Lisa Rometty joined the Watson Health leadership team in October 2015 and has global responsibility for all go-to-market strategy, marketing/Public Relations and client engagement.
Lisa joins IBM from Baxter Healthcare where she served in multiple executive positions during her 9-year tenure. Her most recent role was Global Franchise Head-Hospital Products, a $2.4B Infusion Therapy business that operated in over 70 countries and included a broad portfolio of products including infusion pumps, administration set and IV solutions. Lisa also served as Vice President, Global Home Therapies leading all strategic marketing, new product development and commercialization for Baxter’s $4B Renal division. Prior to joining Baxter, she served in a variety of roles with increasing responsibility at GE Commercial and Consumer Finance for over 15 years.
Lisa has been a member of the Chicago American Diabetes Association (ADA) Community Leadership Board since 2013 and was recently elected Board Chair for 2016.
Lisa holds a BA in International Business from Michigan State University and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame. Lisa and her husband reside in Wilmette, Illinois with their 2 children.