IBM is a global technology and innovation company headquartered in Armonk, NY. It is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 400,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. Utilizing its business consulting, technology and R&D expertise, IBM helps clients become "smarter" as the planet becomes more digitally interconnected. This includes working with organizations and governments to build systems that improve traffic congestion, availability of clean water, and the health and safety of populations. IBM invests more than $6 billion a year in R&D, just completing its 18th year of patent leadership. IBM Research has received recognition beyond any commercial technology research organization and is home to 5 Nobel Laureates, 9 US National Medals of Technology, 5 US National Medals of Science, 6 Turing Awards, and 10 Inductees in US Inventors Hall of Fame. The company was behind the inventions of the PC; SABRE travel reservation system; UPC codes, Watson, the Jeopardy!-playing computing system, and much more.
Contribution/Leadership - Goal is to be recognized as a leader and expert both internally within IBM and externally by industry associations and government officials. Provides advice, guidance and assistance to country general managers, HR and Legal executives, business units and all members of the IBM management team in areas related to public policy and government relations. Provides “thought leadership” on emerging issues and is perceived by government leaders as the “advisor of choice” on public policy issues based on demonstrated expertise and personal relationships. . Communication/Negotiation - Superior communications and interpersonal skills. Regular interaction with senior IBM management at regional and country levels. Extensive external contacts with senior government officials, industry associations and executives of other corporations. Persuasive communicator with the ability to understand and accommodate diverse views in negotiating changes in government policies and regulations to meet IBM’s needs. Ability to handle complex and sensitive negotiations with absolute integrity.
Experienced professional with broad knowledge of government policies, specified regulations and processes and their implications for IBM's business operations. Drives the development of strategies and action plans to address issues at the national, local and regional level. Implements strategies and action plans through direct interaction with government officials and through leadership in industry associations. Significant potential for influencing and impacting IBM business results, working closely with the internal IBM clients.
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