Timothy Peck, Territory Director, IBM

Tim Peck has been working in the information technology field for 30 years, with the last 22 directly involved with Africa. He has held a number of positions ranging from technology engineer through to general management of a software company. In the last 8 years Tim has been with IBM, initially working with IBM Research managing the relationship between local organisations and IBM covering diverse projects including desalination, alternate energy, IP management and use of high performance computing, more recently he managed the "Africa Technical Academy" for IBM which was designed to provide practical training for both clients and business partners in key technology areas. Today he is part of the core team goaled by the IBM CEO to provide an innovative enablement solution to reach 25 million young Africans over the next 5 years.