Wednesday, April 3, 2013
4:15–5:30 p.m.


Campbell Lounge, Center for Recreation and Sports

David A. Kerr, Watson for Healthcare – IBM

The Robert B. Willumstad School of Business Executive-in-Residence Program brings executives to campus to talk about the challenges, awards, and current issues facing their organizations.


David A. Kerr

The Executive in Residence event on Wednesday, April 3.  Karen Parrish had a last minute change of schedule so we now have David A Kerr, Director, IBM WATSON for Healthcare, IBM Corporate Strategy.  He will be speaking about IBM WATSON solutions for Healthcare. 

David Kerr is Director, Watson for Healthcare in the IBM Corporate Strategy team where he focuses on the Healthcare industry and Software segments.  Mr. Kerr has over 25 years experience in the IT industry as a technology and business leader for software development and strategy. He led large teams developing systems software and vertical industry solutions prior to assuming his current role in Corporate Strategy.  Most recently Mr. Kerr has been focusing on the issues facing the Healthcare industry and working with IBM’s Healthcare & Life Sciences team to develop solution strategies for the application of information technology to the improvement of Healthcare quality and costs.  He is currently responsible for IBM Watson-based technology strategy applied to Healthcare industry.