Dr Claire Penny
Global Industry Leader
Watson IOT for Buildings, IBM
Claire is the Global Leader for IBMs Smart Facilities group. She has a record of successfully converting innovation projects into commercialized revenue generating products, and, for driving results across matrixed global teams. She is renowned for her passion, getting things done, love of evangelizing, and is a prominent international speaker on PropTech, Smart Buildings, FM and Real Estate stages, were she shares IBMs capabilities with diverse audiences.
Previously Claire has held positions in IBM Real Estate and Site Operations, IBMs Integrated Supply Chain and Innovation. Now she gets to combine all her passion, experience and learning from the past 18 years and focus it into IOT for Buildings and Facilities.
In her current role, Claire is helping to drive IBMs thinking and vision to strategically shape our Building and Facilities smart solutions.Claire’s external commitments include non-executive Director on the board of CITA (Construction IT Alliance) Ireland.
She attained her PhD in 1998.