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Ginni Rometty

Former Chairman, President, and CEO


Ginni Rometty was the ninth Chairman, President, and CEO of IBM. Under her leadership, the 100-year-old company reinvented 50 percent of its portfolio and built a $25 billion hybrid cloud business. Rometty also drove record results in diversity and inclusion. She has been named Fortune’s #1 Most Powerful Woman three years in a row. Today Rometty serves on multiple boards and co-chairs OneTen, a coalition committed to upskilling, hiring, and promoting one million Black Americans by 2030 into family-sustaining jobs and careers. She is the author of Good Power: Leading Positive Change in Our Lives, Work, and World.

“With AI, you have to think about the up and the downside. Trust is built by the drop, withdrawn in buckets.”

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