Senior Certified IT Architect and IBM Master Inventor.
Past roles at IBM
“I always feel proud to tell people that I’m an IBMer.”
Gandhi Sivakumar is a big fan of Albert Einstein; naturally, she loves to patent. She believes the LED flashlight was one of the greatest inventions of the 21st century (as a college student in the 1980s, she had a similar idea, but didn’t know how to patent then). When she’s not inventing, she enjoys writing articles and bird-watching.
What do you do in your spare time? What are your hobbies, interests and activities outside of the office, and do you find they help/inform your work?
I love to cook (I can make tasty Indian varieties and fill the table within minutes), pray and watch birds.
What are you currently working on? What are you making with IBM?
I’m the Chief Architect of one of IBM’s top accounts. I drive various strategies for the client to help them adapt to the market’s needs; additionally, I provide technical leadership to operations and sales. I’m the trusted technical advisor to the CIO and his team.
The most significant moment in my IBM career was when…
I was announced as Senior Certified Architect; when I was announced as IBM Master Inventor; when I met IBMers Linda Sanford and Dr. John E. Kelly III.
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