Ritika Gunnar


Ritika Gunnar is the Vice President of IBM’s Data and Analytics Business. In thisrole, she is responsible for the offering management and P&L for offerings including
Hadoop, Spark, Predictive Analytics [SPSS Business], Prescriptive Analytics [CPLEX]
and Entity Analytics. She is also responsible for defining our next generation
analytics capabilities.
Previously, she managed IBM’s Master Data Management & Information Integration
and Governance business and IBM’s Data Warehousing & Analytics business
responsible for the strategy, directions and operational management of the
Warehousing portfolio.
Ritika has worked with IBM in various roles within development, support and
technical sales. She started her career developing and supporting systems
management warehousing and reporting solutions. She worked in various
development projects across IBMs brands to create appliances and solutions for
clients cloud and virtualization needs. Ritika also managed Tivoli’s world-wide
technical sales teams driving solution selling within the portfolio and increasing
overall revenue an client satisfaction for the brand.
Ritika holds a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and an Executive Masters in
Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.