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The New Generation of Powered by IBM Watson Apps

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For the first time, IBM has made its IBM Watson technology available as a development platform in the cloud, to enable a worldwide community of software application providers to build a new generation of apps infused with Watson's cognitive systems intelligence. The move aims to spur innovation and fuel a new ecosystem of entrepreneurial software application providers – including start-ups and emerging, venture capital backed businesses. Together with IBM, these business partners share a vision for creating a new class of cognitive applications that transform how businesses and consumers make decisions. To bring this shared vision to life, IBM has introduced the IBM Watson Developers Cloud, a cloud-hosted marketplace where application providers of all sizes and industries tap into resources for developing Watson-powered apps. This includes a developer toolkit, educational materials and access to Watson's API. Come learn about riding the next wave of innovation.

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Stephen Gold

VP Mktg & Sales

IBM

Stephen Gold is Vice President, Watson Ecosystem and Market Development, IBM Watson Group. He has global responsibility for partner development and bringing Watson’s transformative capabilities to the market via the Watson Developer Cloud, Watson Content Store, and Watson Talent Hub. As a member of the senior leadership team, he is working to help commercialize industry solutions based on IBM’s cognitive technology.

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