Mercedes Escala

VP Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives @ IBM



Mercedes Escala is a senior HR Executive, with extensive expertise in Compensation & Benefits and Employee Engagement. A 25 year long career at IBM, having different roles within HR, has allowed her to design and implement many HR Programs as well as leading the implementation of a Global Digital Transformation for Recognition. She’s a Blue Core Coach at IBM and has extensive experience as a mentor for P-TECH. Mercedes is one of the executive sponsors of IBM’s mindfulness community and has been a strong supporter of expanding the reach of that community. Currently Mercedes is the VP of CSR Initiatives at IBM, leading all volunteering programs across IBM, combining two of her passions, giving back and employee engagement.