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David T Mancl

IBM Managing Director, Telstra


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Dave Mancl is the Managing Director of the Telstra Integrated Account and has full accountability for the global business partnership between IBM and Telstra.  As Telstra executes its global strategy, Dave is responsible for driving incremental value to both companies by leveraging IBM’s global technology, services and research assets covering cognitive and digital business, mobile enterprise, cloud platforms, and business transformation.  As a long term services partner of Telstra, Dave is responsible for IBM’s procurement, supply chain, finance and information technology services delivery and innovation.

Prior to this Dave was the Managing Director for the Huawei Integrated Account. In this position, he managed the cross-functional IBM teams which consulted with Huawei on transforming business process and technology, including product development, services, supply chain, finance, brand and information technology.

Earlier, Dave was Vice President of Solutions, Strategy & Business Development for IBM’s Global Telecommunications Industry. In this role, he oversaw the solution business strategy to ensure IBM’s leadership as well as managed investment strategies and the solution development aspects aligned with IBM’s hardware, software and services lines of business.

Dave joined IBM as a development engineer in 1983 and since held a variety of sales, technical and leadership roles within IBM’s telecommunications business. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree with high honors in electrical and computer engineering.