Laura Sanders is General Manager Systems Services for Global Technology Services (GTS) which is focused on providing the clients and partners the value of a Hybrid IT services model. Previously, Laura served as CTO and GM, Technology and Innovation, GTS. She was responsible for developing, executing and implementing the global technology strategy and architecture and led the GTS Technical Team. Laura started her IBM career as an engineer in Boca Raton during the development and launch of the PS/2. She managed software development for many products including OS/2. Laura received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a MBA in Finance from Tulane University in New Orleans.