Paul Roma

General Manager at IBM Watson Health

Paul Roma is the global General Manager for IBM Watson Health, an organization helping to lead the transformation of health around the world by applying next-generation technologies, such as data, analytics, AI and hybrid cloud, to address the most pressing health challenges globally. Watson Health partners with the greatest minds in the healthcare world – including Memorial Sloan Kettering, Mayo Clinic, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard among others in life sciences, health plans and tech – to research, develop, train and test our technologies. Paul has more than 20 years of executive management and expertise in healthcare IT and operations serving healthcare providers, life sciences companies, government agencies and health plans. Most recently, Paul served as the CEO and Chairman of Ciox Health, a company focused on making health information interoperability easy for patients, doctors and enterprises. Prior to Ciox, Paul spent 12 years at Deloitte Consulting where he served as Global Chief Analytics Officer. In this role, he established the firm’s Global Analytics Market Offering, which featured a single platform for analytics and machine learning that spanned across all of Deloitte’s businesses. He also founded Deloitte Products and Innovation Labs and spent 10 years as Deloitte’s National Technology Lead in HealthCare and Life Sciences. Paul is an adjunct lecturer of Computer Science at Northwestern University and Singularity University and a contributor to Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT) Center for Information Systems Research and MIT Media Lab. He graduated from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.