Senior Vice President, IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software
Chairman, North America
Tom Rosamilia is senior vice president of IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software. Tom directs IBM’s product design and investment strategy, expert labs, global software product development, marketing and field operations across the company’s vast software portfolio. Major product brands under Tom’s leadership include Watson, Db2, Cognos, QRadar, and Cloud Paks. Tom is also responsible for IBM’s Enterprise and Technology Security.
In addition, Tom is Chairman for IBM North America and is responsible for ensuring operational synergies across the breadth of IBM to drive value and growth in the North America market.
During his 30-plus years with IBM, Tom has held several leadership roles, including General Manager of IBM WebSphere; General Manager of System z and Power Systems; Vice President of Corporate Strategy; and, most recently, Senior Vice President of IBM Systems, where he had global responsibility for IBM server and storage systems and software as well as the company's missions for IBM Supply Chain and IBM Enterprise and Technology Security.
He has also held an appointment as the Economic Advisor to the Governor of Guangdong Province of the People's Republic of China in 2015 and 2017, and completed a year-long assignment in Beijing, China in 2018, where he continued to lead the global IBM Systems business.
In April 2016, Tom was elected to the board of directors of Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information. He has also served on several not-for-profit boards. At IBM, Tom serves as the senior executive sponsor for the IBM Hispanic community as well as chair for IBM’s COVID-19 Executive Response Team.
Tom received his bachelor's degree from Cornell University, with majors in computer science and economics. In 2004, he completed the Strategic Leadership Forum at Harvard Business School.