David (Dave) Liederbach is a member of the IBM Watson Health leadership team, and leads the Government Health and Human Services business. The mission is enable governments to improve quality, cost, and experience of health and human services programs that enhance peoples live - through the delivery of high value cognitive solutions and services. Solutions are focused on program and policy consulting, social program management, care management, program integrity, analytics, decision support and enterprise data warehouse.
Watson is one of IBM's most significant innovations in the company's 103-year history and represents a new era of information technology. IBM Watson is charged with accelerating a new class of "cognitive" software, services and apps that will fuel a diverse cloud-based ecosystem of enterprises, academic institutions and entrepreneurs. IBM Watson Health aims to advance health by enabling governments, providers, payors and other medical experts to tap in to the power of Watson to support research, clinical care, and wellness.
Dave's IBM career has been characterized by diverse leadership roles and global executive assignments. His work has spanned sales, services, software and IT transformation, in industries including healthcare, life sciences, and government. Before heading up the Watson Health Market, Dave served as president of IBM Canada Ltd. and as general manager for the U.S. Eastern region.
Dave is currently a member of IBM's senior leadership Acceleration Team (AT).
Dave started his IBM career in Cleveland, Ohio, as a systems engineer. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and serves on the Corporate Visiting Committee for Case Western Reserve University, where he received his MBA.
Dave and his wife Sue have three children.