In his role as Senior Vice President, Cognitive Applications and Developer Ecosystems, Bob Lord is reshaping IBM for an era of AI and open innovation.
Bob’s team is helping the world’s largest organizations accelerate digital transformation by infusing AI and machine learning into business operations, making it easier to leverage business data for competitive advantage. Simultaneously, Bob is enabling millions of developers to access IBM AI tools, including Watson, at scale.
Bob has also led the creation of the Code and Response tech-for-good initiative within IBM, including the groundbreaking Call for Code global challenge. Prior to IBM, Bob served as President of AOL, and as CEO of Razorfish.