Jeremy Budd

Geography 1985

Jeremy Budd is IBM's Chief Digital Officer and Vice President of the IBM Digital Business Group for Asia Pacific, with leadership for IBM's Digital Transformation and the performance of IBM's Digital business, including Digital Marketing, Digital Sales, IBM's online Marketplace and Partner Ecosystem across the Asia Pacific region. Over 40% of IBM's total business in Asia Pacific is now managed and enabled by IBM's Digital business.

Prior to moving to Singapore in January 2014, Jeremy led IBM's Digital business in UK & Ireland where his teams pioneered the use of social media and digital technology in a business environment and Jeremy has held a variety of leadership positions in IBM's Services business in European, US and Global roles.

Jeremy is the executive leader for IBM's Graduate and Early Professional Hires programmes and is passionate about student employability and career development. Having graduated from University of Exeter with a BSc Geography, Jeremy helped to initiate Exeter's relationship with IBM in 2008 and has been an active contributor to the University's Alumni Network Group and a number of management boards before joining the Business School's International Advisory Board in 2016.

While based in Singapore, Jeremy is in great demand for lectures and speaking engagements at Universities across the Asia Pacific geography.