Phil Spring

Executive Partner and Vice President
IBM Global Business Services

Phil is VP for Environment, Energy and Utilities in IBM Europe, and has a downstream energy focus.  His teams provide technology and consulting services, helping major European utilities navigate major programmes, exploring and embracing digital opportunities.  He arrived in IBM through the PwCC acquisition, business schooled in SAID, and has worked in all utilities industry segments, fondly remembering a year spent working in a sewage treatment works.  His current preoccupation is on how the creativity and potential for innovation offered by "digital" can move beyond many PoCs and into a Cognitive Enterprise.