Jerome Pesenti

CEO, BenevolentTech (BenevolentAI)

Jerome is a world leading pioneer in AI and has been focused on big data and machine learning for the past 18 years. He joined BenevolentAI from IBM Watson where he created and led the development of the Watson Platform – a set of cloud services leveraging natural language processing and machine learning that allowed developers around the world to embed AI technologies into their applications. At IBM Jerome also held the role of Chief Scientist for the core IBM Big Data product portfolio. Prior to joining IBM, Jerome co-founded search and text analytics company Vivisimo that was acquired by IBM in 2012.