VP, Blockchain, Solutions and Research, IBM Research
the global leader for Financial Services at IBM Research. He took on this role in
January 2016 following an exceptional tenure as the director of IBM Research -
India, where he was responsible for strategy and execution of the lab's
research agenda, working in close alignment with IBM business units. He led a
team developing breakthrough technologies underlying innovation in services,
software and systems, with a special focus on service delivery innovations and
solutions for emerging markets.
Previously, Ramesh was the director of cloud
services at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center in New York. He has been with IBM
Research since 1994 and over the years led the delivery of differentiated value
to IBM products and services in a broad range of areas: speech technologies,
collaboration, mobile technologies and most recently cloud. Ramesh graduated
from Rice University (PhD 1993, MS 1990) and the Indian Institute of Technology,
Chennai (B.Tech 1987).