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Rometty's Husband Arranged Her IBM Interview

Rometty took her first job at IBM 36 years ago on the suggestion of her husband. He saw she was frustrated in her current position at an auto company, and reached out to a friend's father who worked for Big Blue to make an introduction.

Rometty said at the time IBM wasn't making professional hires, but her ability to convert banks from Burroughs Corporation systems to IBM landed her a job.

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