About Me

I work to position Data and AI at the core of business and operations aiming to deliver value to customers and society.

I am an IBM Data & AI Solution Architect and Master Inventor working on strategic projects around AI Factory, Data Fabric, Data Intelligence, Trustworthy AI, and Green AI. 

I have 25+ years mixed industry-academic experience previously working as Director of Research with Samsung, Research Lead with IBM Research, Honorary Senior Fellow, Research Fellow at UniMelb, and Invited Professor at Korea University, and others. 

I hold a PhD in Computer Sciences obtained in 2009 with thesis around Distributed AI and Mobile Computing. 

Academic & Research

I believe that advancing AI demands innovation around information flows, solution architectures, and insight generation, along with new AI-centric operational models.


The integrating theme of my research is the construction of more adaptive, distributed, and intelligent information systems, able to support decision-making in complex settings. Earlier on, I focused on research and development around multi-agent systems and agent technology, which views a distributed system in terms of interacting autonomous software entities. My interest evolved into the design of reasoning machinery for systems that support complex collaborative behaviors, including topics like:


  • Distributed AI 

  • Collaborative Intelligence

  • Social Computing

Awards & Recognition
  • Eisenhower Fellowship (2016-)

  • Endeavour Executive Fellowship (2015) 

  • ACM Distinguished Speaker (2014-19)

  • Honorary Senior Fellow, The University of Melbourne (2013-19)

  • CNPq Productivity Award (2013-16)

  • IEEE Senior Member (2015-)

  • ACM Senior Member (2014-)


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