Speaker Profile

Ph.D., Global Research Leader, Cognitive IoT for Healthcare, IBM

Jeff Rogers is a Distinguished Research Staff Member leading IBM’s global efforts in cognitive technologies and internet-of- things (IoT) for healthcare. He also leads the IBM Research efforts in life science and healthcare related hardware. Prior to joining IBM, Dr Rogers was a Director of Engineering at Google where he established a cardiac care technology portfolio and a DARPA program manager where he developed and fielded tools to address battlefield brain injuries. Dr Rogers has also held positions as faculty at California Institute of Technology and as a scientist at HRL Laboratories. He received a Ph.D. in Physics from Georgia Institute of Technology and an M.S. from Emory University. In 2014 he was awarded the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service and was a Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal in Science & Environment finalist. He also received the Joint Meritorious Unit Award in 2012.

Session Abstract

Session Synopsis: Many precision medicine initiatives at medical centers, foundations, and providers are aggregating vast amounts of data (e.g. genomics, clinical, and EMR data). Challenges to overcome are associated with data generation and aggregation process, data standardization, and knowledge extraction from multi-modular healthcare data. This session will dive into specific approaches and learnings.