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OCT. 21 - 23, 2018 |  LAS VEGAS

Joanna Batstone

IBM

Learn AI from the Pioneers of AI

How AI is Transforming Your Dealership

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is emerging technology that is already impacting your dealership operations.  How should you approach the possibilities AI can give you?  How will it change the way you sell and service vehicles?


IBM’s Watson has been at the forefront of artificial intelligence.  Join Joanna Batstone as she presents the current and near-term potential of the technology.  Learn about some of the barriers that need to be overcome for AI to achieve mass adoption.  Most importantly, discover how AI can help your dealership be more profitable.


AI is a topic you need to become an expert on.  This presentation is one you must see as you approach Q4 and plan for 2019.


Joanna L. Batstone, Ph.D., is the Vice President, IBM Watson and Cloud Platform, Delivery and Expert Services, based in New York City. Previously, Joanna was the Vice President and Lab Director, IBM Research – Australia and Chief Technology Officer, IBM Australia and New Zealand. Joanna has held a variety of technical and business leadership roles in IBM's Research and Development Laboratories. She was Vice President, Architecture and Technical Solution Design, IBM Global Technology Services, based in Dublin, Ireland. Joanna was the Director for Distributed Computing in IBM Research in New York, USA, the Development Program Director for IBM’s Sensors & Actuators business unit and a Senior Technical Staff Member for IBM Software Group. She was the Senior Manager for Solutions Development in IBM's Healthcare & Life Sciences Business Unit with responsibilities for IBM's Life Sciences solutions for Pharma and Biotech. Joanna joined IBM in the T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY, in the Physical Sciences department. 


Joanna has published over 80 papers and organized many industry conference symposia. In 2016, Joanna was appointed Honorary Enterprise Professor, University of Melbourne School of Engineering. She is a member of the Innovation Expert Panel for the Government of Victoria and serves on the NSW Data Analytics Centre Advisory Board.

 

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