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Chairman's address

The world’s platform for digital transformation

Join IBM Chairman and CEO Arvind Krishna as he shares his vision of the future of technology. Arvind will discuss how the agility of hybrid cloud and the intelligence of AI are accelerating digital transformation, and how companies in every industry can build a stronger digital foundation to reinvent the way they do business and engage the world.

Arvind Krishna

Featured sessions

AI for business:  Become a predictive and resilient digital enterprise

Fueled by data, AI can reshape how businesses operate, engage the world and deliver value. Learn how industry leaders are unlocking the value of their data in totally new ways and accelerating their journey to AI-powered business outcomes.

    Keynote:
  • Eight out of ten companies believe their experience with COVID-19 underscored digital immaturity, and ninety-six percent plan to speed reinvention by 5 years. Smarter businesses are infusing the intelligence of AI and the agility of hybrid cloud to more predictively operate and engage the world. AI for business is essential as part of this reinvention. In this session, you’ll learn how companies are using our prescriptive approach to put AI to work.

  • Trends and Directions:
  • AI for business is only as good as how much people trust it: to help us make decisions; to serve our customers; to continually plan and adjust our business cycles; to place bets on our future; and help us transform how we operate and engage the world. How does AI become and stay trustworthy? This session unfolds the three-part answer: governed data and AI technologies within an open and diverse ecosystem rooted in ethical principles.

  • In order to achieve AI success, you need to address foundational data integration, governance, and trust issues. In this session, you’ll learn the importance of modernizing your information architecture to provide a common data foundation and trusted AI outcomes to fuel your competitive advantage with reduced risks.

  • As the world deals with COVID-19, businesses have faced unprecedented challenges and have been turning to AI to become smarter businesses and ensure that they can react to changing market conditions, as well as ensure the health and safety of their employees and customers. In this session, you’ll learn how companies are using AI to achieve greater resiliency and predictability in the face of uncertainty.

Innovation Talks

Industry luminaries and trailblazers who are changing the ways in which we work, connect and operate in today’s challenging world.

IBM Research

The hard tech revolutionizing computing - a guided journey

Join Dario Gil, SVP and Director of IBM Research, on a guided journey into IBM's famed Research Labs to discover the hard tech creating and scaling the fundamental elements of computing. Explore the limits of what is possible with technology and its impact for business and society.

People working on an IBM Research Lab