Calvin Lawrence




The highly respected senior information technology executive with more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of IT, including sales, engineering, application development and delivery. During the last 8 years, he has held executive leadership roles in IBM's Cloud computing, Smarter Cities, Watson Cognitive Computing, Internet of Things, Big Data, and Analytics divisions. Specializes in working face-to-face with clients to develop solutions that demonstrate not only technical but business acumen. Demonstrated success working with non-technical buyers to conceptualize and deliver customized, cross-platform products to address next-generation challenges and opportunities such as customer experience, optimizing mobile platforms, Smarter Cities, Smart Transportation, Intelligent Buildings, and Intelligent Venues. An inspirational manager who leads by example and promotes a shared vision that empowers and motivates employees to consistently exceed expectations. Currently, as CTO for IBM's Cognitive Healthcare Solutions Public Sector division (North America), He is responsible for designing solutions leveraging IBM's Watson, Analytics and IoT technologies in the healthcare space.