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Elly Keinan

Country General Manager and President, IBM Japan, Ltd.

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Elly Keinan is a global IBM leader specializing in transforming businesses for growth in both emerging and mature markets.  He is a seasoned general manager, dedicated to building high performance leadership teams and formulating and executing successful strategies that help enable IBM clients to realize their objectives. 

1964

September 23: Born in Petach-Tikva, Israel.

1986

Graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and a minor in Electrical Engineering

1994

Graduated Valedictorian from University of Miami in Florida, Masters of Business Administration with emphasis on international business

1986

Joined IBM as a systems programmer in Poughkeepsie, New York

2000

VP Communications Sectors: Asia Pacific in Tokyo

2003

VP Communications Sectors, Europe, Middle East & Africa in Paris, France

2005

VP Storage Systems, Worldwide in New York

2007

VP Sectors: North East Europe in Zurich, Switzerland

2008

General Manager, Operations, IBM Japan in Tokyo

2009

General Manager, Growth Markets, Systems, including Asia Pacific, Latin America, Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa in Shanghai, China

2011

General Manager, Latin America in Sao Paolo, Brazil

2013

General Manager, IBM Growth Markets, Sales including Asia Pacific, Latin America, Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa in Singapore

2014

General Manager, North America in New York

2016

General Manager, Transformation, Global Markets in New York

2017 April

General Manager, IBM Japan in Tokyo

Elly Keinan is a citizen of the USA and Israel and has lived in Brazil, China, France, Israel, Japan, Singapore, South Africa, and Switzerland. He is married and has two daughters and one son.