Thurs 10/2, 12:30pm – 1:30pm EST
Forum: Engaging New-Generation Students & Employees
Ms. Horan was appointed to the role of Managing Director for Bank of America account in July 2014. In this role she is responsible for IBM’s business with Bank, bringing IBM innovations to help the Bank in their ongoing transformation.
Previously Ms. Horan was the Chief Information Officer of IBM where she led the development and implementation of a technology strategy in close partnership with the business. Her emphasis was on the confluence of social, mobile, cloud and analytics; and how to use these technologies securely to personalize and enhance employee and client experiences.
Prior to her CIO position, Ms. Horan was the vice president of Enterprise Business Transformation, leading IBM’s transformation program for key back office processes to accelerate IBM’s leadership as a globally integrated enterprise.
Ms. Horan joined IBM in 1998, and has held leadership positions within the Lotus brand, Information Management and IBM Software Group Strategy. Prior to joining the CIO office in 2006, Ms. Horan was responsible for worldwide product development for the Information Management business in Software Group, and was the General Manager of IBM’s Silicon Valley Laboratory.
Prior to joining Lotus, Ms. Horan spent four years with Digital Equipment Corporation where she was vice president of development for the AltaVista business, bringing the Web search engine and suite of intranet products to market. She has more than 30 years experience in development and management roles in the computer industry.
As part of her business and personal involvement in the advancement of technology and service to the community, Ms. Horan serves on the board of Microvision Inc., an innovative display and imaging solutions company. She also serves as a director on the board of Jane Do No More Inc., an organization committed to improving the way society responds to victims of sexual assault.
A native of the United Kingdom, Ms. Horan earned a bachelors degree.