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Dan Pelino

General Manager, Global Public Sector


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As general manager of IBM’s public sector business, Dan Pelino leads IBM's business in the government, education, heath care and life sciences industries.

Dan is a recognized expert in public sector.  He and his team have helped organizations, states and countries transform and digitize their systems.  He has advised government officials around the world.  He is a frequent contributor to the public sector dialogue having appeared on numerous programs including ABC Nightly News, CNN, BBC and has been quoted in various publications such as the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Times, Washington Post, Bloomberg and a number of global publications.  He has moderated many healthcare and government panels, hosted numerous events, seminars, and webinars and you can follow his blogs on related topics.

Dan serves on the Executive Committee for the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) and on the Board of Directors of the Healthcare Executive Network (HEN).  IBM  selected him as a member of the corporation's Performance Team, Integration and Values Team, and Global Leadership Team.  He is also an inaugural member of the IBM Industry Academy.  Additionally, on behalf of IBM, Dan and Dr. Paul Grundy, IBM’s Director of Healthcare Transformation, accepted the 2012 National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) award for leadership in Healthcare.

Dan Pelino joined IBM in 1980 having received a BS in Business Administration and Public Relations and a master’s degree in Organizational and Behavioral Studies from Western Kentucky University.  He and his wife reside in Chicago with their two daughters.

June 2013