Building the Marketing Engine to power growth for a $19B Start-up

Kyndryl’s Chief Marketing Officer for the Americas, describes the challenge of assembling a new team, pivoting to an account-based growth strategy, and fine-tuning their cultural values.

Alisha Lyndon

by Alisha Lyndon

September 26, 2022

Kyndryl was formed in 2021 as a spin off from IBM’s managed infrastructure service business. Despite inheriting a $19 billion balance sheet, 4000 customers worldwide, and 90,000 employees, the company has high growth ambitions and a start-up mentality. Clara Belalcazar, Kyndryl’s Chief Marketing Officer for the Americas, describes the challenge of assembling a new team, pivoting to an account-based growth strategy, and fine-tuning their cultural values.
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