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Chris O'Connor
General Manager, 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.

What do business leaders have to say about the Internet of Things?

What do business leaders have to say about the Internet of Things?

April 25, 2016 | by Chris O'Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
Without question, the Internet of Things impacts our daily lives—or it soon will be. And one key area of impact is business transformation. Hear what some business leaders in a variety of industries had to say about the impact of the Internet of Things on business transformation in a recent panel...

Creating new personalized learning and IoT solutions with cognitive computing

April 15, 2016 | by Chris O'Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
Visionary institutions have already realized the possibilities of advancing educational opportunities with new technologies. The rapid digitization of the education industry and the emergence of cognitive systems are happening in parallel.
How an IoT platform can help enable enterprise transformation

How an IoT platform can help enable enterprise transformation

April 8, 2016 | by Chris O'Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
Lately, the IoT platform is getting a lot of attention. A platform provides tremendous value by linking the IoT endpoints to the applications and analytics needed to generate business outcomes. It’s the linchpin in a holistic IoT solution because it enables the data generated at the endpoints to be...
How the Internet of Things is improving performance on the Formula One power unit operation

How the Internet of Things is improving performance on the Formula One power unit operation

March 17, 2016 | by Chris O'Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
In Formula One automobile racing, raw power has been the traditional focus for Formula One teams. Today, new regulations by the sport’s governing body are shifting that focus to highly energy-efficient automotive technologies. Take a trackside look at how Internet of Things sensor data and...
How are you harnessing your Internet of Things potential?

How are you harnessing your Internet of Things potential?

March 14, 2016 | by Chris O'Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
Implementing Internet of Things solutions can be significantly cost-effective and offer competitive advantages. The Internet of Things provides so many entry points, and organizations can quickly start deriving value from it no matter where they are on their Internet of Things journey, what...
Persistent Systems and IBM collaborate to progress IoT engineering

Persistent Systems and IBM collaborate to progress IoT engineering

February 23, 2016 | by Chris O'Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
At IBM InterConnect, Persistent Systems and IBM unveiled a collaboration to pursue a combined Internet of Things strategy and help customers develop solutions on the Watson IoT Platform using the IoT Continuous Engineering solution.
Creating intelligent buildings with the Internet of Things

Creating intelligent buildings with the Internet of Things

February 22, 2016 | by Chris O'Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
Modern buildings often house interactive, collaborative and dynamic working environments. Get a glimpse at how some leading-edge organizations are applying cognitive analytics and the Internet of Things to design digital, intelligent buildings with elastic environments that can dramatically enhance...
The Internet of Things at IBM InterConnect 2016

The Internet of Things at IBM InterConnect 2016

February 11, 2016 | by Chris O'Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
The transformative impact of the Internet of Things continues to expand widely across industries, and its progress does not appear to be slowing anytime soon in 2016. Attend IBM InterConnect 2016 to see firsthand how the IBM Internet of Things portfolio will continue to innovate the ways...
IBM reshapes the future of IoT applications with The Weather Company’s Product and Technology Businesses acquisition

IBM reshapes the future of IoT applications with The Weather Company’s Product and Technology Businesses acquisition

February 3, 2016 | by Chris O'Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
A powerful combination of weather science, data science and technology is what lead to IBM’s relationship with The Weather Company’s global B2B division, WSI, and ultimately, IBM’s acquisition of The Weather Company’s Product and Technology Business.
Top Internet of Things trends for 2016

Top Internet of Things trends for 2016

January 22, 2016 | by Chris O'Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things, IBM
The Internet of Things arguably grew by leaps and bounds in 2015. Where is the Internet of Things headed in 2016? Take a look at one perspective in which interest in the Internet of Things is expected to evolve toward widespread implementation.

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