Rob High talks Artificial Intelligence with Gigaom

Rob High is an IBM Fellow, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, IBM Watson. He has overall responsibility to drive Watson technical strategy and thought leadership. As a key member of the Watson Leadership team, Rob works collaboratively with the Watson engineering, research, and development teams across IBM. Advertisement Rob High will be speaking on the subject of artificial intelligence at Gigaom Change Leaders Summit in Austin, September 21-23rd. In anticipation of that, I caught up with him to ask a few questions about AI and it’s potential impact on the business world. Advertisement Byron Reese: Do you feel like we are on the path to building an AGI and if so, when do you think we will see it? Advertisement Rob High: Cognitive technologies, like Watson, apply reasoning techniques…


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