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John Bessey

Software Group Director, IBM New Zealand

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John Bessey joined IBM in November 2013 as Software Group Director. His main focus is a combination of solutions and cloud, and the value they deliver to customers and partners.

John’s career in the ICT industry began in 1988 and he’s gained a wealth of experience working for international organisations in New Zealand, Australia and across the Asia Pacific region. His passion lies in strengthening relationships with customers, partners and employees and he’s focused on developing the potential of his team through individual and team performance improvement.

John holds Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1995 from Auckland University and then a Post Graduate Diploma in Business (Marketing) from the Auckland University Business School in 1999.

John enjoys spending time with his family, who are settling back into life in New Zealand after spending time in the Philippines.