Thomas HagerVice President, Global Banking and Financial Markets Europe at IBM
Dr. Thomas L. Hager is the Vice President Banking and Financial Markets Europe, leading the Banking and Financial Markets Industry segment for IBM across Europe (including CEE), both supporting the day to day operations of our clients as well as initiating and collaborating with them on profound transformational activities of their current operations. Prior to this role, Thomas led platform business development in banking and financial markets and served as Managing Director for large global Banks, Wealth Managers and FIs including, Deutsche Bank, Bank of China and UBS.
Prior to making a career in the financial services industry, Thomas consulted mid-market clients in several industries during a time when the first wave of digitization started to emerge during the dot.com area. Thomas was educated in the United States and holds a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Professional Communication with a focus on Computer Science. His early research focused on the effects of the WWW and how digitization changes the way we interact and conduct business with each other.