David Nelson, Director

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David Nelson leads global government strategy and market development at IBM Watson Health. His work focuses on provincial, state, and national health and social services agencies engaged with policy development and delivery to best serve their stakeholders. He has been involved with CAN for over a decade and is committed to housing, food insecurity, and community building issues. Prior to joining IBM, Mr. Nelson held leadership positions with The Advisory Board Company, Gemini Consulting, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and Henry Ford Health System. Mr. Nelson received a health policy and management M.S. from Harvard University and a B.A. from Michigan State University.