Eric Aquaronne is in the Worldwide IBM hardware products strategy team. Eric focuses on how to have a systematical, cohesive approach on: Cloud technologies (making everything work as a cloud, with containers, and in multi-clouds), Artificial Intelligence (Deep Learning, Machine Learning and accelerating training), and Security. Most recently Eric became a Quantum Ambassador, helping companies to assess how to get ready and use this very different and new type of computer. Through this strategic technology focus, Eric is working on very innovative projects like the Mayflower autonomous ship and its cognitive capacities, the CERN collision sensors events selections (10 million collision events per second and a deep learning solution) and to explain use cases and value to client teams, as they face strategic decisions. Prior to this role Eric was the Systems Lab Services Business Unit Executive for CAMS (Cloud, Analytics, Mobile, Social): growing and driving a pool of 1100 experts worldwide, and delivering cloud projects since 2006. Eric has a culture of working in all geographies and cultures with multiple management positions. Since he started with IBM, he has been developing networking products (real time kernels and systems) and OSS/BSS layers, after a master in Electrical Engineering and an MBA.
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