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Senior Vice President of Industry Platforms at IBM

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 Bridget van Kralingen Biography

Bridget van Kralingen is Senior Vice President, Industry Platforms, a new IBM business created in August 2016 to build a range strategic business and technology capabilities designed as cloud platforms and solutions, by industry. This new business is launching two new opportunity areas for IBM -- Watson Financial Services, with responsibility for strategy, solutions and operational performance in IBM's largest industry segment; and the companywide mission for blockchain solutions, spanning R&D to go to market for the technology that holds the potential to do for trusted transactions what the Internet has done for information. In her new role Bridget is also responsible for IBM's strategic partnerships and alliances with industry leaders like Apple, SAP, Workday and Salesforce.

Prior to this appointment, Bridget was SVP, IBM Global Business Services, responsible for the strategy, execution and business results of IBM’s consulting, systems integration, digital agency, business process outsourcing and application management services businesses across all industries. GBS brings clients the expertise of more than 100,000 consultants and practitioners creating value at the intersection of business insight and information technology.

As global leader of GBS, Bridget also co-led the industry mission across IBM -- spanning industry strategy, points of view, financial performance, business development talent and IBM's operational performance. She led the build-out of multiple market-leading capabilities, all at leading edge of the clients' business agenda: The landmark partnership between Apple and IBM has lifted IBM to leadership in the market for enterprise mobility; establishing IBM Interactive Experience as the industry's foremost digital agency; and launching the world's first and largest consulting practice dedicated to cognitive business.

Previously, Bridget was General Manager, IBM North America, responsible for revenue, profit and client satisfaction for the full range of IBM's business in the United States and Canada. Before that, she led Global Business Services in Northeast Europe, Middle East and Africa. Bridget brings more than 20 years consulting experience to her current role. She joined IBM in April 2004 as global Managing Partner of the Financial Services Sector, following her tenure at Deloitte Consulting, where she was Managing Partner of the Financial Services Sector. She is a trained psychologist and began her career as a researcher at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. Bridget is a member of the Board of Directors of the Royal Bank of Canada.

In addition, Bridget sponsors IBM’s pro-bono initiative in microfinance, which has created a cloud-based microfinance technology platform for Latin America and an open source microfinance core banking application with the Grameen Foundation. The initiative has also designed loan products and the operating model for microfinance in South Africa.

Since 2011, Bridget has been listed as one of Fortune Magazine's "50 Most Powerful Women in Business." She was named by Euromoney magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in Finance in 2005 and one of Consulting Magazine’s Top 25 Consultants for 2006. She holds a Masters of Commerce degree from the University of South Africa and Bachelors of Commerce degree from the University of Witwatersrand.

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Senior Vice President of Industry Platforms at IBM

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Bridget van Kralingen Biography

Bridget van Kralingen is Senior Vice President, Industry Platforms, a new IBM business created in August 2016 to build a range strategic business and technology capabilities designed as cloud platforms and solutions, by industry. This new business is launching two new opportunity areas for IBM -- Watson Financial Services, with responsibility for strategy, solutions and operational performance in IBM's largest industry segment; and the companywide mission for blockchain solutions, spanning R&D to go to market for the technology that holds the potential to do for trusted transactions what the Internet has done for information. In her new role Bridget is also responsible for IBM's strategic partnerships and alliances with industry leaders like Apple, SAP, Workday and Salesforce.

Prior to this appointment, Bridget was SVP, IBM Global Business Services, responsible for the strategy, execution and business results of IBM’s consulting, systems integration, digital agency, business process outsourcing and application management services businesses across all industries. GBS brings clients the expertise of more than 100,000 consultants and practitioners creating value at the intersection of business insight and information technology.

As global leader of GBS, Bridget also co-led the industry mission across IBM -- spanning industry strategy, points of view, financial performance, business development talent and IBM's operational performance. She led the build-out of multiple market-leading capabilities, all at leading edge of the clients' business agenda: The landmark partnership between Apple and IBM has lifted IBM to leadership in the market for enterprise mobility; establishing IBM Interactive Experience as the industry's foremost digital agency; and launching the world's first and largest consulting practice dedicated to cognitive business.

Previously, Bridget was General Manager, IBM North America, responsible for revenue, profit and client satisfaction for the full range of IBM's business in the United States and Canada. Before that, she led Global Business Services in Northeast Europe, Middle East and Africa. Bridget brings more than 20 years consulting experience to her current role. She joined IBM in April 2004 as global Managing Partner of the Financial Services Sector, following her tenure at Deloitte Consulting, where she was Managing Partner of the Financial Services Sector. She is a trained psychologist and began her career as a researcher at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. Bridget is a member of the Board of Directors of the Royal Bank of Canada.

In addition, Bridget sponsors IBM’s pro-bono initiative in microfinance, which has created a cloud-based microfinance technology platform for Latin America and an open source microfinance core banking application with the Grameen Foundation. The initiative has also designed loan products and the operating model for microfinance in South Africa.

Since 2011, Bridget has been listed as one of Fortune Magazine's "50 Most Powerful Women in Business." She was named by Euromoney magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in Finance in 2005 and one of Consulting Magazine’s Top 25 Consultants for 2006. She holds a Masters of Commerce degree from the University of South Africa and Bachelors of Commerce degree from the University of Witwatersrand.

Bridget van Kralingen Videos

  • Bridget van Kralingen on the Millenial Mindset - YouTube
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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Bridget van Kralingen for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Bridget van Kralingen, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Bridget van Kralingen or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Bridget van Kralingen?

    Booking fees for Bridget van Kralingen, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Bridget van Kralingen, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Bridget van Kralingen?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bridget van Kralingen for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bridget van Kralingen for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Bridget van Kralingen or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Bridget van Kralingen or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Bridget van Kralingen is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Bridget van Kralingen for your event is available upon request. Bridget van Kralingen generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Mary Barra, Mary Callahan Erdoes, Marillyn Hewson, Safra Catz and Lynn Good. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Bridget van Kralingen for an upcoming event.

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  • Bridget van Kralingen on the Millenial Mindset - YouTube
    Bridget van Kralingen on the New Engagement Model - YouTube
  • Flourish on the Edge of the Market: Bridget van Kralingen (IBM ...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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