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IBM’s Great Revival Is Underway, Arvind Krishna Takes The Reins

When she first started as CEO, Virginia Rometty had grand plans to herald in IBM’s glorious future as a hybrid cloud powerhouse. Unfortunately, competitors like Amazon and Microsoft's Azure threw Big Blue a curveball, and they lost the advantage. It wasn’t all bad news, however. IBM’s head of cloud and cognitive software department Arvind Krishna pulled off the cloud coup of the decade when he spearheaded the acquisition of open-source software company, Red Hat, for $34 billion...