David Kenny (executive)

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David Kenny is the general manager of IBM's Watson platform. He was formerly the CEO of The Weather Company, which was acquired by IBM in 2015.[1] Kenny replaced Mike Kelly at the Weather Company in January 2012.[2] He was also the Chairman of the board.[3]

He was the president of Akamai Technologies and resigned from this position on Oct 26, 2011.[4][5] Before joining Akamai, Kenny worked in digital advertising for Publicis Groupe S.A.’s VivaKi.[5]


  1. ^ Lunden, Ingrid. "IBM Closes Weather Co. Purchase, Names David Kenny New Head Of Watson Platform". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2016-04-11. 
  2. ^ Vranica, Suzanne; Schechner, Sam (2012-01-25). "Weather Channel Taps Digital Expert as CEO". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  3. ^ http://press.weather.com/press_detail.asp?id=377
  4. ^ Facts & Figures
  5. ^ a b Ovide, Shira (2011-10-26). "Is This Man Campaigning for the Yahoo CEO Job?". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2014-01-14.