Bob Weber was elected by the IBM Board of Directors to become IBM's first-ever senior vice president for legal and regulatory affairs, effective January 2006. At the end of 2014, he stepped down as a corporate officer and became IBM senior advisor, a position in which he continues to work with IBM Chairman Ginni Rometty and her senior team.
Weber currently serves as a member of the Cleveland Clinic Board of Directors and is a member of the Clinic’s Governance and Audit Committee, as well as serving as chair of the Compensation Committee. He is also a member of the International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the Program of Church Management at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome.
At the invitation of the United States Golf Association, Weber served two one-year terms as volunteer general counsel for the USGA (2016 and 2017). Weber is an honors graduate of both Yale University (BA 1972) and Duke University Law School (JD 1976) and was a partner in an international law firm before being recruited to join IBM.
Weber is a dual citizen of both the United States of America and the Republic of Italy. He provides consulting services through RCW Consulting LLC for legal, communications, and crisis management matters.