Arvind Krishna elected IBM CEO, succeeding Virginia Rometty

Arvind Krishna has an undergraduate degree from IIT Kanpur, and a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Indian-origin technology executive Arvind Krishna has been elected Chief Executive Officer of American IT giant IBM after a “world-class succession process”, succeeding Virginia Rometty, who described him as the right CEO for the next era at IBM and well-positioned” to lead the company into the cloud and cognitive era.