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Academy of Technology LogoIBM Distinguished Engineer, Master Inventor, Engineering Leadership, Member Academy of Technology at IBM Watson Health
San Jose, CA, USA


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Professional Associations:  IEEE   |  IEEE Computer Society  |  Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA)  |  USENIX: The Advanced Computing Systems Association



Disruptive IT Trends | Artificial Intelligence | Cognitive Healthcare - Payer Provider & Life Sciences | Cloud Infrastructure Optimization | Big-Data Analytics | Data Resiliency | Software Defined Storage | System Architecture | Team Development | IBM Master Inventor |

IBM Distinguished Engineer of Watson Health Payer Provider & Life Sciences unit, and an IBM Master Inventor. Provide leadership on the Watson Health technical strategy, and spearhead the design and development of IBM Health Data Connect Platform, SaaS products and services with focus on Analytics and Artificial Intelligence.

• Highly accomplished technology leader with solid expertise driving large-scale cloud and cognitive technology initiatives to meet diverse business, industry and operational needs.

• Experience in designing, developing, debugging, and operating large resilient distributed systems that run across thousands of nodes in multiple data centers. Influence product architecture by prototyping key components.

• Reputation as an inspirational, collaborative team-builder with ability to motivate team to achieve peak performance - engineering productivity, service ownership and customer success.


• IBM Master Inventor - with 112 patent submissions (28th Invention Plateau); 84 granted patents.

• Key Products/Services Delivered: IBM Health Insights, IBM Watson Health Life Sciences Cognitive Services, IBM Clinical Development Cognitive Medical Coding, IBM Cognitive Hybrid Cloud Advisor, IBM Cloud Automation Platform, IBM Resiliency Services and IBM Spectrum Storage Software.

• Built, led and managed many high-performing teams focused on a wide variety of objectives including research, architecture, development, sustaining, and process goals.

• Presented and published 64 papers in top worldwide technical conferences.

• Extraordinary Accomplishment (with revenue impact of over $1 Billion USD) for 2019 : Hybrid Cloud Env. Management and Analytics.

Member of IBM Academy of Technology | Chair, IBM Northern California Asian American Diversity Network | Content Manager - TieInflect 2018 | Mentor, IBM Watson Engagement for Startup Ecosystem | IBM GTO Lead Advocate




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Ramani Routray completed his B.E.(Computer Science & Engineering) from Siddhartha Institute Of Technology, M.S.(Computer Science) from Illinois Institute Of Technology.