Openingsspreker: Gerard Smit

CTO IBM Benelux, IBM Distinguished Engineer, IBM Academy of Technology Leadership Team, Open Group Distinguished Architect

Biography

Gerard Smit is IBM´s Chief Technology Officer and Technical Sales Executive for Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg. He also leads the IBM Center for Advanced Studies and University Relations Team. Gerard is awarded as IBM Distinguished Engineer, in recognition and appreciation of outstanding international technical contributions and leadership. He is an Open Group Distinguished Chief Architect,

Reverse Historian and passionate Technology & Innovation leader. Gerard connects the contextual dots between the industry and Cognitive Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Big Data & Analytics & Front Office Digitization.

Next, he is also member of the prestigious worldwide IBM Academy of Technology, Dutch ICT Innovation Platform Advisory Council, Council Member of the VNO-NCW Innovation and Technology commission and Member of the Executive Board of The Netherlands Study Centre for Technology Trends (STT). Gerard Smit enjoys guest lecturing at Universities and (co) writing books, blogs, vlogs and articles.

Presentatie

De presentatie zal gaan over de impact van Kunstmatige Intelligentie en Robotica op onze huidige maatschappij en de ontwikkelingen die zich op dit moment afspelen. Voor bedrijfskundigen is dit belangrijk om de impact op business modellen te kunnen begrijpen en welke invloed technologie/ICT dat op bedrijven heeft. Er zullen diverse verschillende industrie voorbeelden geven.