Fletcher Previn

Chief Information Officer, IBM Corporation

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Fletcher Previn is IBM's Chief Information Officer. Fletcher’s focus as CIO is creating an agile culture to enable the innovation and pace of the best small technology companies with the scale of IBM. He has responsibility for delivering a productive IT environment to IBM’s 380,000 worldwide employees, as well as 130,000 contractors and 100,000 business partners.

In his previous role Fletcher had responsibility for the desktop computing environment (Windows, Mac, Linux), the employee mobility program at IBM, the IBM intranet, and the Mac, PC, and Box@IBM programs.

Fletcher leads a global team of over 20,000 employees, including the corporate applications, global infrastructure and mobile developers tasked with delivering IBM internal productivity apps.

Before joining the office of the CIO, Fletcher led a development team in IBM Sales & Distribution, building mobile tools for sellers.

Prior to joining IBM in 2006, Fletcher managed the Enterprise Systems Group at Walmart.com, and was responsible for the tools and infrastructure used by the Site Operations and Engineering departments.

Fletcher holds Microsoft certifications (Microsoft Systems Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), and Microsoft Exchange Messaging certification).

A native of New York, Fletcher is a graduate of Connecticut College with a degree in Political Science.