IoT Slam Live 2017 Headline Keynote by Chris O’Connor

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Session Abstract:

The Internet of Things is transforming the way we work and live. IoT technologies are enabling enterprises to create new business models, transform customer engagements and catapult entire industries forward. Technologies like cognitive computing, IoT Platforms, Blockchain and Digital Twin are rapidly reinventing how the Internet of Things is being used to drive industry transformation. This session will explore how businesses across the world are taking advantage of the ever-more-connected world to drive smarter and more profitable business.


Chris O’Connor
GM Internet of Things, IBM

Chris O’Connor is the General Manager, Internet of Things for IBM. Chris’s current responsibilities are focused on growth of this area for clients and IBM. Prior to this role, Chris was responsible for the product strategy and engineering of the IBM Tivoli Software Division in IBM and similarly for the Industry Solutions Software division around Smart Commerce and Smart Cities.  His roles have involved successive responsibilities around arranging patterns of software for industry as well as IT data center value. Chris is an active member of the IBM Growth and Transformation Team and has served on the IBM Technology Team. This role reports directly to IBM’s CEO and senior leaders. He has been active in the IT Industry for the past 25 years both within IBM and at other industry software providers.

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