John Boudreaux

Chief Innovation Officer for Distribution Market, North America / IBM

John Boudreaux, better known as Boosey (Boo-see), serves as the Chief Innovation Officer for Distribution Market, North America, for IBM. He has helped to develop and bring to market technologies and methodologies focusing on Application and Cognitive Computing Innovation Methodology. He works with clients to help them understand the process and technologies which every company can use to create solutions that are not just inventive, but achieve the desired business outcomes. Boosey has been on the leading edge of technology for his entire career beginning in the IBM Lab in 1987 where he worked on advanced technology that produced the first market successful visual development environment, and through the years has continued to be on the leading edge which now includes containerization, cognitive computing and artificial intelligence, cloud, Blockchain, and IoT.