Harish Grama

IBM Public Cloud

Harish Grama is the General Manager of IBM Public Cloud. He is responsible for leading IBM’s multibillion-dollar public cloud business by providing a modern full-stack cloud platform to enable the transformation of complex and regulated workloads of enterprise clients – across their public, private, hybrid or multicloud environment. He led the company strategy to create the industry’s first financial services-ready public cloud, in collaboration with Bank of America.

Prior to leading IBM’s Public Cloud, Harish was the CIO of Cloud Services for JPMorgan Chase. There he led the company’s transformation to hybrid cloud, leveraging both their Cloud Foundry based private cloud, and Public Cloud Service Providers.

Before his CIO role at JPMorgan Chase, Harish has held executive roles as IBM’s Vice President and General Manager of Product Management, Development and Customer Support in Software. He brings over 28 years of enterprise technology leadership, and over the past six years he has been responsible for leading a multibillion-dollar P&L.

Harish is also an inventor and holds eight U.S. patents in the embedded Mach Kernel space.