Senior Program Executive, Innovation & Growth Initiatives
David Leaser is the senior executive of strategic growth initiatives for IBM’s Training & Skills program. David developed IBM’s first cloud-based embedded learning solution and is the founder of IBM’s Digital Badge program. He is a Fellow at Northeastern University and a member of the IMS Global Consortium Board advisory group for digital credentials. David has provided guidance to the US Department of Labor and the US Department of Education as an employer subject matter expert. He holds a B.A. in Communications from Pepperdine University and an M.A. in Communications Management from USC’s Annenberg School.