Chris Bahr is the VP of Worldwide Smarter Workforce for IBM’s Software Group. In this role, he leads a talented global team of professionals who joined IBM through the acquisition of Kenexa, a market leader in the human capital management space. The Smarter Workforce team has a great portfolio of solutions including the recently introduced IBM Kenexa Talent Suite. This cloud based solution is a unique offering which enables clients to find and select the very best talent while maximizing the performance of their organization. Over his 25-year career, Chris has demonstrated success in leading new businesses and complex transformations. During the last 17 years with IBM Software Group, Chris has lived and worked with IBM teams in Silicon Valley, New York, Shanghai, Seoul and Chicago.