The Metigy team were very excited to get the news that we had been admitted to the IBM Global Entrepreneurship Program, which includes their access to their BlueMix platform.
Aside from some very helpful funding and services benefits, including access to IBM mentors, the real benefit is access to the IBM Watson product to help fuel our Machine Learning system. This will help us fast track and scale some of the Deep Learning objectives much sooner.
The program has given us access to world-class cognitive services, Watson APIs. This is great news for customers, it's a kickstart into cognitive marketing and tailored content.
It also provides some great opportunities for our team to play with some really interesting technology, which they certainly seem excited about. Providing access to best of breed technology, new frameworks and world class third party solutions to help with our engineering roadmap, it is something that all startups need to overcome in striving to deliver an amazing product.
For any startup, that is great news!
This announcement came shortly after the Metigy team being selected for the #elevate61 program. A big thanks and congratulations to our Director of Partnerships, Johnson Lin, for making this happen.
David has developed deep marketing domain expertise and is passionate about shaping the role technology is having on the marketing function. Formerly a Managing Partner of We Are Social (the largest global social agency), Regional Director APAC for McCann Erickson WorldGroup's digital business, and Managing Director of The Brave Group (an early pioneer in digital marketing), he is driven by the idea that technology can make marketing fun
Johnson has 20 years senior engineering experience including a significant background in projects driving integration with 3rd parties and the management of teams to bring these projects to successful outcomes. His specific interest and experience in content management, developed in a large data VOD environment, has also helped in guiding us with content management and analysis, which set Metigy up to tackle many of our content related AI challenges.
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