Peter Mortensen

Peter Mortensen, Watson Health Executive, IBM

How can IBM’s Watson help achieve the goals of precision medicine?

IBM’s Watson is helping both life science companies and oncologists around the world in achieving the goals of precision medicine. In this presentation you will hear how Watson is helping researchers in life science companies develop new drugs and oncologists in finding personalized treatments or clinical trials for the individual patient through the use of cognitive computing.


Peter Mortensen is an experienced healthcare professional. He has worked in various positions in the healthcare area, both in a hospital environment and in technology companies. Peter understands both the practitioners pain points as well as the possibilities of technology to solve them. Currently Peter is working as an executive at IBM Watson Health covering Nordic region. Peter is has a Bachelors degree in nursing and an MBA with focus on change management.