Susann Keohane (IBM): Mentor
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Areas of expertise: IoT, AI, Accessibility, IP Innovation, Women in Tech
Susann Keohane’s passion for innovation drives her exploration of future accessible technology to help bridge the digital divide and improve the quality of life of the aging population. As the Global Research Leader Strategic Initiative on Aging, her role is to head a worldwide community of researchers, technologists, and academics who help governments, industries, and companies around the world as they seek to develop products and technology enabled services for consumers in the new ‘longevity economy'. Her research focuses on Cognitive Sensor System for Eldercare; applying advanced analytics and machine learning techniques to IoT sensor data to generate new insights that reduce risk, reduce cost of care and significantly improve the Elder’s quality of life. As a global traveler, she enjoys international speaking engagements and has spoken at the BBC World Changing Ideas Summit, MIT Future Innovators Forum, IBM World of Watson, SXSW, Grace Hopper, National Investment Conference (NIC), CEBIT and more. Her research appears in publications such as Time Magazine, The Australian, Investor's Business Daily, Business Insider, and PC World.
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