Expert leadership.


Jim Sheward

Former Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder Fiberlink, an IBM company

Jim Sheward was the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Fiberlink, an IBM company. Over the past 20 years, Jim built a strategy and team of professionals that enabled Fiberlink to become a leading provider of enterprise mobility management solutions.

Under Jim's leadership, Fiberlink rapidly grew into a customer-focused organization and changed the way businesses think about mobile computing. Recognizing the importance of enhancing employee productivity and protecting corporate resources, Jim created a vision for Fiberlink’s MaaS360 product to deliver comprehensive mobile security and management capabilities in an easy-to-use cloud-based platform. In December 2013, IBM acquired Fiberlink, making it a key component in the IBM MobileFirst solution portfolio.

Jim received a dual degree in economics and communications from the University of Virginia.