Rob High

IBM Fellow, VP, CTO Watson, IBM Academy of Technology

Rob High is the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for the IBM Watson and Cloud Platform portfolio. High leads the technical strategy for Watson's cognitive reasoning, cognitive experiences, and alignment to analytics, content, media, edge computing, application programming, and security. Under his leadership, Watson is ushering in a new era in computing in which systems will amplify human cognition — inspiring users to produce better, evidence-based decisions and ideas. High is recognized as a global technical leader, author and evangelist, and was named an IBM Fellow in 2008 for his pioneering work in the field of SOA and for his leadership on WebSphere.

Articles by Rob High

The ethics of artificial intelligence: On professional, personal, and global responsibility

As we debate the ethics of artificial intelligence, we must make thoughtful decisions around corporate, consumer, and government responsibilities around these… Read More

February 13, 2018

Cognitive technology creativity at Mobile World Congress 2017

Cognitive technology played a big role at Mobile World Congress 2017 — and even got a bit creative in the process. Read More

March 16, 2017

Amplifying human cognition with cognitive computing

As an extension of the strength of our backs, the steam engine was born. As an extension of our intelligence and skills, we created cognitive computing. Read More

February 8, 2017