Rob High

Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Edge Computing, IBM

Rob High

Speaker Bio


Rob High is the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for IBM's Edge Computing and Networking business. High has architecture and technical strategy responsibility for offerings that will enable a new generation of edge computing -- where work is placed close to where data is produced and actions are performed and enterprise networking for connecting edge locations. Prior to this assignment he was the CTO for IBM Watson, responsible for setting the technical strategy and vision for IBM's leadership in AI computing. High is recognized as a global technical leader, author and evangelist, and was named an IBM Fellow in 2008 for his pioneering work in the field of SOA and for his leadership on WebSphere.