Bridget van Kralingen is the General Manager of IBM North America. She is responsible for strategy, execution, business results and client satisfaction for the full range of IBM’s business in the United States and Canada. Bridget is accountable for IBM’s portfolios in consulting, technology services, software, hardware and financing for clients which together generate about $40 billion in revenue each year.
Bridget has over 20 years of consulting experience. In 2005, Bridget was named by Euromoney as one of the one hundred most influential people in Finance. She was named one of Consulting Magazine’s Top 25 Consultants for 2006.
Prior to joining IBM in 2004, Bridget was Managing Partner of Deloitte Consulting Financial Services Sector for North America. She was a Deloitte Partner for 10 years.
Bridget holds a Masters degree in Business from the University of South Africa and Bachelors and Honours degrees in Commerce from the University of Witwatersrand.