Martin Schroeter is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kyndryl – the world’s largest IT infrastructure services provider, serving thousands of customers in more than 60 countries. The company designs, builds, manages and modernizes the complex, mission-critical information systems that the world depends on every day. Martin was named the inaugural CEO of Kyndryl in January 2021 and Chairman in November 2021.
Before joining Kyndryl, Martin had recently retired from IBM where he served as IBM’s Senior Vice President, Global Markets from January 2018 to April 2020. In that role, he was responsible for IBM’s global sales, customer relationships and satisfaction, and worldwide geographic operations. He also oversaw IBM’s marketing and communications functions and was responsible for building the company’s brand and reputation globally. Martin was IBM’s Chief Financial Officer from 2014 to 2017 and previously served as General Manager of IBM Global Financing, where he managed a total asset base of more than $37 billion. Earlier in his IBM tenure, Martin served in numerous roles in Japan, the United States and Australia.
Martin earned his Master of Business Administration degree from Carnegie Mellon University and his undergraduate degree in Economics and Finance from Temple University. Martin is a dual citizen of the United States and Australia, and he is a member of Business Roundtable, The Business Council, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the U.S.-India CEO Forum.