Virginia Rometty

Ginni Rometty is an American business executive. She is the current Chairwoman and CEO of IBM, and the first woman to head the company. Prior to becoming president and CEO in January 2012, she held the positions of senior vice president and group executive for sales, marketing and strategy at IBM. She has been named to Fortune magazine's "50 Most Powerful Women in Business" for eight consecutive years, ranking No. 1 for 2012, and she was ranked No. 15 on Forbes magazine's "World's 100 Most Powerful Women" for the same year. She was also named to the Time 100 in 2012 and was included in the 50 Most Influential list of Bloomberg Markets magazine in September 2012. [+]