David ColeDavid Cole

David is a social entrepreneur and technologist with a passion for innovation in paediatric healthcare. He has had a career with IBM spanning over 18 years and has spent the last two years working within IBM’s artificial intelligence arm, Watson. David’s current role is to help organisations understand, embrace and ultimately utilise IBM Watson’s cognitive technology.

He has held various positions across IBM within marketing, operations, sales and leadership both in the UK and Australia. David is also a business advisor to a number of healthcare, AI and consultative based start up’s based around Oxford and the South of England.

His ultimate goal is to see artificial intelligence technologies, such as Watson, pervasively used in paediatric healthcare to assist with diagnostics and help to save lives. David will begin a tenure as a Digital Health Expert in Residence at Oxford University in April 2017.