SEOUL, South Korea, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) is celebrating its 50th anniversary in Korea by highlighting its contribution to the Korean technology industry and society, and showcasing the company's vision for a future built on cloud and cognitive technologies.
To coincide with the celebration, the "IBM THINK Exhibit 2017" will run through Sunday, May 7, and is open to the public at the IFC Mall in Yeouido, Seoul. The exhibition introduces innovations that enable the public to learn about the past, present and future of IBM Korea, including IBM Watson technology.
IBM Korea has contributed to the Korean information and communications industry since the company introduced the first computer to the Korean government in 1967. Today, IBM Korea continues to advance the Korean ICT industry by delivering leading technologies such as AI, cloud, blockchain and Internet of Things. In particular, the company has supported the digital innovation of Korean customers in the era of the "fourth industrial revolution" with cognitive and cloud technologies.
With an extensive depth of industry experience accumulated over the last 50 years, IBM Korea offers local clients industry-specific solutions across healthcare, retail, manufacturing and finance. This is combined with the company's vision that cognitive solutions and cloud services are an important growth engine for the Korean market.
"IBM Korea has consistently contributed to the development and growth of the Korean ICT industry by investing in infrastructure, disseminating global advanced technologies, bringing up local talents and supporting local companies in Korea for the past 50 years," said Andrew Chang, general manager, IBM Korea. "Our achievements spanning five decades were possible only because of our customers, partners and employees. IBM will continue to play an important role as a global leader in AI and cloud so that Korean society can continue to advance to the future."
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