Stephen Newell

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Blockchain Leader, US Public Market

Mr. Newell is IBM’s Blockchain Leader for the US Public Market and works with state and local government, higher education, and health care clients.  He has worked for IBM for over 30 years in software development, research, services, and technical sales.  His focus in the last few years has included blockchain, cloud, open data, smarter cities, and emerging technologies for state and local government.  He holds a Distinguished IT Architect certification from The Open Group and has been an Adjunct Instructor in Management Information Systems at University of Illinois - Springfield teaching undergraduate and graduate classes.