David Leaser

Senior Executive, Strategic Initiatives
IBM

David Leaser is the senior manager of strategic initiatives for IBM’s Global Skills Initiative.

Leaser developed IBM’s first cloud-based learning solution and is the program developer for IBM’s new Open Badge program, a leading edge program to attract, engage and progress talent.

Mr. Leaser is the author of a number of thought leadership white papers on talent development, including “Migrating Minds” and “The Social Imperative in Workforce Development.” Leaser has trained more than 4,000 clients and developed more than 30 training manuals and video tutorials.

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