Among other topics, Fletcher discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy:
* Fletcher’s accent to the CIO position, and how he prepared for the role
* IB M’s cultural transformation, and the role of IT in driving this on the digital front
* How IBM views cognitive business solutions and the ways in which IT supports and enables these efforts both internally and externally
* How Fletcher approaches delivering IT value to a highly technical company
* The philosophy and practice of “embedding security into everyone’s job”
* How Fletcher engages with CIOs that are both his peers and his clients
* Fletcher’s perspective, as a young CIO, on making IBM more attractive to millennials
Fletcher is Chief Information Officer of IBM, a 106-year-old, $140 billion technology company. Since becoming CIO this past May, Fletcher has focused on creating an agile culture to increase the pace of innovation and is responsible for delivering a productive IT environment to several hundred thousand IBM employees, contractors, and business partners worldwide.
Fletcher has held a variety of positions at IBM during his 10+ years with the company, including most recently Vice President of Workplace as a Service. Prior to joining IBM, Fletcher was a manager with Walmart’s Enterprise Systems Management group.
Fletcher holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and German from Connecticut College.