Jewellord “Dod” Peralta is the director at IBM Global Delivery Center (GDC) Philippines. Previously, he led sectors for the same group, where he championed the center’s growth in business development by leading the center’s IT services operations. Prior to joining IBM GDC, he spent nine years with the American International Group (AIG), leading the development of IT strategy, and delivering process and systems solutions, and data center and network services to AIG companies in the Philippines. His last position at AIG was senior vice president and chief information officer at Philamlife and president of Philam Systems, Inc. Prior to joining AIG, Mr. Peralta worked for 16 years with IBM Philippines, holding positions of increasing responsibility and scope in sales and marketing, quality management, personnel operations, IT services and management consulting.