General Manager, Global Technology Services North AmericaIBM
Roger is a General Manager for IBM’s largest operating unit Global Technology Services. In this role he leads the Communications, Energy & Utilities, Sports, Media, Entertainment and System Integrator Markets for North America. Roger provides overall leadership for a highly skilled global team who all have the mission of designing, building and running the technology and infrastructure that enables the backbone of the world's economy.
Roger joined the company in 1996 as a management consultant in the IBM Consulting Group. He has spent his career in diverse leadership roles in both IBM Global Business Services and Global Technology Services providing clients with solutions to their most complex and critical business/technical challenges. Most recently Roger led a cross brand team to become IBM’s largest services client partnership in the world. Roger’s previous employers include Cap Gemini, MIS Associates, and Surface Warfare Labs (SWL) a division of General Research Corporation. Roger holds a BS and MBA degree from Virginia Tech and resides in Atlanta, GA. He also serves on the board of the Star House supporting after school programs for children and parents in need.