Palantir hires former IBM Watson Health exec as its first US government chief medical officer

Palantir has hired its first U.S. government chief medical officer, a former executive from IBM’s Watson Health business, as the data analytics company doubles down on its life sciences business. While the company made its name in software used by government defense agencies, sales to health-related agencies in the federal government have doubled over the last year.

Read more about Palantir Technologies’ appointment of Dr. Bill Kassler to lead public health and life sciences teams across Palantir’s domestic and global businesses on CNBC.

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