Gabi Zodik

Gabi Zodik

CTO, Watson Assistant Solutions @ IBM

Gabi is the Director, CTO and Head of Development for Watson Assistant Solutions, as well as the Department Group Manager of the IoT and Cloud Technologies department at IBM Research – Haifa. He oversees the lab’s research and development efforts in IoT, mobile, wearable solutions, and emerging cloud computing platforms.

Over the past years, Gabi played a leadership role in applying AI to IoT solutions. Gabi oversees the R&D activities in the areas of IoT for consumer businesses, where one of the major activities is to build Watson Assistant Solutions for enterprise clients (e.g., automotive, hospitality, and retail) and a cross industry Assistant Framework.

Gabi has an M.Sc. and B.Sc. in electrical engineering from the Technion, and an MBA from the University of Haifa.

Gabi is a frequent speaker on the challenges and opportunities in the future of AI and IoT systems.

He also serves as the relationship manager for IBM IoT Consumer Business, IoT platforms and MobileFirst with Research.

Specialties: Personal Intelligent Assistants, IoT, Mobile, Cloud Computing, Distributed Computing. Moving innovations from ideas to practice