Jerome Pesenti, vice president of Watson Core Technology at IBM, will deliver the closing keynote at SATURN 2014 on Thursday, May 8.
Jerome was the co-founder 13 years ago of Vivisimo, the innovative search-solutions company. Before Vivisimo, he was a visiting scientist at the Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science, carrying out research on document clustering, data mining, and artificial intelligence. He is a Carnegie Science Entrepreneur and Pittsburgh 40 Under 40 awardee. He is an alumnus of the École Normale Supérieure in Paris. His academic degrees consist of a BS in philosophy from the Sorbonne, an MS in cognitive science from the University of Paris VI, and an MS and PhD in pure mathematics from the University of Paris-Sud.