IBM’s Ginni Rometty Hopes to Turn 21 Quarters of Decline into a Transformation Success

When Virginia “Ginni” Rometty became the CEO of global information technology giant IBM in early 2012, she inherited her predecessor’s goal to double the company’s earnings within five years. As IBM continued to struggle to revamp its business, Rometty scrapped the old plan and went full force with her vision to transform IBM into an all-cloud “solutions provider.”