Craig Hayman is the general manager of the Industry Solutions, IBM Software Group. As general manager, Mr. Hayman has oversight for a business unit focused on delivering high value, integrated solutions that enable better business outcomes for clients by building smarter industries – a portfolio which includes IBM's Industry Frameworks, Enterprise Content Management solutions, and Industry Solution products.
Prior to this assignment, Craig was general manager of Application & Integration Middleware (AIM) business unit for IBM Software Group - an organization of more than 8,000 software development, marketing, services, and sales professionals. He was responsible for IBM's WebSphere portfolio and other strategic middleware technologies, including Web application servers, transaction and messaging systems, business integration technology, e-commerce servers, and industry-oriented middleware solutions.
Previously, Mr. Hayman was Vice President, WebSphere, with responsibility for Application & Integration Middleware (AIM) software development and portfolio responsibility for Business Process Management, Connectivity, Application Infrastructure and DataPower. He has held numerous leadership positions in Strategy, Development, and Customer Support across IBM Software Group, including RFID, Client Technology and Voice solutions.
Mr. Hayman joined IBM to work on XML standards to represent objects in transactional systems. He co-led the revamp of the IBM development tools and the resulting WebSphere Studio product line which was launched in 2001 together with the underlying development environment eclipse.org.
Prior to joining IBM, Mr. Hayman co-founded an enterprise tools vendor after holding IT positions at British Telecom and Credit Suisse First Boston. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Electronics from the University of London.