Seminar – March 26 , 2015 – From managing Data to manage Cogs – Pietro Leo (IBM)

Date: March 26, 2015
Time: 14:00
Room: A103 – Polo Ferrari

Title: From managing Data to manage Cogs
Digital Transformation & Data is changing our ways to work and interact with machines

Cognitive computing refers to computing methods that are neither linear or deterministic,
but rather learn and interact with people in order to to extend natural human function.
Many IT companies (and even some non-IT ones) are investing in cognitive computing,
and the cognitive approach is contributing to advances in other, more traditional IT areas.
The talk will consider issues and trends about how cognitive computing can evolve into cognitive
business accelerating digital transformation of our business and works.

Pietro Leo Bio
IBM Executive Architect
IBM Italy CTO Big Data Analytics & Watson
Global Technology Programme Manager – IBM Academy of Technology

Pietro Leo is an IT solution MAKER that enjoyed to work for 22 years in the data analytics area. He currently works for IBM as Executive Architect and acting as the IBM Italy CTO for Big Data Analytics and Watson. He enjoys to be the key technical actor of the system of engagement IBM Italy is running in this area. Served as technical leader and data scientist in a number of analytics projects whose overall effort size can be content on over 150 years/man, working both at the national and international levels. At the same time he served also as scientific responsible in a number of applied research initiatives funded from European Union as well as from Italian Government on innovative areas collaborating with tens of research teams. Received more than a dozen of IBM special awards for high technical achievements including also the mention into the IBM Corporate Technical Award Book 2010 and 2013 editions that includes all top technical performers and scientists of IBM at worldwide level.  Invited speaker in Industrial and Scientific Conferences as well as member of Scientific Committees of Scientific and Technical Conferences. He is author or co-author of about 70 scientific/technical publications for Journals and/or presented during National and International Conferences, including two books edited by IBM Redbook organization.
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