Paul Davis

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

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