How do you get a computer excited about Tennis? Learn how IBM helps create award winning digital experiences for the Wimbledon Championships

Simon Boyden

Abstract

The Wimbledon Championships are 150 years old and your first associations are probably about the traditions - Pimms and strawberries and the all white dress. However did you know that IBM applies cutting edge AI and cloud computing to help the Club become a data driven media organisation.

Take a look behind the scenes at how IBM achieves all of this and what it takes to put on an event seen by billions around the world.

Speaker

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Simon is the technical lead for the on site work IBM does for the Wimbledon Championships. He's responsible for the capture of over 4.5 million data points over the course of every Championship and the solutions which enrich and give context to this information before distributing it to fans within grounds and onwards to billions around the world.

Within IBM Simon also leads to development of first of a kind digital solutions from digital banking to contactless checkouts. He's passionate about engineering and a leader within IBM around agile delivery and modern engineering approaches to solving problems.

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