Stephen R. Russo

WW Director for IBM Cognitive City Solutions

USA

WW Director for IBM Cognitive City Solutions. Steve has 30 years of extensive experience designing developing and deploying worldwide Information technology and City solutions and Safety/Security solutions.  In the past 17 years he has led the creation and growth of IBMs City Solution, Command Control, Physical Security and Public Safety businesses working closely with city officials and public safety experts from around the globe.   Stephen is focused on advanced research technology in multi-media analytics and cognitive computing for use in providing full situational awareness for operations and for safety and security, as well as incident and crisis management.  He works very closely with clients on the implementation of technology to improve efficiency to better manage personnel and assets, and to proactively handle threats. In addition Steve has deployed solutions that can both proactively and reactively manage incidents and emergencies. He has worked closely with public and private sector on technologies to continuously optimize these solutions.  He has degrees in software and hardware engineering with experience in executive management, as well as industry experience, business development, channel enablement, solution architecture, advanced technology implementation and worldwide deployment. Stephen servers on the IJIS board of directors. He has also taught lectures in many international conferences and universities and serves as PEP Executive for the University of Connecticut.  In addition he holds leadership positions in multiple charitable organizations.

IT Weekend Ukraine 2017 & Ukrainian IT Awards 2017 16a Parkova Rd, Kyiv, Ukraine
Convention & Exhibition Centre PARKOVY
16 Sep 2017