Janet Perna is the former General Manager of Information Management within IBM’s Software Group. In that capacity Perna she was responsible for a multi-billion dollar business focused on delivering and servicing products to help businesses world-wide manage their information assets including database management, content and records management, information integration, and business intelligence software.
Upon her retirement from IBM following more than 30 years with the company, Perna has held board positions at a number of software companies in the US and Canada, and is a member of Bridge Growth Partners’ Technology Advisory Board. She is currently a Director of Cloudmark and previously served on the Board of Directors of JDA Software, Deltek, Cognos, Flexera Software, and Varicent Software. Perna is a member of the Foundation Board of Directors at the State University of New York at Oneonta, and is also the Founder of the Perna-Rose Foundation for Hope. Perna has a B.S. in mathematics and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the State University of New York at Oneonta.