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How IBM Watson Plays in the Fintech Space

By BenZinga
FinTech, Financial Services

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The Fintech Focus podcast takes a look at the burgeoning world of fintech—as per usual—but through another lens. Typically, when people think of fintech, they think of the technology behind it, which makes sense. But what about the actual people behind it who bring the myriad of moving technological parts together?

In this episode we chat with Tom Eck, Chief Technology Officer at IBM Watson (NYSE: IBM). What Tom does on a daily basis is sniff out fintech startups and see how IBM Watson can be of service to their operations. From payment platforms to brokerages to anything in between, Tom looks for ways to bring a human touch to fintech, helping to build one relationship at a time.

Interview Highlights

So, let’s talk about your day to day workload aside from the days where you spend coding like yesterday. Is your day to day job essentially to just go out and look for companies and figure out how to work with them?

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