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Arvind Krishna Is Nominated As The New CEO Of IBM Technologies

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Bengaluru, India – 03 February, 2020: The technology executive Arvind Krishna has been nominated as the Chief Executive Officer of American IT massive IBM and also declared his position in Board of Directors’ from April 6.

Arvind Krishna is presently the senior vice president of IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive Software and will take over Rometty who will retire soon after serving for forty years. Arvind is 57 and he joined IBM in the year 1990. He completed his undergraduate degree from Indian Institute of Technology and has PhD in Electrical Engineering from Illinois University at Urbana Champaign.

“I am thrilled and humbled to be elected as the next Chief Executive Officer of IBM, and appreciate the confidence that Ginni and the Board have placed in

me," Krishna said in a press statement released by IBM. He also added that IBM has enough of efficient employees that, it becomes easy to solve the biggest problem of the customers.

The appointment of Arvind Krishna as the head of global IT huge adds to the increasing list of Indian origin executives at the control of a few biggest world-wide organisations. The club that Arvind Krishna joins include CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella, Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet, Ajay Banga, MasterCard CEO, former CEO of PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi and Shantanu Narayen, CEO of Adobe.

“Krishna is a brilliant technologist who has played a significant role in developing our key technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud, and quantum computing and blocks chain. He is also a superb operational leader, able to win today while building the business of tomorrow.” says Rometty.

Arvind Krishna is currently responsible for the IBM Security, IBM Cloud, Cognitive Applications business, and IBM Research. He takes in charge of the unit's policy, manufactures goods design, contributing progress, sales and service, marketing and also helps IBM's total policy in core and rising technologies that includes artificial quantum computing, intelligence, block chain, cloud display services and data-driven solutions.

Before he was help as the general manager of IBM and manufacturing organisation and technology group’s development that is responsible for industrial and advancing semiconductor equipments through servers, microprocessors and storage systems. Earlier to that, Arvind Krishna was also the general manager of IBM Information Management that included database, information, incorporation and big data software solutions. He worked as the vice president of policy for IBM Software. He also was the in charge of various primary technical positions in IBM Software and IBM Research, where he started IBM's safety software industry.

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