Global CTO and Chief Architect for Watson Health responsible for technology and platform directives across all of Watson Health genomics, pharmacology, oncology, imaging, payer and provider systems as it pertains specifically to artificial intelligence based technologies. Currently, Ted’s interest are focused primarily on Artificial Intelligence and Agent-Based Systems as they are applied within Distributed Computing. From startups to being responsible for C-Level P&L at publicly traded corporations Ted has held architect positions at both Apple and Microsoft and held instrumental roles in several start-ups, including most recently where he was Co-Founder and CTO of PokitDok Inc. acquired by Change Health in 2018. He was also with digidesign (IPO and acquired by Avid), Crystal River Engineering (acquired by Aureal Seminconductor), VP of R&D at MongoMusic (acquired by Microsoft) and Co-Founder and CTO of BeliefNetworks (acquired by Benefitfocus). He was also the CTO of Spatializer Audio Labs (NASDAQ: SPAZ), a company specializing in digital signal processing solutions. He is on the IAB for the University of South Carolina Computer Science Department as well as the Center for Intelligent Systems and Machine Learning at the University of Tennessee. He also serves on the Clemson University Restoration Institute Executive Advisory Board for the Zucker Family Graduate Education Center. Ted has published numerous articles in leading technical magazines and holds several patents in the areas of blockchain, semantics, machine learning, signal processing and signal protection. He has also held a Top Secret Security Clearance. He is also a member of the ACM and IEEE.