Allen Downs is the Global Vice President for IBM Resiliency Services in IBM Global Technology Services. He is focused on addressing Business Resiliency needs of clients in all industries across the enterprise, from DC/ facilities, compute platform, data, applications, organization skills and processes aligned to the strategy and vision of our clients. IBM Resiliency Services is recognized as the leading provider of Resiliency Managed services around the world.
Since joining IBM in 1996 in London, England, Allen has held a broad range of leadership positions in IBM, including Business Development and Sales Leadership across the board spectrum of the IBM Global Technology Services Businesses.
He has vast global experience, working with Global Clients around the world, covering multiple industries from Manufacturing, Banking and Finance to Distribution. Allen has worked with these Clients to address the business challenges around Resiliency, Risk and Optimization, through the implementation of Managed Networking, Hosting and Resiliency Service Solutions.
As Vice President of the IBM Resiliency Services he continues to specialize in working with clients to address the rapidly changing demands of today’s business environment, driven by the rapid Data growth, the Business desires to shift to new era of Cloud and digital engagements. He works with clients to address the need for comprehensive business resiliency solutions based on IBM’s Cloud enabled solutions, driven by the business demand to have processes and systems that are “Always On”.