Anne Altman is General Manager, IBM Global Public Sector. In this role, Ms. Altman is responsible for the strategy, direction, development of solutions, and sales for public sector clients worldwide. Her portfolio spans global government, including U.S. federal government, state and local agencies, as well as education, health care, life sciences and pharmaceutical clients.
Ms. Altman’s three-decade career with IBM has been heavily influenced by the work she has delivered in the government market. Known as a transformational leader, she has often been tapped to address complex business challenges within IBM and on behalf of clients. Most notably, she re-established IBM’s footprint as a major force in the U.S. Federal market; and led the company’s server hardware business during the most important product launch in the history of the mainframe business – the System z mainframe.
With a strong foundation in technology delivery, Ms. Altman joined IBM in 1981 as a systems engineer. She quickly distinguished herself as a technology strategist who understands how best to leverage the intersections of high performance computing, business analytics software, and research with the unique needs of government and private sector clients.
Ms. Altman is a recognized thought leader who often speaks on behalf of IBM, including congressional testimonies, on topics ranging from national security, healthcare and education, technology in the military and intelligence communities, “smarter” citizen services, intelligent transportation, cloud computing, business analytics and the role of innovation to drive economic growth.
Ms. Altman received her degree from George Mason University.