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Trend of advanced technologies such as AI, Blockchain, New Computing and applicability in the automotive industry
He explain digital technology trend and IBM's strategic initiatives such as AI, Blockchain, New Computing (Quantumn Computer, Small Computer, TrueNorth). Also, he show current issues of them and IBM's direction of future technology development. And, he introduces case examples and demonstrations in what areas of the automotive industry this advanced technology is beginning to be used.
Mr. Kitayama is a Distinguished Engineer (Technical Director）and the Automotive Industry CTO in IBM. He has been engaged in the automotive industry since he joined IBM in 1988. Also, he is a member of Society of OMG/IIC (Industrial Internet Consortium) and Automotive Engineers of Japan, Inc. (JSAE). He is focused on new business development in the automotive industry by utilizing IBM's leading-edge technologies such as quantum computers, artificial intelligence and blockchain.