CognitiveScale Hosts First Annual User Conference, Forms Healthcare Customer Inner Circle and Clinical Advisory Board
AUSTIN, TX – October 23, 2015 – CognitiveScale®, the Cognitive Cloud Company®, is today hosting its first annual user conference, “Cognite2015.” The invitation-only event, being held in Austin, brings together C-level executives from Fortune 100 insurance, healthcare, commerce, and consumer goods companies.
Cognite2015 features speaker Brian Hopkins, vice president and principal analyst, Forrester. Additional C-level speakers at the event include Chris Belmont, CIO, MD Anderson, Laura Kaiser, EVP/COO, Intermountain Healthcare, Rob High, CTO, IBM Watson, Mini Kahlon, VP of Partnerships and Strategy, Dell Medical School University of Texas at Austin, and renowned author and Babson College distinguished professor Tom Davenport.
“Hosting a user conference that brings together leaders from Fortune 100 companies and visionaries one year after emerging from stealth is unprecedented,” said Akshay Sabhikhi, CEO, CognitiveScale. “Having tripled revenue, customers and employees in 12 months not only proves the demand for our unique approach to cognitive computing, it reflects the growing need for solutions that deliver immediate return on an organization’s investments.”
Forms Healthcare Customer Inner Circle & Healthcare Advisory Board
CognitiveScale also announced the formation of a Clinical Advisory Board and Healthcare Customer Inner Circle. The healthcare customer inner circle (HCIC) is committed to sharing best practices and business enablers in applying cognitive computing to boost patient engagement, empower healthcare professionals, and lower the incidents and associated costs of managing and treating chronic conditions. Inaugural members of the HCIC include business leaders from Intermountain Healthcare, Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin, MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Systems and Dell Children’s Medical Center.
Members of the Clinical Advisory Board include leading clinicians, physicians, and healthcare executives from hospitals, research institutes, private practice, academia, and government who are committed to advancing the use of cognitive technologies to address the rise in chronic conditions.
CognitiveScale is a provider of enterprise Cognitive Cloud™ software, a new class of machine intelligence that accelerates decision-making, enhances customer engagement, and improves employee productivity.
Our industry optimized products help create meaning and learning from complex, multi-structured data and weave actionable insights, experiences, and continuous learning into the fabric of business.
Privately funded, CognitiveScale was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas. The company is led by seasoned technology and industry entrepreneurs and was founded by the former leader of IBM Watson Labs.
For more information on the company and our 100+ employees, please visit us at cognitivescale.com and follow @cognitivescale on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.