Mr. Hasson is an accomplished consulting and technology services executive currently serving as the Managing Partner and General Manager for IBM's Global Business Services in North America. Industry focuses include Communications, E&U, Media, and Sports & Entertainment. Roger also serves as the Chair of the IBM North American Client Advisory Board for Services and as a member of Ginni Rometty’s Acceleration Team at IBM.
As a Managing Partner, Roger provides day to day leadership to a team of highly skilled professional partners, consultants, and technologists who are changing the way our clients do business and serve their own clients. He holds solution expertise in the areas of digital reinvention, Watson process re-engineering, cognified/automated BPO, application development, next generation cloud EA and migration, micro-services, cognitive enterprise automation, and data value transformation.
Roger joined the company in 1996 as a management consultant in the IBM Consulting Group. He has spent his career in diverse leadership roles in both IBM Global Business Services and Global Technology Services providing clients with solutions to their most complex and critical business/technical challenges. Most recently, Roger led a cross brand team to become IBM’s largest services client partnership in the world. Roger’s previous employers include Cap Gemini, MIS Associates, and Surface Warfare Labs (SWL) a division of General Research Corporation.
Roger is a proud Hokie from Virginia Tech with an MBA concentration in Management Science/Decision Support Systems. Leadership style that centers on a genuine passion, motivation, respect for all and a drive to ensure our teams provide the best client experience and results in the industry. He also serves on the board of the Star House supporting after school programs for children and parents in need.
Roger resides in Atlanta, GA with his wife and two daughters.