Lucie J. FjeldstadLucie Fjeldstat was responsible for IBM's worldwide strategy and direction in the newly-emerging multimedia marketplace of the 1990s.

The following is the text of a corporate biography published in May 1993.

Lucie J. Fjeldstad, IBM vice president and general manager, multimedia, joined IBM in 1968 as an associate systems analyst in the Federal Systems Division.

During her career, Mrs. Fjeldstad has held positions in planning, programming, development, marketing, finance and executive management.

In 1983, she was named a laboratory director at the Endicott facility. As senior executive of the site, she was responsible for all engineering and programming activities.

In 1986, Mrs. Fjeldstad was named an assistant group executive; in 1988, she was named assistant general manager of finance and planning for the IBM Personal Systems line of business. Mrs. Fjeldstad was elected by the IBM Board of Directors as a corporate officer in June 1988, and was named president of the Multimedia and Education Division in June 1990. She was named to her current position in January 1992.

In this position, Mrs. Fjeldstad is responsible for IBM's worldwide strategy and direction in the multimedia market and in high performance computing.

Mrs. Fjeldstad also serves as chairperson of the Board of Regents for Santa Clara University and on the board of directors for KeyCorp, Entergy Corporation, and PPG Industries. She is the IBM Senior Partnership Executive for Syracuse University, Centel Corporation and the State of Michigan.

She makes her home in Stamford, Connecticut.

Mrs. Fjeldstad retired from IBM on May 31, 1993.