Dr. Amith Singhee is the Director of IBM Research, India, and Chief Technology Officer for IBM India and South Asia. As Director, he sets the strategy for the Research division in IBM India for driving forward-looking innovation that fuels growth for IBM’s products and services. This includes foundational research in the areas of Hybrid Cloud, AI, Quantum Computing, Security, and Sustainability. As CTO, Amith engages with the regional ecosystem in academia and industry to represent IBM’s technology vision.
Prior to this role, Amith was the Senior Manager and lead for Hybrid Cloud Research at IBM Research India, focused on developing innovations that help IBM’s enterprise clients to effectively adopt Hybrid Cloud. Amith has been with IBM since 2008 when he joined IBM T. J. Watson Research Center in NY, USA as a Research Staff Manager and worked on multiple projects till 2015 when he moved to IBM Research India. Over the years, Amith has garnered extensive experience in applying artificial intelligence, IoT, enterprise architecture, and Cloud and mobile technologies to real-world business processes. He has worked with multiple large enterprises globally and across sectors such as banking, insurance, retail, energy, agriculture, and real estate and chip design. His work has led to multiple new product and service offerings from IBM.
Amith is an alumnus of IIT, Kharagpur, and has a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, USA. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a member of the ACM and a winner of several technical and leadership awards at IBM and outside - the Donald O. Pederson Award from IEEE, the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the European Design and Automation Association, the Arthur G. Milnes Award from Carnegie Mellon University