Keynote Speaker


 Alistar Renne

Alistair Rennie 

General Manager, Social Business, IBM

Alistair Rennie is General Manager of Social Business at IBM. As general manager, Mr. Rennie oversees IBM's investments in the growing social business market including an extensive portfolio of software and services that help clients optimize their workforce, drive innovation and deepen customer relationships. This portfolio includes industry-leading social software that enables businesses to communicate, collaborate and increase productivity, and software to help organizations design their Web experience with personalized applications. Mr. Rennie is also leading IBM's investments to bring the power of social business to the cloud and mobile devices.

Mr. Rennie is a member of the IBM Integration and Values Team, a select group of executives who provide leadership across IBM on various business and strategic issues, as well as the IBM Technology Team. Mr. Rennie is also IBM Senior State Executive for Massachusetts, providing leadership for IBM in the community statewide.

Mr. Rennie was previously Vice President, Development and Support, Lotus Software and WebSphere Portal, responsible for the strategy and development of IBM's Collaboration Solutions portfolio. He also led the worldwide technical support team dedicated to software client satisfaction. Prior to this role, Alistair led IBM Software Services for Lotus - a global organization consisting of highly skilled technical consultants working in more than 35 countries with clients to optimize value from IBM collaboration software.

Mr. Rennie joined IBM at the Toronto Software Laboratory in 1989 and has held a number of executive roles within IBM Software Group with a primary focus on the introduction of new technologies. Prior assignments include Vice President, Marketing and Channels, Lotus, and Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Pervasive Computing.

Mr. Rennie holds degrees in Economics.

Event Information

March 20, 2012
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Willard InterContinental Hotel
Washington DC

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