We are on the cusp of a dramatically different world brought on by the super convergence of Intelligent machines, Cloud, Big Data Analytics and the Internet of Things. Manoj Saxena, a leading practitioner and investor at the forefront of Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Computing, reveals his knowledge of how technology will drive business model shifts, impact the future of enterprise IT, and drive Talent wars.
Leading the world’s first and largest commercial initiative on cognitive computing as the first general manager of IBM Watson and now as a venture capitalist, Manoj Saxena draws upon his experience to provide crucial insights on how machine intelligence is rapidly impacting various industries and business models, changing enterprise IT, and prescribes steps businesses and IT will have to take or face massive dislocation.
Named one of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People 2015” and “Entrepreneur of the Year,” Saxena explains how these technological wonders came to be, why they are important and where they are headed. He then makes a case for developing new business models and new technologies and prescribes new policies that prepare us for this world of tomorrow through exponential rather than arithmetic lenses.
Saxena has been featured in hundreds of articles for publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, FORTUNE, Fast Company, Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review, among others. He has also appeared on television, NPR and other networks. Saxena is a serial entrepreneur who has successfully built and sold two companies and holds nine patents. He is also an avid endurance race car driver and has completed races across North America, Europe, Africa and Asia.