GSA Technology Council

The GSA Technology Council Presents, “How IBM’s Watson Won Jeopardy!” February 13

Join us for our next Learning Lunch with Jim De Piante, Executive Project Manager at IBM Research. Jim served as a project manager on the IBM Watson Project. At this special Learning Lunch, Jim will talk about his firsthand experience and role in the creation of the computer who became a Jeopardy! champion. HIs enthusiasm for the project is apparent, and he not only discusses what led to the idea, but how Watson works, and his applications outside of winning game shows.

Jim has delivered keynote speeches and track sessions in areas including Project Management, soft skills and public speaking, among others.

The GSATC Learning Lunch

Watson: How IBM Won Jeopardy!

Agenda
11:30 – 11:55 Registration, Networking, Lunch
11:55 – 12:10 Announcements
12:10 – 12:50 Presentation
12:50 – 1:00 Door Prizes, Adjourn

This meeting features easy access from I-385, plenty of free parking, ample networking opportunities, a fabulous buffet lunch, a great presentation, and door prizes. Plan to attend.
Onsite registration is available. Lunch is $30 at the door.

Jim holds IBM’s highest internal certification for project managers. He successfully managed projects in hardware, software, systems architecture, and eBusiness for various IBM Product Divisions, IBM Research, IBM Global Services, IBM Global Engineering Services, IBM Sales and ibm.com, among others.