Global Banking Leader
Paul Davis has been at IBM for over 18 years and is currently the global banking industry leader in IBM's software group. In his current position he actively consults and engages with global and multi-national financial institutions, service providers, partners and the respective IBM teams to provide pragmatic ways forward help our clients achieve the business outcomes desired.Previously, he held the position for 10 years as the IBM Client Director on SunTrust Banks (7th largest bank in the USA) where he was responsible for IBM's overall activities in support of his client, coordinating efforts between IBM's services, software, hardware and research organizations to help SunTrust innovate and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. While at IBM he has also worked extensively with other clients such as Wachovia (now part of Wells Fargo), First Horizon (First Tennessee Bank), The Coca-Cola Company, The Home Depot, International Paper, Macy's and Federal Express, but has largely focused on the Financial Services Industry for over 22 years. He has also completed IBM executive certifications at both Harvard and the Wharton School of Business and has a BS in Science and Mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Recent Stories From this Author
What If 99% of Banks Disappeared?
December 6, 2013 Reduced lending, fewer leaders in times of crisis and less innovation – that’s what we’d have if only the biggest banks were...
Spain's Banco Sabadell to Buy JGB Bank in Miami
December 4, 2013 Banco Sabadell in Spain has agreed to buy JGB Bank in Miami.
Government Shutdown Put Pressure on Latest Index of Banking Activity
December 3, 2013 Lingering uncertainty over affairs in Washington should prompt caution among borrowers in coming weeks, bankers say.
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Republic in Ky. Ending Short-Lived Stint in Minneapolis
November 18, 2013 Republic Bancorp (RBCAA) in Louisville, Ky., is planning to shut down its only Minneapolis branch just 14 months after...
Community Trust in Ky. Faces Sanctions Tied to Overdraft Fees
November 15, 2013 Community Trust Bancorp in Pikeville, Ky., faces sanctions from the Federal Reserve Board over its assessment of overdraft fees.
Rockville in Conn. to Merge with United Financial in Mass. In $369M Deal
November 15, 2013 Rockville Financial (RCKB) in Rockville, Conn., will merge with United Financial Bancorp (UBNK) in West Springfield, Mass.
Suffolk in New York Settles Shareholder Lawsuit
November 14, 2013 Suffolk Bancorp (SUBK) in Riverhead, N.Y., has settled a longstanding lawsuit from investors.
Bankwell in Connecticut Forms Investment Services Group
November 13, 2013 The $680 million-asset company said Wednesday that it launched Bankwell Investment Services after hiring adviser Louis...
Capital Bank in Fla. Revising Annual Report as Acquisition Bests Expectations
November 12, 2013 Capital Bank Financial (CBF) in Coral Gables, Fla., will revise certain financial statements in its 2012 annual report to...