Bob Lord

Senior Vice President, Worldwide Ecosystems

Bob is Senior Vice President, Worldwide Ecosystems at IBM. He is focused on ensuring the mutual success of IBM’s ecosystem of partners, developers and customers with our open hybrid cloud platform and AI software. At the center of this work is a commitment to the open-source community. Bob launched Call for Code in 2018 to give developers and problem solvers access to IBM tools and technologies as a means to solve global, societal challenges. Since launch, more than 500,000 developers from 180 nations have built solutions for an immediate and lasting impact addressing climate change, disaster relief, racial and social injustice.

Bob joined IBM in 2016 as the company's first Chief Digital Officer and prior to that served as President of AOL and CEO of Razorfish. Bob is a board member of Aqua Finance, a Blackstone Company. earned a BS in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from Syracuse University and holds an MBA from Harvard University.

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