Eric Andersen is an Executive IT Architect focused on digital transformation through the design and implementation of complex enterprise cloud and cognitive solutions. He has over 19 years’ experience architecting and delivering solutions for IBM's clients. In the role of chief architect, he has defined innovative cloud and cognitive solutions across retail, transportation, banking and wealth management, insurance, pharmaceutical, electronics, oil and gas, and public sector. He is widely recognized as a thought leader in cognitive solutions with IBM Watson, and has led architecture and development teams for applications such as virtual agents and chatbots, agent assist, guided conversation, and search and discovery applications based on structured and unstructured data. His architecture expertise also includes integration architecture and service-oriented architecture (SOA), workforce management and enterprise search systems, complex upgrade and migration planning, GIS systems, transportation routing optimization, and financial trading platforms. Eric is known for his innovative customer solutions, and has twice been the recipient of IBM's Outstanding Technical Achievement Award. He is an IBM Certified IT Architect as well as an Open Group Master Certified Architect.
The State of AI
From applications in AI across industries to major ethical debates, the panel will discuss the state of artificial intelligence and how it’s evolved.