NEWS4 April 2016

IBM hires AOL’s Lord as chief digital officer

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US — Bob Lord (pictured), formerly president at AOL and CEO at Razorfish, has joined IBM as chief digital officer. 

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IBM’s David Kenny, who runs the Watson artificial intelligence programme for the computing giant made the announcement yesterday in a tweet. According to tech news site re/code, the news had been released internally on Friday. 

That internal announcement said that Lord’s role will see him "accelerate and scale all aspects of IBM’s digital presence, operations and ecosystem."