Terrence Thompson, who was director of government relations at Dell Technologies, has joined Kyndryl, which is the spin-off of IBM’s IT infrastructure unit, as VP-government affairs.
He is responsible for Kyndryl’s governmental outreach and regulatory strategy and will support its brand and reputation from his Washington base.
At Dell, Thompson advocated on behalf of its tax policy priorities in support of its financial services unit.
Prior to Dell, Thompson founded and ran C Street Advisory for three years and did a nearly four-year stint at Credit Suisse, where was the lead Democratic lobbyist on tax and asset management issues and principal liaison to relevant trade groups.
Thompson also was policy director of Obama for America and director of Congressional and PA at the US Chamber of Commerce.
Headquartered in New York, Kyndryl’s 90K workers design, run and modernize customer technology environments. It is the leader in the $415B market.
The company’s stock trades on the Big Board at $17.60. High and lows during the past 52-weeks are $52 and $15.45.
IBM retains a 19.9 percent stake in Kyndryl.