CIO at IBM
Kathryn Guarini was named Chief Information Officer in March of 2021. Most recently, Guarini had served as vice president of impact science at IBM Research, and before that was the division’s chief operations officer. She spent a total of four years at IBM Research, and prior to that had held numerous other roles within IBM, starting in 1999, when she joined as a research staff member, according to her LinkedIn profile. Guarini holds a Ph.D. in applied physics from Stanford, and IBM said she also holds more than 65 U.S. patents.