Ric Lewis is Senior Vice President of IBM Systems and has global responsibility for the company’s servers, storage, associated software, and infrastructure support and services. He also leads the IBM-wide mission for IBM Supply Chain. Ric oversees the IBM zSystems, IBM Power, IBM Storage, and IBM Support portfolios to help our clients and partners transform their IT infrastructure in the era of Hybrid Cloud and AI. Prior to joining IBM in 2021, Ric worked at Hewlett Packard and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, where he established himself as an industry trailblazer and held numerous leadership roles focused on business and product innovation. Ric holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Utah State University, a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, and a master’s degree in business administration from Santa Clara University.