Since 2018 under the leadership of Ms. Adamec, IBM Canada has been leading the way in ensuring that higher education institutions are preparing students to enter the workforce. IBM’s programme is delivering leading-edge curriculums to institutions to help students develop skills in trending IT career openings. This includes equipping workers for “new collar” job roles in emerging technology fields that do not always require a bachelor’s degree.
In her role, Lila has led national, North American and worldwide sales and marketing teams. As part of the transformational e-Business journey, she led North American sales and channel teams to build a strong salespipeline, and received numerous awards in so doing. As a Channel Executive with IBM Developer Relations, Lila created and delivered to the Business Partner community programs which prepared Business Partners to deliver pioneering customer solutions. More recently Lila has focused on the development of IBM’s startup and entrepreneur ecosystem focusing on innovation.