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Bridget van Kralingen
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Bridget van Kralingen is the general manager of IBM North America. She is responsible for strategy, execution, business results and client satisfaction for IBM's business in the United States and Canada. Bridget has more than 20 years of consulting experience. In 2005, Bridget was named by Euromoney magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the finance industry. She was also named one of Consulting Magazine’s Top 25 Consultants for 2006. She holds a Masters degree in business from the University of South Africa and Bachelors and Honours degrees in commerce from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa.

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Public-Private Partnerships Are Key to U.S. Competitiveness

23 Comments | Posted December 18, 2011 | 18:35:26 (EST)

Collaboration between the public and private sectors has long served as the model for addressing major challenges faced by the U.S. But in today's political and economic environment, is it a thing of the past?

During the Great Depression, FDR conceived of Social Security to provide a vital safety net...

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The Future of Leadership: Leading Through Systemic Change

Posted September 15, 2011 | 02:49:57 (EST)

This week, IBM is hosting THINK: A Forum on the Future of Leadership in New York City, where IBM was born 100 years ago. The Forum will examine the deep, structural changes confronting the world's systems to drive progress in business and society.

Governments and organizations are infusing...

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We Need to Redefine ROI In Our Everyday World

Posted October 20, 2010 | 14:39:26 (EST)

Working in the global financial capitals of New York and London over the past decade has given me a front-row seat to some major events that have changed the world for all of us. The collapse of the bubble, growing urbanization and globalization, concerns about climate change, the precipitous...

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