2016 SWP Speakers

Rikita Gunnar

Ritika Gunnar is the Vice President of IBM’s Data and Analytics Business. In this role, she is responsible for the offering management and P&L for offerings including Hadoop, Spark, Predictive Analytics (SPSS Business), Prescriptive Analytics (CPLEX) and Entity Analytics. She is also responsible for defining our next generation analytics capabilities.

Ritika has worked with IBM in various roles within development, support and technical sales. She started her career developing and supporting systems management warehousing and reporting solutions. She worked in various development projects across IBMs brands to create appliances and solutions for clients cloud and virtualization needs. Ritika also managed Tivoli’s worldwide technical sales teams driving solution selling within the portfolio and increasing overall revenue and client satisfaction for the brand.

Ritika holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science and an Executive Masters in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. She currently resides in Austin, Texas.