John Smart “Smarty”
Program Director, IBM Watson IoT, Cognitive Retail & Workplace Solutions
Smarty is known for helping clients drive costs out of their real estate portfolio while helping them create an engaging experience for the people that use the buildings. He is an industry thought leader in workplace strategies.
Smarty leads the global strategy and direction for retail and workplace IoT offerings in the IBM Watson IoT business unit. He serves clients by defining market strategies, creating innovative offerings, growing delivery capabilities, and helping them drive operational performance goals.
Smarty has 25+ years’ experience in the real estate industry covering all industry segments. He previously served as Chief Strategist for IBM’s Smarter Workplace solution, TRIRIGA. In the past, he was the Executive Vice President for Peregrine Systems where he led complex global transformational projeccts. He is a trusted advisor to the clients he serves.