AI Mentors E35: Ted Tanner, CTO and Chief Architect at IBM Watson Health

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Welcome to episode 35 of AI Mentors, the podcast that helps you pave the way for a successful career in the world of Data Science and AI.

Powered by Alldus International the premium AI Workforce Solutions, our top consultant’s interview AI Leaders and Data Scientists from around the world about their personal journey to becoming a front-runner in AI. Guests offer practical advice to those interested in becoming a leader in Data Science.

Today's guest is Ted Tanner, CTO and Chief Architect at IBM Watson Health. IBM Watson Health aspires to improve lives by addressing the world's most pressing health challenges through data and cognitive insights. Ted is responsible for the technology and platform directives across all of Watson Health genomics, pharmacology and oncology as it pertains specifically to AI-based technologies.

From being responsible for C-Level P&L at publicly traded corporations such as Apple and Microsoft, Ted also co-founded startup PokitDok Inc. which was acquired by Change Healthcare in 2018. He also published numerous articles in leading technical magazines and holds several patents in the areas of blockchain, semantics, machine learning, signal processing and signal protection.

In the episode, Ted will discuss:

The interesting roles he’s enjoyed over the years 

Transitioning from engineering into running his own business 

Learns he has taken into his role at IBM Watson 

Exciting projects at IBM Watson Health, such as Genomics & IoT  

How to start a career in AI and Machine Learning 

Mentors who guided him in his career.

To find out more about Ted and his work at IBM Watson Health, check out the website www.ibm.com/watson-health and follow them on Twitter @IBMWatsonHealth. You can also follow Ted on Twitter @tctjr or connect on Linkedin.

What were your key learns from Ted's podcast? What takeaways did you gain from the show to help in your AI and Data Science aspirations? I would love to hear your thoughts so please leave a comment below.

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