David Raper leads his team to maximize the social and business impact of IBM Corporate Citizenship across Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. IBM’s Citizenship applies the firm’s talent and technology to help communities thrive during the era of AI in the areas of education, health, and resilient communities. Prior to joining IBM, Raper’s career focused on government reform and not-for-profit performance. Raper has been the director, strategy, and project delivery for the Department of Premier and Cabinet in New South Wales, Australia, working with government agencies to drive performance improvements in urban transport, education, social services, crime prevention, and healthcare. From 2011-2016, he was the senior vice president for social Enterprises and human resources at Housing Works, a leading healthcare and social justice organization.