Timi Hadra is a Partner at IBM and serves as IBM’s Senior State Executive for West Virginia. She leads IBM’s regional client innovation center in Rocket Center, West Virginia, where she led the expansion of the workforce by more than 47% in just over three years. Much of Timi’s work is focused on creating STEM and workforce development opportunities in under-served regions. In 2018, Timi led IBM’s launch of the first Application Developer Apprenticeship program in West Virginia. In addition to workforce issues, Ms. Hadra is a transformational leader providing relevant and compelling solutions to government clients’ missions in the areas of agile transformations, application innovation, and cloud migration. She has over 17 years of experience serving our Federal Government clients in various capacities including contract management, program management and business development.
Timi was born and raised in the Rocket Center region and is committed to supporting its economic revitalization. She is active in the economic development and education communities and serves on several local community organization boards. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Frostburg State University, a Master’s of Science in Regional Economics from the Pennsylvania State University, and a Masters of Contract Management from the American Graduate University.