IBM is a leading cloud platform and cognitive solutions company. Founded in 1911, it is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. With Watson, the AI platform for business, powered by data, IBM builds industry-based solutions to real-world problems. For more than seven decades, IBM Research has explored the future of information technology with more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents. For more information, visit www.ibm.com/cio.