IBM Internet of Things boss takes new job at Internet2

Florence Hudson, most recently IBM's director of Internet of Things Business, has been named Senior VP and Chief Innovation Officer for computer network consortium Internet2.

Florence Hudson, most recently IBM's director of Internet of Things Business, has been named Senior VP and Chief Innovation Officer for computer network consortium Internet2.

Internet2 had been on the hunt for a CNO since October.

Hudson has more than 33 years in leadership positions at IBM, including as vice president in the Systems and Technology Group, and vice president and acting chief technology officer of the IBM Global Industrial Sector.  "She brings a unique integration of business and technical experience," according to the non-profit Internet2 organization.

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Hudson's new responsibilities include stimulating tech initiatives among the research and educational institutions that make up Internet2. Areas of focus include advanced networking, federal identity management and cloud services.

You can see and hear Hudson speak about sustainability in the video below.

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