Wijay Wijayakumaran

Wijay Wijayakumaran

Chief Architect of Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence IBM

Short Biography

Innovative, multi-disciplinary technologist with over two decades of experience designing and delivering transformative technology solutions ($100M+ programs) for enterprises and governments across Australia and Asia Pacific. Experienced in leading global cross-functional teams.    

Forward thinker and a change agent, with the ability to meld emerging technologies to the current to deliver successful outcomes. Led IBM Systems towards new markets via Systems Integrators in Australia. Built capability and led teams across Asia Pacific in the Hybrid Cloud and Analytics growth areas ($150M+ in 2016). Currently leading IBM Systems to establish an Artificial Intelligence (AI) focused business around the Open POWER & PowerAI platform - helping clients to innovate and solve problems with AI.    

Education consists of a B.Sc. in Mathematics and an MBA. Member of the IBM Academy of Technology and an IBM Senior Certified Architect (equivalent to Open Group Certified Distinguished Chief/Lead IT Architect).    

Competencies - Machine Learning & Deep Learning, IoT, Cloud & Digital technologies, Architecture/frameworks/methods, Design Thinking, analog & digital electronics.

The Future