Navigating Disruption and Its IT Implications

Infrastructure and Quantum

In adjusting to a new ‘normal,’ more organizations are embracing digital transformation. From enabling employees to work from home more effectively to primarily serving customers online, digital business is accelerating and creating new challenges for technology leaders. CIOs, CTOs and their peers are under pressure to ensure their IT infrastructures meet the resiliency, business continuity, flexibility and security requirements of hybrid cloud strategies as they pursue digital reinvention. Stephen Leonard, GM of IBM Cognitive Systems, will share examples of how companies are working with IBM to deploy servers, storage and software that underpin their efforts to thrive in this ever-changing environment.


Stephen Leonard

GM, Cognitive Systems, IBM

Stephen is responsible for the development, sales and marketing of IBM’s multi-billion-dollar Power Systems franchise, as well as IBM's offerings which serve cloud computing platforms and data centers. Cognitive Systems empower clients to easily apply AI or advanced analytics to elevate their understanding of market and consumer trends, enabling IBM and its partner customer partners to advance innovation for the application of analytics technology. 

Rich Karlgaard

Publisher, FORBES