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Jeanette Horan Biography

Jeanette Horan currently serves as a Supervisory Board member for Wolters Kluwer and as a board member for West Corp. Wolters Kluwer is a global company that provides information, software, and services to legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and healthcare professionals. West Corp is a technology enabled telecommunications services provider.

Horan retired from IBM in July 2015 after 17 years with the company. Her most recent role was Managing Director for the Bank of America account. In this role she was responsible for IBM’s business with the Bank, bringing IBM innovations to help the Bank in their ongoing transformation.

Previously Horan was the Chief Information Officer of IBM where she led the development and implementation of a technology strategy in close partnership with the business. Her emphasis was on the confluence of social, mobile, cloud and analytics; and how to use these technologies securely to personalize and enhance employee and client experiences. She led the implementation of a comprehensive cybersecurity program for IBM bringing technology, policy and education together to safeguard IBM assets.

She has extensive experience in the technology industry with leadership roles in software product development and business strategy.

A native of the United Kingdom, Horan earned a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics from the University of London and an MBA from Boston University.