Linda S. Sanford
Linda Sanford is an Operating Executive focused on the information technology industry.
Previously, Ms. Sanford was Senior Vice President, Enterprise Transformation, responsible for IBM’s internal transformation to the premier globally integrated enterprise. In this role, Ms. Sanford was responsible for working across IBM to transform core business processes, create an IT infrastructure to support and integrate processes globally, and help create a Values-based culture that fosters innovation.
Throughout her 39-year career at IBM, Ms. Sanford held numerous senior leadership positions including Senior Vice President and Group Executive, IBM Storage Systems Group, General Manager of IBM Global Industries sales organization and General Manager of IBM’s Mainframe Division.
A graduate of St. John’s University, Ms. Sanford earned an M.S. in Operations Research from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and was awarded an honorary doctorate in commercial science from St. John’s.