Brian Walter
Global Industry LeaderIBM Watson Group
Brian Walter is the Global Industry Leader for Banking and Financial Services within The IBM Watson Group. Watson is one of the most significant innovations in the company’s 103 year history and represents a new era of information technology. Mr. Walter’s responsibilities include solutions design and product management for Wealth Management and Banking, leading transformation programs for Watson FSS Clients, leading global go to market activities and use case development. Additionally, Mr. Walter is a key member of the group responsible for evaluation and recommendation for acquisitions and partnerships within the Watson Financial Services organization. Mr. Walter has over 30 years of consulting and management experience within the Financial Services sector. Prior to joining IBM, he held multiple executive positions including: creation and delivery of strategic solutions, software development, head of operations, company acquisitions, strategic partnerships, and client acquisitions. During this period he was one of the early pioneers of commercial application of the internet and built some the earliest and most innovative commerce sites.

Mr. Walter has degrees in Finance and Marketing from Villanova University.