Influential women in IT: Fiona Capstick, Blue Harmony (IBM)Date: Aug 01, 2012
Fiona Capstick—VP of Blue Harmony (IBM)
Computer Weekly recently hosted an event to celebrate the most influential women in UK IT. We
invited some of the top female IT role models in the UK to discuss the role of women in developing
the UK's high-tech economy. This video is one of a series of the speakers talking to the audience
of female IT leaders.
What are the skills required by technologists who are responsible for driving business change? Fiona Capstick explores how to drive IT-led change from a female leader’s perspective.
Fiona Capstick is responsible for implementing and running IBM’s integrated ERP for Europe. This is a major transformation programme which is bringing the IBM countries and business units into a common operating environment. Prior to this, Fiona was the CEO for Southwest One, a joint venture between Somerset County Council, Taunton Deane Borough Council, Avon and Somerset Police, and IBM. Fiona’s career in IBM has spanned several business areas including working a number of years within the IBM Chief Information Office (CIO), where she led the integration of services across the world.