Vice President, New offerings and Emerging Technologies, IBM Watson AI
Joanna L. Batstone, Ph.D., is Vice President, New Offerings and Emerging Technologies, IBM Watson AI, based in New York City. She has extensive experience leading Watson delivery projects and strategic client partnerships. She has held a variety of worldwide technical and business leadership roles in IBM's Research and Development Laboratories, including: Vice President and Lab Director, IBM Research – Australia and Chief Technology Officer, IBM Australia and New Zealand; Vice President, Architecture and Technical Solution Design, IBM Global Technology Services, based in Dublin, Ireland; Director for Distributed Computing in IBM Research in New York. Joanna joined IBM in the T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights. Joanna holds a B.Sc., Chemical Physics and a Ph.D., Physics from The University of Bristol, UK.