Samuel J. Palmisano is a businessperson who has been at the head of 5 different companies. Mr. Palmisano is Chairman at The Center for Global Enterprise. Mr. Palmisano is also on the board of American Express Co. and Exxon Mobil Corp. and Member of American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
He previously held the position of Chairman of International Business Machines Corp. Chairman for IBM Ceská republika spol sro, President & Senior Vice President at IBM Global Services and Senior Managing Director-Operations at IBM Japan Ltd. (which are all subsidiaries of International Business Machines Corp.), Chairman of Technology Ceo Council and Chairman-Cyber Security at Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.
He received an undergraduate degree from The Johns Hopkins University.