This form is to nominate a NON-IBMer to become an IBM Champion. If this form fails or sticks on processing, please try a private browser window or contact the program manager – we are working on fixing this problem. If you have not reviewed the criteria and benefits for an IBM Champion, please do so.

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New IBM Champion nominations will be accepted through 2 December 2019. Champions will be named in January 2020.

How we use your information

The IBM Champion nomination process collects and processes information about nominees, including business contact information; IBM ID and profile link; social media links; products and areas of expertise and interest; activities and links that support your nomination (such as blogs and articles, social media, user group membership, and speaking activity); and contact information for references who will support the nomination for evaluating nominations and selecting IBM Champions, for providing Champion benefits, for announcing Champions, for connecting Champions to opportunities, and for tracking Champion activities. Contact information will also be used to contact all nominees, nominators, and references regarding the status of the nominations and to request additional information for the selection process as needed.
For the purpose(s) set out above, IBM may provide your personal data: to the selection committee, in the Influitive Advocate hub, on our Slack channel, to IBM legal, to Staples, to Ricoh, and to Acclaim. IBM may also share your contact information to publicize your status. More information on how we handle and use your personal information can be found in the IBM Privacy Statement.

Please keep an eye on for updates and news. If you have questions or comments about the nomination process or the IBM Champions Program, please contact Sr. WW Champion Program Manager Libby Ingrassia .