Lindsay-Rae is has recently returned to the United States to serve as the Human Resources Vice President for Business and Technical Leadership and as IBM’s Chief Diversity Officer.
For the last seven years, Lindsay-Rae has been living and working in the growth markets of Dubai and Singapore, opening new markets for IBM, primarily through the Services business.
Previously Lindsay-Rae was the GTS HRVP for IBM’s Growth Market Unit, comprised of 140 countries across Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, as well as Asia Pacific. Early in her HR career, Lindsay-Rae was the Global Program Manager for IBM’s Global Work/Life Fund (GWLF) and Lifeworks for IBM’s Global Workforce Diversity division. The GWLF was $50 million global fund to develop and support work/life programs in communities where IBM employees live and work.
Lindsay-Rae is known for implementing innovative, transformational HR strategies that drive business performance and capture HR shifts in the marketplace to keep IBM competitive and attractive.
Lindsay-Rae graduated with highest honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she was a Morehead Scholar and has an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Lindsay-Rae and her husband have three small children, all born in Singapore. Her family of five have eight passports between them, speak four languages, and have lived and worked on four continents
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