Head of Channel and Ecosystem Watson IoT
Johannes zu Eltz is worldwide Head of Channel and Ecosystem for IBM Watson IoT, headquartered in Munich, Germany. He is responsible to define and execute WW Business Partner & Ecosystem Strategy for Watson IoT. He leads a global team to develop an IoT Ecosystem to accelerate business growth through the Partner Ecosystem.
Prior to the current role he was heading the worldwide IBM MobileFirst Channel Team, responsible for developing the business partner ecosystem and achieving triple digit growth.
Since joining IBM in 2001, Johannes has held a variety of leadership positions focusing on high growth technologies and markets. This includes Portfolio Executive for Mobile Enterprise Services in IBM Global Technology Services. In addition he held positions as Solutions Executive IBM Digital Media & Telecommunications, Sales Manager Digital Security Solutions and Business Development Executive for IBM Pervasive Wireless.
Prior to joining IBM Johannes worked in several disciplines including Research & Development, Sales and Product Marketing at Osram Sylvania, a former division of Siemens in USA.
Mr. zu Eltz has lived and worked abroad for 20 years in USA, South Africa, France and Czech Republic and holds a degree in Physics from the University of Applied Science Munich, Germany and a MBA from INSEAD Fontainebleau, France, the leading European business school.