Dr. John E. Kelly III

Senior Vice President, Cognitive Solutions and IBM Research

Dr. John E. Kelly III has nearly four decades of experience innovating and leading in the Information Technology (IT) industry. During this time, he has played numerous significant technical and business roles driving IBM's leadership in technologies ranging from semiconductors to supercomputers to Artificial Intelligence (AI) cognitive systems. In his current role as Executive Vice President, Dr. Kelly is responsible for helping to guide IBM's global technical and business success. He is focused on overseeing IBM's enterprise wide Intellectual Property, Security and Privacy, academic, industrial, and government partnerships, as well as its technical community. He is also currently responsible for leading the company's Watson Health.