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Hackers gonna hack. Until they encounter lattice cryptography.

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Join IBM Research Director Arvind Krishna to kick off the 2018 Think Conference with a "Science Slam" where we unveil our predictions for the five technologies that will change our lives within five years. Sharing personal stories that bring technology to life, IBM researchers will reveal profound scientific breakthroughs in such areas as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, security and the environment that promise to change the way we all work, live and interact. Through a series of short, informal talks, you will meet both well established and up-and-coming scientists as they explain their passion for changing the world as we know it.

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Think Theater, Bayside E
Mon (March 19), 4:30PM PT


Arvind Krishna

Senior Vice President, Hybrid Cloud, and Director of IBM Research, IBM

Arvind Krishna is senior vice president, Hybrid Cloud, and director of IBM Research. In this role, he leads the company’s hybrid cloud business, including strategy, product design, offering development, marketing, sales and service. He also guidesIBM’s technical strategyin core and emerging technologies including artificial intelligence, quantum computing, cloud platform services, data-driven solutions and blockchain. Previous roles include general manager of IBMSystems and Technology Group development and manufacturing, general manager of IBMInformation Managementand vice president of strategy for IBM Software. Arvindhas an undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the recipient of adistinguishedalumniawardfrom the University of Illinois, is the co-author of 15 patents, has been the editor of IEEE and ACM journals, and has published extensively in technical conferences and journals.