Vice President, U.S. Communications, Media and Entertainment, Electronic Data Systems
Kimberly "Kim" Stevenson is vice president of U.S. Communications, Media and Entertainment. She is responsible for accelerating growth in a market that's estimated at $25 billion and growing at a rate of 7 percent a year.
Previously, she was vice president of Enterprise Service Management. In this capacity, she oversaw the global development and delivery of enterprise services, including those in IT Service Management and Business Management. EDS' data center facilities, standard IT operating environment and client integration engineering were also within her scope of responsibility.
Stevenson also held the position of vice president of Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO) Service Delivery. In this capacity, she oversaw the global engineering and delivery of ITO services including mainframe, midrange hosting, workplace and network operating centers.
Previous to this role, Stevenson was vice president of Portfolio Management – Infrastructure Portfolio. She managed the development, market management and strategic planning for EDS IT infrastructure, and also served as vice president for EDS' Desktop, Mobility and Security Services.
Before joining EDS, Stevenson served as the vice president of Marketing and Operations for the eServer iSeries division at IBM. During Stevenson's 18-year career at IBM, she held several senior management positions including vice president of Finance and Operations for IBM's Mid-Market Server division, director of Business Analysis for IBM's Microelectronics division and controller for IBM's Software division.
She is a member of the Corporate Diversity Council, Technology Governance Board, and the management board for external auditors. Stevenson represents EDS on the boards of the National Center for Women and Information Technology, the Climate Savers Computing Initiative, and Metroplex Technology Business Council. She also serves on the Texas IT Cluster Initiative, commissioned by Governor Perry.
Stevenson is a recognized expert in the IT services industry. She was named one of the most powerful women in the techology channel by CMP Channel's VARBusiness Magazine and selected as one of the "Women Worth Watching in 2008" by the Profiles in Diversity Journal. In addition, Stevenson has been quoted by numerous media outlets such as The New York Times, Forbes, Bloomberg and IT technology trade magazine eWeek. She is also a member of the board of Cornell Alumni Association of North Texas.
Stevenson obtained a bachelor of science degree from Northeastern University and a master of business administration degree from Cornell University.
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