Jim Whitehurst is the President of IBM. He is responsible for the IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software organization, and Corporate Strategy. Whitehurst is an advocate for open principles as a catalyst for business innovation. With a background in business development, finance and global operations, he has proven expertise helping companies flourish—even in the most challenging environments. Prior to IBM, Whitehurst served as the President and CEO of Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source enterprise software solutions.
Linda Jojo is executive vice president of technology and chief digital officer for United Airlines, responsible for information technology, data analytics, digital products, e-commerce, cyber security and the airline’s digital strategy. Linda and her team have been recognized by multiple organizations for their technology leadership. In 2019, United won a prestigious “Webby Award” for its reimagined Mobile app and Linda was named one of the Top 50 most Powerful Women in Tech by the National Diversity Council. She has also been named to Crain’s Chicago Business “Tech 50” three times, most recently in 2020.