Early in her career, Virginia M. Rometty, I.B.M.'s next chief executive, was offered a big job, but she felt she did not have enough experience.
told the recruiter she
needed time to think about it.
That night, her
husband asked her
, "Do you think a man would have ever answered that questions that way?
"What it taught me was you have to be very confident, even though you're so self-critical inside about what it is you may or may not know," she
said at Fortune's Most Powerful Women [Read more...]
IBM Names Virginia Rometty as new Chief Executive
By STEVE LOHR, New York Times, Published: October 25, 2011 Virginia M. Rometty, a senior vice president at I.B.M., will be the company's next chief executive, the directors announced on Tuesday.
, 54, is well [Read more...]