Manish is an Executive Architect working for IBM Watson Data Platform. He has been with IBM for more than 15 years and has worked across different parts of IBM such as IBM Research, IBM Software group and IBM Analytics. Manish has a passion for innovation and is credited with conceptualising several technological innovations which have made an impact on IBM’s products and offerings. Manish is a prolific inventor and has filed more than 45 patents and has published more than 25 research papers in IEEE/ACM conferences. He has a PhD in Computer Science from IIT Bombay.