Program Director, Watson IoT Connected Products Industry Solutions Offering Management
Ishan Sehgal, is one of IBM’s advanced analytics solutions leaders. With a global view, he leads and advises industrial products organizations and their teams on connected devices and cognitive IoT solutions. As an expert operationalizing advanced analytics and design-led innovation, he led the creation of IBM’s first industrial analytics solution – Predictive Maintenance and Quality. He currently leads industrial IoT SaaS solutions around connected vehicles and worker safety.
Ishan’s career has been spent working on software, SaaS and hardware solutions, reducing clients’ operational costs, improving asset productivity and increasing process efficiency. These solutions use machine learning, providing recommended actions that can be integrated existing systems of engagement. Over his career he managed worldwide strategic alliances, product marketing, operations, and product management for Watson IoT, IBM Systems HPC solutions and BladeCenter Solutions. At IBM he created a networking ecosystem of partners and led product management for IBM BladeCenter data and storage networking.
Prior to joining IBM, Ishan held various leadership positions at Nortel in Sales, Marketing, and Business Development over 15 years.Ishan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.