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Michael Ludden

Director of Product of IBM Watson Developers Labs & AR/VR Labs
IBM Watson

Michael Ludden is Director of Product at IBM Watson Developer Labs & AR/VR Labs. As passionate about solving real problems for developers as he is about Artificial Intelligence, Michael is also fascinated by all things futurist, and has been involved in ideation around emerging use cases that include Virtual Reality, conversational interfaces (digital including “chatbot” + physical including “IoT”), and generally the emerging field of AI as a service.

Michael’s other career highlights include tenures as Google’s Developer Marketing Manager Lead at Google Play (Android – Education focus), managing a fantastic team as Head of Developer Marketing at Samsung and being a founding member of the Developer Relations team at HTC.

Michael is also a frequently invited Keynote Speaker, Panelist, Master of Ceremonies and has given high profile Product Announcements at conferences around the world including the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, IFA in Berlin, SXSW in Austin, the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, TechCrunch Disrupt in New York, various Linux Foundation events including in Seoul, Budapest & New Orleans – and many more.