Anthone Withers

Head of IBM Public Cloud at IBM Australia & New Zealand

Anthone is responsible for IBM’s Public Cloud business across Australia and New Zealand. With full P&L responsibility, Ant’s sets the end to end sales strategy across direct, technical, channel partners and marketing.

Prior to this role, Ant led the transformation strategy of IBM’s SaaS business. In addition to firing up the sales engine, he worked closely with “Born in the Cloud start ups, teaming with private equity firms to identify the next global Australia/New Zealand Software as a Service provider.

Before joining IBM, Anthone spent 6 years at Hewlett Packard Enterprise where he ran their global Microsoft Cloud business, in addition, he spent 8 years at Avanade, where he was responsible for their global Dynamics AX/CRM Service Line and Cloud business’. Anthone holds a MBA from the University of Newcastle, Australia.