Dorothea Wiesmann

Dorothea Wiesmann is a leading technologist and the department head of the Cognitive Computing and Industry Solutions group IBM Research – Zurich. In this role she directs a team of researchers with a broad portfolio of activities including AI, blockchain, healthcare, computational sciences, robotics, security and data privacy. Dr. Wiesmann is also co-leading the global Next Generation Service strategy area. Dr. Wiesmann holds an MBA degree (Henley Management College, UK) and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich). She has authored and coauthored more than 70 peer-reviewed conference journal publications, holds numerous patents and and serves regularly as a journal reviewer. She is a member of the IEEE and has received an IBM Corporate Recognition Award and three IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards.