Global Entrepreneurship Program – Deborah Magid from IBM Venture Capital Group (09-19-12)

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This is a News Update to all our Members around the world.

Deborah Magid: Director Software Strategy, IBM Venture Capital Group
Date: Wednesday September 19, 2012
Time: 1:00 PM PST/San Francisco

We are honored to have Deborah Magid from IBM Venture Capital Group.
Deborah represents IBM’s $22 billion software business in IBM’s Venture Capital Group. Her expertise spans several industries. She is responsible for sharing insights about emerging markets, technologies, and business models with venture firms and entrepreneurs around the world. She scouts for emerging business opportunities, and shares views on innovation and growth areas of the market. As a director of strategy in IBM Software Group, she also brings insight from the venture community to the development of IBM’s growth strategies. Deborah is responsible for fueling the ecosystem pipeline in strategic areas; and contributes to filling out the IBM product portfolio through M&A. Deborah’s relationships are global, and extend into emerging geographies. Deborah is a frequent spokesperson on topics of relevance to entrepreneurs and investors. She is on the board of SVForum, the Silicon Valley emerging technology network, and on the Steering Committee of the California Sustainability Alliance.

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