In May 2013, Laurie Hutto-Hill joined IBM as the Vice President and Partner of the Media and Entertainment Sector for IBM GBS. In this executive capacity, she is responsible for leading the media and entertainment sector.
Laurie has over twenty five years of telecommunications, media and entertainment industry and Sales Leadership experience. Prior to joining IBM, Laurie was the General Manager and Sales Leader at Dell, Inc. in Dallas, Texas. From 2010 until present, she led the telecommunications, media and entertainment industry practice including managing the sales leadership, marketing, account teams, business development, financials and vertical solution product development for several of the largest customers within the industry. Before joining Dell, Laurie was the General Manager for the telecommunications, media and entertainment industry at HP/EDS. In addition to her leadership and sales responsibilities, she led front end business consulting engagements, large outsourcing projects and solution and asset development. She has a reputation for leading and growing global teams and building deep senior client relationships. Prior to that time, she held several executive positions supporting the communications industry including key delivery and operations roles.
Laurie holds an MBA from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama and a BS in Computer and Information Sciences from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. She is also a member of the CTIA Advisory Board from May 2012 to present.