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The Digital NGO: Turn Intent into Action.
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Thursday, November 10 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Beyond Digital Transformation to Cognitive Computing

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As we close out the 2016 NetHope Summit, join a fireside chat between Neil and Radha on how Machine Learning is transforming organizations and its impact on digital NGOs. Learn more about IBM Watson and "Project Lucy," and how cognitive computing is used in Africa to address the fast-growing continent's greatest business and societal challenges. IBM researchers in Africa, together with their business and academic partners, use Watson and related cognitive technologies to learn and discover insights from Big Data and develop commercially viable solutions to grand challenges in healthcare, education, water and sanitation, human mobility and agriculture. Discover how cognitive computing can help your organization resolve pain points and recognize new opportunities. 

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Radha Basu

Chief Executive Officer, iMerit Technology Services Pvt. Ltd.
Radha Ramaswami Basu has over 30 years’ experience in executive management and is widely recognized as a leading woman technology entrepreneur. Radha grew Hewlett Packard’s electronic business software division into a $1.5 billion business. She then held the position of Chairman... Read More →
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Neil Sahota

IBM Master Inventor, IBM Watson Group
Neil Sahota is an IBM Master Inventor and World Wide Business Development Leader in the IBM Watson Group. His work experience spans multiple industries including healthcare, life sciences, retail, travel and transportation, energy and utilities, automotive, telecommunications, media/communication... Read More →


Thursday November 10, 2016 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Grand Ballroom

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