Ms. Sanford was named Senior Vice President, Enterprise on Demand Transformation, IBM in January 2003. Previously, she was Senior Vice President and Group Executive, IBM Storage Systems Group, responsible for development of IBM's Enterprise Storage Server and other storage-related hardware and software. She also has held positions as General Manager, IBM Global Industries and General Manager of IBM's S/390 Division. Ms. Sanford is a member of the Women in Technology International Hall of Fame and the National Association of Engineers. She is on the Board of Trustees of St. John's University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, serves on the Board of Directors of Partnership for New York City and is Co-Chairperson of the Board of Directors for the Business Council of New York State, Inc. Ms. Sanford is a graduate of St. John's University and earned an M.S. degree in operations research from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Ms. Sanford has been a Director of ITT since 1998.