Tim Paydos

IBM’s Worldwide Leader, Government Industry Solutions Competency Center

Tim first joined IBM in 1995 as an industry solutions consultant. He came to the company after graduating from Harvard University, where he studied international relations and became obsessed with deterrence theory and nuclear war-gaming. He has spent 19 years at IBM, though not contiguously—he left briefly in 1999 to try his hand at a startup, catching the dotcom implosion at just the right time before rejoining the mother ship three years later.

Tim now serves as IBM’s Worldwide Leader of the Government Industry Solutions Competency Center, a role in which he leads industry consultants and enterprise architects in helping government agencies across the world harness Cognitive Analytics, Cloud, Internet of Things, Big Data and Blockchain for Digital Transformation. Tim has had the honor of working personally with 100’s of government agencies both in the United Stated and abroad, at both the national, provincial and local levels. While fluent in all segments and levels of government, Tim’s particular passion lies in helping public safety, emergency management, intelligence and defense agencies in harnessing information as a strategic asset for protecting the society they serve. Throughout his career at IBM, Tim has led a range of strategy and marketing, solution sales and solution management teams across services and technologies at IBM.


October 24, 2018

1:30  -  4:00

Grand Cypress I

PC5: Analytics and the Fight for Resilience

Extreme weather, wild fires, earthquakes, cyber attacks, terror threats; elevated external threats are driving new thinking and approaches to grid reliability. Join your peers for a workshop exploring analytics as a critical tool in the fight for resilience. Led by Tim Paydos, IBM VP of Government Industry Solutions and emergency management leader, hear the latest … Continued

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