19th Annual College of Engineering Welcome Event
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Talley Student Union, State Ballroom
NC State University
Timothy Humphrey is currently Vice President, IBM Chief Data Office. He is also the Senior State Executive for IBM in North Carolina and Senior Location Executive for IBM in Research Triangle Park, NC, one of the company’s largest sites.
Previously, Tim held various IBM executive roles spanning Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Data, Acquisitions, Supply Chain, and Sales Support. He led IBM’s efforts to transform into the premier cognitive enterprise by embedding Artificial Intelligence into internal business processes across the company. Prior to joining IBM’s supply chain organization in 2011, Tim held several engineering roles leading the design, development and launch of several technologies and offerings for Lenovo and the former Personal Computer Division of IBM. Tim has over 20 years of global experience in the computing industry with experience in technical support, hardware & software development, quality assurance, and battery technology. He has earned numerous patents as well as management, innovation, and excellence awards for his contributions to the computing industry.
Active in the community, Tim engages in several non-profit fundraising activities, special events, and volunteer efforts. He serves as a board member for many local non-profit organizations. Tim is also a very active mentor to over 30 global professionals, students, and youth.
Tim graduated from North Carolina State University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and is a member of the North Carolina State University Electrical and Computer Engineering Hall of Fame. Tim is a North Carolina native and currently resides in Raleigh, NC.
Past Keynote Speakers*
Quint Barefoot (BSCHE ’85)
Dr. Christine Mann Darden
Retired member of The Senior Executive Service
NASA Langley Research Center
Congressman Chris Collins (BSME ’72)
New York’s 27th Congressional District in the House of Representatives
Jason Rhode (MSEE ’93 Ph.D. ’95 )
President and CEO
Suzanne Beckstoffer (BSCE ‘82)
Director of Process and Tools
Newport News Shipbuilding
Mark A. Norcross (BSFMM ‘76)
Founder and Consultant
Mark David, Inc.
Dr. B. Jayant Baliga
Distinguished University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Jake Hooks (MSE ’78)
President, Automotive North America,
Mark Wyatt (CSC ’80)
VP, Smart Grid & Energy Systems
Tom McPherson (EE ’76, ’77)
Cluny Aviation LLC
Steve Angel (CE ’77)
Chairman, President & CEO
Lee Mazzocchi (CE ’90)
Scot Wingo (ECE ’92)
President and CEO
Gayle Lanier (IE ’82)
Tim E. Scronce (IE ’87)
Ross Lampe, Jr. (IE ’77)
SMD Software, Inc.
Barbara H. Mulkey (CE ’77)
Mulkey Engineers & Consultants
Marshall Brain (CSC ’89)
*Each profile dates back to the keynote speech year.
Call Brian D. Koehler at 919.515.3263