Murthy Devarakonda, PhD, Opening Ceremony Keynote
Murthy’s long and multidisciplinary research at IBM involves transforming results of data analysis into foundational observations which lead to new applications and system designs. Prior to joining the Watson team he has applied this methodology to create transformative designs and algorithms in warehouse scale data center optimization, cloud computing, and distributed systems. Murthy is a frequent speaker at academic venues and often presents latest Watson research results and innovations to IBM clients. He received his Ph.D. in computer science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is an ACM Distinguished Engineer.