James Whitehurst

President at International Business Machines Corporation

James Whitehurst

James Whitehurst

President at International Business Machines Corporation

Overview
Career Highlights

Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Southwest Airlines Co.
International Business Machines Corporation

RelSci Relationships

15211

Number of Boards

11

Birthday

1968 - Georgia

Age

53

Number of Awards

5

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at International Business Machines Corporation

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Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Acxiom Digital, Inc.

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Director-Regents at Boston College

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Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer at Red Hat, Inc.

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Former Lecturer at University of Illinois At Urbana–Champaign

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Duke University Health System, Inc.

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Senior Vice President & Director of IBM Research at International Business Machines Corporation

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Chief Digital Officer at International Business Machines Corporation

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Partner, IBM Ventures & Director of Corporate Development at International Business Machines Corporation

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Managing Director & General Manager, Global Communications Sector, Tme, Environment, Energy & Utilities at International Business Machines Corporation

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James Whitehurst
President at International Business Machines Corporation
Education
MBA
Class of 1994

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

B.A. Economics & Computer Science
Class of 1989

Rice University is a comprehensive research university that fosters diversity and an intellectual environment that produces the next generation of leaders and advances tomorrow’s thinking and is set in the heart of Houston, Texas, the nation’s fourth-largest city.

General Course Degree

LSE was founded in 1895 and has grown to become one of the foremost social science universities in the world, ranked alongside Harvard, UC Berkeley and Stanford. A specialist university with an international intake, LSE's reach extends from its central London campus to around the world. The School has a cosmopolitan student body, with around 9,500 full time students from 140 countries It has a staff of just over 3,000, with about 46 per cent drawn from countries outside the UK Over 100 languages are spoken on LSE's campus An influential network of over 160,000 LSE alumni spans the world, covering over 190 countries with more than 80 active alumni groups.

Memberships
Member
Prior

The participating CEOs lead companies that collectively employ more than five million people, generate more than $2 trillion in annual revenue, and represent 11 countries and a diverse group of industries.

Career History
President
2019 - Current

The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York, United States. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.

President
Current

IBM Italia SpA develops computer solutions through the use of information technology. It markets, distributes, and sells computer hardware, software and information technology services. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Segrate, Italy.

President & Chief Executive Officer
2008 - 2020

Red Hat® is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux®, and middleware technologies.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2016 - Current

United Continental holdings inc United is the world’s leading airline and is focused on being the airline customers want to fly, the airline employees want to work for and the airline shareholders want to invest in. Highlights of United Airlines include: World’s most comprehensive global route network, including world-class international gateways to Asia and Australia, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East with non-stop or one-stop service from virtually anywhere in the United States A modern fleet which is the most fuel efficient (when adjusted for cabin size), and the best current aircraft order book among U.S. network carriers Industry-leading loyalty program that provides more opportunities to earn and redeem miles worldwide Optimal hub locations in 10 cities, including hubs in the four largest cities in the United States Rated the world’s most admired airline on FORTUNE magazine’s 2012 airline-industry list of the World’s Most Admired Companies

Member, International Advisory Board
Current

Banco Santander SA is a banking services company, which engages in the provision of banking services to individuals, companies, and institutions. It operates through the following segments: Europe, North America, South America, and Santander Global Platform. The Europe segment comprises business activities carried out in the region. The North America segment includes business activities in Mexico and the United States. The South America segment involves financial activities of the Group through its banks and subsidiary banks in the region. The Santander Global Platform segment deals with global payments services, fully digital bank, and digital assets. The company was founded on March 21, 1857 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

Independent Director
2016 - 2019

SecureWorks Corp. is a cyber security company, which engages in the provision of information security solutions. The firm's products include extended detection and response, managed detection and response, and vulnerability management. Its services include managed security, incident response, threat intelligence, security consulting, adversarial security testing. The company was founded in March and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

The Conservation Fund engages in the protection of America's landscapes & waterways. It offers identifying, negotiating and financing land purchases. The company was founded by Patrick Noonan and Richard Erdmann in 1985 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

Director
Current

Duke University Health System, Inc. engages in the provision of health care services. It offers cancer treatment, primary care, orthopedics, aesthetics, and fertility services. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Durham, NC.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $50K
2012

The Conservation Fund engages in the protection of America's landscapes & waterways. It offers identifying, negotiating and financing land purchases. The company was founded by Patrick Noonan and Richard Erdmann in 1985 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

$10K - $50K
2011

The Conservation Fund engages in the protection of America's landscapes & waterways. It offers identifying, negotiating and financing land purchases. The company was founded by Patrick Noonan and Richard Erdmann in 1985 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

$10K - $50K
2010

The Conservation Fund engages in the protection of America's landscapes & waterways. It offers identifying, negotiating and financing land purchases. The company was founded by Patrick Noonan and Richard Erdmann in 1985 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

Political Donations
$4,000
2012

Former Governor of North Carolina

$250
2012

Former Governor of Virginia

$250
2012

Former Governor of Virginia

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Red Hat, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Awards & Honors
2018
Barron's Magazine - World's Best CEOs
Rank #47
2014
Chief Executive Magazine - Wealth Creators
2014
North Carolina State University - William C. Friday Award
Events
Keynote Speaker
Hynes Convention Center-Boston, MA
2013 Red Hat Summit

Keynote Speaker
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center -Boston, MA
2012 Red Hat Summit and JBossWorld

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