IBM CEO Luo Ruilan will step down in April, and the new CEO has played an important role in blockchain and other technologies

According to Sina Science and Technology report, on the morning of January 31st, Beijing time, IBM's stock price rose nearly 5% after the close of trading on Thursday, after the company issued a statement saying that its CEO, Virginia Rometty, will officially resign on April 6, and Arvind Krishna takes over. In a press release, Luo Ruilan described Krishna as a "talented technical expert who has played an important role in the company's development of key technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud, quantum computing and blockchain." He is also an "excellent business leader".