Mark Foster

Senior VP
IBM Global Business Services

Mark Foster is Senior Vice President, IBM Global Business Services, responsible for the strategy, client value and business performance of IBM’s professional services business. GBS’s >125,000 consultants partner with leading clients around the world and across industries to set digital strategy, reinvent business processes with cognitive, and modernize core applications and systems for the cloud.

Prior to IBM, Mark retired from a 27-year career at Accenture as Group Chief Executive Global Markets and Management Consulting. Mark’s passions include international development and early-years education. In these arenas he has chaired multiple global health boards for the World Economic Forum, served as founding commissioner for the UK Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI), and has for the last 25 years led and operated a community-based school in Surrey, England.