IBM Innovation Connect
On Demand


From Tuesday, February 22, 2022 10:55 PM to Wednesday, March 9, 2022 12:00 AM.
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Welcome to IBM Innovation Connect: Today's talent building tomorrow's world.

IBM has a passion for improving society and an endless desire to change the world for the better. Thank you for tuning in to hear from some of the finest minds exploring the areas of quantum computing, AI, automation, and cyber security.

Hosting this virtual experience we are pleased to welcome:

  • Doug Robinson, Managing Partner IBM Consulting, IBM Australia and New Zealand
  • Nick Flood, Vice President IBM Technology and Country Leader, IBM Australia

Our speakers include:

Paul Burton, General Manager, IBM Asia Pacific focussing on the current state of the market in Asia Pacific, looking at the key focus areas and priorities that need to be addressed.

Dr Jeffrey Welser, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, Exploratory Science and University Partnerships, IBM Research, on how AI is helping forward-thinking leaders to overcome the world’s most pressing challenges.

Dr Adam Makarucha, Senior Data Scientist and IBM Quantum Ambassador for IBM Client Engineering in Australia and New Zealand, who will speak on how by taking a human-centred approach to AI and Machine Learning we can create novel solutions to challenging problems

Dr Anna Phan, Asia Pacific Quantum Alliance Leader, IBM Quantum, who works to ensure the success of IBM Quantum Network Hubs in the region, will discuss the potential of quantum computers to revolutionise the world.

Anthony Galiamov, Security Specialist, IBM Australia, an emerging technology leader, security developer, solution practitioner and deployment specialist who has been recognised for his work in Digital Identity and the COVID vaccination certificate roll-out. He will speak about how digital security can protect millions of citizens.