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Seth Dobrin

Seth Dobrin

Global Chief AI Officer, IBM

Speaking Sessions

November 18, 202004:00pm - 05:00pm


Dr. Dobrin joined IBM in November 2016. He is responsible for the transformation of the Cloud and Cognitive Software operations using data and analytics and providing his perspective and experiences to IBM clients. 

Currently, Seth is leading IBM’s digital transformation by fundamentally changing how IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive Software business is operated by surfacing data and applying AI in consumable and interactive Cognos Analytics dashboards as well as financial management and scenario planning via IBM Planning Analytics. AI is built leveraging the IBM Watson tool chain to operationalize and industrialize predictive and prescriptive insights. These methods and technologies are delivering value to the business around the core concepts of “Pipeline360”, “Salesforce360”, “Ledger360”, “Product360” and “Client360”. These concepts are outlined in Six Steps Up: From Zero to Data Science for the Enterprise.

Seth is the architect of the IBM Data Science Elite team. The Data Science Elite team is a team designed to help clients get up and going with AI or accelerate their AI efforts. The team is a highly diverse team of experts with deep skills in machine learning, deep learning, data engineering and data journalism/data visualization. The team demonstrates IBM’s philosophy and methodology for successfully executing, operationalizing and scaling data science and AI in the enterprise.  

Seth is a prolific blogger and thought leader in the areas of data science, data governance, European Union General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) and enterprise digital transformation. His blogs are based on real world experience in a multinational Fortune 500 company as well as from his experiences traveling around the World speaking with leaders of the Worlds largest companies.