Ed Brill is Vice President, Social Business Cloud Services, IBM Office of the CIO. He is responsible for driving IBM's social business transformation by leading internal tools deployment and adoption for over 400,000 IBMers. Brill and his team are accelerating IBM's culture of participation, leveraging the organization's most important assets -- the expertise of our people.
Brill has an extensive background in the use of social business tools and techniques to drive change in markets and organizations. Brill has been one of IBM's most influential online voices for over a decade, starting with contributions to the initial development of the IBM Social Computing Guidelines. Brill recently authored the IBM Press book Opting In: Lessons in Social Business, an Amazon bestseller endorsed by industry analysts, social media pundits, and software executives. Brill also publishes a weblog at www.edbrill.com, and is prominent on public social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. He is a returning member of the advisory board for Social Media Week Chicago 2014.
Previously, Brill was Director, Mobile Enterprise Marketing at IBM. He was responsible for IBM MobileFirst, the industry's most comprehensive portfolio of solutions for the mobile enterprise. Earlier, Brill was Director, Product Line Management, for IBM Social Business software. Brill was responsible for the product and market strategy for IBM's messaging, collaboration, communications, and productivity products, including IBM Notes and Domino.
In twenty years at IBM, Brill has led a variety of sales, marketing, strategy, and product-related organizations. Committed to understanding the global marketplace, Brill has visited IBM customers in over forty countries, and is a frequent speaker at IBM and industry events worldwide. Brill also was selected for and participated in an IBM Smarter Cities Challenge project team in Tainan, Taiwan, in July 2014.
Brill holds a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from Indiana University, with a minor in political science.
Last updated: March 31, 2015