Elliot Turner is the Director of Offering Management inside IBM’s Watson division. He leads a number of teams focused on deep problems in the realm of natural language processing, computer vision, discovery, etc. Elliot is also an investor, startup mentor, and serial entrepreneur. He’s founded two technology companies (both acquired) — one in the artificial intelligence space (AlchemyAPI, acquired by IBM Watson Group, 2015) and the other in the information security space (MimeStar, acquired by ODS Networks, 2000). Before joining IBM He was the founder & CEO of AlchemyAPI. AlchemyAPI was one of the world’s leading cognitive A.I. platforms, with over 45,000 developers in 36+countries and 6 continents using the service, and over 200 universities world-wide.