Robert C. Weber retired as the Senior Advisor to IBM on December 31, 2020. He previously served as the Senior Vice President, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, and General Counsel at IBM. Prior to joining IBM, he practiced law at Jones Day in Cleveland, Ohio. In private practice he represented many international businesses, including IBM, in highly visible and complex controversies. While in private practice, he was listed in The Best Lawyers in America and, The Chambers Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and was recognized on two separate occasions by The National Law Journal for having won one of the top ten defense verdicts of the year.

Mr. Weber is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He is a member of the board of the US Chamber of Commerce. He served as President of the Cleveland Bar Association and established the Bar Association’s Juvenile Justice Initiative, a project for which he and the Cleveland Bar received the Ohio State Bar Association’s highest award for public service. He is a former treasurer and trustee of United Way Services of Cleveland and a former member of the board of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution.

Mr. Weber graduated from Yale College and Duke Law School.

Cleveland Clinic - Director

First Elected to Cleveland Clinic Board in 2017

Board Committees: Audit, Compensation (Chair), Governance