Marie Wieck has been with IBM for over 30 years. Marie Wieck has held a variety of technical and executive roles in IBM’s hardware, software, and services divisions. She is passionate about innovation from diverse teams and about building new businesses. Marie is currently the General Manager, IBM Blockchain where she is focused on driving open ecosystem growth around the Hyperledger Project, and delivering enterprise blockchain fabric and solutions that transform business processes and transactions.
During her career she led key technical initiatives that have influenced the IT landscape including the launch of IBM’s MobileFirst business, Java, Node.js, XML and web services standards, and WebSphere. Her IBM career started in Poughkeepsie, NY, doing mainframe systems architecture and performance simulation.
Ms. Wieck holds an MBA from New York University, an MS in Computer Science from Columbia University, and a BS in Engineering from The Cooper Union. She is on the board of the Anita Borg Institute and Charity Navigator; co-chair of the NAFE Roundtable, co-chair of IBM’s Global Work/Life Council; and a passionate mentor and supporter of women in technology. She was named to the WITI Hall of Fame in 2015, won the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Work/Life Balance Award in 2005, the President’s Citation from Cooper Union for her contributions to technology in 2004, and an IBM Corporate Technical Recognition Award for her work on mainframe performance.