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Technology Policy Executive (Government & Regulatory Affairs)

Washington, DC 20004
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At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. To lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems.

Your Role and Responsibilities
The position will be responsible for advocating on some of the most critical technology policy issues of today, such as blockchain, cryptocurrency, cloud, open technologies and open source software, that impact IBM.

The Technology Policy Executive for Government and Regulatory Affairs will identify and implement proactive public policy positions and campaigns to favorably impact the companys operating environment in the U.S. and worldwide. You will also build effective relationships and develop alliances to advance IBM objectives.

The position will report to the Director, Technology Policy, Government and Regulatory Affairs. You will be a member of the global Government and Regulatory Affairs team and will be expected to collaborate effectively.

Additionally, the Technology Policy Executive will:
  • Identify policy and regulatory accelerators, and barriers, for our technologies and solutions, to help craft our policy positions.
  • Help design, and handle the execution of, policy campaigns, including messaging, coalition building, and events.
  • Discover and track relevant policy and regulatory developments, including guidance, rule making, hearings, legislation, executive orders, etc.
  • Ensure coordination across IBM, especially with policy, communications, business and legal colleagues, on internal and external activities and developments.
  • Prepare executive communications with pertinent information on policy developments, campaigns, activities for senior management.
  • Have and grow strategic relationships with leaders in federal agencies, Congress, business and influencer communities.
  • Represent the company externally at coalitions, events, conferences, and government meetings.

You should be passionate about the potential of technology to positively transform industries and society. You should also have a strong understanding of emerging technologies like blockchain and cloud, as well as deep functional experience in policy, with validated relationships and proven relationship and coalition building skills.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
5 years experience:
  • Innovate, be proactive and move the needle with regard to political and policy matters.
  • Persuasively communicate technologies, like blockchain and cloud, and complexities broadly, at the highest levels of government and business.
  • Collaborate effectively, and build networks, internally across business units and solutions owners and externally with diverse stakeholders.
  • Envision, through collaboration, pro-active in policy and regulation regulatory and public policy positions to advance business interests and anticipate changes that could affect the company.
  • Develop and execute strategic plans and public policy campaigns.
  • Continually learn and stay abreast on technology developments
  • flexibility, driven and have an energetic and dynamic approach to teaming and problem identification and solving.
  • Have a commercial outlook, exercise sound business judgment and represent with integrity.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
An advanced degree in public policy, international relations or related field will be considered favorably.

About Business Unit
IBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world's most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work environments for IBMers.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world. What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2019-11-01

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