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The Brains Behind IBM's Watson

Complete video at: Anant Jhingran, CTO of the Information Management Divison for IBM, describes how the artificial intelligence computer system Watson always deduces the right answer. ----- The Ideas Economy: Information is a fresh look at knowledge management for the information age. The Economist will bring together theorists, strategists, and innovators who understand how to harness data to create value and advance individual, corporate, and social good. To view the full version of any video featured in this playlist, visit: Dr. Anant Jhingran is an IBM Fellow, vice-president and chief technology officer for IBM's Information Management Division. He is deeply involved in the IBM's middleware in the cloud (including co-chairmanship of IBM's Cloud Computing Architecture Board), and for the technical strategy of products and solutions in databases, content management, business intelligence and information integration. Prior to this job, Dr. Jhingran lead the IBM team designing and building solutions to meet the requirements of business analytics on structured and unstructured data. He has also been the director of Computer Science at the IBM Almaden Research Center and before that, senior manager for e-Commerce and data management at IBM's T. J. Watson Research Center. He received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in 1990. Jhingran has received several patents and awards for DB2, and is also a member of IBM Academy of Technology.
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