Rama Akkiraju is an IBM Fellow, Master Inventor, and IBM Academy Member at IBM’s Automation Division where she is the CTO of AI Operations. In her career, Rama led a number of projects in the areas of AI, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Business process management. Rama has co-authored over 100 technical papers, has 45+ issued patents, 25+ pending and is the recipient of 4 best paper awards in AI and Operations Research. Named ‘Top 20 Women in AI Research’ in May 2017 by Forbes, Rama has been featured in ‘A-Team in AI’ by Fortune magazine in July 2018.
IBM, Virtually Human Working Group Member