Ayal Steinberg

Vice President, Sales - Data, AI & Automation Business @ IBM

Ayal Steinberg is the Vice President of Global Sales for IBM’s Data, AI, and Automation business unit.  In his capacity Ayal oversees IBM’s largest and one of the most strategic business units with over 2,500 people and several billion dollars of annual revenue.  Ayal has proven success in managing complex and global sales organizations. Throughout his career, Ayal has created and led high-performing sales teams focused on selling complex software solutions to some of the world’s most well-known brands in more then 50 countries. Prior to IBM, Ayal successfully led sales teams through transformation and hyper growth at IBM Netezza, Oracle, Datastax (the open source provider of Apache Cassandra), and other enterprise software companies.  Earlier in his career, Ayal was a pioneer in selling software for several start-ups in price optimization and advanced analytics. Ayal majored in Economics from Binghamton University, State University of New York.