Kathryn Guarini


Chief Information Officer, IBM Corporation

Kathryn Guarini is IBM’s Chief Information Officer. She leads a global team of nearly 12,000 employees whose mission is to deliver the future of IT to propel IBM’s success and growth. The IBM CIO organization operates as a centralized shared service, enabling IBM’s transformation to a hybrid cloud and enterprise AI company.
Kathryn is a member of the IBM Acceleration Team, IBM Technology Team, and IBM Privacy Advisory Committee, as well as Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Inclusion and Diversity External Advisory Board, and the National Council for Expanding American Innovation (NCEAI). Kathryn earned a Ph.D. from Stanford University and a B.S. degree from Yale University, both in applied physics. She is active in mentoring, inspiring, and recruiting scientists and engineers and advocating for greater diversity in the industry.

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