Kristie Bell, IBM
Vice President, WW Channels, Systems & Technology Group
Years in channel: 9
Years in position: 1
Highlights of the past year: Bell engaged partners in IBM's Cloud and Managed Services Portfolio, launching new services partner-led territories and introducing the Cloud Services Solution Providers Specialty Program. She introduced new channel programs as IBM refreshed its offerings and launched the PureSystems family into the market. She also expanded IBM's co-marketing and lead development engines.
Goals: Bell wants to build creative ways to improve IBM's impact on the market at large, solve client problems and deliver excellent client experiences.