Bill Higgins
Chair, IBM Open Innovation Community IBM

Bill Higgins is Director and Distinguished Engineer for, IBM’s newly announced AI platform, and Chair of IBM’s Open Innovation Community, its internal community of IBM’s 120k technologists. Bill has over 20 years experience in the technology industry and deep experience across software engineering, AI, and design. Prior to his current role, Bill overhauled IBM’s internal development tooling, including the largest GitHub and Slack deployments in history. Bill lives in North Carolina with his wife, three kids, and two dogs.