IBM Global Business Services is one of the largest business and technology consulting firms in the world; their reach touches organizations across many industries undergoing digital transformation. In this episode, CXOTalk host and industry analyst, Michael Krigsman, speaks with Mark Foster, the head of IBM Global Business Services.

Mark is Senior Vice President, IBM Global Business Services, responsible for the strategy, client value and business performance of IBM’s consulting, systems integration, digital agency, business process outsourcing and application management services businesses across all industries. GBS brings clients the expertise of more than 100,000 consultants and practitioners creating value at the intersection of business insight and information technology.

This interview covers AI, the future of digital transformation, cognitive computing, platforms, IoT, blockchain, cloud computing, enterprise architecture, and related topics. The conversation also addresses industries such as shipping, insurance, and financial services.