Mark Hennessy recently retired as an IBM vice president responsible for all aspects of IBM's North American business in the Retail, Consumer Products and Travel and Transportation industries. He was previously a general manager of IBM Global Business Partners, as well as Vice president and chief information officer for IBM. Through his career, Mr. Hennessy has held a diverse series of general management positions with responsibility for North America, Asia and global business units. A graduate of Boston College, Mark earned a BA in economics in 1980. In 1990, he earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. Mark and his wife Tracey live in Westport, CT with their two children. Mark has been instrumental in creating our newest CH site in Chicago and is serving as the first chair of that site’s Board of Directors.