Dr. Dee K. Waddell, Managing Partner and Global Industry Leader for IBM Travel and Transportation Industries, is responsible for leading global accounts in developing and delivering industry-leading solutions and services for airports, railroads, freight carriers, logistics providers, port authorities, hotels, cruise lines, car rental companies, travel agents, and global distribution systems.
Dee has extensive leadership experience in the Travel and Transportation industries, having served in senior business and technology global leadership roles at Amtrak, United Airlines and Universal Weather and Aviation.
He is a life-long learner and holds a Doctorate in Management and BA in Information Systems from the University of Maryland University College and an MBA in Strategic Management from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Dee is also fluent in Japanese, having lived in Japan for six years. Dee currently resides in Utah, USA.