Ginni Rometty, who was appointed president & CEO of IBM in 2012 and retired as executive chairman on Dec. 31, 2020, has joined Teneo’s board of senior advisors.
She guided the transformation of Big Blue from computer hardware into a nimble cloud-based service, data, quantum computing, artificial intelligence, and security systems provider.
Under her leadership, IBM made 65 acquisitions, while divesting businesses worth $10B, and became a more diverse and inclusive workplace.
Teneo also added CNN political commentator and social entrepreneur Van Jones as an advisor.
He founded and led REFORM Alliance, Color of Change, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, and the Dream Corps.
Jones also was the green jobs advisor in the Obama White House.