Sep 23–26, 2019
Madhu Kochar

Madhu Kochar
Vice President, Product Development, Data and AI, IBM

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.


11:20am12:00pm Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Location: 1E 17
Madhu Kochar (IBM)
An economic revolution is underway, driven by advancements in AI and multicloud technologies. 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. Madhu Kochar explores the data advancements on the horizon. Read more.
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