Ashish Kumar

General Manager, Global Technology Services IBM Australia and New Zealand


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Ashish Kumar is General Manager of IBM Global Technology Services (GTS), Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ). In this role he is responsible for a complex technology services business including infrastructure services delivery, business development, cloud delivery, and technology services maintenance.

An industry veteran with over 24 years of experience, Ashish has held senior management positions across IBM. Ashish was Vice President, Cloud, Asia Pacific where he was responsible for the design and execution of AP Cloud cross brand strategy, providing leadership to drive cloud transformation and cloud related business objectives. He also previously managed the IBM Integrated Technology Services (ITS) for Growth Market Unit (Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific) and the GTS business in India/South Asia (ISA).

Ashish joined IBM in 1992 after working as a Project Manager for IIS Infotech. Ashish is an engineer from the Indian Institute of Technology - New Delhi, and holds a Masters in Business Administration from IIM - Calcutta. He started his career with NIIT as a consultant.