Cedric Cook is an experienced Product Offering leader that is responsible for delivering Cloud Portfolio solutions impacting IBM client experiences across Applications, Networking, Compute, and Data consumption across Hybrid Cloud platforms.
In his role, Mr. Cook delivers capabilities in IBM Cloud that define and progress cross portfolio architectural patterns and use-cases improving IBM Cloud market adoption across industries.
Prior to joining IBM in March 2001 Mr. Cook spent several years working in IT and IT Services for Defense contracting, Oil & Gas, and Transportation organizations.
During his tenure at IBM, Cedric has held numerous leadership positions in Product Management, Systems Test, Performance, Storage, and Server Engineering disciplines.
Throughout his career, Cedric has always maintained close ties with Military service members as recognition of his own personal journey to succeed in life. Cedric attributes his success to the sound leadership principals which were fostered through his very own service in the U.S. Marine Corps and a strong work-ethic instilled by his parents.
Cedric holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems (IS) from University of Phoenix and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Norwich University.
In 2006, Cedric was named, “Modern Day Technology Leader” by Career Communications Group, Inc. In 2010, Cedric was featured in a news story on WRAL, Raleigh, NC for his involvement with Veteran’s mentorship programs.