The AI frontier

The AI frontier

Mar 28
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome IBM Australia and New Zealand, Managing Director, David La Rose, to the 2018 Trustee program.


David La Rose, Managing Director, IBM Australia and New Zealand

Event overview

This briefing is by invitation only to CEDA Trustees. Trustees are senior leaders nominated by CEDA member organisations. At CEDA boardroom briefings Trustees hear from an informed, expert guest speaker in a private, small group setting. Invitations to boardroom briefings are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies.

Meet the speaker

David La Rose
Managing Director, IBM Australia and New Zealand

Appointed as Managing Director, IBM Australia and New Zealand in October 2017, David is responsible for leading the business locally, and helping IBM employees, clients and business partners reshape industries and make markets in the digital economy.

David started his career with IBM in Sydney in 1990 as a business analyst, and left Australia in 2001 to work with IBM in senior executive roles across Europe and Asia Pacific (AP). Most recently he was the AP Vice President for Enterprise and Commercial, responsible for IBM’s sales organisation across the region.

During his time in Europe, David was the General Manager, Central and Eastern Europe - responsible for 29 countries including Poland, Czech Republic and Russia - where he gained market share and transitioned the business to strategic software and services. He also held the role of Vice President, IBM Global Business Partners where he drove the expansion of new eco-systems partners and grew traditional partner revenue. 

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