Executive Partner, Internet of Things, Global Business Services, IBM
David is an experienced IT professional with over three decades of cross industry vertical expertise, covering both business and technical areas. He is the IBM North American executive for the Internet of Things within the Global Business Services (GBS) unit of IBM where he holds responsibility for the delivery of strategic roadmaps and service excellence across multiple industries including industrial, distribution, financial services, retail, telecommunications, healthcare and academia. He regularly conducts keynotes and is a renowned spokesperson on the Internet of Things and digital transformation initiatives at a number of events. David was previously the Senior Global Vice President for the Internet of Things at SAP and served as an executive leader on the SAP Executive Advisory Council for their top 20 global customers. In early 2000, David joined Aleri as vice president of services to drive its Complex Event Processing (CEP) product into new markets in the UK, and subsequently moved to New York to establish a United States presence and create new growth opportunities. David was responsible for customer adoption and success, the internal IT infrastructure and management of pre-sales and consulting services organizations.