Rob Thomas

SVP, Software and Chief Commercial Officer at IBM

ob Thomas is Senior Vice President Software and Chief Commercial Officer, IBM. He leads IBM’s software business, including product design, product development, and business development. In addition, Rob has global responsibility for IBM revenue and profit, including worldwide sales, strategic partnerships and ecosystem.

Rob has held several leadership roles across IBM, most recently as Senior Vice President of IBM Global Markets where he was responsible for IBM’s revenue, profit, business development and client success worldwide and prior to that as Senior Vice President, Cloud and Data Platform in IBM Software. Rob has overseen numerous acquisitions by the firm, representing approximately $7 billion in transaction value.



  • SVP, Software and Chief Commercial Officer

    Current role