Kaveh Massoudian

Business Development Executive - Content
Kaveh Massoudian is currently the Strategic Alliances Director for Content Partnerships in IBM Watson Health division. He oversees the acquisition and governance of strategic data and content assets that are used in Cognitive Solutions for Clinical Decision Support and Discovery Services for Life Sciences, Patient Safety and Consumer Health. An expert in valuation and licensing models for data and content to be used in machine learning and text and data mining, he also has core foundational expertise in partnerships and alliance management, complex deals, business modeling and business case analysis, product development and management, and most importantly ability to rapidly bring strategy into execution and operationalizing scalable offerings. Previously he has held a rich and diverse set of roles in IBM including Strategy and Corporate Development roles for Power Systems, reporting directly to the GM of Power Brand, CTO and Business Development Executive in IBM CHQ focusing on Alliances and Licensing of Intellectual Property, and Industry Solutions in Electronics, Wireless/Telco, Healthcare/Life Sciences, Petroleum/Chemical, and Energy/Utilities. Early in his career, Kaveh held a variety of deep technical and business leadership assignments starting in the Personal Computer division of IBM and then shifting to the Graphics Systems where he helped in design and testing of complex Graphics Processing Units which formed the basis of ATI’s FireGL brand.