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Deborah Magid

Director, Software Strategy, IBM Venture Capital Group
Deborah Magid represents IBM’s $25B software business in the company’s 14-year old Venture Capital Group.  Deborah shares insights about emerging markets, technologies, and business models with venture firms and entrepreneurs around the world;  while scouting for emerging business opportunities.  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 related to building a “smarter planet” and contributes to filling out the IBM product portfolio through M&A.