General Manager, ISV and Developer Relations IBM
Jim Corgel is general manager, ISV and Developer Relations, IBM Corporation. In this role, he is responsible for IBM‘s worldwide relationship with independent software vendors (ISVs), which contribute to approximately one third of IBM’s revenue. He also manages the key partnerships with the development, academic, and venture capital communities which comprise IBM’s industry-leading ecosystem of influencers.
Mr. Corgel’s career at IBM spans more than 30 years. Since joining IBM in 1975, Mr. Corgel has held a broad range of positions in marketing and field management, including responsibility for IBM’s emerging markets division and the distribution industry for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Prior to his current position, Mr. Corgel led IBM’s services solutions for small and medium business (SMB) clients. He was charged with growing IBM’s SMB business by developing innovative solutions that match SMB client needs and enabling Business Partners to sell IBM services. Previously, Mr. Corgel was general manager for IBM’s Web and application hosting services business.
Mr. Corgel served on the University of Notre Dame Advisory Board for Graduate Studies and Research. He now serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board for the Undergraduate Experience. He was recently
named a Distinguished Alumnus by Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.