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Samuel J. Palmisano

Samuel J. Palmisano, information technology executive. Named one of Business People of Year, Fortune magazine, 2010; recipient Distinguished Alumni award, Johns Hopkins University, 2003. Trustee Johns Hopkins University.

Background

  • Palmisano, Samuel J. was born on July 29, 1951 in Baltimore.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, Johns Hopkins University, 1973.

    Career

    • Joined International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Baltimore, 1973, various sales, marketing and produced development positions, 1973—1989, executive assistant to Chief Executive Officer John F. Akers, 1989. Senior managing director operations International Business Machines Corporation Japan, 1991. President, Chief Executive Officer Integrated Systems Solutions Corporation, International Business Machines Corporation subsidiary, 1993—1996.

      Senior vice president, group executive International Business Machines Corporation Personal Systems Group, 1997, International Business Machines Corporation Global Services, 1998, International Business Machines Corporation Enterprise Systems Group, 1999. President, chief operating officer International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, White Plains, New York, 2000—2002, president, Chief Executive Officer, 2002—2003, chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer, since 2003. Board directors International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, since 2000, ExxonMobil Corporation, since 2006.

    Membership

    Trustee Johns Hopkins University.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, history, jogging, skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Gaier Notman; 4 children.
    • spouse: Gaier Notman
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    Born July 29, 1951
    (age 64)
    • 1973
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 2002
      president
      White Plains, New York, United States
    • 1973
      Joined International Business Machines Corporation Corporation
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1973 - 1989
      Joined International Business Machines Corporation Corporation
    • 1991
      senior, managing director operations International Business Machines Corporation Japan
    • 1993 - 1996
      president, Integrated Systems Solutions Corporation
    • 1993 - 1996
      Chief Executive Officer, Integrated Systems Solutions Corporation
    • 1997
      senior, International Business Machines Corporation Personal Systems Group
    • 1997
      group executive, International Business Machines Corporation Personal Systems Group
    • 1998
      senior, International Business Machines Corporation Personal Systems Group
    • 1998
      group executive, International Business Machines Corporation Personal Systems Group
    • 1999
      senior, International Business Machines Corporation Personal Systems Group
    • 1999
      group executive, International Business Machines Corporation Personal Systems Group
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