IBM appoints Julia Carvalho as GM for IBM progress markets in Africa

IBM has introduced the appointment of Julia Carvalho as Basic Supervisor for IBM Progress Markets, Africa.

Ms. Carvalho will probably be accountable for IBM’s enterprise operations, rising our accomplice ecosystem and driving consumer satisfaction throughout a number of areas in Africa. 

With an elevated concentrate on the accomplice ecosystem in Africa, Ms. Carvalho will lead the drive to strengthen the IBM enterprise on the continent by means of a deeper stage of technical experience and business expertise to construct progress for our firm, purchasers and companions on the continent.

She brings to this position deep data of the African continent with greater than 20 years of in depth native and regional expertise working within the Data Know-how, Oil and Gasoline and Power industries.

“Julia’s intensive data of expertise and the African continent will deliver distinctive worth as we assist our purchasers speed up their digital transformations within the period of hybrid cloud, Knowledge and AI. As a senior chief, her concentrate on IBM’s elevated funding in our accomplice ecosystem may even allow our companions to play a extra important position in assist of our purchasers’ agendas,” stated Saad Toma, Basic Supervisor, IBM Center East and Africa.

Previous to her appointment as Basic Supervisor, IBM Progress Markets, Africa Ms. Carvalho held the place of Basic Supervisor for Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde and Sao Tome. She helped increase IBM’s footprint and led the digital transformation journeys of purchasers round our key strategic imperatives of Hybrid Cloud and AI. 

Earlier than becoming a member of IBM, Ms. Carvalho held led gross sales at Halliburton – Landmark Software program and Companies and beforehand served as a Professor and Researcher on the College of Lisbon. In prior roles, Ms. Carvalho was a marketing consultant with Sonangol P&P and Sonagas and led the Pure Assets enterprise unit at Sinfic in Angola.

“Africa is a continent with large alternatives that’s present process fast-paced transformation,” stated Julia Carvalho. “I’m grateful for the chance to work with purchasers and our ecosystem companions to construct expertise for Africa’s distinctive wants.”

Ms. Carvalho holds a PhD in Engineering and Masters in Geo sources Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, Science and Know-how (Instituto Superior Técnico) on the College of Lisbon.


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