaldrige National Quality Award created under its leadership in 1985 Member of the Board of Directors
IBM India Private Limited Member of the Board of Directors

Professional memberships

Business Roundtable New York, New York USA Member
Council on Foreign Relations New York, New York USA Member

Professional affiliations

Women's Leadership Council IBM Corporation Among the leadership of this diversity initiative
Women in Technology Council IBM Corporation Among the leadership of this diversity initiative
Women's Executive Council IBM Corporation Among the senior executive sponsors

Accomplishments of note

2012
Pioneer: of IBM's rapid expansion in the emerging economies of the world Established IBM’s Growth Markets organization globally with Billion dollar deal with Brazil's Eike Batista and his EBX Group with subsidiary equity for IBM IBM’s Growth Markets organization is expected to contribute as much as 30 percent of IBM revenues by 2015                              
2002
Leader: of IBM's successful integration of PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting IBM Global Business Services This USD3.5 billion acquisition was the largest in professional services history, creating a global team of more than 100,000 business consultants and services experts.

Professional honors and awards

2012
One of the 100 Most Powerful Women Forbes magazine
2012
Ranked Number 1 among The 50 Most Powerful Women in Business Fortune magazine
2011
One of the “Twelve Global Executives to Watch in 2012” Wall Street Journal
2006
Carl Sloane Award Association of Management Consulting Firms
2004
One of the Most Influential Women in Business 2004 Fortune magazine
2002
One of the 2002 Global Business Influential Time magazine

Community

Community service

Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois USA Member of the Board of Trustees
Nationality
American
Sports
Scuba diving, golf
Hobbies
Attending Broadway shows

Education

College
Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois USA Bachelor of Science Computer Science and Electrical Engineering 19751979 Awarded degree with high honors; president, Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority (1978-1979), attended on scholarship
Post-Graduate
General Motors Institute Flint, Michigan, USA
Native language
English

Family

Vital statistics

Birth information
July 2, 1957
Gender
Female
Place of birth
Chicago, Illinois USA
Marital status
Married

Marriage

1979–present
Mark Anthony Rometty