RETIRED Senior Vice President, IBM
Tom Rosamilia served as Senior Vice President of IBM Software and Chairman for IBM North America. Mr. Rosamilia directed IBM's product design and investment strategy, expert labs, global software product development, marketing and field operations across the company's vast software portfolio. In addition, he was responsible for ensuring operational synergies across the breadth of IBM to drive value and growth in the North America market.
Previously, Mr. Rosamilia served as Senior Vice President of IBM Systems and as Senior Vice President of IBM Systems and Technology Group and IBM Integrated Supply Chain, where he led IBM’s semiconductor, servers, storage, and the system software business; all of IBM’s supply chain; and the company’s Global Business Partners organization. He oversaw the strategic transformation of IBM’s Systems & Technology Group to better align with client infrastructure priorities and high-value growth opportunities in the Cognitive Era.
During his 30-plus years with IBM, Mr. Rosamilia has held several leadership roles, including General Manager of IBM WebSphere; General Manager of System z and Power Systems; and Vice President of Corporate Strategy and General Manager of Enterprise Initiatives.
Mr. Rosamilia received his bachelor's degree from Cornell University, with majors in computer science and economics. In 2004, he completed the IBM Strategic Leadership Forum at Harvard Business School. In April 2016, he was elected to the board of directors of Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information. Mr. Rosamilia has also served on the boards of the United Way of Dutchess County, the United Way of Silicon Valley, the Silicon Valley Manufacturing Group and the California Manufacturing and Technology Association. In 2015, Mr. Rosamilia was appointed as Economic Advisor to the Governor of Guangdong Province of the People's Republic of China and was re-appointed in 2017. In April 2018, Mr. Rosamilia completed a year-long assignment in Beijing, China, where he led the global IBM Systems business and acted as a local representative of IBM Corporate Headquarters.