Michelle Peluso


As Chief Marketing Officer, Michelle oversees all global marketing and brand initiatives, strategy, and execution for the IBM company. Her team includes thousands of marketing professionals worldwide. Michelle brings to IBM deep, customer-centric marketing and leadership experience, as IBM accelerates its transformation to an AI and Cloud platform company. Prior to IBM, Michelle served as the CEO of online fashion retailer, Gilt, Global Consumer Chief Marketing and Internet Officer of Citigroup, CEO of Travelocity and the CEO of Site59, a travel site she created and launched in 1999, which was later acquired by Travelocity. Michelle was a White House Fellow and Senior Advisor to Labor Secretary Alexis Herman and worked as a case leader for The Boston Consulting Group in New York and London. She serves on the Board of Directors for NIKE, Inc., nonprofit TechnoServe, and Tech: NYC. She also is a Strategic Advisor at Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV). Michelle received an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Pembroke College at Oxford University, where she was a Thoroun Scholar, and her BA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.

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