Mr. Hennessey joined our Board of Directors in May 2017. After a successful 34-year career at IBM, Mr. Hennessey retired in 2015. During his tenure, he served in a number of executive management and leadership positions and was responsible for global integration initiatives and technology operations focused on innovation and growth. He served as General Manager for several IBM businesses, including the Asia Pacific Systems business based in Tokyo, the European business based in Zurich, and the Global Distribution Sector based at IBM corporate headquarters. Mr. Hennessy also held several IBM executive staff assignments, including Global Chief Information Officer, General Manager of Global Business Partners and General Manager of Strategy and Sales Transformation.
For the past seven years, Mr. Hennessy has served on the board of directors of Covenant House International where he has led many board activities, including strategic planning, program evaluation and site expansion. Mr. Hennessy received Covenant House International’s Beacon of Hope award in 2014.
Mr. Hennessy holds a B.A. in Economics from Boston College and an MBA from the University of Chicago.