1: IBM’s Bob Lord: Call For Code Helps Developers Worldwide Tackle COVID-19

In this episode, Bob Lord, Senior Vice-President of Cognitive Applications and Developer Ecosystems at IBM, inspires us with breakthrough innovations created by IBM, developers worldwide and its partners. He shares the strategies and tactics of true entrepreneurship that not only solve for today’s greatest challenges like the climate crisis and COVID-19, but also unlocks new and expansive opportunities for business. This is the power of technology, collaboration and impact at its best!

Bob Lord

Bob Lord is one of the world’s leading authorities on the use of data and emerging technologies to transform how businesses engage with their customers. Bob is Senior Vice President, Cognitive Applications at IBM where he is responsible for infusing AI in all IBM applications. He also leads IBM Developer Ecosystems and is focused on enabling the world’s developers to access IBM tools at scale.  In 2018 Bob launched Call for Code, a major initiative to give developers and data scientists ubiquitous access to IBM tools and technologies as a means to solve global, societal challenges. IBM has used technologies like Watson, blockchain, and IoT to solve some of the most pressing issues in healthcare, financial services, and government.
 
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