Bob is General Manager, Financial Services Market for IBM North America. He is responsible for the sale of IBM solutions to all the banks, financial markets firms and insurance companies across the United States. Bob joined IBM in 1986 as a new business sales rep in Boston, where he earned four IBM Golden Circle Awards for being one of the top sales producers in IBM for each of four years. His experience includes supporting IBM’s Financial Services clients on Wall Street and serving as the Global General Manager of IBM’s Systems and Technology Group and then as General Manager of IBM’s Global Technology Services helping move clients into new spaces including Analytics, Cloud, Mobility and Security. He is a graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy where he was awarded a BS degree in Math. Bob holds two Masters Degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, including a MS in Operations Research & Statistics and a MBA in Management Science. He has completed professional education at Harvard Business School. Bob is married and the father of twins. He makes his home in Connecticut and enjoys sailing with his family.