Rodney C. Adkins
Former Senior Vice President Corporate Strategy
IBM
Boards: Avnet, Inc., PayPal Holding, Inc., PPL Corporation, United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS), W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Rodney C. Adkins was Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy at IBM. In this role, Adkins was responsible for leading continuous transformation across IBM and developing strategies that are linked to execution plans for a new era of computing, new markets and new clients.

 

Adkins held other key positions at IBM such as Senior Vice President of Systems and Technology Group (STG), a position he held since 2009. In this role, he was responsible for all aspects of IBM’s semiconductor, server, storage, and system software businesses.

 

Currently, Adkins is President of 3RAM Group, LLC, a privately held company specializing in capital investments, business consulting services and property management. 

 

Adkins is a trustee of the Georgia Institute of Technology and Rollins College. 

 

Adkins holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with an emphasis in physics from Rollins College, and Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech.