Thu, Jul 25, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
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An Evening with IBM Research's Dr. John Kelly -- Dr. John E. Kelly III is senior vice president and director of IBM Research, where he directs the worldwide operations of IBM Research, with approximately 3,000 scientists and technical employees at 12 laboratories in 10 countries around the world. His top priorities are to stimulate innovation in key areas of information technology, and quickly bring those innovations into the marketplace to sustain and grow IBM's existing business; and to create the new businesses of IBM's future, and to apply these innovations to help IBM clients succeed. Museum CEO John Hollar speaks with Kelly about his background and the path that led him to IBM, the history of research there, IBM's Watson and cognitive computing, and IBM's newest lab in Nairobi, Kenya.