Maja Vukovic is a Research Manager and a Principal Research Staff Member at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. Maja's research expertise is in IT service innovation, AI planning, crowdsourcing technologies, API ecosystems innovation and social media applications for disaster management. Maja leads Cognitive Service Management team, with focus on AI driven application modernization, AI driven insights and automation (AIOps) in hybrid cloud systems.
Maja has received numerous IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards and IBM Research awards for her technical leadership. Maja is an IBM Master Inventor, with over 200 patents filed and 100 granted. Maja is an author of over 90 papers in top international conferences and journals. Maja is a co-founder of a number of workshops: Enterprise Crowdsourcing, Ubiquitous Crowdsourcing and Social Web for Disaster Management, collocated with leading international conferences.
Maja received her PhD in Computer Science from University of Cambridge, UK, for her work on context aware service composition using AI planning. Maja received her MSc from International University in Germany, and her BSc (double major Math/Computer Science) from University of Auckland, New Zealand. Prior to IBM, Maja was a Research Scientist at MercedesBenz Research and Technology Center in Palo Alto, working in the field of telematic services.
Maja is a Member of IBM Academy of Technology.
Maja is a Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
IEEE TCSVC Award Winner - Women in Services Computing 2018.
CHI2019, CHI2020 - Case Studies Co-Chair
IMWUT Associate Editor
ICSOC 2018 TPC Co-Chair