Steve Mills is a Senior Advisor of Bridge Growth Partners and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Marsh and McLennan. Mills most recently served as Executive Vice President of IBM, after joining the company in 1973. He was closely associated with the growth of IBM's software business over the last 25 years. Mills became Senior Vice President and Group Executive of Software at IBM in 2000, and in January 2015 he was named Executive Vice President of IBM Software and Systems. In this role, he was responsible for directing approximately 110,000 employees, spanning development, manufacturing, sales, marketing and support. IBM's software and systems businesses represent $40 billion in annual revenues.
During his tenure at IBM, Mills oversaw many of IBM's key strategic initiatives including transaction systems, development tools, security products, data base and analytic offerings, including IBM Watson. His systems responsibilities included IBM servers, storage and semi-conductors. He directed organic investments and acquisitions measured in the billions of dollars. Under his leadership, IBM was able to acquire and integrate over 150 companies bringing many thousands of new employees into IBM.‹ Back to Our Team