Brent H. Woodworth

Brent H. WoodworthBrent H. Woodworth
Marketing and Public Relations Committee


Mission: Provide marketing services, including advertising, industry relationship management, and public relations, for the purpose of uniting the public and private sectors in mitigating the impact of localized disasters and in creating disaster-resistant communities.

Brent is the Manager of IBM's Worldwide Crisis Response Team. He and his team have responded to over 70 major global disasters in 49 countries. Brent has been with IBM for 30years holding a variety of management positions, is a frequent author, speaker on radio and television broadcasts, has participated on U.S. Congressional subcommittee taskforces, and is currently the Chariman and CEO of the Global Partnership for Preparedness, an international non-profit foundation focused on reducing risk, improving response, and safeguarding our future.