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By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2008-01-18
 
 
 

The 25 Most Influential People at IBM

 

The 25 Most Influential People at IBM

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1. Samuel J. Palmisano

Samuel J. Palmisano is chairman of the board, president and CEO of IBM. He joined IBM in 1973 and was appointed to chairman and CEO in 2003.

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2. Rodney C. Adkins

Rodney C. Adkins is senior vice president, development and manufacturing, IBM Systems and Technology Group. Adkins leads IBM-

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3. Michael E. Daniels

Michael E. Daniels is senior vice president of IBM Global Technology Services, a unit of IBM Global Services. He oversees the go-to-market and business-line management for IBM's offerings in strategic outsourcing, integrated technology services, SMB (small and midsize business) services, maintenance and IBM global financing.

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4. Nicholas M. Donofrio

The executive vice president of innovation and technology, Nicholas M. Donofrio is a champion for innovation across IBM and its global ecosystem, and is the leader of IBM's global technology strategy.

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5. Doug T. Elix

Doug T. Elix is senior vice president and group executive for IBM's worldwide sales and distribution operations--including revenue, profit and customer satisfaction--in the 170 countries where IBM does business.

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6. Hans Ulrich Maerki

The chairman of the board of IBM EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), Hans Ulrich Maerki leads a $28 billion business with more than 106,000 employees in 124 countries around the globe.

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7. Shanker Annaswamy

Shanker Annaswamy, general manager, India/South Asia, is responsible for all of IBM-

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8. DC Chien

DC Chien is general manager, IBM Greater China Group, which includes China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. IBM Greater China Group has developed advanced capabilities in research and development, global delivery and business innovation, and now plays a critical role in IBM's strategy to transform into a globally integrated enterprise.

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9. Rogerio Oliveira

Rogerio Oliveira of Brazil was named general manager of IBM Latin America on Oct. 1, 2007, and is responsible for IBM's operations in 11 countries and 62 locations, and for the 20,000 employees in the region.

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10. Kirill Korniliev

Kirill Korniliev is country general manager, IBM East Europe/Asia. In 2006, IBM's business in Russia grew by more than 20 percent, and IBM pledged to invest $40 million during the next three years in a newly opened software development facility.

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11. Pawel Molenda

Pawel Molenda is manager of IBM-

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12. Bridget van Kralingen

Bridget van Kralingen is managing partner, Global Business Services, Northeast Europe. Based in London, she is responsible for strategy execution and business results of the consulting, systems integration and application services business across more than 50 countries in Northern and Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

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13. J. Bruce Harreld

The senior vice president of marketing and strategy, Bruce Harreld is responsible for the formulation of IBM's business and investment strategy, and for the management of the company's emerging business opportunity activities.

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14. Jon C. Iwata

Jon C. Iwata, senior vice president of worldwide communications, manages IBM-

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15. John E. Kelly

The senior vice president of IBM research, John E. Kelly directs the worldwide operations of IBM-

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16. Mark Loughridge

Mark Loughridge, senior vice president and chief financial officer, joined IBM in 1977and has held several executive-level finance positions. Loughridge is responsible for communicating IBM-

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17. J. Randall MacDonald

J. Randall MacDonald is IBM-

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18. Steven A. Mills

Senior vice president and group executive, IBM Software Group, Mills is responsible for directing the development, marketing, sales and support of IBM's $20 billion software business, which contributes 40 percent of profits.

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19. Hiroshi Maruyama

The director of the Tokyo Research Laboratory, IBM Japan, Hiroshi Maruyama leads 200 researchers in the areas of computer science, service science and certain areas of physical science--meeting the challenge of contributing positively to society and IBM's success through research.

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20. Robert W. Moffat Jr.

Robert W. Moffat, Jr. is senior vice president, integrated operations. In this cross-organizational role, Moffat leads IBM's worldwide supply chain operations, strategic outsourcing delivery, integrated technology services, logistics and call centers.

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21. Virginia M. Rometty

Virginia M Rometty is the senior vice president of IBM Global Business Services, which encompasses consulting and systems integration, as well as application services. Rometty was named one of Fortune Magazine's 50 Most Powerful Women in Business in 2005, 2006 and 2007.

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22. Grady Booch

An IBM fellow, Grady Booch is recognized internationally for his innovative work on software architecture and software engineering. He is the co-creator of the Unified Modeling Language, and his vision for collaborative development environments forms the basis of IBM Rational's strategy for Jazz.

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23. Linda S. Sanford

Senior vice president, enterprise on-demand transformation and information technology, Linda S. Sanford is leading IBM-

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24. Robert C. Weber

Robert C. Weber is IBM-

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25. William M. Zeitler

Senior vice president and group executive, IBM Systems and Technology Group, Willliam M. Zeitler is responsible for all of IBM's hardware offerings, as well as for the Global Engineering Solutions Unit, which develops microprocessors for IBM systems.

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