Retired IBM executive Anne Altman has joined the board of directors for Gunnison Consulting Group, Inc.
Altman was recently honored at WashingtonExec’s Pinnacle Awards ceremony.
Gunnison consults for federal government customers and has successfully implemented technology solutions for the Census Bureau, Patent and Trademark Office and other civilian agencies. The group specializes in software development, data analytics and enterprise system testing.
Altman built a 35-year career on leadership in the federal market where she developed expertise in helping government agencies adopt and scale cutting-edge technologies and helped establish IBM as a major force in the federal space.
“I am excited to join Gunnison’s accomplished board members and impressive leadership team to help guide the company in its continued evolution to a high-end IT services company,” she said. “With its innovative big data solutions, I believe the company well-positioned to deliver its mission, and I look forward to assisting the team with strategic corporate and business development activities.”
Altman’s work at IBM included leading the U.S. federal unit, the global public sector unit and IBM’s mainframe business System Z through one of the most significant product launches in the history of the industry.
“We are thrilled to have Anne join our Board of Directors,” Gunnison CEO Gil Dussek said. “Her deep knowledge of the federal market will be a tremendous asset to the company, our employees, and our customers.”
In 2017, Altman co-founded Everyone Matters, Inc., an organization focused on citizen-based services, healthcare, education and the advancement of individuals and social causes. She also chairs the board of Siemens Government Technologies, Inc., and is an independent director on the boards of MAXIMUS, Inc., SPX FLOW, Inc., and Techflow, Inc. She is an adviser to LiveSafe and CompanionMX.
Altman was inducted into WashingtonExec’s Pinnacle Awards Hall of Fame in 2019. In 2014, she was named Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards Executive of the Year. She has also received the Eagle Award, one of the highest honors bestowed upon technology partners serving federal customers, and has been named to FCW’s Federal 100, Washingtonian Top Tech Titans and Washington’s 100 Most Powerful Women, among other awards.
Additionally, Altman has received the AFFIRM Leadership Award for Industry, CIO Council’s Azimuth Award for the Industry Executive of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Heroines award from March of Dimes.