Dr. Shahram Ebadollahi is the Vice President, Innovations and the Chief Science Officer, IBM Watson Health Group. As the head of Innovations he oversees development, solutions, and partnerships for IBM Watson Health business unit. As the Chief Scientific Officer, he has global responsibility for the direction of IBM Research in the area of Health Informatics and also the innovation strategy for IBM Watson Health. He and his team have conducted research in the broad area of health informatics with specific focus on Computational Healthcare and also have enabled software and services in the area of data-driven analytics and big data for healthcare and life sciences applications.
Dr. Ebadollahi received his PhD and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University with specialization in multi-modal content analysis and retrieval and their applications to the domain of medicine.