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IBM World of Watson: (Las Vegas, NV)

IBM World of Watson 2016

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IBM World of Watson Day One Kickoff
Day One Kickoff
Dave Vellante amd John Furrier kicked off our day one coverage at IBM World of Watson 2016 in Las Vegas, NV.
 
 
 
 
 
 
IBM World of Watson Day One Wrap Up
Day 1 Wrap Up
Dave Vellante and John Furrier wrapped up our day one coverage at World Watson in Las Vegas, NV.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Day Two Wrap
John Furrier & Dave Vellante wrap up day two at IBM World of Watson at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV
 

Guests Included

Marc Altshuller
General Manager, Business Analytics, IBM

Marc Altshuller

Interview Overview
Marc Altshuller stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about the update about business analytics and Watson. He also provided insight into how business users can implement Cognos Analytics, the new upgrade every eight to ten weeks, and much more.
 
Marc Altshuller has visited theCUBE many times, including IBM Vision 2015 and IBM Insight 2014.
 

Gerhard Baum
Chief Digital Officer, Schaeffler Group

John McDonald

Interview Overview
Gerhard Baum stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about what the Schaeffler Group does. He also provided insight into the products and services the Scharffler Group provides, driving digital transformation in the company, and much more.
 
This was Gerhard’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Prashant Bhuyan
Co founder, CEO and Chairman, Alpha Modus Research

Prashant Bhuyan

Interview Overview
Prashant Bhuyan stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about what Alpha Modus Research does. He also provided insight into how start up businesses need to start factoring in creativity, imagination and curiosity into their process, and much more.
 
Prashant Bhuyan previously stopped by theCUBE at IBMInterConnect 2016.
 

George Davis
Creative Director/CEO, Quest Digital Interactive

George Davis

Interview Overview
George Davis stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about adding artificial intelligence into TVs. He also provided insight into what “gamification meets TV means”, revolutionizing TV so viewers can interact with TV, and much more.
 
This was George’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Joe Francis
Backend Developer, IBM

Pietro Mazzoleni

Interview Overview
Joe Francis and Pietro Mazzoleni stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about how they used Bluemix, OJS, and Watson to create the event website in months. They also provided insight into how they used Watson to create a customized experience for each IBM World of Watson attendee, and much more.
 
This was Joe’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Mary Glackin
Senior VP Science and Forecast Operations, The Weather Company

Mary Glackin

Interview Overview
Mary Glackin stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about how weather factors into many things, including vehicles. She also provided insight into how 70% of accidents is related to the weather, bringing in weather technology into vehicles to create safer cars on the road, and much more.
 
This was Mary’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Harriet Green
General Manager, Watson Internet of Things, Commerce and Education, IBM

Harriet Green

Interview Overview
Harriet Green stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about Watson and IOT. She also provided insight into how the Internet of Things is the fourth wave of movement, applying cognitive solutions to different roles, improving capabilities in education, and much more.
 
This was Harriet’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Eric Hunter
Director of Knowledge, Technology & Innovation Strategies, “Bradford & Barthel, LLP
Spherical Models, LLC”

Eric Hunter

Interview Overview
Eric Hunter stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about the change in culture for how things are getting done. He also provided insight into the blurred lines behind business and personal lives, the futuristic side of what Watson is powering, and much more.
 
This was Eric’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Inderpal Bhandari
Global Chief Data Officer, IBM

Inderpal Bhandari

Interview Overview
Inderpal Bhandari stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about the 10 year anniversary of information on demand. He also provided insight into how IOT means innovation and data as an asset, what the landscape for architects looks like, and much more.
 
Inderpal Bhandari has visited theCUBE many times, including IBM Chief Data Officer Strategy Summit.
 

Andre Konig
Co-Founder, Opentopic

Andre Koenig

Interview Overview
Andre Konig stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about how Opentopic uses Watson. He also provided insight into how Opentopic raised funds, how they are deploying Watson with Bluemix, and much more.
 
This was Andre’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Keith Krach
Chairman & CEO, DocuSign

Keith Krach

Interview Overview
Keith Krach and Inhi Cho Suh stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about what Watson Workspace is and how they have brought in moments. They also provided insight into how Watson has been brought into Docusign, bringing in 130,000 new users per day, and much more.
 
This was Keith’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Bob Lord
Chief Digital Officer, IBM Digital Business Group, IBM

Bob Lord

Interview Overview
Bob Lord stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about using Watson for the digital storefront. He also provided insight into the three phases of innovation, including driving innovation at IBM, helping to improve the performance of IBM, and keeping the customer at the center, and much more.
 
This was Bob’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Faisal Masud
Chief Digital, Staples

Faisal Masud

Interview Overview
Faisal Masud stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about how Staples is the fourth largest ecommerce business in the world. He also provided insight into the technology they use, their target audience, moving to the public cloud, and much more.
 
This was Faisal’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Pietro Mazzoleni
Cognitive Researcher, IBM

Pietro Mazzoleni

Interview Overview
Pietro Mazzoleni and Joe Francis stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about how they used Bluemix, OJS and Watson to create the event website in months. They also provided insight into how they used Watson to create a customized experience for each IBM World of Watson attendee, and much more.
 
This was Pietro’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Tamara McCleary
CEO, Thulium.com

Chris Penn

Interview Overview
Tamara McCleary and Chris Penn stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about the evolution of data with IBM. They also provided insight into how IBM is making it easier for companies to work with analytics and data, going beyond the code, marketers trying to be technologists, and much more.
 
This was Tamara’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

John McDonald
CEO, CloudOne & IBM Champion

John McDonald

Interview Overview
John McDonald stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about what CloudOne is and being a partner of IBM. He also provided insight into bringing technologies together, what the IBM Champion program is, and much more.
 
This was John’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Jason McGee
IBM Fellow, VP, CTO, IBM Cloud Platform, IBM

Jason McGee

Interview Overview
Jason McGee stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about the traction of Bluemix. He also provided insight into the higher level services driving excitement, bringing the many technology properties together into one platform, and much more.
 
Jason McGee has stopped by theCUBE many times, including at DockerCon 16, OpenStack Summit 2016, DockerCon 2015, and IBM Edge 2012.
 

Jens Meggers
SVP & GM, Cisco Cloud Collaboration

Jens Meggers

Interview Overview
Jens Meggers and Inhi Cho Suh stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about the partnership between IBM and Cisco. They also provided insight into combining Cisco and IBM services to make work collaboration products for businesses, building out current solutions, and much more.
 
This was Jens’ first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Shyam Nagarajan
Director, WW Blockchain and Cognitive Business Operations Sales

Shyam Nagarajan

Interview Overview
Shyam Nagarajan stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about how Blockchain is disrupting the market. She also provided insight into what Blockchain and IBM are working on together, industries where Blockchain is used, and much more.
 
This was Shyam’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Nancy Pearson
Vice President Marketing Cognitive Business, IBM

Nancy Pearson

Interview Overview
Nancy Pearson stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about this year’s World of Watson event compared to last year. She also provided insight into going from defining Watson to delivering it, how Watson is driving social change, and much more.
 
Nancy Pearson has visited theCUBE many times, including at IBMInterConnect 2016, IBM InterConnect 2015, and IBM Edge 2013.
 

Michelle Peluso
Chief Marketing Officer, IBM

Michelle Peluso

Interview Overview
Michelle Peluso stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about ways that Watson is making life better for people. She also provided insight into how to sharpen the messaging, marketing as a science, and much more.
 
This was Michelle’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Chris Penn
VP Marketing Technology, SHIFT Communications

Chris Penn

Interview Overview
Chris Penn and Tamara McCleary stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about the evolution of data with IBM. They also provided insight into how IBM is making it easier for companies to work with analytics and data, going beyond the code, marketers trying to be technologists, and much more.
 
This was Chris’ first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Chris O’Connor
IBM Watson IoT Offerings General Manager, IBM

Chris O'Connor

Interview Overview
Chris O’Connor stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about how Blockchain has an operational impact on businesses. He also provided insight into traditional organizations transforming into digital companies, data end points, and much more.
 
Chris O’Connor has stopped by theCUBE many times, including at IBMInterConnect 2016, IBM Pulse 2014, and IBM Edge 2013.
 

Bob Picciano
Senior Vice President, IBM Analytics, IBM

Bob Picciano

Interview Overview
Bob Picciano stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about the progress of Watson over the past few years. He also provided insight into what IBM has learned, promises IBM has made and kept through the years, and much more.
 
Bob Picciano has visited theCUBE many times, including IBM Insight 2015, IBM Chief Data Officer Strategy Summit with Inderpal Bhandari, IBMz Next 2015 with Inhi Cho Suh, and MIT CDOIQ Symposium 2015.
 

Jeff Spicer
Vice President, Marketing, IBM Analytics, IBM

Jeff Spicer

Interview Overview
Jeff Spicer stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about his take on what IBM is doing. He also provided insight into redefining the process of going to market, the data-first philosophy, why the data platform is important, and much more.
 
This was Jeff’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Inhi Cho Suh
GM, IBM Collaborations, IBM

Inhi Cho Suh

Interview Overview: Inhi and Keith
Inhi Cho Suh and Keith Krach stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about what Watson Workspace is and how they have brought in moments. They also provided insight into how Watson has been brought into Docusign, bringing in 130,000 new users per day, and much more.
 
Interview Overview: Inhi and Jens
Inhi Cho Suh and Jens Meggers stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about the partnership between IBM and Cisco. They also provided insight into combining Cisco and IBM services to make work collaboration products for businesses, building out current solutions, and much more.
 
Inhi Cho Suh has visited theCUBE many times, including at IBMInterConnect 2016, IBM Insight 2015, IBM InterConnect 2015, and IBMz Next 2015.
 

Shannon Vallor
Professor of Philosophy, Santa Clara University

Shannon Vallor

Interview Overview
Shannon Vallor stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about technology with a social impact. She also provided insight into how artificial intelligence will impact all areas of people’s lives, being ready for AI as a society, putting systems in place to support AI, and much more.
 
This was Shannon’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

Richard Wiedenbeck
Senior Vice President & CIO, Ameritas

Richard Wiedenbeck

Interview Overview
Richard Wiedenbeck stopped by theCUBE and chatted with John Furrier and Dave Vellante about what Ameritas is and the technology they use. He also provided insight into what’s changing about the industry with digital transformation coming in, how the life insurance industry is changing, and much more.
 
This was Richard’s first time visiting theCUBE!
 

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