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Grant Bodley, Vice President & Partner, IBM

Grant Bodley
Vice President & Partner

Bodley is a high tech industry and strategic sales leader with 25+ years of sales, consulting and business management experience with many of the world's most exciting companies, from high-growth start-ups to global industry leaders like IBM and SAP. Through his experience, he has demonstrated his ability to build, inspire and lead high performance teams to achieve dramatic results. He is an accomplished public speaker with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

Currently Bodley serves as Vice President and Partner at IBM. His role is as the leader of the Electronics and High Tech Industry Sector in North America at IBM Global Business Services. In this role, he works with electronics and high tech industry leaders to leverage digital technologies to improve enterprise performance in game-changing new ways. He is responsible for strategy, sales, P&L, delivery, and overall client success.

His previous experience includes over a decade of work at SAP, where he ultimately served as the Vice President of Strategic Customer Accounts. In this role, he led SAP's Strategic Customer Program in the West Region of North America, which included responsibility for SAP's most strategic customer relationships and the success of all lines of business, including software revenue growth, consulting and premium support services. 

Bodley graduated with his Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Port Elizabeth. 

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