IBM Consulting’s SVP Mohamad Ali: A Distinguished Career in Technology and Leadership

At IBM Consulting, Mohamad Ali is the Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, responsible for managing the company's worldwide operations, including global delivery, cybersecurity services, and expanding AI-enabled solutions. With the widespread use of IBM technology, he plays a crucial role in promoting innovation and improving delivery profitability. Ali's prior experience includes CEO of IDG, and CEO of Carbonite, where he significantly increased revenues over four years. At Hewlett-Packard, he played a vital role in the company's strategic turnaround by managing substantial cost reductions and facilitating the company's split into two entities.

Throughout his career, Ali has demonstrated exceptional leadership and strategic acumen. At IBM, he has been instrumental in building the multibillion-dollar market for analytics software through merges and acquisitions. His previous roles include leading the two-billion-dollar services group at Avaya and heading the company's research labs. Ali's influence extends beyond corporate leadership, as evidenced by his board memberships at iRobot and Henry Schein, and his participation in the Council on Foreign Relations. With a strong academic background from Stanford University, Ali has received numerous accolades, including the 2022 EY Entrepreneur of the Year for New England and multiple recognitions as one of Boston's most influential people.

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