Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy
Ken Keverian leads IBM’s Corporate Strategy organization, reporting to IBM President Jim Whitehurst. His team is responsible for developing strategies for a new era of computing. These strategies bring together emerging opportunities and business models that IBM can pursue for profitable growth, and integrates them with execution strategies across all of IBM’s business units.
Ken is the chair of IBM's Strategy Team, a senior executive group focused on assessment and analysis of strategic issues across the business and driving alignment and integration within IBM.
Ken joined IBM in April 2014 from The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he was a Senior Partner. During his more than 25 year career there, he focused on serving technology companies in the computing and communications sectors. He led BCG's efforts in serving IBM for over two decades. This work spanned nearly all of IBM's brands and functions and focused on growth opportunities as well as process excellence.
Prior to joining BCG, Ken spent seven years at AT&T Bell Laboratories, where he was a product design manager and recipient of numerous patents. He received SB and SM degrees in electrical engineering and computer science as well as an SB degree in mathematics from MIT. He also holds a MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.
Ken serves on the visiting committee for the Brain and Cognitive Science department at MIT, and is a frequent guest lecturer at prominent business schools across the U.S.