Kitman Cheung is the CTO for Data and AI at IBM Asia Pacific. In this role, Kitman focuses on harnessing the power of AI to help Asian businesses drive business results. He is a recognized AI solutions SME. He has helped 100's of clients drive successful digital transformation projects. He has served different business and technical leadership roles to build talents and lead strategic initiatives internationally in the past few years.
One of the most challenging and fulfilling parts of his role is to provide leadership on latest Big Data and Analytics technologies for a talented team. Figuring out how the latest advancement in areas like in-memory database, hadoop, spark and cognitive computing will transform businesses is a welcomed break from the administrative activities needed to manage a large technical team.