Think Digital Event Experience
Accelerate essential recovery and transformation
May 5–6, 2020
Attend Think Digital to learn how to best enable new ways of working, manage risk and optimize cost, and maintain customer satisfaction. Adapt quickly by leveraging the latest advancements in technology, then engage with the experts who are leading the way.
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Get inspired by sessions with our featured speakers from around the globe.
Chairman, President, and CEO
Since becoming CEO in January 2012, Ginni has led IBM through the most significant transformation in its history, reinventing the company to lead in the new era of AI, blockchain, cybersecurity and quantum technologies, all delivered on IBM’s enterprise-strength cloud platform. Today, IBM is the world leader in AI and cloud computing for business, underpinned with trust and security.
IBM’s commitment to diversity and inclusion also has advanced under Ginni’s leadership. This includes extending parental leave and making it easier for women to return to the workforce through a “returnships” program with hands-on work experience in emerging technologies. This pioneering work was recognized in 2018 by the prestigious Catalyst Award for advancing diversity and women’s initiatives. IBM is the only tech company to have earned this recognition in the last 20 years and the only company ever to be honored four times.
Senior Vice President, Cloud and Cognitive Software
Arvind Krishna leads the IBM business unit that provides the cloud and data platforms on which the company’s clients build the future. His responsibilities include IBM Research, IBM Cloud, IBM Data and AI, and IBM’s Security and Cognitive Applications businesses. He also drove the company’s 2019 acquisition of Red Hat.
Arvind leads the unit’s strategy, product design, offering development, marketing, sales and service. He also guides IBM’s overall strategy in technologies including artificial intelligence, quantum computing, blockchain, cloud platform services, data-driven solutions, and nanotechnology.
He has an undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK) and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the recipient of distinguished alumni awards from IITK and University of Illinois and the co-author of 15 patents.
President and chief executive officer
Jim Whitehurst is president and chief executive officer of Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source enterprise IT software solutions and services. An avid advocate for open software as a catalyst for business innovation, Whitehurst has proven expertise in helping companies flourish—even in the most challenging economic and business environments.
Whitehurst has grown Red Hat and its influence by reaching key milestones—most notably in 2012, when Red Hat became the first US$1 billion open source software company. Company revenue reached almost US$3 billion in 2018.
In 2015, Whitehurst published The Open Organization: Igniting Passion and Performance, a book that shows how open management principles can help organizations succeed in a fast-paced, connected era.
During six years at Delta Air Lines, Whitehurst led significant international expansion and, as chief operating officer, oversaw all aspects of airline operations.
Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers
Amal Clooney is a barrister who specializes in international law and human rights. Through international courts, she frequently represents political prisoners, journalists and victims of mass atrocities.
Ms Clooney served as a Sr. Advisor to Kofi Annan. She was appointed to the UK’s panel of experts on combatting sexual violence and to a panel on public international law. She was also appointed as the UK’s Special Envoy for Media Freedom by the UK Foreign Secretary and she serves as vice-chair of a High-Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom.
Ms Clooney is a Visiting Professor at Columbia Law School, where she co-teaches the Human Rights course, and she is co-author of a forthcoming book titled ‘The Right to a Fair Trial in International Law’ to be published in 2020.
In 2016 she and her husband, George, established the Clooney Foundation for Justice to advance justice in courtrooms, classrooms and communities around the world.
Writer, Actress, Neuroscientist
Mayim Bialik is known for her role on the hit CBS comedy, The Big Bang Theory as Amy Farrah Fowler, for which she has received two Critics Choice Awards, four Emmy Award nominations and a SAG Award nomination. Bialik has appeared in numerous beloved roles throughout her dynamic acting career.
An acclaimed author, Bialik has written two #1 New York Times bestsellers, Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular, and the recently released Boying Up: How to Be Brave, Bold and Brilliant. She has also written a parenting book, Beyond the Sling, and a cookbook, Mayim’s Vegan Table. Bialik has recently dedicated her skills as a writer, actress, neuroscientist and mother to driving the lifestyle website GrokNation.com, which she started.
Following the end of Blossom, Bialik left acting for twelve years to earn a BS in Neuroscience from UCLA in 2000 with a minor in Hebrew & Jewish Studies. She went on to complete her Ph.D. in Neuroscience, also at UCLA, and then completed her doctorate in the fall of 2007.
Musician, Producer, Founder, Mycelia For Music
Self-produced British composer and recording artist for over 20 years, Imogen Heap has released five solo albums, another as one half of Frou Frou and collaborated with countless and varied artists including Taylor Swift, Nitin Sawhney, Deadmau5, Jeff Beck and Jon Hopkins. Her compositions and songs pop up in blockbuster and indie films as well as countless TV shows, are featured in underground rap and dance music and covered by the likes of Ariana Grande. Heap, recognized as an artists’ artist, has won two Grammys and an Ivor Novello award. In recognition of her pioneering work at the intersection of music and tech, Heap has a hat trick of three honorary doctorates for the famed gestural music ware MI.MU gloves system and recently for ’the Creative Passport’, an integrated digital ID solution, empowering music makers to be the change toward a fair and flourishing music ecosystem.