Dr. Dharmendra Modha, Manager of Cognitive Computing, IBM

Dr. Dharmendra Modha is the founder of IBM’s Cognitive Computing group at IBM Research in Almaden, Calif., and is the principal investigator for DARPA SyNAPSE team globally. In this role, Dr. Modha leads a global team across neuroscience, nanoscience and supercomputing to build a computing system that emulate the brain’s abilities for perception, action, and cognition – all while consuming many orders of magnitudes less power and space than today’s computers.