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Al Zollar

Al Zollar has been an Executive Partner with SIRIS Capital Group, LLC since February 2014.

Zollar retired from IBM in January 2011, capping a 34 year career. He is a 2011 Fellow of the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University.

Zollar was formerly General Manager of IBM Tivoli Software from July 2004-January 2011, where he was responsible for the executive leadership, strategy and P&L of the Tivoli brand, a global, multi-billion dollar business within IBM’s $20B+ Software business. Previously, he was General Manager, IBM iSeries, where he was responsible for the executive leadership, strategy and P&L of the iSeries (formerly AS/400) server product line. Before that, he held senior management positions in each of IBM’s diverse software businesses, including General Manager of IBM Lotus Software. He has been issued US Patent #8,261,329 B2, “Trust and Identity in Secure Calendar Sharing Collaboration”.

He is a board member of PSEG, Incorporated (2012), Bank of New York Mellon (2019) and Nasdaq (2019). He is also a board member of three private companies in the SIRIS portfolio: Stratus Technologies (2014), Pulse Secure (2014), and EFI (2019).  He is a former board member of the Chubb Corporation (2001-16) and Red Hat (2018-19). Al is also member of the Executive Leadership Council, and a Lifetime Member of the National Society of Black Engineers.

Zollar holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics from the University of California at San Diego. In 2011 he was named one of 50 distinguished alumni of the university. He spends his free time with his family and friends, reading, playing golf and listening to jazz.

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