Jay Trestain

Jay is a global leader for IBM, a multi-national IT services organisation where she is responsible for the sales portfolio of services IBM takes to market with some of its largest strategic partners.

Her career has enabled her to travel extensively, working with a diverse range of IBM customers and partners across all industries in a variety of technologies from large high-performance computers to the leading mobile device manufacturers. She is recognised as a ‘thought-leader’ in her area, is a regular external speaker and contributor to industry and technology publications and media outlets.

She is a passionate advocate for diversity and equality; she uses her experience to provide mentorship and coaching to women across business, technology and not for profit. She is also on the board of trustees for Aspire Academy Trust (a multi-academy trust of 29 primary academies in the South West of the UK) focusing on STEM in education.