Pietro Leo – Chief Scientist, IBM Italy
Executive Architect & CTO, IBM Italy Chief Scientist and Research Strategist / IBM Academy of Technology Leadership
Pietro Leo is the Executive Architect, CTO, Chief Scientist and Research Strategist at the IBM Academy of Technology Leadership. Mr. Leo’s expertise lies in the future of artificial intelligence, big data, and advanced analytics and in general technology innovation blending research & business perspectives.For the last 25 years, he has worked with corporate clients as well as with many successful and exciting startups in multiple industries including the Public sector, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Banking, Insurance, Telco, Oil & Gas, Travel & Transportation, and Media & Entertainment. Mr. Leo acted as a technical leader and data scientist in a number of projects working both at the national and international levels.
As IBM Italy chief scientist for Research & Business and thought leader for AI, Mr. Leo has helped firms implement a number of mission-critical projects and implement their advanced analytics, artificial intelligence strategies and data-centric cultures.
As IBM Academy of Technology Leadership member and former IBM Academy of Technology Global Technical Program leader, Mr. Leo provided consulting services to the IBM senior board members and senior executives.
Mr. Leo regularly teaches artificial intelligence, big data and technology innovation courses in major universities in Europe and he directs IBM Italy Center of Advanced Studies. He also speaks at corporate events and top conferences around the globe.
Pietro Leo is an author or co-author of about 70 scientific/technical publications as well as co-author of two IBM books edited by IBM Redbooks. He has received multiple degrees in Computing Science and Applied Artificial Intelligence and received more than a dozens of awards for high technical achievements from IBM.