Dr. Zhou held multiple key leadership positions at IBM. He managed cross-functional teams (R&D, Business Development, and Engineering) in North America, Asia, and Europe. Lin is a Master Inventor and is inducted into the Industry Academy at IBM. Currently, he is the Program Director at IBM Watson Education. Lin is key in seeding the “cognitive education start-up” within the big blue, managing full life cycle of IBM education solutions, and growing it to Watson Education business unit. He defines technology strategy across global divisions, and leads the R&D of artificial intelligence for exceptional student experience.