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Jim Spohrer

TAC Chairperson

Jim Spohrer was elected in 2020 as LF AI Technical Advisory Council Chairperson, and ONNX Steering Committee Member. 

Jim directs IBM’s open source Artificial Intelligence developer ecosystem effort. He led IBM Global University Programs, co-founded Almaden Service Research, and was CTO Venture Capital Group. After his MIT BS in Physics, he developed speech recognition systems at Verbex (Exxon) before receiving his Yale PhD in Computer Science/AI. In the 1990’s, he attained Apple Computers’ Distinguished Engineer Scientist and Technologist role for next generation learning platforms. With over ninety publications and nine patents, he received the Gummesson Service Research award, Vargo and Lusch Service-Dominant Logic award, Daniel Berg Service Systems award, and a PICMET Fellow for advancing service science.  Jim is also a founding member of the ISSIP.org Board of Directors, a non-profit promoting service innovation and T-shaped adaptive innovators.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, October 29

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