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I am an IBM Distinguished Engineer, Director of AI, Systems & Solutions Research, and developing an IBM Services Strategy with over 25 years of IBM Research experience. I have a passion for nurturing high performance, global, multidisciplinary teams to bring innovation from Research to the market in collaboration with product groups, services, customers, and universities. As an IBM Research Executive, I build a shared vision across my organization to drive change through the novel use of technology to improve organizational transformation, performance, and profitability.
My broad research portfolio has focused on enterprise-class technologies, solutions, and services in mobile, analytics, machine learning, internet of things, human computer interaction, storage and systems management, and image recognition. This work has resulted in multi-billion dollar improvements in IBM products and services.
I am currently focused on interdisciplinary strategy across multiple IBM Business Units redefining their strategy towards optimizing labor and capital costs in strategic outsourcing, sales, streamlining Watson Health, and managing service objectives across ubiquitous platforms, and securing IoT device data. The research discovers and leverages advancements in analytics, artificial intelligence, and human computer interaction.