Director, Research Alliances & Government Programs, IBM Research AI
Jason Silbergleit is currently the Director, Research Alliances, IBM Corporation. In this role he leads a team of business development executives that structure and negotiate complex joint development agreements aimed and creating innovative technologies in the areas of AI broadly and as applied to industry verticals such as healthcare, life sciences, education, agriculture, commerce, etc.
Jason and his team support the over 3000 researchers across IBM’s 12 global labs who contribute substantially to IBM’s innovation and 25 years of patent leadership in the US. He is also responsible for research technology licensing; and works closely with IBM’s cognitive business units to facilitate research innovation that is intended for IBM product through early client engagements.
He joined IBM in the Microelectronics Division in 1996. He received his B.S. in Ceramic Engineering from Alfred University, and his M.B.A from University of Vermont.
Jason’s background at IBM includes various positions in IBM’s microelectronics division including various engineering and management roles. In 2003 Jason took on responsibility for IBM’s leading-edge microelectronics fabricator process controls and operational logistics which contributed to IBM’s Fishkill Fabricator being named Top Fab in 2005. Jason moved into the alliances role in 2005 first driving substantial licensing and joint development collaborations in semiconductor process, design and tool technologies.
The disruption of many industries by Artificial Intelligence has already begun. From life sciences and financial technologies to the legal field, every business must embrace the advantages of this technological revolution or risk extinction. The panelists from many different countries and fields of expertise will explore the IP and licensing models behind AI, as well […]