Laura Sanders is General Manager for Systems Services for Global Technology Services (GTS), which is focused on providing clients and partners the value of a hybrid IT services model. Previously, Laura served as CTO and GM, Technology and Innovation, for GTS. She was responsible for developing, executing, and implementing a 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 PS/2. She managed software development for many products, including OS/2. Laura received her B.S. in mechanical engineering and an MBA in finance from Tulane University in New Orleans.