Full biographyKen Keverian is IBM’s senior vice president of Corporate Strategy. In this role he is responsible for developing strategies that are linked to execution plans for a new era of computing, new markets and new clients. He joined IBM in April, 2014 from The Boston Consulting Group, where he was a Senior Partner. During his 25-year career at The Boston Consulting Group, he focused on serving technology companies in the computing and communications sectors.
Mr. Keverian led BCG's efforts in serving IBM for over two decades. This work spanned nearly all of IBM's brands and functions and focused on growth opportunities as well as process excellence. In addition, Mr. Keverian helped numerous global firms in setting their overall strategic direction as well as creating organization structures and operating models that help make these strategies a reality. His work covered areas such as strategic direction and product line strategy, sales force effectiveness, operations and execution, and organization and change.
At BCG, Mr. Keverian held numerous leadership positions, including roles on the Americas Leadership Team, head of the Technology Media and Telecommunications Practice in the Americas, co-head of Recruiting globally and Chair of one of BCG’s Partner Development Committees. He was also one of five Partners elected globally to BCG's Partnership Committee.
Prior to joining BCG, Mr. Keverian spent seven years at AT&T Bell Laboratories, where he was a product design manager and recipient of numerous patents. Ken received SB and SM degrees in electrical engineering and computer science as well as an SB degree in mathematics from MIT. He also holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.