Sep 23–26, 2019
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The future? Data, AI, and multicloud: It’s time to modernize (sponsored by IBM)

Madhu Kochar (IBM)
11:20am12:00pm Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Location: 1E 17
Average rating: ****.
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An economic revolution is underway, driven by advancements in AI and multicloud technologies. Leading businesses are crafting strategic plans to modernize their data architecture for this emerging reality, and at the top of their wish list is the ability to virtualize all their data regardless of where it lives, deliver data as a self-service utility, apply data ops, and have business users and systems self-develop and operationalize AI.

Madhu Kochar dives into what data advancements are on the horizon and how you can build a future-proof data, AI, and multicloud platform to best prepare your business for the next wave of disruptors and secure your journey into the future.

This session is sponsored by IBM.

What you'll learn

  • Discover the data advancements on the horizon and how to future-proof your business to prepare for the next wave of disruptors
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Madhu Kochar


Madhu Kochar is the vice president of product development in the Data and AI Business Unit at IBM. She leads the large portfolio of Watson AI applications and the data platform. Over the last few years, Madhu has distinguished herself by successfully establishing a world-class service delivery and engineering team that transformed IBM analytics business on the IBM public and private cloud. She has extensive experience in software development, DevOps, data ops, hybrid cloud, machine learning, and AI. In 2012, Madhu was named one of the outstanding executive women from Silicon Valley and a recipient of the prestigious Tribute to Women (TWIN) award, a recognition of her role as a woman executive and an inspiration for other women in technology fields. Madhu has also represented IBM in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) summit panels and is on the IBM corporate Asian Council. She also leads the local IBM Women Charter, whose goal is to grow the next generation of leaders. Madhu is based in San Jose, California.

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