Bridget van Kralingen

Senior Vice President, Global Industries, Platforms and Blockchain, IBM

Bridget van Kralingen leads IBM’s business and technology capabilities helping global industry clients to adopt new business models on cloud platforms using artificial intelligence and blockchain. Bridget has extensive experience leading global financial service clients through eras of policy, risk, technology and digital transformation. Since 2016, she has established IBM as the leading enterprise blockchain provider, convening industry-first networks that rely on blockchain to improve financial services, food safety, global trade, identity security and microfinance. Bridget serves on the boards of Royal Bank of Canada, New York Historical Society, Partnership for New York and Catalyst. She holds a Masters of Commerce degree from University of South Africa and Bachelors of Commerce from University of Witwatersrand.