Antonio Fazzalari is a visionary leader with over two decades of experience developing, selling and delivering technology-based solutions in financial services, retail/distribution, and healthcare/life sciences. He is passionate about applying his diverse experience to help organizations find new ways to create value, enhance performance and grow through innovation in people and technology systems. Mr. Fazzalari has helped businesses succeed with sophisticated transformational initiatives, including creation of business and technical strategies, operations assessments, systems implementations, and the full-range of organizational capability development and implementation.
Mr. Fazzalari has worked at IBM over seventeen years, during which he has held jobs in business solutions consulting, offering management, and market development. Twice he served as IBM business unit executive (industry solutions sales and business value engineering) and has received IBM leadership awards for outstanding achievement in solutions development and deployment.
Mr. Fazzalari leads Americas financial services sector Data and AI solutions for the IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software business. He develops, sells and deploys data and analytics solutions and industry-aligned architecture patterns for banking and financial markets businesses. He previously served as senior contributor for the IBM blockchain business within the industry platforms unit focused on the platform for cross-border payments solution, a universal network that combined messaging, clearing and near real-time settlement of payments. He was responsible for developing and growing the IBM Blockchain cross-border payments platform and expanding impact across the financial services ecosystem, as well as identifying and building partnerships with financial institutions. Mr. Fazzalari also served as core member of the IBM cognitive solutions business and helped financial services companies improve results applying IBM analytic solutions, commerce and business consulting services. Mr. Fazzalari has also worked as business consultant, for IBM and other firms, advising businesses in financial services, retail/distribution, life sciences, and consumer electronics.