John Granger

Senior Vice President, Cloud Application Innovation and COO, IBM Global Business Services

In this role, John is responsible for operational discipline and profit performance across GBS, the consulting and professional services unit of IBM.

He also leads the Cloud Application Innovation team, helping clients transform their businesses at scale with quality, speed and consistency across end-to-end enterprise application implementations, cloud application migration and modernization, and application maintenance. He leads the GBS network of global delivery centers and has championed delivery transformation through automation, agile and DevOps methodologies.

Previously, John was General Manager, GBS Europe, responsible for the strategy, execution and business results of the business consulting, systems integration and application management services business across Europe. Prior to that, he held various leadership positions in GBS Europe. He joined IBM in 2002 as part of IBM’s acquisition of PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting.

John holds a Master of Arts degree in modern history from Lincoln College, Oxford.